My Winter Care Routine

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Winter is Coming” I never really liked this phrase but became afan of this phrase after watching Game of Thrones. Anyways, with the arrival ofwinter means a change in weather, wardrobe, food as well as skin and hair careroutine. Flaky, dry and sometimes itchy skin are the common problems weexperience during winters(don’t wanna get into the hair problems). However, a few easy and simple changes can help fight this winter skin.

My Current Moisturizer for morning day and night

I basically start my day with a Face Wash. I try avoiding using warm water, instead, I use lukewarm water. Then weekly I do the cleanup and scrub(if I remember to do so). Moisturizing cream is a must after the face wash as well as cleanup. If you are a busy mum, Masks are you new BFFs because you can put these exceptional masks according to your skin type, while your kid is sleeping(otherwise they will think you are a spooky ghost), before going out…or simply the way you want to manage.

Although I use Lip Balms all year long, there are so many lip balms out there that aren’t just balmy enough. They can be fine for summer, butin winters, we must have the hard-core stuff which wards off chapping. Moreover, I exfoliate my lips, with my toothbrush…Yes, you read it right. When you are brushing your teeth, just rub your lips very lightly with them andyou will get soft chap less clean lips. Also, moisturizing and nourishinghands, cuticles and nails will help to avoid the skin from drying and wrinkles. I always try to apply nail paint to keep them from becoming rough. My feet’s are super duper dry so I always try to keep them moisturized as well as keepthem in socks as much as I can.

Just love this skin cream specially for my feet’s. It has one more variant I guess Almonds and honey which is also a nice one

So this was from the outside, to really take care of your skin, start from the inside. Here is what I do during winters:

  • Consuming sweet potato, cucumber, etc as well as fruits helps to alleviate dry skin also from further damage. I had read somewhere that foods or supplements which contain omega-6 and omega-3 for instance, fish oils and for vegans flaxseed oils helps to alleviate dry skin.
  • During winter it’s easy to leave out drinking water because you might not feel as thirsty, but this doesn’t mean that your body doesn’t need the same amount of water, though, being hydrated in winter is veryimportant and keep your skin happy. I try to drink an extra glass of water withevery meal.

So this is how I take care of my skin and me in winters. What about you? Let me know in the comments section. Also, don’t forget to check the sidebar and footer of this website for awesome resources!

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16 comments on “My Winter Care Routine

  • Neha Sharma , Direct link to comment

    My winter skin care routine is almost similar to yours. I really liked the point mentioned that to really take care of the skin, we should start from the inside, great tips.

  • Mahak , Direct link to comment

    I really like that you are using mostly natural / organic products because that is what I prefer for my skin too. Also rightly mentioned, eating right and drinking sufficient water is as important as external skincare

  • Pragnya Mishra , Direct link to comment

    I believe hydration is key portions of skin care and beyond that it’s moisturizing. You pointed out right on nutrition and external skincare

  • Roma , Direct link to comment

    Loved your recommendations buddy, apart from these I rub Aloevera gel from a fresh leaf everyday on my face ?

  • Ruchi Verma , Direct link to comment

    Skin care is actually very important in winter season…I have used joy skin cream and it worked fine for me

  • Dipika Singh , Direct link to comment

    In Mumbai, we don’t get chilled winters but yes the wind dries the skin. These are some of the best products to take care I am fan on Biotique.

  • Princy , Direct link to comment

    Biotique has been one of my favorite brands from many years. I have not checked this as yet. Will surely see.

  • Nimmy , Direct link to comment

    I really wish if I horead this earlier! I used to get skin allergies during winter as mine is dry skin!! Anyway, better late than never. Thanks much for this post.

  • Charu , Direct link to comment

    I have tried Azafran’s kids range and totally loved. Will check out the one for adults too! Thanks for the recos.

  • Tina , Direct link to comment

    For winters i am using a new Serum enriched in Vitamin C. You have a great winter skin care routine. I like Biotique too.

  • Lisa Hill , Direct link to comment

    Winter wind makes skin dry and rough so there is a need of such skincare routine. I like this article so much. Thanks and keep sharing.

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