‘Tis the season to be jolly, alright. But does your skin feel the same way that you do in this cold and freezing weather?
According to the American Skin Association, the winter season causes skin dryness as several factors such as low temperature and low humidity associated with very hot and drying, heating, caused a decreased amount of water in your stratum corneum or the outermost layer of the skin.
If you’ll just leave it like that, chances are the condition of your skin drying may worsen.
Usually, dermatologists would often give you treatment to skin dryness by using moisturizing cream.
But there are other remedies that you might want to try for your skin care needs, especially during winter. Most of the ingredients are in your very own kitchen.
Aside from its health benefits when used in cooking, olive oil also contains many antioxidants and healthy fatty acids that are good for your skin.
You may mix olive oil with brown sugar and honey. Rub this mixture on your body for a few minutes before taking your regular bath at night. After that, take a shower to rinse it all off.
Your favorite breakfast body may also be your skin’s best buddy. Yogurt contains lactic acid, which is good at making our skin smooth.
You may apply it on your body, the blemishes on your skin, or even help treat acne on your face.
Aside from its medicinal use, which dates back to some 8,000 years ago, honey is loaded with about 200 substances including amino acids and anti-oxidants.
You may rub it on your whole body before taking a bath. Leave it on for 10 minutes and take a shower after. You may enjoy the relaxing sensation of having a moisturized body after.
You may want to stack some of these essentials in your cupboard or storage cabinet this cold season to fight off the ill effects of this chilly weather. Check out the nearest grocery stores whether you are in Austin or New York.
Being healthy does not only mean taking care of the inside, but it has to be your entire body system. So, take care of it, especially if you are spending your holidays.