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TAKE CARE OF YOUR DRY SKIN IN THIS MONSOON

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It is the monsoon season, a time of high humidity and you must learn how to take better care of yourself and more importantly, your skin during this period. This is generally the time when your skin starts to develop various issues as a result of the damp weather, microbes, and fungi. This is why you need to take affirmative action to better protect your skin during this time of wet weather and high humidity. Here are a few remedies that you may want to take a closer look at,

  • SUNSCREEN:
SUNSCREEN

Just because it is cloudy, it does not mean that your skin is naturally protected from UV radiation. That is why, irrespective of whether the weather is cloudy or not, just make sure that you have adequate sunscreen on to provide you with the required protection.

  • WASH FACE WITH HERBAL SOAP:
WASH FACE WITH HERBAL SOAP

If you tend to have an oily face in addition to dry skin, then you are going to be secreting more of the same during times of high humidity. This will attract dust and grime to your face so make sure that you wash your face regularly with a herbal soap at least four to five times a day.

  • KEEP YOURSELF HYDRATED:
KEEP YOURSELF HYDRATED

You must keep your body well hydrated at all times. Make sure that you drink 2 to 3 ounces of water every 2 to 3 hours, and since you have dry skin, use organic products and wash your skin at regular intervals. This should help prevent acne, pimples, and zits from breaking out.

  • NATURAL PRODUCTS:
NATURAL PRODUCTS

Given your dry skin condition, you may want to stick with organic products, especially as far as soap, shampoo is concerned. This would prevent any toxin build-up and should help keep your skin healthy as well.

  • LITE MAKEUP:
LITE MAKEUP

Given your current condition, you may want to use less makeup. Make up clogs up your skin pores and this can cause your skin to break out into rashes, pimples and even develop other conditions. This is why it is a good idea to go in for minimal makeup and always remember to wash it off once you get back home. And you may also want to avoid hot showers. It can be tempting to go in for a hot shower given that its monsoon season. But you need to avoid hot showers mainly for the reason that it can cause your skin to dry up even further and may even damage it. Take cold showers, they are more refreshing and it should not damage your skin.

  • EXFOLIATE:
EXFOLIATE

This is the monsoon season and moreover, you happen to have a dry skin condition. Given this, you may need to exfoliate often since it helps to remove the dead dry skin cells, which should enable fresh and new growth. With effective exfoliation, you should be able to remove all the dead skin cells, and thereby boost the growth of fresh new skin cells. You can use old tea bags, papaya, baking soda, sugar and yogurt among others to exfoliate your skin effectively. These are mildly abrasive and you can use the same to exfoliate your skin until it starts to glow again.

  • CLEANSING:
CLEANSING

Once you have exfoliated your skin, you must have managed to get your skin pores to open up. This would be the apt time to cleanse your dry skin, especially in times of humid weather. You can use coconut oil, tea tree oil as well as aloe vera, cider, lemon, and rose water to cleanse your open skin pores thoroughly.

  • TONING:
TONING

Given that your skin is prone to get too dry at times; your skin is bound to attract dirt and grime. This is why you need to tone your skin often to ensure that it retains its clean, fresh look at all times. You can purchase skin toners at the local store but natural toners work out a lot better than the ones you had purchased at the store. You may want to try a healthy mixture that contains lemon juice, green tea, rose water, and cucumber water or chamomile tea for toning your skin effortlessly.

  • MOISTURIZING:
MOISTURIZING

This is probably the last step that you would have to take especially when it comes to keeping your skin soft and supple at all times. And since you have a dry skin condition it is in your interest to ensure that your skin stays moisturized at all times. You can use artificial lotions to moisturize your skin but you would be better off opting for organic products such as cucumber, organic coconut oil, hemp seed oil, olive oil and more, you may want to know that these substances do not leave your skin oily which is why it is a great idea to use the same as moisturizers.

These are some of the effective ways by which you can take care of your dry skin and ensure that it remains soft and supple at all times, during the monsoon season. In addition to the suggestions posted above, you may want to check out this free tip to take better care of your skin for this rainy season.

FULLERS EARTH WITH CAMPHOR

You may want to take some fullers earth, mix it with rose water to a smooth paste, sans any bubbles. Add a dash of camphor to the mixture, and pack it in a tight container and refrigerate the same. Now, you can use a small portion of the same on your face and arms each day, and remember to wash it off when you get up in the morning; and the result would be soft, supple skin which will speak for itself.

There are various other home remedies that you can try out; just remember that at the end of the day, it is about taking better care of your skin and with these suggestions and tips, you should be able to do exactly that.

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