At enhanceskin in Nelson, we want to help you look and feel the best you can. Our range of cosmedical services and advanced skincare products are designed to do just that. During the cooler months, it’s common to suffer from dry, flaky skin. The loss of humidity and repeated traipsing from overheated shops and offices back into the cold can lead to stressed winter skin. So, in this article, we’re sharing five tips to help you step up your winter skincare.
We generally tend to drink less water in the cooler months, but hydration is key for amping up your winter skincare. Keeping adequately hydrated during winter is the best way to keep your skin healthy. Opt for a warm glass of water, rather than cold, as water is not absorbed by the body until it reaches body temperature.
Shedding unwanted dead skin cells is a great way to increase cell turnover, making way for fresh, vibrant, new skin. To avoid dull and dry skin, remember to exfoliate, or, even better, introduce retinol to your winter skincare regime. Speak to us at the clinic to discover the range of Vitamin A (retinol) serums we offer.
Moisturising your skin is another way to keep it looking healthy during winter. Try using a moisturiser with a humectant or try one of our hyaluronic serums we offer at the clinic. Hyaluronic serums can absorb up to a thousand times their weight in moisture, being extremely beneficial to moisture zapped skin.
The importance of sunscreen cannot be emphasised enough. Although the days may be shorter, the winter sun can still take a toll on your skin. So, remember to protect your skin daily with a good facial sunscreen. Speak to us at the clinic to discover our range of sunscreens. There’s something to suit everybody.
Nourishment from the inside is a key to healthy skin. Add as many hydrating whole-foods to your diet as possible, to keep your skin healthy and radiant. Healthy fats such as nuts, seeds and avocado are all loaded with essential fatty acids and omegas, which are the building blocks of cell membranes. These polyunsaturated fats also help to produce the skin’s natural oil barrier, which is critical to keep your skin hydrated, plumper and younger looking.