Although winter is the season when we can experiment with clothes and styles, it‘s also the season where our skin is more vulnerable to the weather and the temperatures. Not only does it suffer from the sun and you need to use products with SPF every day, but it also gets really dry because of the wind and the cold weather.
Protecting your skin in winter isn‘t hard as long as you know exactly what to do. Here are some tips for those of you who want to keep their skin in top shape during the cold months.
One of the most important things you should do is to eat right. That‘s something you need to do all year round, but in winter it‘s crucial! You need to boost your immune system with vitamins – Vitamin E, Vitamin C and Zinc. When your immune system is in shape, your skin will be healthy and you won‘t need to use that many products to protect it in winter.
The next thing you should do is include different types of oils in your daily routine. No matter if it‘s coconut oil or olive oil that you use in the kitchen, it will help your skin recover from scars, help with wrinkles and, most of all, lock all the moisture in so your skin doesn‘t dehydrate when it‘s cold. You can use oils even if your skin is oily and acne-prone and it won‘t extend the problem. The best oils for this type of skin are coconut and lavender oil. For dry skin, try jojoba or olive oil and for sensitive skin – chamomile or calendula oil.
The last thing you need to do if you want to keep your skin soft and hydrated in winter is to exfoliate! Exfoliation is something you need to do no matter if it‘s summer or winter – this way you remove dead skin and help your skin produce more collagen. Especially in winter, when your skin is dull and dry, exfoliating needs to be done rather often – once a week or, if your skin is really dull and dry – twice, but with a softer exfoliator.
If you follow these advice, you won‘t have any skin problems in the colder months and you‘ll feel more beautiful, healthy and confident every day!
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