Winter is almost here, and as exciting as this season might be, it can take a toll on your appearance, especially when you don’t take care of it. The last thing you might want to do is spend the entire season not feeling and looking good. If you’re one of the many people spending a lot on beauty, you must ensure that it covers your necessities for winter.
During this season, the cold weather removes all moisture from your skin, which can significantly affect your appearance. But if you want to enjoy the beauty of winter, and the numerous family holidays, here are some important tips to help you look good and feel confident during the season.
1. Moisturise Daily
If you have dry skin, your condition can worsen as the cold weather sets in. Although you must always ensure that your skin is well-moisturised at all times of the year, you must spend a little extra time with your skincare routine during the winter.
Ideally, it would be best if you used creams that are better designed to withstand the harsh cold weather during the winter. It’s better to use thicker and heavier creams, as they add an extra layer of protection. Natural oils are also excellent options; you can pair them with skin softeners that keep your skin looking fresh and supple during winter.
Another thing to remember is to keep using sunblock. It might seem out of place, but just because it’s cold doesn’t mean the sun can’t come out. On certain days, its UV rays are still very much capable of causing enough skin damage.
2. Wear Stylish Winter Clothing
Winter is a great way to show off your style with your jackets or warmers. When selecting clothes for your next winter holiday, ensure that you choose dry-skin-friendly pieces that give you ample warmth and can elevate your entire outfit.
One tip to help you stand out is learning how to layer appropriately. Layering can make you appear bulky, but you don’t have to worry about it. The solution is to find fashionable, more discrete, and functional pieces. Puffer jackets and vests work well when paired with sweaters and will keep you warm if you plan on spending most of your time outdoors. Don’t forget to add stylish winter hats, boots, or scarves for that extra touch.
3. Take Care of Your Hair
The cold weather can affect your hair’s appearance, regardless of texture or type. Therefore, you must work towards protecting your hair and keeping it stylish and safe during the winter. A great way to keep your hair safe is by going for regular trims to keep your strands looking healthier and avoiding split ends.
You must also regularly oil your hair to keep it nourished, as it’s more prone to drying in cold weather. When you’re showering, ensure you wash your hair with lukewarm water and complete it with a cold rinse.
It’s also the perfect time to try something new with your hair. You can get hair dye and try something new with your hair that you can take with you on your travels. Ginger brown, magenta, and smokey blue are all trendy shades you can consider getting. You also can’t go wrong with a classic dirty blonde look. Fortunately, there are various dirty blonde hair colours to choose from.
4. Eat Well
Even though your skin’s health largely depends on a wide range of external environmental factors, what you ingest can also affect it. If you want your diet to positively affect your skin, ensure that it consists of fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats. Foods rich in vitamin C are also excellent in preventing colds and promoting collagen, which is needed in skin cell renewal.
You must also drink lots of water and try to meet the daily recommendation. Water helps to retain moisture and protect your skin even in harsh weather conditions.
5. Avoid Taking Hot Baths
The idea of taking a long hot bath after spending the day in the cold might be tempting. However, constantly exposing your skin to excessive heat can cause your skin to lose a lot of moisture and become dry. If your water causes your skin to redden, it’s a sign that it might be too hot for your skin.
Try to take warmer showers where the water isn’t excessively hot. If you’re up for it, ensure that your last rinse is with cold water, so it opens up your pores and absorbs more nutrients when you slather on your cream.
These beauty tips will keep you looking fresh and gorgeous throughout the winter. Hopefully, you’ve found one that will give you that new look for the upcoming season.
DISCLOSURE – This is a collaborative post.