There’s nip in the air. Warm clothes, steaming hot cup of chocolate or coffee are the staple now. And so are dull skin, chapped lips, itchy arms and legs, cracked heels. Here are seven top expert tips to keep you smooth and soft all over:
Top tip # 1: Switch to using creamy cleansers as they are gentler on the skin, and retain skin’s natural oil balance.
Top tip # 2: Give your skin extra dose of essential fatty acids by taking in fish oil based capsules or Omega 3 supplements. It will ensure healthy skin from within.
Top tip # 3: Avoid using very hot water to wash your face and body. Use lukewarm water for cleansing.
Top tip # 4: Use a creamy moisturiser on your wet skin. This applies for both body and face. It seals in the much-needed moisture to the skin.
Top tip # 5: Exfoliate your face only once a week. Use a body scrub twice a week. Look for scrubs with micro granules. Slough of the skin-dulling dead skin layer on your arms, legs thighs and back.
Top tip # 6: To keep very dry body skin soft, use a skin conditioner after a bath or rub a little body oil all over. Rinse lightly and follow up with a regular body lotion.
Top tip # 7: To soften chapped lips use a little face scrub on your lips. Exfoliate gently then slather on a lip softening balm or cold cream on your lips.