The winter can be brutal on your skin. Dry heat from radiators zaps moisture, and strong winter winds can lead to increased irritation and redness. Tight dry skin and chapped lips don’t have to be a way of life during the colder months though. Here are some tips to get that glow in your skin even this winter;
1. Use a face scrub ones a week as it is winter and it may peel off your skin
2. Avoid heavy moisturizing creams or oily foundations and cream-based color makeup. Use a light mousse or a matte compact or simply a few drops of calamine lotion as a makeup base.
3. A face wash containing fruit extracts such as Strawberry Orange Face Wash helps to freshen the skin.Use it daily to keep extra moisture & oil out of the skin.
4.Always apply a sunscreen every day after your bath,apply to the sun exposed place s of your body.
5.Ensure your apply it half an hour before you step out.
6. Use Almond oil or Olive oil alternatively days. take 3-5 drops of it apply it on your face and neck, ,massage it clock wise and anti clock wise and apply it till the oil spreads evenly and place a cotton ball on the eyes which are dipped in cucumber juice and rosewater and relax for-15-20 min.
7.Unlike the other moisturizer for a longer resistant moisturizer,take a normal glycerine, take a small bowl 1/2 tsp of glysrine add 1/2 tsp olive oil and 3tsp of water mix them well apply to your hands and legs massage it well, its not very greesey nor keeps yoy body dry.
8.Use a skin brightening toner each time you wash your face to close the pores and restore your skin's pH balance.
Home made fruit mask used in winter
Papaya - Half cup
Pineapple - Half cup
Avocado - Half cup
Honey 4 tablespoons
Bran 1 cup
Procedure - Make a paste out of the above ingredients and apply till elbows for hands and ankles for feet. Wash after it gets dried up. This helps to get soft and supple skin.
Bottom line for all the skin freaks,its good to try new products that come in the market but ensure to stick for any given product over a period of time,as this will help you to maintain healthy skin conditions.