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It is party time. But your skin is under effects of daily life stress.

Skin face seasonal changes from summer humid hot days to the very cold winter wind which dry out the skin and deplete its thin layer of lipid protecting it. Here some spotlight in very brief of types of skin, it nature and how to deal with it especially in dry cold winter time.

Dry skin occurs when skin loose sufficient moisture. Even in summer time, dry skin can occurs because of frequent bathing, use of harsh soaps without using moisturizing the skin after bath. On the other hand, wintertime carry a special problem because humidity is low both outdoors and indoors, and the water content of the outer layer of your skin tends to reflect the level of humidity around it.

Fortunately, there are many simple and inexpensive things you can do to relieve winter dry skin, also known as winter itch or winter xerosis.

Keep your skin in moisture state

One of the most effective (and least expensive) are petroleum jelly and moisturizing oils. This prevent water loss without closing very small pores in the skin. The best way to use this type of moisturizing oils is right away after path, as it contain no water in the oil. Other moisturizers contain water as well as oil,  and these are less greasy and may be more cosmetically comfortable than oily materials.

What to do at home to avoid dry skin especially in winter

Here are some information to avoid dry skin:

  • Having 5- to 10-minute bath or shower daily help moisturizing your skin depending on type of skin.
  • Never, ever scratch. Most of the time, a moisturizer can control the itch.
  • Use warm water rather than hot water, which can wash away natural oils.
  • Select soaps you use and ask your dermatologist about which soap is suitable to your skin.
  • Be gentle on your skin, avoid tough bath sponges, scrub brushes, and washcloths. If you don’t want to give them up altogether, be sure to use a light touch.
  • Apply moisturizer immediately after bathing or after washing your hands.
  • Use sunscreen in the winter as well as the summer to prevent bad effects of sun rays.
  • Some wool and other fabrics might irritate the skin, you can avoid it.
  • When shaving, use a shaving cream or gel and leave it on your skin for several minutes before starting.

Perfectly read the label

Ingredients Actions on skin How to use
Petroleum jelly and moisturizing oils, such as silicone, lanolin, and mineral oil Prevent water loss without clogging pores. Best used while the skin is still damp from bathing, to seal in the moisture
Glycerin, sorbitol, hyaluronic acid, and lecithin. Help attract moisture As preference
Emollients, such as linoleic, linolenic, and lauric acids Smooth skin by filling in the spaces between skin cells. As preference

 

Know your skin type

The normal skin

The normal skin is the average of all other types of skin variants, therefore most people feel comfortable if they are lucky enough to have this skin type. In summer time, it turns slightly oily but in winter season it may turn dry. Normally these people has normal secretion of internal oily materials through tiny pores in the skin. So, in summer season due to hotness these skin pores open and start secrete it natural oil keeping skin moist. On the other hand, in wintertime, kin pores are closed because of cold weather trapping the natural skin oil inside turning the skin dry which can be hypersensitive to other environmental factors like using soaps or make up cosmetics.

The solution to adapt to dryness of skin in winter is use moisturizing creams and drinking plenty of water to hydrate the skin well. Just because it is winter it is not fine to skip your eight glasses of water.

Dry skin

Perhaps, people with dry skin will enjoy summer more than people with other skin types. Hotness open their skin pores and start secreting reasonable natural skin oil. Therefore, summer time is a great turning point to recover their skin from winter drying effect.

Oily skin

For people with oily skin, winter is often their best time. That’s because their skin secrete less of the skin natural oil. They have very moist greasy skin in summer, while having normal skin type in winter.

Aging skin

The older people loose their skin elasticity due destruction of internal collagen in the deeper skin layers. In addition, the older you are, the less adaptability of your skin to external changes in the environment. In, young people, the skin is in normal continuous regeneration especially in adaptation to changes in temperature of external atmosphere. On the other hand aged skin cannot regenerate will so loose this adaptability that’s why looked aged and destructed. 

To ameliorate appearance of aged skin it is mandatory to go to your dermatologist for advise before asking help from aesthetic salons. There are more than one medications to help making aged skin looks healthier. Over the counter anti-aging creams can be used but of course after consulting your doctor.

Sun damaged skin

You may feel that the sun is cooler in winter than the summer time, but the sun rays are the same in all seasons. In winter the sun rays might not reach your skin because of clouds, but if i reached your skin, it will have the same effect on skin. This matter, of course, depend time of exposure of your skin to sun rays, mostly less in winter because of moving heavy clouds. It is new information every one should consider. In addition, clouds may block 20% of harmful sun rays, but still 80% can cause significant damage effects to your skin. You must apply sunscreen in winter especially in sunny days.

Hypersensitive skin

It is delicate sensitive skin which require delicate handling when doing exfoliation, peels, laser treatment. Furthermore, these cosmetic procedure may make the skin sensitized and need to be more careful and so on.

Lips care in ladies

Lips care in ladies and in men is super important as lips in ladies is a specialized skin exposed to daily make up, lip stick. 

Dry lips

Dry, and cracked lips is a sign of dehydration of the body and of lip’s skin as well. Protect your lips from dryness by applying oil-based moisturizing cream especially before going outdoor in clod dry winter days. It is worth noting that frequent licking lips worsen dryness and may cause hypersensitivity of lip skin, so avoid this habit and if you have it avoid sweet flavored lip softener materials.

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Read more:

https://www.health.harvard.edu/womens-health/what-to-do-about-dry-skin-in-winter

 

Disclaimer

This information should not be used as a substitute for direct medical advice from your doctor or other qualified clinician.

 

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Read more:

https://www.health.harvard.edu/womens-health/what-to-do-about-dry-skin-in-winter

 

Disclaimer

This information should not be used as a substitute for direct medical advice from your doctor or other qualified clinician.