How To Care For Your Skin During Winter
Hot chocolate, warm blankets, and cozy outfits- yes, winter is everyone's favourite season in India especially after the hot summer and gloomy monsoon. While winter has its own charm, it does bring about a lot of skin issues. The harsh cold months cause dry and flaky skin leaving it begging for a bit of moisturizer, hence during winter, skincare should be your top priority.
Winter skincare isn't as hard as you think. Turning this small routine into a habit can really protect your skin from the harsh cold winds and leave you with glowing skin. Here are a few winter skincare tips to make you enjoy the winter season fuss-free:
Winter Skincare Tip #1
Replace Your Water-Based Moisturizer with Oil-Based Moisturizer
This is because the skin on our face is more sensitive. Thus, it’s a great idea to ditch a water-based moisturizer for an oil-based moisturizer so that the oil can form a protective layer on the skin and retain moisture on your face.
Winter Skincare Tip #2
Make Moisturizing A Daily Routine
If you don’t apply moisturizer at regular intervals, your skin is bound to get dry. Which is why it is important to moisturize your skin several times a day. You can use various body oils and lotions that contain products like avocado, almond oil, tea tree oil, mineral oil or glycerin daily to reduce the dryness on your skin.
Winter Skincare Tip #3
Drink Plenty Of Water
Drinking water helps you look youthful and gives you a wrinkle-free face. Therefore, drink enough water in a day, this will not only keep you hydrated but also, leave you with glowing skin.
Winter Skincare Tip #4
Do Not Step Out Without Applying Sunscreen
Did you know? The winter sun, though however nice it feels on our frozen hands and feet, can damage your skin to a great extent. Therefore, never forget to apply sunscreen on your hands and face before stepping out in the sun.
Winter Skincare Tip #5
Bathe With Lukewarm Water
Even though we all love bathing in hot water during the cold season, it is actually not a good idea to expose your face skin and hair to hot water during winter. The intense heat of a hot bath or hair wash can lead to loss of moisture in our skin and can cause dryness and hair breakage.
Winter Skincare Tip #6
Lotion Before Makeup
For all those with dry skin, use a lotion that suits your skin type. Apply the lotion all over your face gently before you apply makeup. Whereas for all those with oily skin, you just need to apply a little bit of it.