Winter is a time when you skin, especially the facial skin, is at its most vulnerable. It is very hard to maintain a supple, fresh, and glowing skin in chilly winds and extreme cold which extracts all the moisture from your skin. There is a tendency, especially among women, to switch to winter creams for added moisture and skin care, but to think that cosmetic chemical agents will provide you that radiating summer glow is a big mistake.
There is no alternate no natural remedies when it comes to skin care in winter. Sure, these remedies take some time to produce results, but the success ratio is 100 percent and more importantly there are no side effects and added costs.
Eat Citrus Fruits
Vitamin C is the best gift which the nature has preserved for skin care. This vitamin can be easily consumed in citrus fruits which are abundantly available during winters. Try to eat a lot of citrus fruits so that your skin can stay free of blemishes and dryness.
Hot Water and Lemon
You might have heard that natural herbal tea helps in weight loss. You will be surprised that this is not the only advantage. There is a type of herbal tea, and a very simple one at that, which can really provide some glow to your skin in the winters. All you have to do is to take and cut two circular slices out. Now take a cup of hot boiling water and add one slice into it. Let it be for at least 2 mins and then drink the tea. For an instant effect, you can directly squeeze the other lemon slice on your face. Rub it gently for a wonderful glow.
Banana and Milk
Banana is a bundle of many essential vitamins which help in the fight against skin aging. Mash one and add it with some milk and you have a paste which work wonders for your facial skin. Apply the mask on the face for 20 minutes and then wash off with cold water. Do this at thrice a week and you will start to see the effects.
Honey with Egg Whites
Egg whites and honey are excellent for the skin individually. Add them together and you have an excellent face mask. This mask should be left on till completely dry and then washed off with the help of lukewarm water.