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Prevent dry skin in winter

Now it's December, and that means winter is finally here! But it feels like the year has gone by quickly, and with a quick blink, the year is almost over. We don't quite feel ready for winter and the new year yet... But one thing we can prepare for is taking care of our skin in the best way possible. Dry, lifeless, and winter-fatigued skin is something we'd like to avoid. So today, we want to share some tips to help you prepare your skin in the best ways for winter and choose the right skincare products. If you want to avoid winter-fatigued skin, read on and learn how to care for your skin during the coldest season.


Why does the skin become drier in winter?


You've probably noticed that your skin suddenly becomes much drier, more easily irritated, and sometimes even flaky during winter. You are definitely not alone in this. During winter, the air becomes cold and dry, and these external stressors have a significant impact on your skin, which is exposed to the cold daily. The low temperature affects the skin barrier and the skin's moisture balance. As a result, the skin becomes more susceptible to water loss and dehydration. When your skin barrier is weakened, and the skin becomes dehydrated, your skin is more easily irritated, you may experience redness, and a tight sensation. Dry skin in winter is common, so read on for our best skincare tips that will help you prepare your skin for winter, so you can avoid these issues this winter.


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Cleanse your skin the right way


The first step in your winter skincare routine is, of course, cleansing. It's essential to cleanse your skin both morning and evening. In the morning, you remove product residues and sebum from your pores. At night, you clean your skin from all impurities, makeup, and dirt that your skin is exposed to during the day.


But something you need to pay attention to is not using a facial cleanser that is drying for your skin. Your skin doesn't need additional products that dry it out. However, it's essential to think about this not only for your face but your entire body. Choose a skin-friendly, gentle facial cleanser and shower gel. You can consider our Organic Body Wash, which cleanses your body without harming the skin barrier, drying out the skin, or leaving a tight feeling.


If you want to prepare your skin for winter, it's time for facial oil If you've been thinking about incorporating a facial oil into your skincare routine, now is the perfect time. Since the skin can become dry, dull, and lifeless, it needs extra moisture and nourishment during winter compared to the rest of the year. A good facial oil can protect and strengthen your skin barrier, prevent water loss and dehydration, deeply hydrate your skin, and give your face a beautiful glow! If you want to use facial oil in your skincare routine to avoid winter-fatigued skin, the best way to apply it is after you've applied your moisturizing facial cream.


Moisturize your entire body to prepare your skin for winter and the cold


What does the skin need in winter? Moisture! In addition to facial creams and facial oils, there's one more thing you should consider. Your whole body needs extra nourishment and care during winter, so don't forget to give attention to the rest of your body. To take care of your body properly, we recommend that you take the time to add a body lotion to your evening routine.


After cleansing your skin with a gentle product, you can go a step further and moisturize your body with our Organic Body Lotion. It moisturizes your skin, gives a nice glow, and doesn't leave a sticky film. So check it out if you want to prepare your skin for winter and the cold.


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Get rid of dead skin cells - use a gentle exfoliant


Exfoliation is an extra step in your winter skincare that can give you magical results. If you want to even out your skin tone, get rid of dead skin cells, improve skin texture, and achieve a glowing complexion, you need to find products with AHA acids. A good starting point for anyone looking to start exfoliating their face and getting rid of dead skin cells is with glycolic acid, lactic acid, or mandelic acid. These ingredients can work wonders.


However, we do not recommend scrubbing your face as harsh exfoliating particles can cause microdamage to the skin and lead to various skin problems and irritation. But if you like the feeling of a scrub, you can gladly exfoliate your body and get smooth and silky skin.


NOTE! It's important not to exfoliate your skin too often. You can use these products once or twice a week. If you use AHA acids in your facial skincare, only use them in your evening routine.


Sunscreen is still essential even when it's snowing


We've talked about sunscreen before, but we think it's important to remind you of the importance of using sunscreen year-round. One of our most common mistakes in facial skincare is applying sunscreen only during summer. But your skin needs protection against the sun's UVA and UVB rays year-round, even in winter. Even if it's snowing, sunscreen is an indispensable part of your skincare routine. So prepare your skin for winter and invest in a sunscreen product to avoid sunspots, prevent skin aging, reduce the risk of skin cancer, and keep your skin healthy. Additionally, SPF gives your skin a beautiful glow. NOTE! It's advisable to use SPF 30 or higher.


How do you take care of your skin in winter?


Now, we've shared some tips on how to avoid dry skin and winter fatigue, and how to take care of your skin during the cold months. The key is, of course, hydration and mild but skin-friendly products. It's essential to create a complete skincare routine that provides your skin with all the nourishment it needs during the cold months. To prepare your skin for winter, it's essential to find products that nurture and protect your skin.


How do you take care of your skin in winter? What's your favorite skincare product? Comment below and share your tips!


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