All of us love winter. The lovely breeze and the cozy coffee make our hearts bloom. But with all these we sometimes forget to pamper our skin. Winter has the ability of taking moisture from your skin, making you look dull and lifeless. The question is; are you going to let this happen to you? If your answer is ‘’no’’, which we are quite sure that it is, we recommend you to spare two minutes and rehash things which you are already aware of!
Moisturising is a must for a beautiful skin. With regular practise, you will notice softer and more radiant and glowing skin. Of course the easy way is just dab the cream but a little more knowledge will go a long way. Take a look!
COVERING YOUR FEET AND HANDS AT NIGHT- winter can really make your hands and feet look like those of crows! No offence but we all would agree to this in our deep conscious. Here is how you can combat it. Just apply loads of moisturising cream on your hands and feet. You can apply any cream which suits your skin. Biotique products are good. But if you find them expensive, you may try regular boro-plus. Take huge amount and massage. The trick to get the deep moisture is that you must cover your feet and palm. Wear socks and gloves. This ensures that the moisture sets deep in your pores. Do this daily. Within three to four days, you are bound to notice the difference. Your hands and feet will appear soft and glowy as feather.
MORNING- winter morning is not only restricted to difficulty in getting up, it has the habit of leaving you feel dry. The knuckles, elbows, neck and lips are most affected. Do not worry. Just take the effort of applying your cream on these areas.
POST BATH- so bathing does take away little moisture! Replace your regular soap with moisture laden body wash. After bathing, massage yourself with moisturising cream. You may also choose olive oil. This is extremely important if you are targeting healthy glowing and soft skin. Olive oil can be used on lips as well. It will make it pink naturally with regular usage. Another thing which you must keep in mind is that you must keep your hair dandruff free. If your hair has dandruff, take all the steps to get it removed. It may have severe effect on your skin. A healthy scalp is a prerequisite for a healthy soft skin. Wash your hair at least thrice weekly.
CARRY YOUR MOISTURISING LOTION WITH YOU- so if you are a student or an office goer, you are very much aware that that anything applied in the morning doesn’t last for long. Carry your small handy bottle of cream and apply it after 4-5 hours of first usage. Remember, good skin is never difficult to achieve. Many of us never get it only because we are never persistent in our effort. Love yourself and love your skin. Give it what it deserves.
Winter is my favourite season and I love to look at my face during this season. I look much brighter and younger. That I was talking about was my facial skin. However, I hate looking at my body’s skin. They look so dry, rough and white. Also on certain days I feel itchy more than usual. I dare not use a lotion after shower or else I’ll be like a monkey scratching my hands and legs all day. I know everyone is in a hunt of buying body lotions and body butter to save their skin these days. So I thought I’ll introduce you to my all time favourite body moisturizer. Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer is a thick moisturizer which is meant to use on extra dry skin on those extra cold days. My aunts who live in states always bring 4-5 bottles of this lotion every time they come to India. So I have been using this brand since 5-6years now. I think I am experience enough to write about it now.
Made with a blend of Vitamins C, E and B5, this fast-absorbing body lotion goes deep beneath skin’s surface to lock in moisture and heal dryness at the source, preventing its unwelcome return.
Penetrates through 5 layers of skin’s surface to start healing at the source
Helps heal extra dry skin—including heels, elbows and knees
Triples skin’s moisture content with continued use
Provides 24-hour relief
Price – Available for Rs. 403 for 496ml bottle on AMAZON. You can compare the prices online.
Packaging – It is housed in a thick sturdy white bottle which has a flip flop. If you go for a bottle which is of higher quantity, you have to simply press the pump and the lotion will drop out. The packaging of the bottle is travel friendly. Like I said my aunts always get 4-5 bottles of these from states.
My Experience with Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer-
This is hands down one of the best winter skin moisturizer I have ever used. I agree I always get bored of using this since I have like 4-5 bottles in stock with me. In between, I keep trying other products. But I always tend to come back to this during winters. It heals every part of dry areas of my skin and makes it smooth and shiny. There is absolutely no need of re-application with this lotion. The cream consistency is medium, I say medium because it’s not as thick as those heavy duty body butters. It goes like a breeze on my skin. Some might find it too heavy for summers. It tends to get a bit sticky during summers. However, its perfect for winters and can be carried anytime anywhere. Earlier it was not available easily in India but now its available everywhere online. I also found it in beauty stores here in Mumbai, India.
Great moisturizer/lotion for winters
Heals the roughest points of your skin
No need of reapplication
Skin becomes smooth and soft with regular use
Skin doesn’t feel itchy or stretchy anymore
Available easily online
None just avoid using this during summers or it may feel sticky.
Rating – 5/5
My Recommendation– I have been using this from so many years and I cannot force you enough to get this. Do pick up one and try it yourself. You will be hooked.