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Regardless how much time I spent on the beach in summer, when fall comes my skin starts to feel incredibly dry and rough. Whether it’s a climate change or just a price I pay for not protecting my skin enough, but the reality is that every cold season I need to take an extra care of my dry, rough skin. I was thinking that you might experience similar skin problems so I decided to share some of the tips that help me to find an immediate relief from dry skin.
Ointment Makes It Easy
Let’s be real here: even though I’m an absolute beauty junkie, oftentimes I completely forget about moisturizing my skin. Yes, you’ve heard me right: I would always find an hour or two on applying makeup, but when it comes to body care, I’m not the most diligent person. For years, I’ve been applying a moisturizing product only when it was already too late and my skin felt incredibly dry and rough. When it happened, I would moisturize for a few days until my skin felt restored… and repeat the same cycle of moisturizing – and non-moisturizing again. I know, it’s definitely not the ideal way to take care of the dry skin problem, but it was me until I finally found the solution.
This season, I tried analyzing why I’ve been constantly putting myself on a rollercoaster of having somewhat moisturized and then super dry and rough skin periods. I came to the conclusion that it’s all about the way I love applying my body products. Typical body oils and creams always seemed like too much work for me, but then I tried
What makes this ointment so different is the way I’m applying it.
As you see, moisturizing with
Bathing Habits Revised
For the longest time, I’ve been the biggest proponent of taking baths (with lots of delicious smelling bath salts, of course!), especially during the cold season. Until I realized that such habits actually makes my skin more dry and rough. These days I think about taking a bath not as of my daily ritual, but rather as of emergency solutions when my muscles are sore or I really need to take a time off. When the bathing experience happens, I never-ever skip applying my
Another step that I had to make with the change of the seasons is to start taking less hot showers and limit them to under five minutes. Not only using less water is eco-friendly, but it also so much better for my skin. Think about long hot showers as equivalent to taking hot baths: it might feel good for a moment, but in the long run, it really dehydrates already dry and rough skin. Recently I started working on lowering the temperature of my showers gradually so eventually a take a lukewarm shower instead of a boiling one. My favorite trick is to have an air heater around when I’m trying to lower the temperature of my showers. If the air is not cold, being under cold or lukewarm water doesn’t feel that brutal!
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There you have it: my favorite tips on turning skin from dry and rough to moisturized and glowing. I wonder if you ever tried any of the tips mentioned in this blog post? If so, please let me know in the comments area below how these worked for you. Also feel free to share your tips and tricks on how to keep dry skin under control!
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