It’s an unfortunate truth
that you have to accept: Your regular skincare routine might not work
as much as soon as the humidity drops, causing you to have dry and rough
skin. Although dry skin could also be a sign of a more serious skin
problem, most of the time, it’s caused by different environmental
good thing is you have a lot of remedy options when it comes to
bringing back moisture into your face. Aside from using beauty products,
such as moisturizers from Kedma Skincare Philippines, make sure to follow these steps for a healthy and well-hydrated skin no matter the weather.
Say no to hot showers
Although nothing beats a steamy shower after a long day at work, this can only dry out your skin. A
hot shower will strip your body of its natural oils, which are
responsible for locking in moisture in your skin. According to the
American Academy of Dermatology, use only warm water and limit your shower or bath to just 5 to 10 minutes. Also,
close the bathroom door when taking a bath. You should also wash with a
gentle and fragrance-free cleanser. After drying your skin with a
towel, make sure to slather on moisturizer to trap in moisture.
Don’t scrub too hard
washing and exfoliating your skin, make it a point not to scrub too
hard or else, you’ll have an irritated skin later on. Refrain from using
products with alcohol as well to prevent dryness. You can also look for
skincare products that contain synthetic ceramides to replace the ones
that you lose as you age. Ceramides are fatty molecules that make
up your skin’s outer barrier and helps lock in moisture at the same
Shave the right way
shaving can also dry out your skin. As you shave any unwanted hair,
you’re also taking away your skin’s natural oils. So, always shave after
taking a shower. Your hair tends to be softer and pliable after you
take a bath, making shaving smoother. To protect your skin from
irritation, use a shaving cream and shave in the direction of your
Don’t forget the sunscreen
exposure to the sun’s rays can cause damage to the skin. So, it’s best
to wear sunscreen every time you go out. You can wear a broad-spectrum
SPF 30 to prevent sun damage. You can also wear light long-sleeved
shirts to protect your skin. Meanwhile, using a lip balm with SPF 15
sunscreen can protect your lips during winter.
Consume antioxidant-rich foods
rich in antioxidants and omega-3s can help your body produce healthy
cells, making your skin look and feel healthier and more radiant.
Examples are tomatoes, carrots, beans, peas and blueberries. These will also help free your body from toxins that damage your skin.
will likely suffer from dry skin at some point. So, it’s best to follow
these tips to ensure that your skin is well protected against the
environment. If your skin condition persists, reach out to a
dermatologist to have it checked.