How To Fight Winter Acne By Moisturizing?

Skin CareBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamDec 17, 2020

The skin is prone to several external uncontrollable factors like wind, dust, oil, etc. Even winters can trigger many skin problems including acne. So, it is essential to take care of your skin and protect it from the harmful stimuli of the environment. In the winter season, one should keep moisturizing their skin using any good cream, lotion or moisturizer. However, you should not use excess skin moisturizer to moisturize your skin. You should use the right kind of moisturizer and apply it regularly on your skin.  Overmoisturizing your skin can give birth to acne on your skin because it can close the skin pores. Using too much moisturizer can even make your skin sticky and increase the risk of visibility of marks on your skin. Therefore, here's when you should use a moisturizer to avoid skin problems:

  • Always use a moisturizer after taking a bath or washing your face, on wet skin.
  • You can even apply moisturizer on your face after washing it before bedtime
  • Use very less amount of moisturizer on your face. Don't put an entire layer on lotion on your face as it is very sensitive

In winters, you should clean your face atleast once a week. This will help in removing dead skin cells and keeping your skin moisturized. So, if you take care of your skin in this winter season, keeping these tips in mind and your skin will stay glowing, soft and healthy. Moisturizer help in making the skin soft and removing the dead skin cells. You can easily find moisturizers in the markets or online.

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