Know Your Body: Five Beauty Tips for Every Mother

Know Your Body: Five Beauty Tips for Every Mother

Accepting age is not something that comes easily. We want to fight it off for as long as we can, and though you cannot avoid it altogether, there are habits and lifestyles that can help prolong your youth and, more importantly, your longevity. When you are a mother, your looks and your health tend to take the backseat in terms of your priorities, but if you want to stay active and live as long as you can to see your children and grandchildren grow, you need to focus on implementing these beauty tips today:

Switch to Water

Water is your best friend. Everything else contains particles that need to be broken down by your body. In some cases, these can be beneficial vitamins that help you, but, in the cases of sweetened coffee, energy drinks, juices, or soda, these particles can hurt your health and your looks. Sugar is a huge culprit, but so too is the caffeine in coffee or an energy drink. Caffeine dehydrates you, which can leave your skin looking tired well before the caffeine crash that is sure to follow. For your skin, switch to water.

Healthy Eating with the Family in Mind

We all know about the benefits to healthy eating. Improved physical health, improved mental function, improved immune system, and so on. There are endless reasons why a healthy diet is important, but being a busy parent can mean that we end up eating things we shouldn’t. Instead of getting lax with yours or your family’s meals, bring them together. Have your whole family help you prepare healthy foods. Children who help prepare meals, after all, are likely to be less picky and more open to eating what they make. Do this, and your body, skin, hair, nails, and so much more will improve.

Know Your Body: Five Beauty Tips for Every Mother

 Keeping Your Skin Beautiful

Get into a regular beauty habit, and you’ll see the improvements with your skin. Remember, however, that not all routines are complete without medication, as is the case with certain skin conditions. Once you have a doctor’s prescription, however, routine is still important, especially before you go to bed. Sleep is when your skin renews itself, and going to bed without washing your face ensures all the pollution, grime, smog, and worse from outside seeps into your skin.

Hair Tips for Everyone

In many cases, women take their hair for granted. That is, of course, until the worst ends up happening to their hair – it begins to fall out. There are many causes of hair loss in women, ranging from stress to genetics. That is why practicing self-care can help you prevent hair loss, while these hair tips can help you keep it looking luxurious.

We are our most beautiful selves when our bodies are healthy. Working on maintaining your looks can help you feeling like yourself. It can keep you confident and happy. Using the habits that improve your looks, however, also does wonders for your health, meaning that you can’t lose. Teach your children these habits, and they too will benefit greatly as they age and mature.

About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

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