Tips for glowing skin in winters
1. DRINK 8-9 GLASSES OF WATER.
As winter comes our oral intake of fluids decrease and our skin becomes dehydrated and dry. Drinking sufficient water helps you regulate body temperature and is essential to the function of cells,tissues and organs.So, a very important tip for this winter is to increase your fluid intake.
2. EAT A LOT OF GREEN VEGETABLES, AND NUTS.
Eat a lot of flax seeds, dry fruits like almonds, walnuts, cashews and raisins. You can add more citrus fruits to your diet to avoid the dehydration. Excess use of caffeine can also dry out the moisture and deprive your body of essential nutrients.They help to keep the skin healthy and glowing.
3. MASSAGE WITH COCONUT OIL BEFORE BATHING.
Use of hot showers strip off your skin’s natural oils and once those are gone, water evaporates more quickly from your skin. So, by applying body oil before your shower as it creates a physical barrier between your skin and shower water.
4. USE LUKEWARM WATER FOR BATHING.
After spending time in the frigid air, heavy workout, or fatigue, you might want to hop straight into the super-warm shower and it feels great too. But you have to limit this. Long hot showers can strip away the moisture, lipids from the skin’s outer layer of the skin. Take the short showers of lukewarm water. Use gentle or mild soap or body wash. Do not rub your skin with towel. Pat dry your skin.
5. MOISTURIZE WITHIN 1-3 MINUTES OF BATHING.
Apply the moisturizer on your body after getting shower as faster as you can to seal the moisture within the body. You need to update your collection with the products that not only moisturize your skin but also help in healing and give skin repair benefits.Reapply moisturizers at least 2-3 times a day for effective results.
6. MOISTURIZE YOUR HANDS AND FEET DAILY BEFORE SLEEPING.
Winters mean cracked and painful feet. Use a thick moisturizer daily before sleeping to avoid cracks in your hands and feet.
7. SUN PROTECTION
You might want to skip applying sunscreen during winters but do you know that ultraviolet rays are still present even if there is cold or sky is covered with the clouds. Therefore, the protection of skin from harmful rays is important. Choose a sunscreen with the nourishing, hydrating with protecting properties to avoid dry skin in winter.
1. AVOID TONERS IN WINTERS.
Toners tend to rip the moisture from your skin,so needs to be avoided in winters. Instead use mild cleansers to It is important to switch your cleanser during the winters. Choose a beauty cleanser for dry skin or a cream based cleanser instead of the gel or lotion.
2.DO NOT USE VERY HOT WATER FOR BATHING.
Too much hot water rips off the moisture from your skin. This may lead to increase in dry and itchy skin which may further cause dermatitis.
3.DO NOT CONSUME TOO MANY CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES.
Consumption of caffeinated beverages like tea,coffee increases as winter comes, but this can be dehydrating to your skin. So, limit the consumption of these beverages.
4. DO NOT SCRUB YOUR SKIN VIGOROUSLY.
The topmost layer of the skin is a protective barrier layer. Too much scrubbing will disrupt this layer and make the skin more sensitive to UV rays, leading to easy tanning, rashes and sunburns. Also, the creams used for scrubs can block pores and cause whiteheads and infection of hair follicles, known as folliculitis.