With winters just around the corner, you need to protect your skin as much as you can from the chilly and nippy weather because nothing destroys your skin like the cold winds and the harsh winter weather. People with dry skin need to be extra cautious of their skin needs in this season and need to be patient and kind with their skin. There are some simple and easy steps which ensure that your skin remains trouble free during the cold weather.
The first thing to remember is the most basic of all; cleansing. But while choosing a good cleanser always keep your own skin type in mind. For oily skin gel face washes are ideal but for people who have dry skin which tends to get drier in the winter season, creamy face washes and cleansers are the safest option. Also, avoid using soaps on the face as the excessively dry it out and always wash your face with cold or lukewarm water.
Exfoliating the skin is also one process that should be rigorously followed in the winters to give your kin an instant glow. Exfoliating removes the dead skin from the surface of your skin which tends to let your natural complexion shine through. Exfoliation should be done in circular motion and skin under the eyes and other such delicate areas must be avoided. Also, one should not exfoliate the skin every day, this process should be carried out after every 10 days or so.
Moisturizing is also an essential process and is a basic law in beauty which must not be neglected. The type of moisturizer to be used should entirely depend on the type of skin that you have. For people with dry skin, it is essential to use moisturizer during the day in order to lock the moisture in and not let the skin run dry. During winter season, one must also use either some kind of body oil or glycerin or a night cream before going to bed in order to keep one’s skin hydrated throughout the night.
Whatever the season may be, one thing not to be missed out on is the sunscreen. One should never step out of the house without a good sunscreen on; in order to prevent from getting a tan or getting sun burnt. Sun screen also helps delay the process of aging and wrinkling so all the more reason to use sunscreen.
During winters, one essential thing to be done every fortnight or so is steaming. This is the best procedure to thoroughly deep clean your pores, get rid of pimples, blackheads and whiteheads. Steaming opens up your skin pores, which makes it easy for dirt to be exfoliated.
So keep all these pointers in mind and care for your skin in the chilly weather to follow because one can only enjoy the weather and all that it has to offer when one is satisfied with the way she looks.