The cool breeze of winter is soothing to your senses but can cause havoc to your skin. This winter, follow these simple 5 tips to prevent dryness, cracking and irritation and enjoy beautiful skin even in the cold months.
5 essential skin care regimen for a glowing skin in winter
Dead cells tend to be dry and coarse requiring regular exfoliation, specially in the winter months. Exfoliation helps cellular regeneration and allows new and healthy skin to surface. The new skin is moist and remains hydrated for a longer time.
Moisturize your skin daily with a good moisturizer that has ingredients like shea butter, vitamin E, or other natural hydrating element to keep your skin soft and supple during winter. Such natural ingredients comprises of essential fatty acids required by our bodies and keep the skin moisturized the whole day.
3. Night Cream for Deep Skin Nourishment
Consider using a hydrating night cream for deep nourishment in case you have dry skin. Opt for a night creams that contain regenerating ingredients like avocado oil that would repair and penetrate deep into your skin for deep moisturization while you are asleep.
4. Wear Scarf to Protect your Face and Neck
The chilly winter breeze dries out your skin causing skin irritation and discomfort. So use a warm scarf to cover your neck, chin and cheeks. In addition, if you wear a hat or hood it would protect your forehead and head from the harsh weather.
5. Drink lots of Water
The golden rule to keep your skin hydrated is to keep your body hydrated. As reported in the Canada’s Food Guide, consume at least 30 to 45 mL (2 to 3 tbsp.) of unsaturated fats and oils everyday and drink 9 to 13 cups of water each day to keep your skin hydrated.
Most important tip is to stay happy and stress-free for a beautiful and glowing skin.