Cold weather is tough for skin. Your skin feels dull, dry and itchy in the beginning of winter. If you don’t take care of your skin, then they damage your skin and chip them away. Here we provide you simple solutions as how you can protect your skin during this winter.
Use Mild Products
Its very important that you maintain pH level of your skin. For this, you should not use cosmetics heavily or go for cosmetic treatments that uses harsh chemicals. Make use of mild agents to exfoliate and restrict its use to just twice a week. Do not wash your face often and avoid washing face with hot water. Also use mild cleanser to wash your face that helps preserve moisture in your skin.
Top up with Oil
Facial oil helps in sealing everything in, especially if you’re using mists, serums and moisturizers underneath. Oils are gatekeepers of hydration, they act as a sealant for any humectant and emollient ingredients applied first.
Use Right Moisturizers
Buy moisturizers that contain ingredients like ceramides, humectants , squalene, and peptides. You can even choose something simple like petroleum jelly to seal the moisture in your skin. Collagen and elastin in your skin help to keep it soft and young while peptides assist in building these.
Protect from UV Damage
Sun damage during winter affects your skin and results in dark spots, discoloration and leaves your skin parched. Make sure you apply sunscreen lotion every 2-3 hours when you are outside.
Eat Right and Stay Hydrated
Add food in your diet that is rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids such as fish oil and flaxseed oil. Take lot of fluids to keep your skin hydrated.
Invest in Humidifier
If you live in a very cold region, it is best to install a humidifier in the house as it pumps moisture into the air. This in itself can help it to stop acting like a moisture magnet and stealing water from your skin. Your skin can feel too dehydrated and uncomfortable during the cold months and installing a humidifier can bring quite a change to your skin’s health.
Follow these simple tips for a healthy glowing skin in winters!