How to keep your skin hydrated and beautiful in the winter

In winter season our skin becomes more dry than usual. The humidity drops during this period. The use of natural oils helps to reduce dryness and moisturize the skin. Remember, hydration is a daily process that you must adhere to if you want to have healthy and beautiful skin in winter.

Keeping your skin hydrated and beautiful in the winter requires a little work and consists of simple procedures. Everyone’s skin type is different. You have to choose for yourself and your skin some natural oil or moisturizer and use it daily. You can create your own natural moisturizing skin cream or gel, cream and lotion certain structure that will make your skin healthier. Your nutrition is also important to maintain humidity on the skin in particular and body in General during the winter. Drink plenty of water or eat fruits that contain plenty of fluids. You can eat foods with a high percentage of useful so-called healthy fats.

A proper diet will help to moisturize the skin

Proper diet is the easiest way to moisturize the skin. Drinking a lot of water, you will be able to retain moisture. For a sufficient saturation of the body with moisture it is necessary to use winter fruits and vegetables, which already contain water. For example, tangerines are seedless, grapefruit, peach, mango, kiwi, cucumber, sweet pepper. Of greens a high content of water have leaves, cilantro, spinach, Basil. Also eat food rich in healthy fats. These include, for example, nuts and avocados. Remember: you are what you eat, so learn to eat food that moisturizes the skin.

Use natural oils

Natural oils, usually inexpensive and very effective. If you have natural oils in the kitchen, such as olive oil and coconut oil, you can use them to moisturize your skin.

Olive oil is one of my favorite natural oils many women for whom this is the best natural moisturizer for the skin. You can choose any natural oil that you like and apply it directly on the skin after a shower. Your skin will look healthier and more beautiful. Natural oils are, and they are cost-effective. If you want to use a cream or lotion, make sure that it has rich oil.

During the cold weather it is best to hydrate and nourish the skin suitable for such natural cosmetic oils like apricot, almond and peach.

Apricot oil is an indispensable tool to saturate the skin with vitamins A, E, F and fatty acids. Suitable for all skin types, but especially dry and sensitive, softening, moderately moistening it.

Almond oil is a versatile beauty tool, not only to moisturize skin but also to nourish and regenerate. Ideal for combination skin, helps to cope with the peeling over dry areas of the cheeks and area around the lips, at the same time, it is well absorbed. It can be used in diluted form as a lotion for the face. Also, this oil is an effective way to nourish and strengthen lashes.
Peach kernel oil contains vitamins a, E, C, B15 and moisturizes, nourishes the skin, improves microcirculation, supports the firmness and elasticity of the skin. Well-absorbed. Successfully applied for the skin around the eye cream and eye gel.

Make your own natural moisturizer

Currently on supermarket shelves exposed a huge number of commercial products with synthetic ingredients that promise not just hydration and complete hydration of the skin. However, they contain dangerous for the skin parabens and additives, often causing dermatitis and allergic skin reactions.

Natural cosmetic products is considered to be those, which are made of at least 85% organic natural ingredients.

There are many recipes of masks and creams for skin care that you can do. Use of some of your favorite foods rich in oil, and create your own moisturizer.

· To prepare the lotion, take two dessert spoons of honey, the same amount of olive oil and mix with a few drops of natural skin bleach lemon juice, mix thoroughly and apply on the dry skin area for 15-20 minutes, then wipe with a clean cotton cloth or gauze, folded in several layers, soaked in warm water. Repeat the procedure as often as possible during the week.

· You can dry the avocado and add to the lotion or cream and apply to dry areas. Leave for a few minutes, and then rinse. This is one example of natural moisture.

How to dry avocado? There are the following method: it is necessary to dry the slices the thickness of 5-6 mm to complete drying. The pieces need not to bend, and burst with a Bang. Then every two weeks avocado some more to put in the dryer on a minimal temperature. Store dried avocado should be in a sealed package in the refrigerator or in a dry place.

· To prepare the masks for the mixed face skin take the basis of a mixture of equal quantities of apricot and peach oil. Two tablespoons of the basics, add one drop of essential oils of ylang ylang, neroli, peppermint and lemon. Clean gauze soaked in this mixture and apply on face for 20-30 minutes. Then wipe with a cloth soaked in warm water.

Do not forget that not only the face needs moisture, but also my hands and whole body. Maintain healthy skin by moisturizing after washing. Use a moisturizing and nourishing cream for hands after the use of detergents, it is also recommended to wear waterproof gloves when washing dishes and cleaning the apartment.

· For preparation of the nutrient mixture as a means for the care of hands and nails, take in the same amount of apricot oil, oils of wheat germ and jojoba. Two tablespoons of basics, add five drops of essential oil of lemon, use as a hand cream and massage into the nail plate.
  
Remember, the best time to apply your favorite moisturizer and oil the night. During the day the climate and daily activities suck moisture from the skin. Before bed, apply moisturizer for the whole body and do it consistently during the winter. This is a surefire way to retain moisture.

Use a humidifier

Humidifier is a device which fills the air humidity and prevents drying of the skin. Remember that in the winter the humidity in the atmosphere decreases. This is the reason of dry skin. When you add moisture to the air prevents drying of the skin. Use a humidifier in the place where you spend most of the time: at home or in the office.

Continue to use sunscreen

Sunscreen is designed to hydrate the skin, continue to use them in the winter season. This is one of the options that you can use throughout the day to moisturize the skin. Some people like to use it with your lotion and moisturizer.

Moisturizing treatments

In addition to the cold winter we suffer from dry and scaly skin. Hydration of the skin at this time should significantly increase. Very hot showers continues to dry the skin, so use warm water. If you use soap, make sure it’s the most natural (oils, herbal extracts and green tea) and safe.

For exfoliation, use a special tool that removes dead skin cells, making it easier to absorb moisturizers. Cream-scrub is not recommended to use more than once a week.
  
After a shower or bath, use lotions designed to retain moisture, therefore, facilitate their work, using them when your skin is most moist.

If you have dry skin, which is covered with scales and flakes, we sometimes feel itchy. Scientists in the Department of dermatology of the University of Pennsylvania proved that the milk has anti-inflammatory and soothing effect for dry itchy skin. In order to alleviate this skin condition, take a small piece of clean cotton cloth or gauze, folded in several layers and dip in the Cup of milk, apply on the face or other areas of dry skin for seven minutes and repeat this procedure at least twice a day during the week.

Add two cups of milk and a quarter Cup of honey into a warm bath and soak in it like Cleopatra or a movie star.

Oatmeal is used to treat the skin for thousands of years. Scientists have proven that it is effective as a moisturizing, cleansing, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory remedy for dry and irritated skin.

For making oatmeal bath mix one Cup of dry oatmeal in a food processor or blender until you get fine powder. In the same way can be crushed and grain oats instead of flour. Receivie the mixture in a bath with running water, spinning several times by hand to evenly distribute and smashing the pieces on the bottom, dip in the bath for 20-30 minutes, leaving the water area of the heart. Depending on the degree of dryness of the skin, can use this oatmeal bath two times a day during the week.

Serbian writer Ivo Andric claimed that “a beautiful face is a silent recommendation”, so winter is no reason to hide your beautiful face behind a scarf. And in winter you can look attractive, expertly using simple recipes moisture.

Use natural oils and do a moisturizing procedure for skin. Diet is also useful when you want to keep the skin soft, healthy and hydrated. Eat healthy food and don’t forget to drink water in your body needs amount.

Christina Teplouhova

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