Winter defying beauty!
 Despite global warming, winter, no one has yet been canceled, and, as we know, winter is not the best time for our skin.

In frosty weather, windy, dry air picks up moisture from the skin invaluable, under the influence of low temperature reduces the activity of the sebaceous glands, the skin becomes coarse and rough, soft skin starts to peel off. Not less trouble than the cold and wind, threatens us and staying in over-dried air central heating facilities and home and at work.

This alternation of dry and frost of dried hot air acts on the skin and hair downright deadly, literally zasushivaya them. And, of course, this situation requires adequate safeguards.

Protects the face from the winter "drought"
The easiest and most effective way to protect the delicate skin of the face in the frost - protect it mechanically, hide, cover the layer of fat, as it did in the old days, or put the so-called barrier cream. Modern barrier cream, except for the high content of high quality fats and oils, and the content of different components that support a sufficiently high level moisturized skin under the protective film, such as serine, lysine, glycine, and so forth.

 Winter defying beauty!
   As such a protective barrier cream can offer Comforton Call   by Clinique. This cream is quite effective in skin care in winter, prevents cracking, redness and irritation, and at the same time deeply moisturizes the skin due to the content of the extract of citrus fruit plants Jabara.

In many regions the winter is not very frost, but there is another danger, one should remember that in the cold damp air of cities for a long time "hangs" street could, therefore, desirable that a cosmetic also protects the skin from the negative effects of harmful substances in in the air. Such protection may serve as foundation, which allows the skin to breathe freely, but at the same time is a physical obstacle to cold and very pure air. Not bad, if a cream foundation and powder join another.

If you live in a region with a mild climate, you acquire a special cream marked "Winter" there is no need, just enough to pick up a quality moisturizer that is comfortable and suits your skin. The cream should include: hyaluronic acid, vitamins A, C, E, natural oils, herbal extracts, etc. Choosing the cream, remember: the first component is indicated on the jar - it is the one in which the cream contains the most. Apply the cream on the skin for about half an hour before the scheduled exit from the house, so he had a good soak.

If most of the time you spend not on the frosty streets and in the office working on the computer, then your skin can only sympathize. In such circumstances, the lipid barrier of the skin is very difficult to restrain the evaporation of water, it rapidly loses moisture and needs help. Help save your skin from the office of dried air moisturizing tonic in the form of a spray.

 Winter defying beauty!
 Try also as a moisturizer for the skin in the office with cream gel texture Moisture Surge Extra Thirsty Skin Relief   from Clinique Its highlight is that applied to the surface of his face can be as often as you see fit. He Suitable for all skin types, is applied on top of the other means of care (and even make-up!) Pat and quickly absorbed. You can apply it and as a 5-minute hydrating mask for the face - spread a thick layer of the skin cleaned, and then simply remove the cloth, or drive into the skin with light massage movements.

In winter especially useful at least twice a week to do for the skin nourishing and moisturizing mask .

- Moisturizing mask, skin elasticity returns
Ten grams of yeast grind with two spoons of cabbage juice (fresh), heat in a water bath and put on the face. Beat the egg yolk and five minutes later with a brush gently put it on top of a yeast mask. Wash off the mask after 20 minutes with warm water, then rinse your face with cold water and apply moisturizer.

Caring for skin, do not forget about the lips, which are also in the winter suffer from dry air, and from adverse weather conditions. Do not go out without lipstick, you pick the right color and definitely with the properties of balm in it should include natural waxes and oils, vitamins. Good to protect lips from chapping and chapstick can based on beeswax.

Lips suitable mask for dry and sensitive skin, that is, those which are not a part of the acidic environment. Simple and effective tool to soften the skin of the lips, which enjoyed more our grandmothers - honey. Just lubricate the lips with honey for half an hour before bedtime, so he had time to absorb. With success can be used to soften and moisturize the skin and face and lips banana mask . It is very simple: a banana mash with warm milk until the consistency of yogurt, apply on face and lips, after 10 to 15 minutes, rinse with warm water or remove with a cotton swab.

To hands velvet
Hands, despite the fact that in cold weather, we try to hide them in gloves and mittens, also suffer from the cold, because not every fine work can be done in mittens. So that the protective hand cream will not hurt our winter beautician. This cream, which usually consists of silicone, glycerin, beeswax and vegetable oils (olive, cocoa, oregano, wheat germ), forms at the hands of a kind of "glove" that can protect your skin from frostbite even in the most severe frosts, and at the same time stimulates and strengthens the processes of cell renewal. In addition to protecting your skin needs moisture in the winter. Several times during the day, apply on hand moisturizer after washing your hands to do it without fail.

 Winter defying beauty!
 Speaking of hand washing during the cold season it should be especially gentle and scha¬dyaschim, give up the use of antibacterial soaps and replace them with a mild detergent with a moisturizing effect. One can use, for example, any of a series of soap Creative Scentsations   from CND Which are not only perfectly clean, but and nourish and moisturize the skin. You can pick up and more budget option. For example, soft Cream-soap "Gentle cleansing" for dry skin of hands Or "Double moistening" (Clean Line) The use of these funds provides the skin with softness and tenderness, helps prevent dryness and tightness of the skin, moisturizes the skin, keeping its hydro-lipid balance.

What love hair in the winter
Well, of course, in the winter need to be concerned about hair, because in this period they suffer no less than the skin. Due to the dry air in the premises and the need to wear warm hats hair become dry, brittle, suffer from static and split ends. To curls remained smooth, silky and strong, do not wash your hair with hot water, which increases their fragility.

 Winter defying beauty!
 Shampoo for the winter should have a good cleansing effect and simultaneously moisturize and nourish the hair. Maybe you will approach a natural shampoo Natura Siberica   (Natura Siberika) for dry hair "Security and Nutrition" . It contains many natural components (cedar jelly, Altai sea buckthorn oil, etc..), Cleans the hair and increases resistance to damaging environmental factors.

It is very important at least once a week to do hair mask For example a:

- A tablespoon of honey, gently heat (such as a candle flame), so that it became warm and liquid, rub in clean hair. After 40 minutes, rinse with warm water without shampoo. This mask can be enriched by adding half a teaspoon of turmeric and 1 tbsp. l. cream. If your hair is severely weakened, add a mask bought at the pharmacy of vitamins B1 and B2 (in a vial), 1 ch. L. oily solution of vitamin A, and placenta extract ampoule. It turns out a wonderful nutritious, fortified mask, which will return to life, even the weakened hair.

 Winter defying beauty!
 Do not forget about good nutrition in our winter menu, a lot of space occupied by sweets and high-calorie food, it is natural, but do not forget about vitamins and minerals. In winter especially important B vitamins, vitamins A, E and C. Include in your daily diet salad of carrots and cabbage, a dish of pumpkin and beetroot, seafood, do not forget about dried fruits. Dried apricots, prunes, raisins - a good source of potassium, calcium and vitamin C.

In winter, increased need for sleep, and, as we know, sleep, calm and deep - the best cosmetic. To sleep better, moisturize bedroom all available means: indoor plants, fountains and water tanks and so forth.

Winter, of course, a difficult period in terms of preserving the natural beauty of skin and hair, but with the right, careful and reasonable care of the cold, frost and drought even central heating is not so terrible!
Author: Olga Travleeva