Beauty tips for winters

Beauty tips for winters

 

Do winters bring rosy cheeks or chapped cheeks for you? As the winter approaches, we are filled with the feeling of joy, thinking of all the sun bathing, good food and the beauty of the snowfall and the next moment, we also think of the dry skin that winters bring with it. Dryness is not the a only problem, sometimes it becomes so severe that skin becomes flaky and people often develop skin ailments like eczema. Thus, it becomes essential to stick to the skin care regime during winters so as to avoid the skin problems. We have discussed the 10 tips for beautiful skin in winters that should be followed to get that rosy glow on the cheeks.

  1. Know your skin type: investing in good dermatologist is way better an investing weekly in the high end cosmetics products over the counter that you bag every time you see a new commercial with a model with flawless skin. Remember, it may not be the truth and product may not work in a similar way on your skin as it did on your friend’s skin. Thus, a good advice s always required. When you consult a dermatologist, he will let you know about the skin type that you have and will give you a customized skin care routine that will suit your skin. Thus, you can save your money by just picking up the products’ that will affect your skin rather than going for every other product available. Also, the use of excess chemicals can never really have a good effect on your skin.
  2. Take the help of moisturizer: for all those, who need a soft skin in the dry winter, follow this second tip religiously from the 10 tips fro beautiful skin in winter. You just can not keep your skin with out moisturizer. Now, not every moisturizer will work in winters. Suppose you have used water based or gel based moisturizer in summers that has perfectly suited your skin. But now you are facing dry winters, so you should opt an oil based moisturizer. Oil based moisturizers help in retailing the moisturizer of the skin by forming a protective layer. Also, choose the right oil base. Not every oils suit the skin and a bad choice will make you look like an oil pan.
  3. Do not shun the sun screens: whoever told you that sun screens meant to be applied in summers only, kindly ignore the advice. Make sure you are still using the sun screen before you step out of your home. Also, use a broad spectrum sunscreen and apply on all over the body at least 30 minutes prior to leaving the house. The sun glare in the winters can be very harmful for the skin.
  4. Water – elixir for good skin: water is replaceable in summers. So does in winters. While we gulp down plenty of water in summers in summer willingly, we may not do so in winters and thus it leads to dryness. So, winter beauty tips include drinking plenty of water o that the skin remains hydrated even during the dry winters.
  5. Hands and legs: apart from the face, the hands and legs also face the dry, harsh winters. Thus, they should be taken care of equally as specially hands where skin is very this as compared to other body parts. Make sure to apply a good moisturizer and to cover up the hands and legs in order to keep them warm before stepping out. Also, some skins are sensitive to wool, so one can use cotton coverings- like cotton socks and gloves before wrapping wool around them.
  6. Facial tips for winter: for beautiful skin in winters, reconsider your facial techniques. Avoid the use of harsh scrubs and the face packs that can steak the moisture from the skin. Instead of using alcohol based products, opt for cleansing milks and face masks that can hydrate the skin from deep inside and thus will keep it healthy. Also, facial is essential during winters so it help in removing the dry skin accumulated over a period of time. Facial can help in removing the dead skin cells and will allow your skin to breathe again.
  7. Steam bath: how good is the feeling of jumping out the warm bed and plunging into hot water bath? Its heaven as far as the temperature factor is concerned but for skin, it works opposite. If you think, you are helping your skin in winters by using hot water and taking long showers, it will just erode away all the moisture that your skin has retained after much of hard work. Thus, only Luke warm water should be used and also, not for a very long time. As soon as you step out of the shower, apply moisturizer or baby oil to get a beautiful winter skin.
  8. Limiting the use of thermostat: the weather is cold and dry outside and you make drier inside by using a thermostat. No doubt, thermostat will help you keep the warm, but the direct hot air, will make your kin dry. As winter beauty tip, it is suggested to limit the use of thermostat. You can go for an extra cardigan and woollen socks to keep you dry and will help you to maintain a healthy skin.
  9. Take the help of honey: this is one age old tip that still works wonders. Mix honey and sugar and apply on the dry and parched areas of the skin like elbows, Knees etc. Rub gently for some time and wash away. A soft glowing skin ids yours.
  10. Lip balms: till now, we have talked about skin, hands, legs but not the lips, the most sensitive organ that is left exposed to the winters. Lips skin is very thin and sensitive. Use of lip balm twice or trice is must to keep them moisturized. Parched lips not only causes pain but will dull your entire look.

 

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