Snowfall, strong wind and dry air… It is necessary to be careful against all these factors that threaten skin health. The way to protect the skin from the negative effects of cold weather is through regular care and proper nutrition.
Choose your humidifier according to seasonal conditions
The moisture content of the skin may vary, especially during seasonal changes. The skin, which is adversely affected by UV rays in summer, darkens, tans, dries and wrinkles when winter comes. With the cooling of the air, the amount of water in the skin suddenly decreases. For this reason, it may be necessary to take a break from the skin care products used in normal times for a while. While only water-based humidifiers are sufficient in seasonal normals, it is necessary to use those with high oil content and reparative properties in cold weather.
Very hot water can ruin your skin and hair health.
In winter, the temperature of the bath water rises considerably. Washing with very hot water dries the skin and has a mattifying effect. Hot water is also harmful to hair. It should be noted that the application of hot water, which dries the hair, mattifies it and increases its fragility, is extremely wrong.
Do not go out with wet hair
Going out with wet hair is one of the biggest mistakes made in winter. Contact of wet skin with cold air causes intercellular water loss and drying develops. As the cold air causes the veins to shrink, it also prevents the skin from being healthy. As a result of all these, a cold, dull and dry skin is formed; Along with the wind, eczema develops with physical trauma.
Consume carrots, apricots and tomatoes for healthy skin
Nutrition rich in vitamins and minerals brightens the skin and makes the skin look smoother. It is important to consume a lot of tomatoes, which contain vitamins A, C, E, and fresh carrots, apricots and beta carotene, which provide the necessary moistening in the subcutaneous tissue. Vitamins with high antioxidant values reduce the damage of cold air to the skin. For this reason, it is necessary to consume more fresh vegetables and fruits than usual during the winter months.
Consult a dermatologist when choosing a moisturizer
It is very important to moisturize not only the face but also the body during the winter months. Body moisturizer should be applied after each bath, and the application should be done while the skin is still damp. Moisturizer and lotion should be taken in consultation with a dermatologist. Those containing substances such as vaseline, dimethicone, glycerin, linoleic acid and ceramide should be preferred.
Use sunscreen products also in winter
In all seasons and conditions of daylight, the skin is exposed to UV rays and gradually ages. For aged or wrinkled skin, night creams with antioxidant properties, mask products and treatment methods to reduce the thickness of the skin should be preferred. The most effective treatment method that reduces skin thickness is chemical peeling and this treatment must be done by dermatologists. Chemical peeling is not only an effective method for wrinkles, but also reduces pigmentation and acne caused by sun rays, and provides a lively, transparent appearance to the face. Before each season, according to the weather conditions affecting the skin, to apply and apply the necessary medical and cosmetic treatment methods; It both prevents possible damage and ensures a healthy and youthful appearance. It is necessary to act consciously, especially in sudden weather changes.