The extremity of the foggy, dry, and exhausting winter is just enfolding us. With all its festivities, snacks and outfits, it brings out some dismal shades just enough to put down all thrilling hues of the season. And the most spoiling aspect of winter is its blemishing effect on our skin — the most sensitive, ravishing and exposed part of us.
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.
Eat food keeping you hydrated
Make a habit to eat water-rich food like kiwi, orange and grapefruit. You can have yogurt that moisturizes and nourishes your skin. Homemade yummy 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 butter and petroleum jelly
Butter and petroleum jelly are simply handy 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.