Tired of wiping oily, sticky skin time and again this monsoon? Undoubtedly the Rains can bring an immense pleasure to our senses. But it can bring other things too, like humidity and infections! Our body, particularly our skin, digestive and respiratory systems are likely to be affected by the harms of this weather. Hence, you need to alter your skin care regime with specific skin care tips for the monsoon.
The humidity and stickiness can mess your skin and hair like never before. Here are some skin care tips for the monsoon season to keep you away from dampness.
1. Hydrate Yourself for Healthy Skin
Water will surround you everywhere on the outside but that should not become a reason for you to stop hydrating yourself on the inside. Drink at least 8 glasses of water each day. It helps to remove toxins from your body and ultimately water is the key to a healthy skin.
2. Clean Up
Excess oil and grease can tend to build up on the surface of your skin which can degrade its quality. Rainwater can become a reason to dance for many but it can also become a reason for clogged pores. Make sure you don’t let that happen to your skin. Try to wash out the dirt at least two or three times a day using a mild face wash (soap free) thus doesn’t make your skin dry as well.
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3. Tone Your Skin
A toner can help to refresh and energize your skin. While choosing a toner for your skin, keep in mind to select a non-alcoholic one as it helps you to maintain the pH balance of your skin bringing back your lost glow.
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4. Moisturize Your Skin
The rains can rob skin’s natural oils resulting in awfully dull and dry skin. Hence, make sure to moisturize your skin with a light moisturizer to keep outer layer hydrated and brightened. People having oily skin should use a gel based moisturizer or cream.
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5. Rose Water Benefits for Skin
This is one of the basic skin care tips for the monsoon but can do wonders to your skin if used daily. It has anti-inflammatory properties which help to get rid of skin irritation, acne, and many other skin problems. It also acts as a natural cleanser and keeps dirt at bay.
6. Avoid Too Many Chemicals & Heavy Makeup
Stay away from using heavy chemical based products, like foundations and cleansers as they can block your skin pores. Also, putting on heavy makeup results in cakey patches that invite acne. Try to stay as natural as possible, so that your skin can have some space to breathe. If at all you choose to wear makeup, choose waterproof products.
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7. Homemade Face Packs for Glowing Skin
Homemade face packs will always be a great alternative to the ones with chemicals and heavy ingredients. You can make face packs at home using common materials found in the household like rose water, bananas, almonds, egg whites, papaya, etc.
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8. Apply Coconut Oil to Your Lips
Your lips are an essential and most ignored part of your skin. You must always make sure to prevent them from cracking up; Yes, even in the monsoon! Apply coconut oil on your lips before going to bed for overnight nourishing effects.
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9. Make Sunscreen Your Best Friend
Yes, you read it right! This is the most ignored element from our skin care routine, especially in monsoon season. Sunscreen must be used even when you aren’t seeing the sun. UV rays are still present in the atmosphere and can damage your skin. Hence, you must never forget to apply your knight in the shining sun!
10. Use an Anti-Bacterial Talc
Don’t forget to make Anti-Bacterial Talc a part of monsoon skin care routine. Moisture in the atmosphere acts as a carrier for various kinds of bacteria and fungus, so remember to apply an anti-bacterial Talc regularly to prevent skin infections.
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Aforesaid skin care tips for the monsoon will surely going to help you fighting dampness while maintaining the skin’s natural glow.