Most of us already know to cleanse, exfoliate, and moisturize our skin, but if you skin still isn't looking the way you want, there's more you can do. Some skincare tips are obvious, but there are a number of surprising ways you can improve your complexion, and some of these tricks can actually make your skin look better on the spot. You don't always need fancy products or special tools to attain a smooth and bright complexion. Instead, you just need to get a little creative.
"A beautiful, bright complexion stems from healthy skin," says licensed esthetician Melissa Morris over email. "Since healthy skin takes time to achieve, you may have to fake it to make it in order to get instant results. Think: exfoliate and hydrate. The combination of these two skin treatments will improve your complexion instantly."
Whether you've got lots of time to tend to your skin, or you're in a huge rush before a party and need a quick fix, there's something you can do to improve the look of your skin no matter how much time you have or where you are. Here are 11 surprising ways to improve your complexion instantly, according to dermatologists and estheticians.