Winter is almost here! And as you try to adjust to the month of October ahead of the chilly winds and dry weather, you ought to take good care of your skin this winter. Though your skin might not be exposed to the sun and harmful UV rays all the time, you cannot just take your skin granted. This winter season make sure you give your skin everything that it needs to make it look healthy. Also Read - Renowned Dermatologist Suggests Skincare Tips For Women Above 40
So after the festive season, if you think that your skin is lacking the healthy glow, there is still time to get back your beautiful skin with just a little bit of tender, love and care. So start by few simple steps to pamper your skin and get back that beautiful glow on your skin! Follow the steps given below and flaunt your naturally glowing skin this winter. Also Read - 5 Weird Reasons Why Your Skincare Routine Has Stopped Showing Results
1. Bid goodbye to the October heat Also Read - World Renowned Dermatologist Suggests Skincare Routine to Get Healthy And Glowing Skin
To beat the heat this October, get more fluids into your body. When you keep your skin hydrated , your skin will appear more healthy. If you don’t want to gulp down plain water, try having some tender coconut water. It is rich in anti-oxidants and minerals that enrich your skin! (ALSO READ: Kajol’s skincare routine decoded: 5 steps to flaunt flawless skin even after turning 40!)
2. Say no to oily food
You might have loaded on a lot of oily and fried food during the festive season. So try to stay away from all kind of oily food and try to consume more fresh fruits such as orange, kiwi and lemon. The citrus fruits will give you plenty of Vitamin C to protect your skin.
3. Anti-tan peel off mask
After all the time out in the sun, get an anti-tan peel off mask to remove all the tan on your skin. You can use an orange based Vitamin C rich peel mask or go more natural mask made of honey for healing properties. Using both natural and unnatural peel off mask will give you the same results but if you pick out a natural ingredient your skin will be subjected to less irritation.
4. Use sunscreen
There are a lot of benefits of using a sunscreen lotion. It prevents premature ageing of skin, protects your skin against the harmful UV rays of the sun, and also lowers skin cancer risk. make sure to slather a whole lot of sun screen lotion onto your body before stepping out.
5. No more hot baths
A hot luxurious bath during winter is something that all of us look forward to, but long hot baths will prove to be bad to your skin. Your skin is already prone to dryness in winter, when you take long hot showers during this time of the year, your skin will get stripped of the necessary oil and moisture, leaving your skin dry and dull. So try to take cold showers or use lukewarm water instead of hot showers.