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Skincare routine during harsh-chilly winds
Skincare routine during harsh-chilly winds
(Web Desk) – The peak winter time is about to arrive, the rapidly dropping temperatures are very stressful for both you and your skin. The indoor heat strips your skin of the necessary moisture while the cold, dry winter air frequently causes itching, irritation, and redness on your skin.

In fact, prolonged exposure to cold waves can cause severe skin conditions like dermatitis, damaged capillaries, and tiny twisted veins. Hence, you need take extra care of your skin during the winter to keep it from becoming an easy target for skin crisis.

Simple changes to your daily skin care routine can work wonders and help you maintain soft, youthful skin throughout the winter.

Loads of moisturizers
During the cold weather, stop using water-based moisturizers and switch to oil-based ones if your skin stays dry or cracked. Skin care products with immense amount of mercury can cause redness and rashes. Use lotions that are skin-friendly, hypoallergenic, and devoid of harsh fragrances, glitters, or abrasives. By keeping your skin sufficiently moisturized, you may best prepare it to withstand the harsh winters. Invest in a quality, oil-based moisturizer that will help your skin retain moisture and keep it from drying out.

Regular use of sun-screen
No matter the season, applying sunscreen is very essential. The dangerous UV rays can stress your skin s moisture barrier, so to preserve hydration, you should apply sunscreen daily. In winters, even if the weather is foggy and the sky is cloudy, sun-screen is a must-have before going out every day.

Keep skin hydrated by drinking water
Fresh, supple, and well-hydrated skin is beautiful. While staying hydrated is vital year-round, during the winter months it is essential since your skin loses moisture more quickly and is more likely to appear dry, flaky, and chapped. In order to maintain optimum hydration, strive to drink at least 6 to 8 glasses of water each day. If you keep yourself hydrated from the inside, it will show on your skin. Your face glows more than the usual portraying a healthy body not just from outside but inside as well.

Limited shower-time and hot water
It may be appealing, taking a long hot shower to beat the winter cold, but frequent exposure to these temperatures can dehydrate your skin, leaving it red, dry, and irritated. So, instead of taking a hot shower, always go for lukewarm water and keep your bath time to no longer than 15 minutes.

Wear soft non-irritating clothing
Wool has the potential to cause allergies and can intensify a number of skin conditions, including psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis. Therefore, it is important to stay away from irritating materials and chemical-rich detergents that may cause skin issues if you have sensitive skin or any skin condition.


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