10 ways your skin can survive this cold weather

Published: December 4, 2017
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Binging on organic food is good to get rid of toxins in our bodies but it is also important to pay attention to what you apply on your body.

Cleansers, toners, moisturisers, oils and serums are part of the larger skincare regime and therefore, the right ingredients in these products play an equally important role.

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Here are some tips that experts suggest for softer, glowing skin – perfect for winter.

1) Exfoliate

Regular exfoliation helps get rid of dead skin, which in turn helps your skin breathe and absorb other nutrients. Exfoliated skin looks fresh and healthy. For a completely natural skin exfoliator you can use an almond and orange face scrub.

Exfoliating also promotes a radiant appearance by helping your skin unclog pores and remove tanning. Olive seed oil is considered to be great ingredient for that as it deeply moisturises the skin and improves hydration level of the skin. It helps in eliminating dead skin cells and refines the texture of the skin.

2) Ghee

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PHOTO: THE AYURVEDIC INSTITUTE

Having a spoon of cow ghee or cold pressed coconut oil every morning moisturises the entire body including your skin.

It is a habit you can develop over time but this will definitely show result with softer and even skin tone in the long run.

3) Essential oils

These oils are more than just the concentrated fragrant essence of botanicals. Their aromatic scents, natural healing and cleansing properties make them a perfect supplement for your beauty
routine.

No matter what type of skin you have, there is an essential oil that can enhance and balance your complexion.

4) Coconut oil

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PHOTO: FEMINA

If you have dry skin, apply a few drops of pressed coconut oil over your face and neck before going to bed. You can indulge yourself with facial treatment oil.

5) Shea butter

Shea butter can be considered a skin super food that comes from the seeds of the shea fruit. The concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids in shea butter makes it incredibly nourishing and moisturising for the skin.

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6)  Malai

Apply malai during colder weather in the morning and wash it off with luke warm water a little later. You can add a pinch of organic turmeric for the extra glow.

7) Neem

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PHOTO: ORGANIC FACTS

A toner can help unclog pores and is a great addition to your beauty regime. Neem is an excellent skin toner that helps to reduce wrinkles and fine lines. It also lightens dark spots making your skin look soft and glowing.

8) Fatty fruits

Eating fat rich fruit like avacado and Omega 3 rich foods like flax seed. In short increase collagen content from inside.

9) Serum

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PHOTO: INTO THE GLOSS

Adding a serum to your skincare routine is crucial to healthier skin and can make a big difference, especially if to keep your skin bright and plump.

With daily use of serums you will have fewer to no breakouts. Serums offer the ultimate protection against environmental pollution, as well as providing your skin with instant nourishment.

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10) Lips

Do not forget the skin on your lips. The skin is very sensitive and thin and requires equal care if not more than our face. Remember to exfoliate, moisturise and apply sunscreen on your lips.

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