Hello busy bees! Winters are not skin friendly. Cold wind and low humidity levels result in dryness in our skin. Cold days also bring with it dry and itchy skin which can be a real pain. My dear ladies, please apply a moisturizing lotion or good body oil when your skin is still moist and damp-This helps replenish the natural oils that a hot shower often strips of. Keep your moisturizer in the bathroom so you can apply it after your bath and never forget. Also keep a good hand cream in your bag so that you can apply it always whenever you wash your hands.
Here are 5 DIY hydrating face masks that are super easy to make and will easily accommodate in your busy schedule.
- The wonder ingredient Curd
Curd is one such thing we all have in our refrigerators. Just scoop out 2 tablespoons of curd in a bowl and spread on your face and neck before bath. Leave it for 10 minutes and wash. Yes, you are sorted. The curd will give you essential hydration and glowing skin. Try to do this 4 times a week.
- Olive oil and sugar mask
This easy DIY mask not only exfoliates your skin but also give you the shine that goes lost in winters. Take one tablespoon olive oil and mix sugar in same proportion. Apply it over your face; massage for a while and scrub off the dead skin and wash off with warm water.
P.S. – You can also use this as full body scrub.
- Banana Honey mask
Mash a banana and mix a little honey in it. You can add few drops of lemon juice also. Apply it for 10 minutes and rinse it off. Banana moisturizes and nourishes the skin with its vitamin C, B-6, and A contents. These help in retaining water in the skin and keeping it hydrated.
- Curd and Beasn (gram flour) mask
Take 2-3 tablespoons of curd and add 2 tablespoon gram flour or besan in it; add a pinch of turmeric in it. Apply over your face and leave it for 15 minutes and then rinse. A good mask for dry skin. This mask is soothing in summers also, so try this at least in 15 days and your skin will always be glowing.
- Honey and raw milk mask
The marvels of raw milk are countless. One such is mixing it with honey and applying on dry and flaky skin. Milk will help in gently removing dry and flaky skin and making skin smooth and moisturized.
We wish you a healthy and glowing skin this winter.