5 Ways To Protect Your Skin Form Changing Season
By: Pinki Wed, 28 Aug 2019 12:15 PM
Our country is known for its varied weather conditions. While the days can be humid and somewhat hot, nights are known to witness a remarkable drop in temperatures. And now that the chilly weather is approaching, it’s best to be armoured! Here are 5 essential tips you must take while tackling the seasonal change.
* Use Sunscreen
Even though winter days are not exactly sunny, apply a generous layer of sunscreen before you step outside during daytime. In this weather, your skin is relatively more dehydrated and there is a greater chance that the sun’s UV rays can do more damage than during summer days. Use a cream-based sunscreen so that it does not dry off quickly.
* Exfoliate Everyday
Winters call in for a lot of dead and dry skin. This makes your skin look dull, dry and dark. Therefore, exfoliate daily with gentle exfoliators. You can opt for natural exfoliators such as coarse coffee powder with some virgin coconut oil or black pepper powder mixed with honey. If you are going to an artificial product, opt for the ones that have moisturiser in them.
* Use The Right Moisturiser
Determine your skin type and then use a moisturiser. Your face skin might do with a relatively lighter moisturiser, but your body needs something heavy and long-lasting. Make sure that moisturiser you choose for your face is not too heavy and greasy so that it does not accumulate dust particles, which eventually leads to painful acne issues.
* Use Lukewarm Water
Though it is recommended by skin experts to avoid hot water for shower (except for the times when you simply want to soak yourself in a steaming bathing tub), opting for lukewarm water for shower and face-wash purpose is very important to soften the dead and dry skin cells so that they can be rubbed off in a much easier way. Opt for moisturising body wash and face wash products.
* Room Humidifiers
Use room humidifiers during winter days, especially when the weather is dry. This helps your skin from going extremely dry. Also, pairing this with a heater in extremely cold weather will help regulate your blood circulation.