Winter weather decreases the circulation and perspiration of the skin. The skin's naturally shedding outer layer does not turn over in cold weather as fast as in warm weather. This results in a decrease of suppleness in the skin; it is drier and it feels rougher.
According the beauty experts, there are several easy ways to get rid of the telltale signs of winter on your skin before spring is in full swing...here's some good advice:
- Use a mild exfoliator to remove dry skin cells that clog your pores. A simple mask made from cooled instant oatmeal can be applied for ten minutes to slough the surface of your complexion without stripping it.
- Choose a light moisturizer that is suitable for your own skin type. As the weather is getting warmer and warmer, because heavy moisturizers tend to clog your pores.
- Use body moisturizer to your entired body. A secret is to apply white petroleum jelly on your hands and feet, put on gloves and socks while you asleep. Your skin will be noticeably softer the next morning.
- Avoid tanning salons. Harmful rays strip your skin of essential moisture and damage it.
- Reevaluating your makeup. Switch to a lighter foundation and moisturizer, recommend one with a built-in sunscreen or block.
- Be cautious when go outdoors. The sun is stronger, but your skin is still sensitive from winter damage, making it even more susceptible to sunburn. Apply a sunscreen to protect your skin whenever you go outside.
- Wear gloves when doing outdoor work to protect the delicate skin on your hands.
- Watch your acne conditions, they may be getting worse due to increased sweating from higher temperatures. When back from working or playing from ourdoor, clean off the dirt and sweat with a mild soap.
- Drink six to eight glasses of water every day to hydrate your skin from the inside out.
- Secret home spa for your hand and foot: soak for about fifteen minutes with two parts milk and one part honey – it really works!
With a little more attention, you will be ready for showing off your smooth, attractive skin in the coming spring.
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