Winter is here already and in some parts of India the mercury is continuing to fall. Winter markets are once again alive with fresh fruits, green veggies as well as winter wears, chocolates, cakes and bakes, Christmas & New Year gifts, greetings cards and Santa idols. Possibly we all are jumping out of joy for the coming year, but aren’t we missing something? We mean to say winter skin care!
Are you taking good care of your skin? You possibly know that winter is one of the most harsh seasons for both hair and skin. Therefore, you must follow a foolproof winter care regime to improve hair and skin health.
Let’s discuss the Skin Care recipes here. We will talk about Winter Hair Care in another blog.
Winter Skin Conditions
Commonest skin problems faced in winter are dry, dull and scaly skin. Skin becomes dry as the cold weather causes the skin to lose its natural oils and moisture. This also results in redness, itchiness, skin rashes during the winter months.
But there are several easy ways available to deal with the difficulties. You have multiple choices to restore the natural oils, moisture to your skin during the chilly winter days. You even don’t need to pay heavy bills to get illuminating winter look. Here are something lucrative for you –
Easy At Home Skin Care Regime
Here are some common kitchen ingredients you can use to moisturise your skin during winters:
1. Milk and Cream
Ingredients: Milk, Milk Cream (Malai)
How to Apply: Massage the full cream milk and extra milk cream all over the body. Leave it to dry. Wash with lukewarm water.
Benefit: Natural oil and moisturisers of milk and cream leave the skin soft, supple and happy.
2. Coconut Oil
Ingredient: Virgin Coconut Oil
How to Apply: Heat coconut oil before use. Apply lukewarm oil on the sink where it appears dull or dry. You can apply on to entire body including hair.
Benefit: Coconut oil is one of the best natural cream that heals skin in and out.
3. Olive Oil
Ingredients: Virgin Olive Oil
How to Apply: You can add olive oil to your milk & honey face pack or to any other face pack made of natural ingredients.
Benefit: Olive oil is great to heal skin during dry winter. Topical application of the oil leaves skin plump and lock the skin natural oil and moisture.
Ingredients: Pure Ghee (clarified butter)
How to Apply: Take a pinch of it and apply on to the dry skin. It gives you instant result.
Benefit: It is easy to found in every Indian kitchen and has the super power of moisturising the skin.
Ingredients: Pure Natural Honey
How to Apply: Dab honey onto face, arms, legs and apply thoroughly. Leave for drying out and then rinse with warm water. You can also add honey to your regular DIY face pack or body pack.
Benefit: Honey moisturises skin effectively and leaves it chubby, healthy, and glowing. It also locks the natural moisture of skin.
So, now you know how to answer the harsh winter, right? These easy home skin care are suitable for all skin types. But, when you are facing serious skin issues, don’t let it grow more. Consult Dermatologist @ your nearest Dr. Paul’s Multispeciality Clinic. Our experts have treatments for all troubles.