For most of us winter is the most amazing season of the year. We love it when cold wind rushes past our face, we enjoy our cup of hot coffee more than ever, and another thing that’s great about the cold weather is clothes. We can’t wait to wear those stylish and comfortable coats, to cozy, oversized sweaters. What’s not to love in winters? Your skin.
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Winter affects our skin in several ways. We all know how it feels when you are walking around in your boots, hiding yourself in your big sweater while sipping on our favorite coffee and then you have a realization that your dry skin is ruining your look as well as your charm.
Waiting for the good part to come? With a little effort, you can totally get rid of the dry skin problem for an amazingly healthy skin that will help you maintain your charm.
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Avoid taking hot showers for too long
Nothing feels better than taking hot showers during the cold weather but staying in hot water for too long may leave your skin dry and flaky. Ten-fifteen minutes every day should be sufficient.
Apply moisturizer before taking a bath
Wondering why you should be applying moisturizer when you have to wash it off? Well, this will help you avoid dryness of the skin that occur after a hot bath and will keep your skin feeling soft and smooth.
DIY exfoliating at home to remove dead skin cells
Without spending a penny in salons, you can have a glowing skin by using brown sugar, honey and olive oil from your kitchen. All you will need to is scrub your body with these ingredients.
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Use your toothbrush to scrub those dry lips
Sound bizarre right? But you’ll be amazed to know that it actually works. Lips are the first to dry up in cold weather. One of the easiest beauty hacks for winter is applying some Vaseline or lip balm on a toothbrush and run it over your lips in round movements to scrub those dry lips.
Honey & raw milk: nothing beats a face mask made from these 2 ingredients
It is one of the most effective and easiest face masks that you need for a glowing skin. You just need to mix 2 tablespoons of honey in 6 tablespoons of milk and then massage this mixture on your face and neck for 5 minutes. Let it sit for about 20 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water.
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Use an overnight mask for complete moisturisation
If you want complete nourishment of the skin, it is important that you use an overnight mask. Things that you will need for this include: 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of tomato. Mix both the ingridents well and use this paste as mask every once a week for best results.
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