Winter weather poses several challenges to the skin, primarily due to the combination of cold temperatures, low humidity, and harsh environmental conditions. Here's a closer look at how winter affects the skin:
Dryness and Dehydration:
One of the most common skin issues during winter is dryness. Cold air is typically less humid, and indoor heating systems can further decrease moisture levels. This dry atmosphere can cause the skin to lose its natural hydration, leading to dry, flaky, and itchy skin.
Chapping and Cracking:
Exposed skin, particularly on the face, hands, and lips, is vulnerable to chapping and cracking in cold weather. The harsh winds, low humidity, and cold temperatures can weaken the skin's natural protective barrier, making it more susceptible to damage.
Even though winter brings fewer hours of daylight, UV radiation from the sun remains a threat. Snow can also reflect sunlight, increasing your exposure to harmful UV rays. Sunburn and UV damage can occur, leading to premature aging and skin problems.
Wrinkles and Fine Lines:
The dry, cold conditions of winter can exacerbate the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, making the skin less plump and more susceptible to lines.
In addition to using an SPF, here are ways you can use Dalia Botanique's top products to take care of your skin in winter.
Chamomile and Calendula Hand Cream:
Our rich hand cream, infused with the calming properties of Chamomile and Calendula, soothes and hydrates your skin. It's the perfect remedy for dry and cracked hands, restoring moisture and leaving your hands feeling soft and supple.
Cuticle Oil with Tea Tree Oil:
Our cuticle oil is an essential tool for gardeners. It contains tea tree oil, known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties. This oil keeps your cuticles and nails healthy and protected, ensuring that your hands remain in prime condition. It's suitable for feet too and can help repair damaged toenails.
Skin Restorative Facial Oil with CoQ10:
Our facial oil, enriched with CoQ10, is a powerhouse for skin restoration. It revitalises and rejuvenates your face, repairing the damage caused by the elements. COQ10 promotes collagen production and cellular renewal to help keep skin looking and feeling supple. Use in the morning under your SPF and in the evening apply a few drops over your moisturiser.
Hand and Body Scrub:
Our hand and body scrub is perfect for cleaning nails and exfoliating rough patches of skin. Use as and when needed for your hands and once a week as a full body exfoliation to buff away dead skin.
Other products we recommend:
Dalia Botanique Body Oils-Apply after a shower or bath to slightly damp skin and lock in hydration. Contains Evening Primrose and CoQ10 to help restore dry damaged skin .
Unscented Lotion for sensitive skin. Dalia Botanique's unscented lotion can be used on both body and face.