Skin Health In WinterWinter 2011-2012 is already knocking on our doors, and it certainly is going to bring a lot of positive emotions and miraculous things to our lives. At the same time, winter days are usually cold and very dry, which will affect our hair, lips, eyes and skin condition, and even the healthiest skin can go considerably worse. That is why in winter you should pay more attention to your hair and skin care. So say the specialists and dermatologists around the world, and they offer you a list on interesting natural solutions and herbal remedies to improve your skin health in winter.

Problem 1: Your skin goes extremely dry. It is an absolutely common thing in winter and most people experience it. You should be ready for dry winter season and prepare high quality natural moisturizing creams to use for your skin protection. Also, you can use special exfoliators and natural moisturizers for skin. Finally, get a humidifier and let it work for your skin health and beauty.

Problem 2: You experience itchiness, blemishes, paleness, puffiness, wrinkles, and other skin problems. There are a number of herbal remedies and natural solutions you can use to improve your skin health in winter.You can use potato peel or banana peel: apply those natural remedies to your skin, keep for 10-15 minutes and then wash off with warm water. It will help to reduce the mentioned symptoms and signs of unhealthy skin.

Skin ProblemsProblem 3: Your skin goes extremely red when outside temperatures are too low. To get rid of excessive redness and irritation, it is recommended to use such herbal remedies as chamomile infusion, green tea, arnica or natural Vitamin E.

Problem 4: Your lips get too dry and peeling. Lips are extremely sensitive and they are the first to get affected by cold and dry weather in winter. It is possible to try special moisturizing lipsticks, or a special jelly. Also, you can use a slice of cucumber and rub it into your lips in order to moisturize and refresh them. To maximize the moisturizing effects of cucumber, you can apply some high quality honey after applying the cucumber.

Problem 5: Your hands are going dry, cracked and burnt by dry weather damage. In winter, our hands need extra care because, in addition to destructive drying effects of soap and water, they are also affected by dry winter weather. To improve your hand skin health in winter, you can use special moisturizing hand creams based on natural ingredients. Try to use creams not only to combat the problem, but for protection, before the damage is done.

Author Info: Hi! My name is Carla and I am a 5th year medical student at HYMS. I am interested in alternative medicine and I have done months researching the topic of herbal medicine. Besides, I like interviewing people and learning more about their experiences with one or another type of herbal treatments. I am willing to contribute to this site with my knowledge, and I would be happy to help you out to the best of my ability with any specific questions or problems related to alternative medicine.

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