With the holidays in full swing and winter just around the corner, good skincare is likely the last thing on your mind. However, as something that will help protect you from developing fine lines and wrinkles and from feeling overall uncomfortable throughout the season, having a good skincare regimen that will help you lock in moisture this winter is a must have. Read on to learn more about three ways in which you can do this.
Drink More Water
In the cold, cool weather of winter it is oftentimes hard to remember to drink water throughout the day. However, as the best and easiest way to ensure that not only your body, but your skin, stays hydrated, drinking water is free and fast. As one of the first parts of your body to lose water when you are dehydrated, your skin can start to show signs of wear, tear, and age fairly quickly. As a tool to help you remember to drink more water throughout the day, set an alarm on your phone to drink around 8 ounces of water every hour.
Wear a Heavy Moisturizer
Your normal daily moisturizer that you wear during other parts of the year likely won’t make the cut this winter. In order to help you lock in that moisture, make sure to wear a thicker moisturizing cream that will cover, lock, and seal in the moisture on your face.
Wear a Moisturizing Lip Balm
As one of the parts of the face that is most neglected, your lips can easily crack, dry, and bleed in the cold winter months due to things such as crisp, cold air and strong winds. And cracked lips can cause you to form fine lines and wrinkles around your lips and on them which will require dermal fillers further down the line. When shopping for a moisturizing lip balm, look for one that has an spf in it and that contains natural ingredients. An spf and ingredients like coconut oil will help ensure that your lips can the moisture and protection they need.
Lock in the moisture in your skin this winter by using the three tips listed above. To learn more about proper skin care, contact Dr. Adelle T Quintana at Laser & Mohs Surgery of New York today!