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3 Easy Beauty Tips To Help Your Skin In The Cold

To be honest, when I think of packing for a winter destination holiday I seldom think about packing sun protection creams. And let’s be honest, I don’t think you do either? We consulted with a dermatologist to bring 3 top beauty tips for protecting your skin in winter. When it comes to a winter skincare regime, not just solely for travel, I think some important factors are overlooked.

SPF will always be your BFF

Whilst in winter, and colder climates the levels of UVB are not as intense as in warmer climates. Levels of UVA are still pretty prevalent. These can age your skin and whilst UVA is less. Surely prevention is better than having to go through treatment for skin cancer?

If you’re hitting the slopes with a Winter Ski Holiday then you’ll know that the reflection of the sun from the snow will cause you to be exposed to plenty of UBA and UVB rays.

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There is absolutely no harm in applying a lotion which is SPF rich every morning before you head out exploring. Most beauty creams have some level of SPF in them. However, check your sunscreen and select something with a high UVA rating for all-round protection.

Ladival is a highly recommended protective sun cream for all weather conditions.

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate

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It is essential to drink a lot of fluid, in particular water. In order for your skin to regenerate and repair as the cold dries skin and makes it more sensitive. If you drink a lot of coffee switch this for green tea as it is packed full of anti-oxidants which help rejuvenate skin. If you drink a lot of carbonated drinks, switch them out for water or find a better alternative such as a SodaStream.

Cherry Chapstick

Keeping hydrated also helps to alleviate dry lips, however, this can’t always be prevented solely through hydration and often the cold leads to chapped lips. Prevent pain and dryness by applying a chapstick such as Carmex or Lypsyl regularly throughout the day. Zinc oxide is a really great physical sunscreen and reflects harmful UV rays away from the thin layers of skin on both your face and lips.

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Try and avoid eating things such as tomatoes as these can often aggravate dry lips.

Preparing your skin protection for when you’re in winter weathers will help you looking fresh-faced an radiant whilst enjoying your Winter travels.

Have you got any tips for skincare in colder destinations? We’d love to hear them, drop your beauty tips in the comments section below. As always, if you’ve found this article to be of any value we’d love for you to share it with your friends and family across social media and beyond.

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Laura is an award-winning entrepreneur with a passion for all things luxury. With a penchant for travel, her favourite destinations are Vegas and Ibiza. Catch her at the latest bar opening with a cocktail in hand followed by mornings in the gym. She dotes on her little Jack Russell, Ziggy and has an unhealthy Instagram obsession. Home interiors continue to grow as a passion and she absolutely loves shopping for all things fashion and beauty too.

1 COMMENTS

  1. Your tips are quite helpful! I want to add that cleansing and toning are the most imprortant thingd in good skin care. I prefer having professional skin cleaning at the salon because for me it is always difficult to find the proper products and care.

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