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Winter skincare and summer skincare regimens are poles apart. The products that work for summer certainly don't do the trick in winter, and how you use your products too is very diff

By Karan Bhaskar

Winter skincare and summer skincare regimens are poles apart. The products that work for summer certainly don't do the trick in winter, and how you use your products too is very different.

Here are the top swaps you need to introduce in your beauty regimen for the cold season:

Utilize Lukewarm Water

When the temperature drops, it's very tempting to take a hot shower. However, if you care about your skin, you should avoid them. Instead, shower and wash your face with lukewarm water. Hot showers quickly dry your skin, and if you don't moisturise it right away, your skin can develop cracks and winter eczema.

water from round gray stainless steel shower head Hot showers quickly dry your skin, and if you don't moisturise it right away, your skin can develop cracks and winter eczema. | Photo by Carson Masterson on Unsplash



Keep Hydrated


In the winter, whether inside or outside, the air is drier. As a result, water evaporates quickly from your body. So, you must keep your skin hydrated. You can also control the humidity in your home by installing a humidifier. This will undoubtedly keep your skin happy.

Humidifier Action | Bill Smith | You must keep your skin hydrated. You can control the humidity in your home by installing a humidifier. | Flickr


Choose Skin Care Products carefully

What makes your skin happy in the summer can make it sad in the winter. As a result, you should adjust your skin care products accordingly. Using gentle skin care products is the key to healthy, glowing winter skin. To avoid stripping your skin's natural moisture barrier, use cleansers that contain moisturisers. If you have acne or breakouts, use ceramides, hyaluronic acid, hydration serums, and glycerin-containing products to help repair your skin's moisture barrier.

Cosmetic shop in Yazd, Iran 3 What makes your skin happy in the summer can make it sad in the winter. As a result, you should adjust your skin care products accordingly. | Wikimedia Commons


Avoid exfoliating very regularly


Exfoliating the skin aids in the removal of dead cells. You must exercise caution during the winter months because your skin's barrier is already compromised due to the dry and cold weather. Exfoliating your skin once a week is sufficient; this aids in skin regeneration and product absorption. You should also exfoliate depending on your skin type. Exfoliate your skin lightly if you have very dry skin. Once a week is sufficient if you have a combination or oily skin.

Exfoliation tools Exfoliating your skin once a week is sufficient; this aids in skin regeneration and product absorption. | Wikimedia Commons


Moisturize often, specially Your hands


The pores and skin in your palms have fewer oil glands compared to the pores and skin on every other body component. That's why moisture escapes from your hands speedy, making them prone to cracks and itchiness. Follow a moisturizer before you leave home.

Woman hands massage rub cosmetic cream on white background Follow a moisturizer before you leave home. | Flickr


Take care of your feet


Pick out glycerin-primarily based creams and petroleum jelly to moisturize your feet. Additionally, make sure you exfoliate the pores and skin for your feet every so often in order that it could soak up the moisturizer without problems.

person's feet and hands Make sure you exfoliate the pores and skin for your feet every so often in order that it could soak up the moisturizer without problems. | Photo by Billie on Unsplash


Maintain A Daily Skin Care Routine


It doesn't have to be fancy. Right here's a very simple and easy skin care recurring that all of us can comply with to preserve their skin happy all through the winter. Cleanse your skin once or twice a day, ideally within the morning and earlier than going to bed. After washing your face in the morning, follow a light day by day moisturizer to lock the moisture in. Use a heavy moisturiser or overnight cream at night. This should be executed on damp pores and skin due to the fact simply-washed pores and skin absorbs moisture better.

A Woman Removing Facial Mask Maintain a daily skin care routine | Pexels


Wear sunscreen even on cloudy winter days.


Applying sunscreen in the harsh winter weather is just as important as it is in the summer. Don't be fooled by darker, dreary winter days, either. UV rays from the sun can penetrate clouds and cause damage. Apply a moisturising, broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher to all exposed areas of your body before going outside.

Winter clouds Wear sunscreen even on cloudy winter days.| Wikimedia Commons


Balm for your lips


Rather than using lip colours that take away your lips' natural beauty, keep your pout pretty with moisturising lip balms that come in colour.

person with lip balm and black mascara Keep your pout pretty with moisturising lip balms that come in colour. | Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash


The presence of serum versus the absence of serum


Serums are thinner in consistency and contain hyaluronic acid, making them one of the best winter skincare products. It does not give up easily and adheres to the surface of your skin to provide deep and long-lasting hydration. It is also anti-aging and should be applied before moisturiser.

woman in black long sleeve shirt holding white plastic bottle Serums are thinner in consistency and contain hyaluronic acid, making them one of the best winter skincare products. | Photo by Mathilde Langevin on Unsplash



(Article originally published on IANSlife) (IANS/ MBI)

Keywords: Beauty, skincare, the ordinary skincare, winter, tips, sunscreen, hydration, serum


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