10 Daily Skin Care Essentials



You might be tired of hearing how important exercise is for good health, but how about just once more? Exercise is important for good health -- including skin health. Plus, it's really not that bad. Just try hitting the gym or taking a brisk stroll around the block, and you might find yourself enjoying the feeling of a solid workout.

Regular exercise not only helps flush out pores and fight acne, it can also aid skin by promoting toxin removal and decreasing signs of aging by boosting collagen production and diminishing wrinkles.

The acne bit tends to work like this, although like the rest of these benefits, results may vary. Stress amps up the production of certain hormones -- many of which have been linked to acne flare-ups -- and exercise is believed to help decrease stress levels. Ergo, less acne. A good workout also sends more oxygen and nutrients pumping through your bloodstream.