For some people, winter is one of the most beautiful periods of the year. They don’t experience cold, flu, skin disorders or other health issues. Instead, for most of us, winter provides dry hands, chapped lips, and cracked heels. Therefore, in order to help you, we have gathered a few pieces of advice about how to prevent skin damage in winter.
Moisturize it more
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During the cold season, it’s very important to find a good moisturizer which can protect your skin. Opt for an oil-based rather than water-based, because the oil has the ability to create a protective layer on your kin and keep more moisture than creams or lotions. On the other hand, you have to pay more attention when you choose your oils because some products such as Shea oil can clog your facial pores. Use more “nonclogging” oils such as avocado oil, almond oil, olive oil or mineral oil. Plus, there are also some lotions that contain ”humectants” (substances that attract moisture to the skin).
Now, that winter is coming, the pantry should become your new friend. You can find there plenty of ingredients which can help you keep your skin radiant and healthy. Have a look on your vegetables, including cucumbers and tomatoes and you can get some of the most natural and efficient moisturizers.
Install a humidifier
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Most heating systems and space heaters remove the moist from the air and blast hot dry air throughout our homes. Instead, if you are thinking about installing a humidifier, it can get ore moisture in the air. This way, you can prevent your skin from drying out. You can even think about placing a humidifier in every room of your house, so the moisture could be dispersed more evenly.
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Everybody knows that water can do wonders to our skin. You can have a radiant skin, only if you drink enough water. Moreover, think about consuming a lot of vegetables and fruits because they have a high percentage of water in their composition. For example, watermelon is made up of 92 percent water. Plus, it contains salt, calcium, and magnesium. All these elements make it perfect for rehydration. Not to mention the celery, which is about 95 percent water. Furthermore, they are rich in minerals such as potassium and vitamin K and in fiber. Therefore, if you want to prevent skin damage in winter think about staying hydrated.