How to brighten dull skin naturally
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How to brighten dull skin naturally

Skin that’s low on luminosity can look dull and lacklustre. You can support a healthy skin glow by getting more sleep, exercising regularly and eating a fresh, healthy diet but your skin care regime can also help.

By Hannah Mepham

5 Minute read

Skin that’s low on luminosity can look dull and lacklustre. You can support a healthy skin glow by getting more sleep, exercising regularly and eating a fresh, healthy diet but your skin care regime can also help.

In this post we explain how to brighten dull skin naturally with gentle, organic skin care and share the best beauty products for regaining your glow.


Why is my skin dull?

  1. Time of year. Dull skin can develop at any time but is perhaps most common in the autumn and winter months.

This is when gloomy weather and central heating systems leave skin pale, pasty and vulnerable to a dry, damaged skin barrier that struggles to hold onto moisture and nutrients.

  1. Your age. Older skin typically produces less Hyaluronic Acid and, because mature skin is often thinner, it can find it harder to hold onto hydration and be more prone to dullness.
  2. Congestion. Congested skin that has a build-up of dead cells on the surface can look flaky, dull and fatigued.

The good news is that you can brighten dull skin naturally at home with an exfoliator, serum and night cream.


How to brighten dull skin naturally


Best exfoliator for dull skin

You can overcome dull, congested skin by exfoliating once or twice a week. This will gently remove dead, dull flaky skin cells so that fresher cells can come to the surface.

Exfoliating regularly also makes it easier for serum and skin cream to be absorbed, meaning that the rest of your skin care products can sink deeper and work harder to brighten your skin.

Age Defy+ AHA Radiance Peel Mask is an excellent exfoliator for dull skin. It uses 5 natural AHAs to restore a bright, healthy glow by breaking the bonds that anchor dead, dull skin to the surface.

Infused with replenishing Aloe Vera to safeguard skin from irritation, it is suitable for all skin types and leaves the complexion radiantly bright and velvet soft.



Best serum for dull skin

We love Vitamin C! If your skin lacks vibrance, apply a Vitamin C skin serum daily. An essential skin nutrient, this ingredient helps stimulate collagen and regulates sebaceous glands to keep skin from drying out, making it the perfect active for brightening dull skin on the face.

Our favourite natural and organic serum for dull skin is Age Defy+ Collagen Boost Vitamin C Serum.

A skin-vitality boost for dull skin, this silky serum blends slow-release Vitamin C with Backuchi Oil and Hyaluronic Acid to give skin a daily dose of the actives it needs for long lasting hydration, plumpness and brightness. 



Best night cream for dull skin

The skin care that you use at night can also help to brighten and improve a dull complexion.

To sleep without the worry of waking up to dry, tight, dull skin, apply a thick night cream that helps to rejuvenate the skin and heighten hydration levels.

Our favourite night cream for dull skin is Hydra-Glow Sleep Mask. This silk-textured cream features Green Macro Algae, rich in pentasaccharides to stimulate collagen production, while Seaweed delivers intense skin hydration and long-term firmness.

As well as its skin benefits, it is also scented with a blissful blend of warm citrus notes to clear the mind and soothe nervous tension, aiding a restful sleep.



Best fake tan for dull skin

In the autumn and winter months a reduction in daylight house can mean that skin loses its sun-kissed glow and looks a little duller.

To keep your tan topped up through autumn and beyond, mix Liquid Gold Tan Drops into your day cream. 

Ideal for brightening dull skin, these natural tan drops feature Seaweed which penetrate deep to promote the conditions for collagen production and skin regeneration.

A handy dropper gives you control over the depth of your tan and the more drops you add, the deeper your skin glow will be.



Do you need help on how to brighten dull skin naturally? Our UK customer care team can help you find the best products for dull skin and can be contacted on 01403 740350.


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