Winter Skin Care

If you live somewhere that has freezing temperatures in the winter, you know how harsh it can be on your skin and hair. Your feet also tend to take quite the beating with cold and dry weather, whether you are indoors or outdoors.

Here are some easy ways to take good care of your feet during the winter:

Exfoliate on a Regular Basis

This might go without saying, but make sure you are taking the time to exfoliate your feet properly. This is a really important way to have healthy, smooth, beautiful feet year-round. In the winter, you spend a lot of time with your feet in socks and shoes, which can create unwanted moisture.

This often leads to dead skin cell buildup, so you need to exfoliate your feet to remove it. Many foot scrubs are available, or you can make your own using either sea salt, another type of coarse salt, white or brown sugar. Continue reading

During the cold, winter months, one of the biggest problems is dealing with the frigid, dry air. With dry air, you lose a lot of the natural moisture in your hair, which can lead to breakage and frizz.

Luckily, there are a variety of hair masks you can make right at home that help to replenish the moisture.

Avocado, Honey, Coconut Oil, and Mayo

This first hair mask is really easy to make and uses all ingredients you probably already have in your home. This not only helps with the dry hair problem you typically experience during the winter season, but also with frizzy hair. If you have a lot of frizz from wavy or curly hair, adding in that oil takes this mask to the next level. Continue reading

During the winter, you will notice that your hair and skin become drier. This problem is caused by the dry climate-controlled air in your home and workplace. In addition, the colder temperatures can affect your skin and hair.

You may develop itchy skin on various areas of your body, including your knees, elbows and hands. The texture of your hair may also change slightly, making it unmanageable because it is frizzy.

However, there are winter self-care tips for your skin and hair so that you can continue to have soft skin and luxurious hair.

Drink a Lot of Liquids

You may think that you need fewer liquids in the winter, but this isn’t true. The cold temperatures of winter can make you extremely thirsty, and if your mouth and lips seem dry, then you are already dehydrated. It is important to drink at least eight glasses of water each day to remain hydrated. Continue reading