Winter Skin Care using essential oils, butters and waxes

Winter Skincare: How Essential Oils and Natural Butters Can Help

Essential oils and natural butters are both popular ingredients in winter skincare products. They can help to nourish and moisturize the skin, which can be particularly beneficial during the dry, cold winter months. 

Complying with a few habits can surely aid us to enjoy winter to the fullest extent. Let us go through them one-by-one:

Apply essential oil with a carrier oil onto your skin

 The cold, dry and smoggy air leaves your skin dry, cracky and flaky. Such a situation leads you to irritation, depression, and even abasement.

Only proper care with preemptive measures can save you from all, and that is to opt for organic, natural and chemical-free products. You can definitely help yourself up using a few drops of essential oil into a carrier oil of your favorite flavor, and it will help you to get free from all the annoying sensations.

For instance, mix almond carrier oil with rosemary essential oil, jojoba carrier oil with German chamomile essential oil, or coconut carrier oil with rosemary essential oil. 

Increase water intake

Make a habit to eat water-rich food like kiwi, orange and grapefruit. You can have yogurt that moisturizes and nourishes your skin. Homemade soups with seasonal vegetables can be a great choice to keep you warm.

Use aromatherapy for ridding from seasonal-diseases

 Aromatherapy is all popular nowadays. More and more people using aromatherapy with candles, diffusers and body products. It is a great help to rid from seasonal-diseases like flu, cough, etc, plus it reduces stress level — a major predicament in today’s world.

 Apply natural butters and waxes

Butters such as shea and cocoa and natural waxes such as Lanolin are helpful to keep your skin nourished, moisturized, and soft. Not only your face skin, feet, and hands can get better save from all winter consequences, but you can also overcome your chapped lips by applying on your lips.

Keeping yourself up with the aforementioned habits would relieve you from all negative effects of winter, and will help you to enjoy the season with all its flavors.

A few important bits of advice to not do during winter are equally important to follow:

Avoid fast food

 Diminish your habit of having fast food in all seasons, and ensure to avoid in winter as it dries up your skin.

Avoid alcohol consumption

 Alcohol, in reality, dehydrates your skin, although you may feel cool for a short time.

Lessen your bath-time

 Bathing for a long time actually dry up your skin and get exposed to microorganisms.

Avoid containing high ph, abrasive soaps

 Soaps with high ph value and hard-surface should not be used as it can cause dry, annoying, and desiccating skin. Aside from it, avoid the use of a towel to rub the body as it hurt your skin additionally.


Overall, essential oils and natural butters and waxes can be great ingredients to incorporate into your winter skincare routine. They can help to keep your skin moisturized and nourished, and can provide a range of other benefits to help keep your skin healthy and happy during the cold winter months.

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