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Dancing is an art, it’s a therapy that feels like meditation in disguise for all the dance lovers. It brings unsurpassed happiness, relieves stress and calms the nerves at the same time. It provides that perfect much-needed escape from a long tiring day. Dance is considered one of the best form of cardio exercise that draws all the strength and energy from you. It helps to break the stagnation and monotony from working long hours sitting in front of the screens. It drives all the blues away! But, hey, there’s a surprise! Do you know besides these benefits, dance can help bring that glow to your skin?
Recently, dermatologists Dr Rashmi Shetty and Dr Richa Negi took to their social media to share a combined practice of their dance session. They also shared the secret of that glow after a power-packed dance session. So ladies, if you want to know how to make your skin glow naturally, it’s time to shake a leg and dance your way to healthier skin.
Positive effects of dance for glowing skin
1. Adds radiance
Your skin is ought to grow radiant as you indulge yourself in persistent dancing. As you jump around and sway in style, your blood circulation improves, and that increases skin cell detoxification. Result? Healthy, glowing skin!
2. Bid adieu to pesky acne
With all your sweat goes all the oil, dirt and any icky build-up that blocks the pores. That helps detoxify your skin and curbs all acne issues.
3. Firmer and more beautiful skin
Yes, you got that right! Workout blesses you with a really youthful-looking body and skin. Dancing boots collagen production and tones your skin making it look firmer and plump.
Other benefits of dance
1. Exercise releases endorphins
The benefits of dance for fitness are immense! Dr Shetty shares that any form of physical activity releases endorphins in our bodies. Dance is a form of exercise that allows you to express yourself and makes you feel and look more beautiful. So, the happier you are, the more endorphins get released in your body leading to dewy and supple skin.
2. Dance is one of the best forms of cardio
“Cardio makes you burn calories that really helps the skin, as you sweat it all out, with blood rushing all over your face. So, that makes you flush. Alongside, all the toxins from your body get removed away with the swea,” adds Dr Shetty.
3. Dance helps in lymphatic drainage
Dancing lets fluid move inside your body along with the movement of muscles, so it also helps in lymphatic drainage. So, that eases the early morning swelling or puffiness of the face. Hence, you end up looking nice, slim, trim and beautiful.
After a sweaty dance session, keep in mind that you shouldn’t touch your face. It could be flooded with sweat and grime, and touching can invite breakouts.
Make sure that you keep yourself hydrated by drinking enough water before and after the session.
If you have dry skin, don’t forget to apply a cooling gel as the heat released during a workout can make your skin feel itchy and can lead to rashes.