As the season changes to winter, switching skincare products during this time is as important as changing your clothing for the cold weather. During the winter season the skin is more prone to dryness and dullness because the air is more frigid and dry. The skin’s protective layer cracks which make it hard to hold moisture and to repair during this time. Tweak your skincare routine in order to maintain a healthy skin and have a winter glow.
Facial exfoliant and body scrub can help remove the dead skin cells from the face and body. By properly exfoliating once or twice a week, your skin will become brighter and moisturizer will penetrate better. The skin will feel and look fresh revealing a natural glow. Look for a gentle exfoliators that will help get rid of the dead layers without stripping and drying out the skin. By exfoliating your skin, you are allowing the new and fresh cells to readily accept the moisture and nourishment.
Keep the skin moisturized
During winter, your face is mostly exposed to the cold weather which leads to lost of moisture. Switch to a richer moisturizer that can add and lock in the skin’s moisture and help in maintaining its softness. Although having hot bath feels great in winter, it definitely adds and leads to the drying of the skin. In order to restore the lost moisture and get more benefits from the product, immediately apply the moisturizer after soaking or towel-blotting.
Do not skip the sunscreen
Just because winter is coming, it does not mean you have to stop applying your sunscreen. The harmful ultraviolet rays will turn your once youthful skin to a discolored, dry and wrinkled skin. Apply an ample amount of sunscreen on your face, neck and ears before leaving the house. A daily application of sun protection with at least SPF 30. Choose a product that is a combination of sunscreen and moisturizer to double up the skin’s protection and hydration during this season.
Nourish the skin with vitamins
Nourish the skin with the help of vitamin C creams or serums. Vitamin C cream is packed with anti-oxidants that will shield the skin from the aging factors. By adding this to your beauty regime, it will revive and refresh your dull and tired looking skin. A great product that will brighten your complexion is the Cellex C cream. Using a topical vitamin C serum is the quickest way in faking a glowing skin this season. It will not only produce a healthy shine but it has long-term benefits on the skin too. Vitamin C serum will nourish the skin inside and out, while balancing and controlling the skin’s natural oil production.
Do not forget about the lips
Most people tend to forget taking care of their lips. The cold air causes the lips to become flaky and dry. While licking the lips may provide temporary relief or moisture, it actually makes the skin drier. The easiest way to fix and heal this problem is by using a well-formulated and high quality conditioning lip balm all throughout the day. Look for a lip balm that comes with sunscreen and apply it as often as needed. Lip balm will properly moisturize the lips and will prevent from further drying.
By tweaking or adding some of these skincare tips to your daily regimen will help you maintain a healthy and youthful skin during the winter season. Stop procrastinating, and do not let dry and dull skin rule over you this time of the year.