Winter Beauty Tips
It seemed that my beauty expires during winter! My hair and skin look dull and dry…gurrrrrr how I hate it…I need to apply cream everyday and night, oil, conditioner, massaging, steaming and all these stuffs, etc. etc. In Philippines, cleanser and moisturizer daily are already enough to maintain my skin’s texture but here in Kuwait….oooohhh I need all these creams and lots of creams and oil and everything just to keep my skin away from drying.
I searched some beauty tips for winter this morning and this is what I found:
Before the winter winds can work havoc with your hair, expose your hair to deep conditioning. Since the cold weather causes to dry your hair, massage your hair in aloe Vera juice for a few minutes. This will restore its softness.
You can also treat your hair with oil massage once or twice a week.
Avoid exposing your hair to frequent coloring, streaking, or ironing as they can rob your hair off its moisture and it is advisable to avoid heating appliances on your hair.
Woolen clothing like hats, scarves and turtlenecks can cause damage to your hairline. Since they can cause breakage, first cover your hair with a silk scarf before exposing it to winter wraps
Expose your hair to natural drying. Keep away from blow dryers. If you have to use, use one with a hood.
Always cover your hair with a silk fabric to guard it from the chill winds.
Water plays an important role in keeping your skin alive. A good amount of water helps in retaining the moisture of your skin as well keeping skin disorders at bay. Fruits and vegetables in your daily diet release a lot of water to your system. Primrose syrup and olive oil in your diet also aids in softening your skin.
Pamper you skin with a little coconut oil before bath to heal dryness and chaps.
Moisturizers and cold creams are a must in the winters. Apply some good cold cream on your face before going to bed. Moisten your skin with a good moisturizer or a creamy hand and body lotion. Add a few drops of oil to the water that you are using to bath. This will help retain the moisture lost when bathing. Avoid using very hot water during winter as it can decrease the natural oils of your skin. Instead shorten your bath time.
Hands, legs and nails
When treating your legs add a few drops of oil in the water that you use to soak them. With regards to hands, try using rubber gloves while immersing them in water. Use a base coat over your nails against the cold weather.
A good petroleum jelly will be an effective cover over your lips against the cold weather. Butter is effective in curing chapped lips and renders an extra softness.