Dryness and cold are the skin’s most harmful, environmentally enemies. Hence, winter is literally a rough time for the skin. Exposed areas, as the face and the hands, are particularly liable to suffer from the drawbacks of harsh weather. Dry air and wind make the skin porous. It does not only look unpleasant, it is also likely to chap and cause bigger damages as little wounds.
Low temperatures constrict the blood vessels and restrict the blood flow. As a result, the face looks pale and feeble. And despite the fact, that dryness of the face has its advantages; namely fewer spots, blackheads, and impurities, it is not advisable to strive for it. A glowing skin that looks healthy and beautiful is not as easy to have (and keep) as in summer. To support a healthy glow, there are some simple tips to follow, that can (together with professional help from the beauty department) work wonders!
- For toners, use natural products as green tea, white vinegar or rose water. It is less drying and helps to restore the natural balance of the skin.
- Apply regular fruit masks, depending on your skin type: Bananas for dry and strawberries for oily skin.
- Internal care is crucial: drink lots of water, tea, and nutritional drinks throughout the day.
- After an exfoliating scrub or peeling, best apply a moisturizing face mask to avoid any loss of moisture.
- Aloe Vera and Algae are natural sources of moist. Us them internal, like juices or an external, as fermented in creams, cleansers, etc.