Every winter my skin seems to go into melt down, and my skincare routine usually stops because I get too lazy to do it. It’s like my body can’t cope with the cold weather, and thats one of many reasons why I am convinced I was born in the wrong country. I need sun! The Winter months can be hard on our bodies and it can be hard for us to transition into a new, colder season (unless you live on the Southern Hemisphere that is).
Its so important to look after our bodies and our skin. It’s literally the skin we live in, we should be protecting it and making sure its looked after, just like the rest of our body. Today I’ll be sharing some Winter skincare tips that we should be following all throughout the colder seasons, let’s get started!
UPDATE YOUR SKINCARE ROUTINE
As the seasons change, so should your skincare routine. Be sure to switch out some of your powder products for cream based products. This is to make sure your skin is staying moisturised. Be sure to limit the use of toners as they contain substances that can sometimes further dry out the skin(and thats not what we want).
In the winter months I tend to cut down on the products that I know dry my skin out. If my skin is already dry I don’t want to make It even more dry. Remember you are the one that knows your skin the best, so you do what feels right for you and your body.
USE A-LOT OF MOISTURISER
Moisturiser should be your best friend all year, but even more so in Winter. I suffer with really dry elbows and im constantly lathering on so much cream to help get rid of it. Add moisturiser into your daily routine to make sure the chill of Winter doesnt make it worse.
As a child I had really dry hands, so dry they used to crack and become really sore. We want to prevent that from happening to you, so make sure you invest in some good body, face and hand moisturiser.
DON’T FORGET TO DRINK WATER
Water should be a standard thing you are consuming daily. But as it gets colder the want to drink a cold drink becomes less and less, and its understandable why. Water is so important in everyday life and really important for your skin too. Drinking water helps your body to flush out any toxins your body has. Studies have revealed that drinking just two cups of water can increase blood flow to the skin which gives it an even tone.
REMEMBER TO WEAR SPF
SPF is so important even if there isn’t any sun out. Did you know you can still burn and get a tan even if its cloudy outside? Winter sun can be as damaging to your skin as summer sun. The sun can be really damaging to your skin and cause ageing and we don’t want that. So many moisturisers contain SPF now, just check the product before you buy it, that way you kill 2 birds with 1 stone.
How do you change your skincare routine during the seasons? Do you suffer from dry skin? If so, how do you combat it?
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I’ve finally got round to going through my reader, and this was a lovely post to start with😊 Thanks for the SPF reminder!
Aw this made me happy! So glad you found it and enjoyed it 🙂
Yessss so important to keep wearing spf in winter, people think they don’t need it because of the weather😅 great advice x
I know! I realised the importance a few years ago! That Winter sun can be a killer to our skin! x
Definitely a lot of moisturizer. And i never thpught about SPF in winter. I might add that to my routine. Thanks for sharing.
Kristine | http://www.heyirish.com
Yes! That Winter sun is probably just as bad as the summer sun! So glad you liked the post!
I got new face wash for the winter months. This year my skin was dried out to maximum🙃 and the face wash is helping to be honest. I really struggle with drinking water during winter.
I really enjoyed reading this post✨🤗 xx
I struggle with drinking water too. Its because its so cold you don’t really want to drink cold drinks! But its essential for keeping your skin refreshed!
Thanks for reading! xx
Suzanne- Happily Decluttered
I’m bad at drinking water too. Last year I made a chart for myself to ensure I drank water each day! I like to track things so this worked for me. I noticed a significant improvement with dry skin last winter so I think I’m going to do it again.😁
Wow such a great idea! Sounds very organised indeed! Glad you found something that works for you!
Anjali , RBWF
Good tips ! ❤️💜💚
Thanks so much🤍
I have the same issues with my hands, so I use a cocoa butter lotion to maintain moisture. Thanks for the info about using SPF moisturizers during the winter too. I didn’t realize the sun could still be damaging during that season. Sheesh!
Love these reminders! Winter is soooo tough on my skin. I swear by Hempz lotion, I started using it last winter and it made a huge difference!
Tina | https://www.teenafey.com
A little effort and time can go a long way in getting soft, healthy skin. Also, you can use humidifier in your home or office will add moisture to dry winter air and help keep your skin hydrated.
Wow u really tried
Vogue Locale—Aishwarya Lodha
Got a lot from this blog to take care of my skin . I am a fashion blogger. Guess we’ll be able to relate. My site,
Vogue Locale https:// voguelocale.wordpress.com
Vogue Locale—Aishwarya Lodha
Got a lot from this blog to take care of my skin. I am a fashion blogger. Guess we’ll be able to relate. My site, Vogue Locale 👇
I think aloe vera gel is a great and natural source of adding moisture to the skin. Applying a lot of petroleum jelly to the lips can prevent it from getting chapped and also stops bleeding.
I follow the above two tips and I think it is really useful in winter and therefore wanted to share it with you.
Have a great day ahead!