Top 5 Tips for Sizzling Skin in Cold & Windy Weather

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Though the calendar says that spring is right around the corner, the breezy, chilly season is still going strong. With unseasonably low temps in most places, many people’s skin may need a serious boost. Here are five ways to keep skin healthy and glowing in cold weather.

With snowstorm after snowstorm hitting many states in the US, it seems like winter weather is here to stay for a bit longer. Even Florida, the sunshine state, has been experiencing its fair share of unseasonable lows. The persistent cold weather can also mean a host of skin concerns, such as dry skin, chapped lips and windburn. Learn how to remedy cold-weather skin woes with this excerpt from Skincare-News.com’s latest article, “5 Ideas for Sizzling Skin This Winter.”

1.    Sidestep windburned skin. Wind doesn’t just sabotage a good hair day (think flyaways, frizzies and staticky strands); it can also damage skin. To prevent and treat a windburned complexion, try applying a rich salve before heading outdoors. Then, apply sunscreen, which should contain SPF 30 or greater.

Using a super-hydrating ointment gives skin a protective layer against the wind, and the sunscreen, of course, shields skin from damage. Ointments consist of 80 percent oil and 20 percent water, so they contain the most oil, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). Plus, ointments are great when humidity is low, says the AAD. But anyone who has oily or acne-prone skin should avoid ointments and stick to water-based lotions instead.

2.    Steer clear of moisture-depleting scavengers. In the wintertime, there are many culprits that dry out skin. Avoid using alcohol-based toners, potent peels and clay-based masks, because they strip the skin of its natural oils. Also, stay away from bubble bath products, which contain irritating foaming ingredients. Same goes for formulas with fragrance and dyes – common skin irritants.

3.    Create a streamlined beauty routine. Thanks to the blistery wind and harsh temps, a person’s eyes can get watery and tear up. To prevent an eye makeup meltdown, be sure to use waterproof mascara and eyeliner.

To combat chapped lips, avoid matte and long-lasting lipsticks and lip stains, which dry out the pout. Try wearing lip balm with SPF 30 underneath lip gloss—the balm adds hydration and protection, and gloss gives lips a smooth, supple finish.

See the full list of five ideas for hot skin this winter at Skincare-News.com.

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