Winter season tends to make our skin look dry and lifeless. Sometimes it can even lead to wrinkles. There are really simple home remedies available to counter these problems. We will look into top 6 ways through which you can keep your skin healthy and glowing during the cold winters.
1 Aloe vera
Aloe vera contains two chemicals namely auxin and gibberellins. These chemicals help in the formation of new cells in our body. When you apply the fleshy part of aloe vera leaves over the skin surface, leave it for 20 minutes, and wash it off with warm water, the skin will become clear and glowing. It also contains beta carotin, Vitamin C, and E which helps to retain moisture in the skin and prevent wrinkles.
2 Papaya Extract
Papaya extract is one of the best bleaching agents. It is rich in many vitamins including Vitamin A, C, and E. When we regularly apply papaya extract on our skin surface, it will prevent dryness, cracks, and removes dead skin cells, thereby, makes our skin to look healthy.
3 Poppy Seeds
Grind the poppy seeds with water, and apply its extract over skin surface for 30 minutes and wash it off in cold water. It will refresh the skin cells and make it appear fresh and alive. Additionally, it is very effective in removing tan and dark circles. For some people it can cause skin allergies, so use it with caution.
4 Rose Water
Applying rose water over skin surface using clean cotton will protect the skin from cold breeze, dryness, and irritation that results. Mix 2 teaspoons of coconut oil, honey, and rosewater. Applying this mixture over face, hands, and legs will act as a permanent solution for skin dryness that happens during winter seasons. Additionally, it will increase the blood circulation in the skin.
Coconut milk, tender coconut, oil, and almost all the products that have its source in coconuts are very good for our skin’s health. Apply coconut milk over skin surface for 30 minutes and wash it off in cold water. This will bring back life to the dry skin cells and make it look beautiful and fresh.
6 Avoid Hot Water
Many people have the habit of bathing in hot water during winter. But, this can affect our skin further and damage it. Take bath in mildly warm water, do not make it too hot. Use soaps that do not cause dryness to the skin surface. If possible use body washes and face wash, that doesn’t take away the skin moisture.