Winter, the coldest season of the year brings an enormous change in body's temperature, reducing moisture content in the skin which alters its texture. Take additional care during this winter season to increase the moisture in the body.
Disha Meher, National Expert - Skin and Nails, Lakmé Salon, lists an easy and simple cheat sheet that will put an end to all your winter agonies.
‘Moisturizing the skin regularly will fight sensitivity to the cold winter, however it is important to choose the right product. ’
AdvertisementDehydration: If your skin looks patchy and fine lines have started appearing, it is definitely dehydrated and dry. The moisture level of your skin is decreasing because of reduced sebum. Opt for a white tea skin treatment, as it has antioxidant properties that nourish your skin and restore its vital moisture content.
Sensitivity: Redness and inflammation are usually of sensitivity that occur due to changes in the weather conditions. You can also try a soothing facial, like Lakmé Salon's Sensi-calm facial, that will restore your skin's pH levels.
Lifeless and sallow skin: Your skin might lose its lustre and look lifeless. The skin's acid mantle is affected and hence the skin's moisture and oil balance is disturbed. Massage your skin with a nourishing oil like Argan oil before sleeping. It will maintain the necessary levels of collagen in your skin.
Cracked feet: A common problem faced during winter is cracked feet. These superficial or deep fissures on the heels make your feet very rough. It is vital to avoid remaining bare foot and to moisturize your feet regularly. During winter, apply a thick moisturizer or a special cracked feet cream and wear socks while sleeping.