Skin Care in Winter

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SKIN CARE IN WINTER

  • During wintertime skin becomes dry,irritated,flaky due to low temperature and humidity.
  • Skin is the largest organ of the body it helps in maintaining the body temperature and protecting against the pollutants and allergens.
  • Thus one need to take care of skinduring winter.
  • A perfect balance of water,fat ,protein has to be ssupplemented to the skin.

THE MOST COMMON PROBLEMS THAT ARE SEEN DURING WINTER ARE

  • DRY SKIN:This is because of low temperature and humiditytends to weaken the skin barrier,skin feels tight and rough.
  • SKIN RASHES:These are most commonly seen in person with sensitive skin.
  • ECZEMA:Winter exacerbates eczema may present as Asteatotic eczema.
  • FOLLICULITIS:Inflammation of hair follicle,the dry skin irritates the follicle and causes small bumps.
  • Exacerbation of psoriasis and other skin conditions
  • Acne flare up
  • Cracked fingers,toes,feet.
  • Oily skin:Too much of using moisturising cream.
  • Dry chappy lips

TIPS FOR SKIN CARE

Instead of suffering from all these skin conditions, its always better to prevent it by taking proper good care of skin.

  • Choose a good moisturizing cream.Make use of a moisturizing cream which has humectants to hold on to the moisture &water that soften the skin.
  • Use a good cleanser instead of soap formulattionto clean the face to remove the make up that do not disturb the PH of the skin.Then use hydrating serum n moisturizers.
  • Always moisturiser elbows,knees,feet,hands with intense moisturizing lotions before going to bed.
  • Reduce the use of skin scrubbers.
  • Avoid lengthy hot water baths.Use Luke warm water to wash the face.
  • Moisturiser the body immediately after bath.
  • Always use a good sunscreen.
  • Have a diet which is balanced water rich.
  • Use supplements of Omega 3 fatty acids,VitD3,Zinc.
  • Fruits n vegetables which rich in VitA,VitC,Vit E which acts as antioxidants (Nuts,Avacado,Green leafy vegetable,carrot)
  • Use a good lip balm.
  • Do not use make up products that has high alcoholic content.It dries up and irritates the skin.
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