A proper skincare routine is the key to maintaining healthier-looking skin, even through the colder periods of the year. Cold weather is harsh on the skin and may cause intense dryness resulting from moisture loss, decreased elasticity, rough, patchy, or flaky skin texture. To overcome the dryness, you need a high-science technology targeting skin regeneration, barrier strengthening, and inside-out moisturisation, plus these 4 other smart tips that can additionally help.
1. Use a high-science formulation that provides long-lasting hydration
Currently available work at the surface level, and moisturisation hardly lasts for a day. It does not tackle the dry skin concerns. Therefore, you need a high-science technology that is clinically proven to retain and strengthen the skin barrier that helps moisturise your skin from beneath. Dermatologists recommend a technologically-driven combination of ingredients that not only reduce transepidermal water loss but also replenish skin layers, leaving a healthy and hydrated skin.
2. Use a gentle cleanser
Cleansers tend to wash off the natural oils produced by the skin. While you cannot skip cleansing, using a gentle cleanser is a wise choice. Gentle cleansers effectively remove dirt and debris without affecting the skin’s natural moisture levels. Plus, they are suitable for sensitive skin, so they do not irritate your skin.
3. Use adequate sun protection
You must protect your skin from direct sunlight. UV rays create havoc on the skin, adding to the dry skin concerns. Therefore, whenever outdoors, you must use an SPF suitable for your skin tone. Make sure to always reapply the sunscreen every 2-3 hours.
4. Use Good
Try hydrating face masks containing fruit, milk, honey, coffee, or aloe vera are recommended in cold weather to protect the skin from dehydration. They provide the required hydration without clogging your pores.
5. Moisturise after showers
When you use moisturiser on your skin is also key. After a shower, dry your skin with the towel and then immediately apply moisturiser on damp skin as it is more beneficial, especially if your skin is extremely dry to start with in cold weather.
Prevention is not always effective in avoiding dry skin problems. With a consistent approach to a skincare routine, one can treat the symptoms of dry skin and notice differences in the longer run. Following a proper CTMP (Cleanse -Treat-Moisturise-Protect) routine in the cold weather. Incorporating high-science formulations in your skincare regimen for healthy skin has proven to be beneficial in relieving dry skin concerns and strengthening and moisturising the skin barrier.