Winter brings snow days, hot chocolate and cozy movie nights! It ALSO brings cold weather, harsh wind and dry skin. Follow these 6 easy tips to keep your skin soft and glowy all winter long.
Dry skin will stay dry and flaky unless you start exfoliating! Pick a gentle scrub and deep cleanse your skin to get off the dead skin and leave a fresh base for your moisturizer. We love the Superfood Blackcurrant Jelly Exfoliator from ELEMIS. Don't forget you get 20% Off with your UNiDAYS discount! Learn more here: https://us.elemis.com/superfood-blackcurrant-jelly-exfoliator.html?bottle_size=333
Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize! Creams made with hyaluronic acid will up your hydration game. We love the Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture from Murad. (Did we mention you can score 20% Off with your UNiDAYS discount?!) Check it out here: https://www.murad.com/product/hydro-dynamic-ultimate-moisture/
Stay warm, but not hot.
Everyone loves taking a long, hot shower during the winter, but hot water will strip your skin of natural moisture! To keep your skin healthy and hydrated, keep showers short with lukewarm water to avoid irritating your skin.
In addition to moisturizing your skin, you also should be staying hydrated from the inside out by drinking plenty of water. Drinking water helps clear your skin of toxins and promotes a more radiant glow.
Avoid fragrance and alcohol
Toners with alcohol can further dry your skin out. Use toners sparingly to avoid worsening the problem. We also recommend avoiding products with fragrance as it can sometimes leave your skin feeling itchy and irritated.
Protect your hands
Between the colder weather, constantly washing your hands and using sanitizer, your hands are definitely suffering from dryness this winter. Try applying a rich hand cream at night and give your hands the chance to get their own beauty sleep and restore moisture.
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