During the winter months, our skin will often become drier and feel more sensitive due to the cold weather conditions and indoor central heating zapping moisture from our skin, and hair. Our skin (and not to mention hair!) can be left feeling dehydrated, raw, itchy, and irritated, so it's important that we keep it as hydrated as possible.
The good news is, our Sea Magik Skin Solutions range is absolutely packed with mineral hydration to help even the driest of skin. Here are our top ten tips to help dry and dehydrated winter skin;
1. Keep hydrated!
Our number one tip for winter skin, is to keep our bodies hydrated all year around - we must all drink at least 2 litres of water a day to give our body the best hydration we can.
2. Use a gentle body wash
Opt for a gentle body wash to help keep the skins barrier as healthy as possible so it can retain vital moisture. Our Refreshing Bath Shower Gel is a gentle formulation containing Dead Sea Minerals and blend of Seaweeds to help cleanse, soften, and hydrate the skin without stripping away the skins natural oils.
3. Don't forget body lotion
Apply a body lotion at least once a day to the whole of the body, don’t forget hands and feet! We recommend our Silky Smooth Body Lotion as it is a lightweight body lotion made with mineral-rich Dead Sea Salt, Organic Kelp and Chamomile extract to hydrate, soften, and smooth the skin. It’s great for all skin types even the most sensitive and eczema/psoriasis prone due to its anti-inflammatory and calming properties.
4. Dry or cracked skin will need something more intensive
If your suffering with really dry/dehydrated skin you may want something more intensive to deeply nourish the skin. The Natural Skin Softener is a natural balm packed with vitamins and minerals to deeply hydrate even the driest and sensitive skin. Blending nourishing oils of Sweet Almond, Coconut, Avocado, Sesame, Jojoba with Dead Sea Salt and Organic Winged Kelp, the skin is left feeling deeply nourished and moisturised. This is a multi-purpose product that can be used on the face, body, lips, and cuticles. It works wonders on cracked skin and is perfect for anyone suffering from cracked hands and feet.
5. Moisturise your face twice a day
A facial moisturiser should be applied both morning and evening after the skin has been cleansed and toned. The Rich Moisturiser is packed with naturally occurring vitamins and minerals from pure marine and plant ingredients. It contains a blend of organic Bladderwrack, Brown Kelp, and Horsetail which help boost circulation and stabilise skin hydration. It also contains Coconut Oil which is rich in Vitamin E and Amino Acids to help repair the skin's natural barrier as well as calming, hydrating, and nourishing the skin.
6. Soothe a dry or itchy scalp
Our hair and scalp can also suffer during the winter months so it’s important to use products that will keep the hair and scalp hydrated. The Mineral Shampoo contains Dead Sea minerals, blend of Seaweeds and Pro-Vitamin B5 to hydrate, strengthen and nourish the hair. Salicylic Acid helps to dissolve dry and flaky skin, moisturise and nourish the scalp.
7. Brighten dull winter hair with an intensive conditioner
Follow with Hair Magic Conditioner packed with Dead Sea minerals, Coconut Oil and Meadowfoam Seeds, it creates an amazing shine and leaves the hair hydrated and healthy. This can be used as a daily conditioner and as a hair mask if you’re looking for more of an intensive treatment.
8. Exfoliate dead skin cells away to reveal brighter skin
It’s important to exfoliate the skin regularly to prevent layers of dead skin from building up. Without exfoliating, the skin can be left feeling dry, tight and uncomfortable. We recommend exfoliating both face and body 1-2 times a week. The Mild exfoliant is a great exfoliator that can be used on the face and body. It’s a gentle yet effective exfoliator that contains natural crystal quartz which helps to gently remove dead skin cells leaving the skin feeling smooth and refreshed. This product can be used on all skin types. It contains Coconut Oil, Irish Sea Moss and Moroccan Lava Clay which help to nourish, hydrate, and brighten the skin.
Caring for your skin with the right products will see you through the winter months; helping your skin stay deeply hydrated, nourished, and moisturised.