As the cold weather settles in and the sweaters are broken out, our skin goes through a transition much like our closets.
During cold weather months, skin conditions like dryness, redness, wind burns, dry body, and itchiness become very common.
These issues can lead to uncomfortable conditions on your face and body and can leave you with irritating patches of redness and discoloration.
To get a jump on your winter routine and take preventative care now, lets learn about ingredients that can help remedy these common skin issues:
Calendula and hemp seed oil are well known natural anti-inflammatory agents. Using products with either of these ingredients will help reduce the swelling associated with itchy and wind burnt skin. Applying an oil to face and body daily helps to create a protective moisturizing layer over your skin that reduces the chances of increased dryness and persistent itch.
Baobab oil is full of antioxidants and is nutrient dense. This makes products containing this super-fruit oil perfect for treating redness, dryness and signs of aging which increases when skin is irritated.
Shea aids in your skins natural ability to produce collagen and helps to protect skins natural oils, making it a well-rounded product to use to combat dryness and irritation. Keeping skin soft and strong, products with shea and shea butter can be used on face and body daily to keep the cold weather at bay.
Ylang-ylang essential oil has benefits for skin all year around but during winter months, this aromatic ingredient helps to create a good balance between maintained moisture and oil. This balancing act can help fight dryness and improve your skins ability to resist damage from wind burn.
Finding and using cosmetic products that contain these all-natural and powerful ingredients can help fight all the signs of a punishing winter. That means your face and body will always be in summer mode which is good for anyone’s soul!