Brace yourselves, Winter is coming!!
It’s almost time for that part of the year wherein you would want to stay cozy, sip on some hot chocolate and watch Netflix. Yes! I am talking about winter. I feel it as a magical season with lots of surprises and happiness. Amidst these magical feels comes one of the major woes, dry skin!! Dry and patchy skin could be a major problem during the winters and often find it difficult to handle them. Don’t you worry, cos there are some of the major winter skin care products which will help in sealing the moisture and keep you hydrated.
Here are some Winter Skin Care Essentials-
1) Argan Oil:
Rich in vitamins and anti oxidants. They help in hydrating and softening your hair, face and body. Lakme’s Argan oil lip colour and Radiance Oil-in-creme will keep your lips and face moisturised. The Body shop’s Wild Argan oil shower gel and wild Argan oil rough scrub is all you need to keep your body hydrated.
2) Coconut Oil:
We have heard a lot about the moisturising property of this age old oil from our grandmas. A simple way to include them is simple mixing them with your foundation for long lasting softness. Forest Essentials Organic Cold Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil is a good option for deep conditioning your hair.
3) Olive Oil:
Olive oil was called as “liquid gold” during the ancient times. It improves skin health and comes as a great rescue during winters. You can use Khadi Olive Oil as a makeup remover instead of the regular ones.
4) Jojoba Oil:
This oil lubricates your skin and protects it from drying out. One of the best way of incorporating this is by applying it on the face after washing your face every time. Lotus Herbals Jojobawash contains natural ingredients and helps your skin stay hydrated.
Oh boy!! I just can’t get over how important and effective body butters are. It is a must have product during the winters. They are the best to keep your body moisturised and hydrated. The Nivea Smooth Milk Body Lotion with Shea butter and the Body shop shea body butter is worth investing this winter season.
Honey gives you results as sweet as itself. They have multi purpose benefits and have been in use for skin care right from ancient times. Use Biotique Honey gel refreshing face wash or The Face Shop honey sheet masks to sort out your patchy skin issues.
- Take a lukewarm and not hot shower.
- Moisturize immediately after you wash.
- Protect your skin with stoles or scarves and don’t forget to wear sunscreen. Yes, sunscreen is important even during winters.
- Dryer areas like elbows and feet need a little more attention. Moisturize them overnight applying a strong moisturizing lotion.
- Try out various DIY packs and masks using natural ingredients like milk, honey, essentials oils, aloe vera gels to name a few.
Incorporating these moisture rich products in your winter skin care routine will help you survive and enjoy winter. Let’s enjoy the magic this season has to offer.