If your wondering why your skin is dry this winter ..... here are some cold weather skin care tips from Red Lotus skin care salon in Beaverton.
Cold weather can play havoc with your beauty regimen, leaving you with dry, flaky skin. Here are some tips to help your skin with the new weather.
1. Turn down the heater!
The very first day you turn on the heat for autumn’s cold weather, you start drying your skin. Tip…Turn that heater to a lower setting before going to bed. You’ll sleep better…the lower setting will be easier on your skin…and you’ll save some household heating energy and dollars! If you have a humidifier, dig it out and run it in your bedroom a couple of hours before bedtime. Hydrated skin is happy skin!
2. Moisturize more!
And make sure your moisturizer meets the specific requirements of cold weather. If you’re using a water-based moisturizer, be sure it contains effective humectants—ingredients that hold onto water—to lock moisture within your skin. This is doubly important when you’re over forty. Examples of humectant ingredients used in facial creams are glycerin, propylene glycol and hyaluronic acid.
Use oils in creams rather than water-based. Oils form a protective layer on the skin that helps it retain more moisture.
3. Hydrate from within!
Here and there on the internet, an occasional dermatologist or cosmetologist is catching up with what I've been saying for years. We used to be told: Drink water. For extremely dry skin types, water sometimes is not enough.
So what does work? Simple: Be sure you enjoy fresh squeezed vegetable juice regularly (ideally daily!), eat raw foods, and cut out processed foods as much as you can.
Four… Eat more foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids. These limit water loss in skin cells. There are three important omega-3 fatty acids:
BUT MY FAVORITE SKIN SECRET IS GREEN TEA WITH RAW COCONUT OIL. YOU WILL HAVE MOIST SMOOTH SKIN, LOOSE WEIGHT AND FULL FULL AND SATISFIED. . recipe is dragon well green tea steeped 21/2 min
I like raw whole milk or you can use and dairy free sub you like, (coconut milk)
small spoon raw coconut oil.
Have 3 to 4 cups a day and you will love the results.