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Winters are here! It’s a season of dry skin, rough hair and chapped lips. As temperature goes down so does your skin’s moisture. Cold air can result in devastating damage to your delicate skin and gorgeous hair. But you do not have to worry because we provide you with a list of various ways by which you can take care of yourself during winters.
Don’t loathe this winter season and welcome it with a shield so that you can enjoy it as much as you enjoy any other season.
Be KISS Ready
This is the time when you have to take extra care of your lips. The frosty air snatches away the moisture from your lips leaving them chapped. You need to moisturize your lips with petroleum jelly or with flavoured lip balms available in the market.
Be SKIN Ready
Your facial skin gets most affected by the winter wind. Its time to pamper your skin. Just like you protect it from the scorching heat of the sun, your skin needs ultimate protection in the winter season. You can go the natural way as well by applying fresh cream extracted from milk along with honey to give it everyday glow and moisturising or use moisturizer enriched with Shea butter. Shea butter is said to be the skin’s best friend. It makes your skin soft, reduces wrinkles & heals skin cracks.
Be HAIR Ready
Dandruff on your hair scalp is a red alert. It is the first sign of weakness and an indication that winters have finally taken over your life. To get rid of dandruff, apply fresh lemon juice to your scalp and massage thereafter with hot oil. The results are visible from the very first wash. Another way to get rid of dandruff is by applying coconut oil every alternate day to keep your dry scalp moisturised at all times.
Wear a scarf or a cap whenever you go outside in the cols as the wind might make it dry. Do not wash your hair with extra hot water as it can strip away the moisture, making it dry. Lukewarm water is what you need to wash your hair with.
Be FOOT Ready
Nothing is as irritating as getting cracked feet. Ugly feet is a sign of carelessness and could also be embracing while wearing open slippers. It not only looks hideous but is also painful. To heal your cracked feet, moisture them with cream containing heavy amount of lactic acid and wear cotton socks to bed at night. It helps the skin to absorb the cream effectively. These moisturizers are most effective when applied on damp skin.
Be WINK Ready
An eye infection is the last thing you would for your eyes this winters. Dryness in the air makes one quite vulnerable to small infections. Cold weather and dryness prove to be lethal for sensitive eyes. Although, The lenses can protect eyes from glare and wind, the eyes need more protection in the winter season. Its important to keep a bottle of non-medicated saline tears or moisture eye drops handy and retain your eye moisture when required. Its also vital to keep those well-moisturized hands away from the eye area.
Be HAND Ready :
To prevent your pretty hands to look like an old lady’s ugly hands, you need to keep these tips handy. It time to embrace wipe-off, soap-free cleansers and alcohol-free hand sanitizers. Apply moisturisers after washing hands and even several times throughout a day. Wear rubber gloves while washing dishes to prevent the skin contact with hot water.
Use a mix of honey and sugar for dry elbows and knees as a scrub. The hot water shower seems to be very tempting on a cold day but keep your shower short and make sure that the water is not extra hot.
Follow all these tips for a month and see how lovely your winters turn out be.
Let’s be winter ready and winter loving !!