No matter how warm or cold, rainy or frosty winter is, all its manifestations cause significant damage to the skin. Therefore, taking care of the skin in winter is one of the primary tasks of people who are attentive to their appearance. During this period, it is necessary to help the skin, receive essential nutrients and hydration.
You should also remember about some of the rules, which will be discussed below.
Limit washing with hot water.
Sure, a warm shower or relaxing bath seems like a logical end to a tiring day in winter, but it’s best to keep it to a minimum. Hot water dramatically dries up the epidermis, which already receives less water in winter. In addition, hot water washes away the hydrolipidic barrier that protects the skin from drying out.
Natural oils in skin care products.
In the cold season, it is worth giving preference to cosmetics based on natural oils, which contain substances, the deficit of which is most acute in winter.
Don’t rub with a towel.
After showering or bathing, do not rub your skin dry with a towel. Let the moisture be absorbed into your skin. Dry without a towel.
Moisturize your skin at least twice a day.
In the second half of winter, active skin hydration is mandatory. It is necessary to apply a nourishing cream to the skin twice a day in the morning and in the evening after hygiene procedures. For these purposes, creams are well suited, which include petroleum jelly, vitamins B5, E, as well as glycerin and hyaluronic acid. It is necessary to apply the cream immediately after water procedures.
If you are often in a room where heating appliances are used, use a humidifier.
The ideal place for him is the bedroom. During sleep, our skin actively evaporates water, unable to make up for its lack. Therefore, you notice dry skin in the morning. And these are not subjective feelings of your morning mood. This is reality. Therefore, using a moisturizer, you will immediately feel the difference.
The more you sleep, the more you keep your body young. Go to bed at 10 pm and sleep until 10 am and people will be amazed at your youthful appearance.
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