Winter is around the corner and this means longer nights, falling temperatures and shorter mornings. It also means that you have to give extra care to every aspect of your body as winter can very easily make your skin and hair look dull and lifeless. Dry skin especially at the extremities tends to be a big issue and hair can be dry and the scalp flaky. But do not fear we have many tips to ensure that your skin and hair looking their best throughout the cold months of winter.
Winter skin care tips:
Protection: The best way to make sure that skin stays well tended is to cover it well in protective layers. This will ensure that the cold air gets to do as less damage as possible. The lesser exposure your skin has to the cold air, the less chances are of the moisture from the skin being depleted.
Moisturize well: This is a rule that most of us are aware of but sometimes people with oily skin tend to think it may not be that important for them. But remember the oily and pimply skin you had to deal with in summer? That could happen in winter too if you neglect your skin and do not provide it sufficient moisture.
Take good care of the skin on hands and feet: The most likely parts to be exposed to the effects of cold in winter are the hands and feet. So it would be a good idea to invest in good quality creams or lotions specifically for winter for these parts of the body.
Try and keep temperatures warm: The tendency of most people is to keep their homes too hot and while this feels good it may not good for your body and skin. When you move out of your home into other places the difference in temperatures will cause more harm than good. It is better to keep things moderate to avoid this.
Lips need more care: Another tendency of most people is to keep licking at their lips in a bid to keep it moisturized. But this is something to be avoided. Instead buy some salve or cream that suits you and keep applying it to the lips. If possible something that can be applied directly instead of using your fingers to do it.
Hair needs special care too: One of the things that winter brings apart from dry skin is some damage to the hair. First of all do not neglect to wash it and also condition it well during the winter months. Also another tip that really works is – application of hot oil on hair and massaging it, before shampoo. You will find that this will result in better hair texture.
Nourish from within as well: Winter is the time that we need more fuel to keep the body healthy and energetic. A good diet rich with good fats in the form of nuts, dairy products and plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits is not only good for your health but it also works on improving the skin and hair.
Winter need not be a time when you do not glow with health and beauty. In fact a good exercise and care routine will help ensure that the roses are back in your cheeks. Also with due care the hair can be made to look fantastic too. Wondered how to look hot and fashionable in all the winter months? Think no more, dress well and take good care of your skin and hair.