Tips to protect your skin in the winter!
Don’t let the mild Southern California winters fool you. The skin still needs to be cared for with the diligence maintained in summer. Here are a few brief tips.
1. Get Professional Advice
This does not mean you are locked into budget breaking high-end products. ” David Voron, MD, a dermatologist in Arcadia, California notes; “In fact, the extra price you pay for the expensive stuff is often just for packaging and marketing.
The key is to buy the smaller quantity of the product and see if your skin responds well to the specific formulation. This is why issues like excessively dry or oily skin, acne, eczema are better treated when a dermatologist has evaluated the imbalance.
2. Moisturize More
Your spring and summer moisturizer may not work a treat in the change of season. Being hydrated for healthy skin and hair is just as important in the cooler and occasionally colder days. Often moving from water base to oil base products is helpful. But as weather conditions change, so, too, should your skin care routine.
Everyones skin responds differently to oils. Some oils clog pores while others are more readily absorbed into the dermal tissue of your face:
• avocado oil,
• mineral oil
• primrose oil
• almond oil
3. Don’t Ignore your Sunscreen
Winter sun though further away still admits UV rays that can cause harm and that can in some people be dangerous. People who are hitting the snow glare slopes for ours of winter sport can still get damage to their skin. A broad-spectrum sunscreen to your face and your hands is very beneficial. If out for a lengthy amount of time it is a good idea to reapply.