Winter is kicking in and the tussle between your skin and cold-weather is going to be rough. Every year, these few bleak months make our skin flaky, scaly, ashy and itchy… Do we need to state that it becomes an irksome period of our lives? For some people, it’s easy to tackle the problem but for some the issue is vigorous.
Icy weather skin is a disaster and we need to work our fingers to the bone to keep our skin healthy. The freezing winds and atmosphere makes our skin lifeless and to follow a winter skin care regime mean withdrawing additional time for ourselves out of our already busy lives. But what needs to be done should be done right?
So here we have 5 Simple ways that will help you achieve mastery in keeping your skin moist and healthy through the chilly months.
1. Use Heavier Moisturizers.
I am sure you have a favorite in moisturizing category whose fragrance has been admired by many and comes with a lesser viscosity but, that’s not going to do any good to your skin in winters. You need to switch to a heavier and thicker moisturizer that contains humectants like glycerin and sorbitol. You can always wear perfume for fragrance.
If your skin gets really itchy in these icy months you can have a The Central heating system in your house to keep the air of the place moisturized. It prevents your skin from drying out.
You may have read over and over that water keeps your skin hydrated and ignored it but if you want your skin to shine, you need to maintain a healthy intake of water in your body. because guess what? WATER DOES HYDRATE YOUR SKIN AND KEEPS IT HEALTHY!
4. Superhot Showers Are A Big NO!
It gets freezing and people opt to bathe with warm water but some of them use burning-hot water. It feels good against your skin in those ice-cols days but it is making your skin to lose all the moisture. You need to take bath in lukewarm water. Make sure you are not spending more than 15 minutes in there.
Winters makes your lackadaisical about everything that requires extra efforts and exfoliating is one of them. Those dead cells will make your skin look even drier, so pull your sleeves up and exfoliate. Especially your face, hands, and lips. You will immediately recognize the smoother difference.
Follow these simple ways and your winters will be over sooner than you imagine.
13 September 2017
Avni S. Singh