My biggest secret in keeping a youthful, healthy glow? My beauty regime always starts with exercise. The benefits? Exercise decreases the level of the stress hormone cortisol, which can be beneficial for chronic skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, and acne.
In fact, according to Dr Kanchanapoomi Levin, ‘Increasing the circulation with cardio delivers a greater amount of oxygen and nutrients to your skin, which helps repair it and increase collagen production.’. Plus, enhanced blood flow helps skin cells regenerate, —meaning cycling could actually be anti-aging.
I get asked quite frequently about how to maintain radiant skin on social. My advice is always go for a run – I have opted Saturday morning, outdoors. It boost circulation to our skin, increasing oxygen and nutrient delivery, which gives us that immediate post-exercise glow.