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Dull Skin Causes

People who have that healthy, moisturized looking skin are always described as having a “glow” about them. It’s almost the appearance of natural highlights and contour without actually putting makeup on. If you have noticed that your skin is looking less glowing and duller, there is usually a specific reason why. As long as you can determine the root of the problem, you’ll likely be able to return to your natural, dewy look. Below you will find the most common dull skin causes and what you can do to fix it!

Dull Skin Causes

As we age, change our regular routine, move to new places, or even slack on our regular daily skincare routine, changes in skin tone can occur. Finding the root cause of your dull skin can help you get back to your usual skin tone.


This is a huge contributor to poor, damaged skin. Not only does smoking actually damage your skin, but it quickly makes your skin look bad. If you have recently picked up smoking, it goes without saying that it’s best for your overall health to stop. Cigarette smoking impacts your physical health, but it also does major damage to your skin as it causes collagen to break down. Collagen is vital in keeping your skin plump and dewy. It’s best to quit smoking, or at the very least reduce your amount gradually until you can completely quit.


While a diet high in nutrient-rich foods is important for our entire lives, this is especially true as we start to age during adulthood. What you put into your body can impact your skin and things like sugar and highly processed foods can wreak havoc on your skin. Focusing on incorporating foods that are rich in antioxidants, good fats, and vitamin C can all help boost collagen. You don’t have to give up everything cold turkey, but focus on incorporating new, healthy habits weekly to ensure you are caring for your skin and body.


So many people are dehydrated and don’t even know it. While there has been much controversy about how much you should be drinking, it is best to down at least eight glasses each day. Listen to your body and understand that if you feel thirsty you are definitely already dehydrated. A dehydrated body leads to dehydrated skin, which can make your skin look dull and pale.

Skincare Routine:

There are three important skincare items that must be in your daily routine, including a gentle cleanser, moisturizer, and SPF 30. In terms of dullness, moisturizer may be the most important item to use daily. It helps ensure your skin stays smooth, glowing, and helps stave off fine lines and wrinkles. In addition to your daily skincare routine, cosmetic treatments can also keep your skin glowing. Microdermabrasion is a helpful cosmetic treatment that removes the outer layer of your skin to allow for new skin cell growth. It can address your skin texture, fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation, acne, acne scarring, and even pore size. With microdermabrasion Bakersfield you can see results after just one treatment. However, it is advisable to continue treatment for long-lasting results.


It is recommended that adults get at least seven to nine hours of sleep each night. When you sleep, your skin has time to restore itself as your skin cells have time to repair themselves. Sleep hygiene is vitally important so take some time to see what works for you and ensure that any sleep deprivation you have is short-term.

Rejuvenation Bakersfield

If you are concerned about skin dullness, tone, or texture, contact Bakersfield Medspa. They specialize in facial treatments, including microdermabrasion. They are focused on helping patients feel rejuvenated, refreshed, and achieving your desired aesthetic. Contact your center for rejuvenation Bakersfield today to set up an appointment!

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