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Skin Care Guide & Tips for Winter Season

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The sun is like an enemy of our skin in summers, agree?Skin Care for Winters Corner Image

But the environmental conditions in the winter is also not so good for your skin. As there is very low humidity in the winters, your skin stays very dry most of the times due to dehydration of water from your skin.

You may not believe but taking care of the skin in winter is equal or more important than in summer.

In winter our skin suffers from temperature contrasts, heating, frost, snow … which produces dehydration, sensitivity, aging, tightness, etc.

The cold weather and changes in the temperature cause our skin to dehydrate and increase aging and skin disorders, especially in sensitive skin and cutaneous diseases such as psoriasis or atopic dermatitis, chances getting affected by these gets worst in winters.

In these cases, we must take special care of our skin to avoid any kind of short-term or long-term skin related complications.

Following a healthy diet, exercising regularly and following the healthy habits are some good ways to keep our skin fit and healthy. All this together, of course, with the use of cosmetics that best suit our skin. Consult your pharmacist and he will inform you about the best suitable products that your skin type needs.

Some Important Tips to Follow for Your Skin During Winters

1. Maintain an adequate degree of humidity during the winter in homes and places of work, where we spend most of the time because the heating dries up the environment and dries the skin, making it more vulnerable. We can achieve this, for example, with humidifiers.

2. Drink as in summer, between 2 and 3 liters a day of water.

3. Follow a varied diet, rich in fruits and vegetables, as well as cereals, and vegetables. They will provide us with the number of vitamins and antioxidants necessary to alleviate the damage to the skin and improve our natural defense mechanisms.

4. Influence the monitoring of healthy habits by avoiding the consumption of tobacco and alcohol, respecting the hours of sleep, avoiding a strenuous pace and practicing exercise on a regular basis.

5. Take care of the skin of the lips and the eye area, which is very fine and delicate, applying adequate protectors that do not irritate the eyes and contain sunscreens.

6. The skin of the hands is exposed to cold as well as to the detergents used in housework. A good hand cream will alleviate the harmful effects.

7. The skin of the neck and neckline also deserves special attention, trying to apply formulations with adequate filters to protect it from the sun.

8. Do not use over hot water in bathrooms and showers, and also don’t use aggressive soaps. Better the use of warm water with mild soaps, rich in lipids and with slightly acidic or neutral pH.

9. Old aged persons, children, pregnant women and people with specific physiological or pathological situations need special care to take care of the skin because there skin is usually more sensitive and irritable.

10. Exposure to the sun is responsible for most of the changes that occur in the skin, then the protection from the is unavoidable also in winter, both with snow and without it. All moisturizing, nourishing treatments, etc. of application in all exposed body areas (hands, face, lips …) is recommended to use on your skin.


Conclusion

With the fall of the thermometers, what we want the most is to raise the temperature of the heating and shelter in a good blanket, but have you ever thought about how this comes to your skin?

During the winter our skin undergoes the abrupt change of temperatures and direct exposure to the cold wind of the season, which means that our skin is severely punished every day.

So, advisable is that you should use precautions for your skin not only during the summer but also during the winters. However, the chances of skin damage from the sun during winter is lesser than that of the summer season but the dry atmosphere during winters can cause even more damage to your skins.

For any kind of questions related to skin care, please ask me in the comments. Instead, you can personally contact me here.


5+ Tips to Protect Your Skin from the Sun Burn

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You must be aware of the fact that the sun-bathing does a lot of positive effects on your body BUT it can be harmful to your skin too.

UV (Ultra Violet) rays coming from the sun can really hurt your skin. So, you should avoid exposing your bare skin too much in the sun.Avoid skin from Sun Burn

As I have earlier said that the sun has negative as well as positive effects on your body too.

The main benefit of the sun is that it provides a vitamin-D synthesis and antidepressant action to your skin.

But the sun can also cause damages like burns, spots, photo-aging and even skin cancer to your healthy skin.

In order to avoid these skin damages and enjoy only the benefits, there are a few useful techniques that I will be sharing with you in this blog post.

This post mainly includes a very practical guide to protect your skin under the sun from the sunburn.

Tips to Protect Your Skin from the Sun

1. Apply Sunscreen before Going Out:

Sunscreen helps to filter the very harmful UV (Ultra Violet) type A and type B radiations coming from the sun. It protects your outer skin from getting tanned and other various skin related infections.

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The sunscreen will also help you to avoid progressive tan and any skin related complications caused by the sun. It can even protect you from various long-term consequences like photo-aging and even skin cancer.

2. Apply Sunscreen Frequently:

If your skins are continuously exposed to the sun for a longer period of time then you can apply sunscreens on your skin too frequently to avoid negative consequences.

It is necessary to apply the adequate and evenly distributed amount of sunscreen throughout the body half an hour before leaving home and then repeat the application every two hours. This will keep your skin safe from harmfulness of the sun.

Apply sunscreen regularly

3. Use Sun Protection Hats, Glasses, Hand Gloves etc.

There are a lot of sun protection accessories are available in the market which ranges from Hats, Sunglasses, Hand Gloves to even sun protecting coated shirts.

Thanks to these accessories, besides protecting ourselves, these bring fun and a unique touch to sun protection.

4. Drink Enough Water:

Drinking enough water will keep your skin hydrated which will prevent any kind of skin infections caused by the sun.

When your skin stays hydrated the direct effects gets minimized on your skin and you don’t extreme cases of sunburns.

5. Use Moisturizers:

Every time, after you get exposed to the direct sun, it is very important to apply moisturizers with Aloe Vera which moisturizes your skin.

Aloe Vera has the capability of repairing your skins and minimizing the tan that you get from the sun.

6. Scrub Your Skin Once in a Week:

If possible, try to scrub your skin at least once in a week while showering which will remove the dead skins and reduce the tanning from your skin.

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You can buy any gentle kind of scrub from your local market and use it to clean your body.

Do not over exfoliate your skin but rub it gently to avoid any kind of scratch in the skin.

7. Sunbath Only at Appropriate Times:

Taking sunbath after 11 am and before 4 pm is not advisable at all. Because at that time, the sun is more dangerous to your skins.

Doctors advise that taking sunbaths in the morning time and evening time is more beneficial to your health.


These are not the only tips that can be there to protect yourself from the sun but here, I have mentioned only the most important ones.

For any kind of advice or queries, comment in the comment section down below.