Those are not healthy anymore!


    We're hard on our skin. Not only with the products we use, but with the day to day self-criticism we bear every time we look in the mirror, dwelling over every slight bump and blemish. But a rogue pimple isn't necessarily a sign of bad skin.
    So how do you know when your skin isn’t healthy, anymore? How can you tell the difference between having a healthy or unhealthy skin? What does healthy skin look like? Knowing the answers to these questions is the first step in determining how you should be taking care of your skin. Here are four components of unhealthy skin:
Hydration Levels.
    Healthy skin is hydrated skin. We've all heard the advice that we should drink eight glasses of water a day. Drinking water is vital for good health, but you definitely don't need to be drinking eight glasses of the stuff a day. A good rule of thumb to follow is to drink half of your body weight in fluid ounces.
Constant Color
    The consistency of color in your skin is more of a tell-tale sign than the color itself. Any blotchy spots, light-colored, dark, or red spots, and any dark circles under your eyes are signs that your skin is a little worse for the wear. Blotchiness can be brought on by a slew of things, regularly a bad reaction to an allergen or cosmetic ingredient. Considering your skin does most of its express regeneration while you’re sleeping, getting more of that will definitely do your skin some good.
Smooth Texture.
    Closely connected to consistency of color, the smoothness of a healthy skin should be mostly even to touch. If you have things like acne, white/blackheads, or tiny bumps called millia, your skin is probably really clogged. 

Weird Sensations.
    If your skin is healthy, it shouldn't feel like it's there. You shouldn't be able to notice it unless you're looking into a mirror. Healthy skin doesn't feel any unusual or uncomfortable sensations. In other words, has your face ever felt dry and tight after washing it? Dryness and tightness are unusual sensations, and in this case, those sensations were triggered by a cleansing product that is too harsh for the skin.