As summer transitions into winter and winter into rainy season, you ought to take good care of your skin. Give your skin more fluids and eat right for healthy skin, says Chandrika Mahendra, Principal Scientist, Personal Care, The Himalaya Drug Company. Read to find out how you should keep your skin glowing all day long.
Peel-off that tan: After a day out in the sun, try out a natural anti-tan peel off mask. An orange-based peel off mask is a good pick. Oranges are rich in Vitamin C and the antioxidants present in the orange peel will work collectively to provide an even-textured skin and act as a natural cleanser. Ingredients such as honey can also act as an anti-bacterial element with healing properties.
Drink lots of water: One of the basic mantras for beating the October heat is to get more fluids into your body. Your skin glows and appears healthier when your body is adequately hydrated. If you are heading to one of the beaches in southern India, treat yourself generously with tender coconut water. It is not only low in calories but has anti-oxidants, Vitamin C and other essential minerals that enrich your skin.
Have Vitamin C: Excessive oily food may cause acne, and the heat only makes it worse. Look for fruits that are rich in Vitamin C such as oranges, lemons and kiwis. They help to maintain moisture balance in your skin and Vitamin C also helps build protection against skin wrinkling.