The changes of season and our skin, how does it affect us?
Hasn't it happened to you that during the winter your skin feels dry and you need a lot of hydration and when spring comes and the sun comes that cream that has worked great for you all winter now leaves your skin greasy and makes pimples start to appear? We present the seasonal changes of your skin!
You thought you had your routine well defined, but the weather changes, it gets hotter and your skin becomes more oily, shiny and prone to acne. if you already have problems of skin, such as rosacea or acne, the heat won't help much either. But there are things that can you do for fight the effects of change of station.
First of all, it is important to understand the why:
Why does your skin change with the weather?
Spring, summer, autumn and winter are accompanied by different climatic characteristics. Each of them has its own range of temperature and humidity, and these changes affect your skin.
When the summer becomes fall, surely you have noticed that the air with cools and it becomes more dry. when it becomes winter, this is intensify, and we have an air even plus cold Y winds fresh Y ice creams.
During all this time, the skin does all the possible by stay hydrated, but when there is less humidity in the air and conditions they are more hard, it becomes a challenge every time mayor. Especially when we sneak indoors to avoid the weather and turn up the central heating to warm up.
And those hot showers that we take in winter to take away the cold? Those don't help.
The climate, Combined with the methods what we use for fight the cold, cause dryness and irritation on our skin. The skin tends to flake off on the method and in the Body, you may notice that you are more prone to inflammation and to the redness. Frequently exposed areas, such as hands and the lips with irritate and start to crack. Especially with all the extra handwashing that comes with living through a pandemic.
What usually happens is that by the time you skin with adapts to changes in temperature and humidity, seasons they return to change. Now we are in full spring, a little more than heat, the wind is less harsh, and there is again some humidity in the air.
That's why, knowing what our skin it is adapting to the new climate and being attentive to how it affects this to our skin, we can fight the effects secondary in time and prevent irritation and general skin discomfort:
Instead of talking about seasons like spring-summer-autumn-winter, we prefer to explain changes in temperature, since spring is not the same in Seville or Bilbao.
From warm to cold weather:
When the low temperature, and the humidity decreases, that skin asks shouting hydration. The cold can cause cracks in the outer layers of the skin, inflammation Y lack of hydration in general, which can seriously affect the health of your skin.
This is because the barrier of the skin weakens and dry, even more so when you walk into an overheated building that circulates hot, dry air. You may suddenly find yourself itching and one sensation of dryness.
This can to provoke the accumulation of a excess of Dry Skin, what obstructs the couples and provokes buds O rashes on the skin. In addition, many of us tend to eat more and not so healthy during the colder months, and this also upsets the hormonal balance of our skin.
How can I cope with the effects of cold?
Unfortunately, because everyone's skin is different, there is no one solution that works for everyone. However, what you can do is to protect that skin from inclement weather adjusting that routine of caution from skin.
For example, you can change to cleaner facial plus suave during the winter for avoid the products chemicals more aggressive that could dry out your skin even more.
It is also recommended exfoliate, if you feel the need to do so, to remove the cells dead of the skin, but do it with smoothness, because during the colder months the exfoliarte too Y no hydrate enough can worsen the situation instead of improving it.
It is a good time to try a cream moisturizer plus strong what retain the humidity of your skin Also suits that you use a serum that provides the hydration and protection you need to avoid dry areas.
If you have the skin fat, use a cream moisturizer light Even if you feel like you have too much. You are likely to produce excess sebum (oil) at these times, and the oiliness will only get worse if you don't correct your skin abnormalities. Secret, cleaning and hydrationwithout missing a day.
From cold to warm weather:
When the weather it becomes more warm and the spring, the humidity and the temperature they return to increase. The skin starts to be more fat Y heavy, Since the dirt and the cells dead are trapped on the surface.
If you usually have a skin normal, it may become plus fat in the warmer months, which can to provoke buds Y acne.
The temperatures plus warm favor the production of sebum and the sweat, obstructs the couples. Also spend many hours sun it affects to pigmentation and cause stains solar.
What can I do against the effects of heat?
Change to a cream moisturizer plus light when spring approaches, to avoid an unnecessary accumulation of product. Remember that you skin follow needing hydration, but it is better you get it drinking a lot Water in the warmer seasons.
incorporates to your routine a cleaner what eliminated the fat to help control excess. For a deeper clean, look for cleaners scrubs soft what do you help a get rid of from skin dead and excess fat.
The vitamin C is an excellent ally in your routine during all year, but can be even more important in the summer. Your regular application can prevent the hyper-pigmentation Y to improve the aspect of the lines thin and the wrinkles al help to production of collagen.
Choose Apply and vitamin C serum on your face after from cleaning Y before from hydration.
don't forget the protection solar, from head to toe. Even on the coldest and nastiest days, the sun's rays continue to reach our skin and protection is necessary. Even more so in summer, when we are more likely to be outdoors and exposed for longer periods of time to the sun.
For the working day work, where no you're going to be so exposed al sun like on the beach, you can always use a moisturizer light, oil free and with SPF15.
It is also convenient avoid the long baths Y hot in summer, try to limit showers. Excessive showering can make your skin dry, can lead to inflammation and eczema flare-ups.
Remember to hydrate that skin after from spirit or the bathroom.
For withdraw the excess of skin dead in the Body and body scrub natural It is a wise option, as long as you do it once a week or every two weeks.
And most important of all, always listen to what your skin is trying to tell you, many times, just by observing and acting accordingly we save time, money and disappointment.