Best organic skincare tips for winter for all skin types

Pamper your skin with the goodness of an organic beauty and skincare regime this winter, say experts.

health and fitness Updated: Nov 09, 2016 16:24 IST
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Winters are dry skin’s worst enemy. However, a little care can go a long way in keeping the skin soft and supple. (Shutterstock)

Pamper your skin with the goodness of an organic beauty and skincare regime this winter with these experts-approved tips.

For oily skin

If all you can see is dull and oily skin staring back at you from the mirror then scan for additives like neem, lemon, lime, clove, cucumber, tea and strawberry while picking products for your skin.

Neem is ideal if your skin is acne-prone as it soothes irritation and inflammation, while also helping get rid of the bacteria causing pimples. Cucumber is also an extensively used ingredient owing to its skin lightening properties and being a great natural toner. Another magic ingredient that you must look out for is lemon juice.

For normal skin

Even with the gift of having normal skin, one must take adequate care of it in order to maintain it. The go to ingredient for everyone with normal skin is rose water. It is an extremely effective natural toner and helps maintain glowing skin. The sterile property of rose keeps skin infections at bay while also moisturizing the skin from deep within using its natural oils.

Say hi to beetroot extract, your skin’s second best friend. Its high iron, minerals and vitamins content gives the applier clear and glowing skin while also doing away with dead cells. A wide range of other natural ingredients that will do wonders to your skin in the long run are tamarind seed extract, mulberry extract, gold dust powder and tomatoes.

Importance of Moisturizer in Your Skincare Routine Any skincare routine is not perfect if it does not give importance to moisturizing technique. Irrespective of what type of skin you have, you need to use the most suitable cream or lotion for moisturizing your skin.This will help to keep your skin looking radiant and glowing throughout the day. Benefits of moisturizer A suitable moisturizer can help prevent and treat dry skin.It can protect sensitive skin, improve skin tone and texture, and mask imperfections.As moisturizers hold water in the outermost layer of skin, they also act as a temporary barrier for your skin.It also protects the outer layer of the skin from harmful effects of sun, wind and other environmental factors. When and how to use a moisturizer? Apply moisturizers immediately after drying your skin after takin a bath. As the skin is still moist, moisturizer will penetrate in the skin surface properly.Apply moisturizer onto your hands every time you wash them.After you have finished cleansing your face with the appropriate cleanser for your skin type you must immediately apply a suitable moisturizer. If you leave it too long in moisturizing your face, the moisture can evaporate taking your skin’s natural moisture with it.You can even apply it as a protective base for make-up. A light consistency moisturizer holds the make-up for a longer period. Which moisturizer to use? There are end numbers of moisturizers available in the market and not all products are suitable for your skin. It is important to find out the right moisturizer for yourself depending upon many factors like your skin type, your age and whether you are suffering from specific skin conditions like acne, pimple, and eczema and so on.  #beauty #radiantskin #glowingskin #skincare #skincareroutine #moisturizer #moisturizingskin #importanceofskincare #thecaramel_latte #dryskin #oilyskin #womenofcolor

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For dry skin

Winters are dry skin’s worst enemy. However, a little care can go a long way in keeping the skin soft and supple. An array of organic skincare options are available in the market with ingredients like sea buckthorn, daisy flower extract, iris root extract, coconut, olive oil, oatmeal, honey and Shea butter that guarantees to weather proof your skin.

The best organic moisturiser you must get your hands on this winter is coconut. Its water content not only nourishes the deeper tissues but also acts as a natural healer, restoring the skin. Shea butter on the other hand has been used for the longest time to hydrate and regenerate skin.

Marshmallow root extract and iris florentina extract are some other great picks for extremely dry and damaged skin.

First Published: Nov 09, 2016 15:58 IST