We all very well know that smoking is bad for your health. But in addition to just damaging your lungs and respiratory organs, it takes a toll on your body. It is not just bad for your body but also for your looks. Being a smoker makes you lose all that beauty. Smoking damages most of your skin cells and also a lot of other parts of the body. But there are ways and beauty tips that will help you take care of it. Ideally, you should stop smoking your regular cigarettes, but if you have tried losing it several times and are still kind of stuck in the flux.
Here are some secret beauty tips for smokers that you should know about along with all the health effects of smoking!
1. Yellow Teeth
Smoking cigarettes regularly leave us with yellow teeth and the best way to get rid of it is first to let go of the habit of smoking regularly. Later, you can use an endless list of DIY methods to get rid of yellow teeth. The methods include using salt as an agent to brush your teeth in the morning.
2. Dry Skin
Being a smoker dries your skin up and diminishes your beauty. It leaves you and your skin feeling oxygen entirely deprived. Hence, to get rid of dry skin makes sure to invest in a good moisturizer that deeply nourishes the skin. And also, stay hydrated.
3. Dead Skin
Like we mentioned in the last point, smoking takes away all the oxygen and leaves your skin feeling and looking dull and lifeless, no matter what your skin type is. The best way to get rid of the dullness and deadliness is to exfoliate. Yes, exfoliation helps you get rid of all the dead skin.
4. Blemishes and Freckles
With dead and dry skin of being a smoker comes scars and freckles. Yes, the more puffs you take, the more problems you attract.
5. Early Ageing
Smoking regularly and like a chimney depletes your skin of Vitamin C. Vitamin C is an essential element that keeps your skin looking radiant and fresh. To put a stop to all of the skin problems; the best way is to feed your body and your skin with all the essential nutrients.
6. Dark Lips
Every time a smoker drags, he/she purse their lips, and with every drag, they get closer to the situation of dark lips. Hence, harming their beauty. Dark lips are scary and none of us wants that. The best way to get rid of dark lips is to use a DIY lip scrub, that helps keep your lips soft, supple and fresh. Also, you’ll have to bid farewell to your cigarette.
7. Brittle and Yellow Nails
The best way to get rid of brittle and yellow nails is to soak your feet in a bath for over 4-5 minutes every day. This will help you to lower the pH in your toes and fight all the fungus. You can even use lemon juice to combat discoloration. Soaking your nails in lemon juice will get rid of yellow stains.
8. Heavy and Red Eyes
Heavy and red eyes are a result of all that tobacco and smoke in your system. To get rid of the redness, use a warm compress. Soak a towel in warm water and wring it out; place it on your eyes and leave it there for about 10 minutes. One of the secret tips that will help you get rid of heavy and red eyes.
9. Smelly Hair
Smoking leaves you with hair that smells like a lot of smoke, and that is annoying. Smelly hair is also possible because of oiliness in your scalp. The best way to get rid of oiliness is to apply a generous amount of good oil (tea tree oil or lavender oil) and wash it with a mild shampoo.
10. Under Eye Bags
The best way to help give relief to your eyes is to dip cotton pads in chilled milk and place on the eyes for 20 minutes, this good help in reducing the swelling around the eyes.
11. Saggy skin
Saggy skin is a confidence breaker. While consuming a lot of cigarettes gives you sagged skin, here are some secret beauty tips to help you get past it.
- Using egg whites on your skin will help tighten. An egg is a natural astringent, and hence, it works as an effective remedy for sagging skin.
- Oil Massage: Count in castor oil and almond oil, these oils help tighten your skin and give it the firmness.
So, now that you know all the secret beauty tips to follow to get rid of the sad effects smoking gifted you go ahead and try them. Also, don’t forget to help others leave smoking too.