Particularly in colder temperatures, your skin loses its natural moisture, resulting in dry, itchy skin. It may potentially trigger eczema, psoriasis, and other skin disorders in certain people. We have some winter face care advice that will help you keep your skin moisturized if you are having trouble keeping it that way throughout the colder months.
- Take Lukewarm showers (not hot showers)
When the weather is chilly, it is very tempting to take a hot shower. But stay away from them if you value your skin. Instead, take a warm shower and wash your face with it. A hot shower immediately dries your skin.
- Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!
The air is drier in the winter, whether it’s outside or inside your house. Water easily evaporates from your body as a result. You must therefore maintain your skin’s moisture.
- Adjust your skincare routine
What makes your skin happy in the summer may make it unhappy in the winter. You must adjust your skin care regimen properly, for this reason. Using gentle skin care products is the secret to having healthy, radiant skin in the winter. To prevent removing your skin’s natural moisture barrier, choose cleansers with moisturizers.
- You still need sunscreen and SPF
Although the warm sun beams are pleasant to the touch, the UV rays can nevertheless cause serious skin harm. Pick a sunscreen that has zinc oxide or titanium dioxide.
- Minimize Exfoliation
Getting rid of dead skin cells on the skin involves exfoliation. Winter requires caution because the dry and chilly weather has already damaged your skin’s protective barrier. Additionally, depending on your skin type, you should exfoliate. Lightly exfoliate your skin if you have really dry skin. Once a week is sufficient if you have mixed and oily skin.
- Do Not Wear Wet Clothes
Walking and playing in the snow is fine, but make sure you remove the wet socks, pants, and gloves as soon as possible. This will irritate your skin further and cause itchiness.
- Take care of your diet
Fruits, vegetables, and other foods like soups, salads, juices, and milk can make up for any lack of hydration you may be experiencing due to your low water intake. Your body will receive the nutrients it needs to maintain healthy skin in this way.
Your body’s oil and sweat glands as well as blood vessels tighten a little amount during the winter. Your skin needs your assistance because it finds it difficult to maintain its health and radiance naturally as a result of this. Exercise will pump up your heart rate, which in turn, pumps more blood to your organs and skin.