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9 Fall Skincare Tips For All Skincare Types

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Most of us hate to say goodbye to the warm weather and all that comes with the relaxing days of summertime. But sorry to tell you, the colder weather is upon us. Get ready for those dry cold winds, forced air heating and the drying air from fireplaces. Although sitting by the fireplace can be relaxing too, it does dry out our skin, meaning all our skin: hands, feet, legs, face, everywhere.

Fall Skincare Tips

There are proactive ways you can get a head start on the upcoming cold weather and how it affects your skin. Let’s look at 9 skin care tips for all skincare types.

Don’t Wait Until the Damage Is Done

This is your fair warning. Your skin requires different care as the weather changes, and it will assuredly become dry if you continue to use the same products you love in the spring and summer. Start making some changes to your products now.

Pay Attention to Your Hands

Our hands are always on display. Obviously we are going to moisturize our skin as we step out of the shower, but our hands can be forgotten. There is nothing worse than dry cracking fingertips and dry cuticles. Those who must wash their hands multiple times a day due to their occupation are particularly susceptible. Find a rich hand cream to use every day and during the day as needed.

Change Your Cleansers

Switch out the sweet-smelling soap you have used during the warm weather for a moisturizing, creamy body wash. There are many on the market with additional hydrating qualities.

Exfoliate

Time to remove those dead skin cells and start fresh. There are facial specials available at Clearview Plastic Surgery right now. Get ahead of the curve and book one now.

Don’t Forget Your Lips

There is nothing worse than chapped and dry lips. This is a common problem during the cold months. Not only is it uncomfortable, but it looks dreadful. Protect your lips with a moisturizing balm and keep them plump and inviting.

Try a Facial Mist

Look for a pleasant-smelling facial mist, and perhaps one with hydrating properties. Tuck one in your purse to use any time of the day and as an added bonus to help refresh your makeup.

Change Out Some Staple Face Products

During colder weather, instead of light lotions, switch to thicker creams to help moisturize and protect your skin.

Buy a Humidifier

Maybe buy more than one humidifier to counteract drying during the winter. Keep one in your living area and one in the bedroom. Not only will your skin thank you, but so will your eyes.

One Last Simple Tip

Drink lots of water during the winter. We know to stay hydrated in the hot summer months, but we need to be drinking water just as much in the cold months.

There are numerous wintertime sports and activities to enjoy, so it’s not all bad. Just don’t forget to care for your skin. Contact Clearview Plastic Surgery with questions or to learn how we can help improve your skin issues with Miracle 10 – a breakthrough skincare line that improves skin elasticity and radiance to create a more youthful appearance.

6 Ways to Transform Your Fall Beauty Routine

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As you put away your swimsuits, tanks and flirty summer dresses, it’s also time to change out your beauty routine and the products you’ve been using. The weather is getting cooler by the day, so pull out your tall boots, booties, sweater vests and layers with lots of texture.

6 Ways To Transform Your Fall Beauty Routine

All the fun we had this summer has done a number on our skin, hair, nails and feet. Here are 6 ways to transform your fall beauty routine..

Hydrate Your Skin

Seasons change, and so does your skin. Depending on your age and where you live, begin by switching out your light warm weather moisturizer. Trade up to a richer, heavier moisturizer to guard against the drying fall and winter winds.

Look for one that targets those dark sun spots left over from overexposure to the sun, known as hyperpigmentation.

Exfoliate

Remove the dead skin cells with a scrub to brighten and repair your summer face and body. This will induce natural oil production, so use it on your feet, elbows or anywhere that feels dry. Don’t forget your lips if they have become dry from the sun.

Put Retinol Back Into Your Routine

If you stowed away retinol for the summer months, it’s time to pull it back out. There is nothing better to smooth out those wrinkles and brighten your skin. This miracle vitamin A derivative will boost your collagen production and even out your complexion as it unclogs pores.

Fall Into A New Palate

It’s always fun to experiment with new makeup colors, and this fall is no exception. Hide those pink pastel lipsticks and polish and bring out the fall shades.

Fall 2017 is showcasing lots of shimmer and metallics. Bronzes and browns on the eyelids, along with dark jewel tone shimmer shadows. Try a dark brown eyeliner instead of your normal black.

Maybe it’s time you played with a darker shade of lipstick! There is nothing better than a berry shade or even a bright red in the autumn.

This year’s darker nail colors are spectacular, with all shades of mauve, grey, and espresso, and deep dusky roses, our favourite. Have fun with color!

Don’t Forget Sunscreen

Yes, even in the fall you should wear sunscreen. True, there is less skin exposed, but the UVA rays are just as strong as in the summer. Those are the nasty rays that cause damage and can lead to cancer.

Pay Attention To Your Skin

If your skin is suddenly developing pimples and breakouts, it is telling you something. Dryness and sensitivity are all signs of inflammation.

Maybe you want to start fresh with a wrinkle treatment or dermal filler.

Take advantage of our Fall Specials. We can address your sun-damaged skin with a chemical peel, or you can relax with a Platinum Anti-Aging Facial before the cold weather sets in.

Make an appointment today at Clearview Plastic Surgery.

Find Out What SPF You Should Be Wearing

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First and foremost, everyone should be wearing sunscreen. That means young and old, from toddlers to the elderly. Everyone should take precautions and protect themselves from the sun’s harmful rays.

Find Out What SPF You Should Be Wearing

It is universally understood that the minimum amount of SPF is SPF30. This blocks 97% of the sun’s harmful rays. Wearing a higher SPF is helpful, but unfortunately nothing blocks 100% of the sun’s rays. If you will be out in the sun for a longer time, switch to an SPF50.

Why You Should Wear Sunscreen

Everyone should wear sunscreen to protect themselves from UV rays, even on cloudy days. It should be water resistant and give broad spectrum protection.

Wearing sunscreen protects us from early skin aging and wrinkles, painful sunburn, and skin cancer.

There are two types of dangerous rays. UVA rays are the ones that cause aging, wrinkles and those brown aging spots. These rays can penetrate through glass.

UVB rays are the ones that can burn the skin, but they are blocked by windows. In order to have full protection, your sunscreen should provide protection from both types of rays.

When And Where You Should Wear Sunscreen

The simple answer is every day and anywhere your skin is exposed to the sun. Many of today’s make-up and foundations have SPF in them. Look for lipstick that has protection. Just going from your home to your car, taking a walk during lunch or playing outdoors with your children leaves you exposed. You may think this is not important, but when those sunspots and wrinkles begin to appear, you will wish you had been more attentive to these cautions.

At The Beach

Most of us know to slather on sunscreen when outside in the sun for long periods of time.

  • Sunscreen should be applied every two hours and after coming out of the water.
  • You should apply it 15 minutes BEFORE you go out into the sun.
  • Make sure you apply it everywhere skin is exposed.
  • Pay special attention to children and apply enough and frequently enough.
  • The sand and the water are especially reflective of the sun, so be cautious while boating.

Winter Sports Activities

Don’t be fooled by the winter sun. It can be just as damaging as in summertime. If you like to ski, snowboard or do any other outdoor activities during the cold months, be advised that the sun will reflect off the snow, increasing its danger. Use sunscreen anywhere you skin will be exposed. Wear protective eye wear to minimize damage to your eyes.

Best Practices

Never go to a tanning bed. There are many excellent faux tanning products on the market now. You don’t have to sit in the sun to look like you did.

Wear a hat, especially a wide-brimmed one, while out in the sun.

It is always a good idea to wear sunglasses. Even young children should be wearing them, especially at the beach.

Wear protective clothing like long sleeves when out in the sun.

Just avoid the sun whenever possible. Sit under an umbrella or carry an umbrella when out in the sun.

Before we knew all the dangers of sunbathing, many people sat in the sun for hours on end to get that look of a healthy glow. Now we know that healthy glow can lead to some very unfortunate consequences.

Contact Clearview Plastic Surgery for our state-of-the-art cosmetic treatments for wrinkles, age spots and other consequences of the sun.

6 Ingredients To Avoid If You Have Acne Prone Skin

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Anyone can be prone to acne regardless of their age. Most of us remember those unsightly bumps and red blotches when we were teenagers and how it affected our fragile self-esteem. Even as adults we can still have acne prone skin for various reasons and at different points in our life. Rosacea can also give the appearance of acne, with breakouts known as Papulopustular rosacea.

Ingredients To Avoid If You Have Acne Prone Skin

What many of us don’t realize is that we may be using a variety of products to improve other skin issues like wrinkles and fine lines, that may in fact be causing inflammations leading to acne. If you don’t love your skin right now, here are six ingredients to avoid.

Silicone

This is found in many tanning products and foundations, to make your skin feel soft. It may succeed at that, but silicone will dry out your skin and clog your pores, leading to breakouts. This is one ingredient to avoid completely, if possible.

Parabens

These are included in products as a preservative to extend shelf life. They contribute to acne by over stimulating hormones. This type of ingredient includes many subtypes: methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben, ethylparaben. The reason that these sound like petroleum products, is that they are, and they do not benefit your face.

Alcohol

Alcohol dries the skin, which in turn causes glands to over-secrete oil. Just as drinking alcohol can dehydrate your body, alcohol on your face does the same to your skin.

Scented Products

Although we all like to put something on our face that smells pleasant, many times the ingredients that give it that peach or lavender scent are clogging your pores and adding to the irritation. Switch to unscented cleansers and moisturizers.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is highly comedogenic. It blocks and clogs pores. All comedogenic ingredients block and trap the dead cells and chemicals in your makeup products inside your pores.

Benzoyl Peroxide

This is acceptable for minimal use but it will irritate and dry out skin.

Other Tips

Besides avoiding the above six ingredients, here are some proactive lifestyle measures you can take to improve the look of your skin.

  • Drink plenty of water. Never forget to hydrate.
  • Change your pillowcase frequently.
  • Avoid overindulging in alcohol.
  • Always remove all traces of makeup before going to bed.
  • Stay away from fatty and sugary foods.

Even if you have been acne prone your whole life, you can learn to love your skin again. Contact Clearview Plastic Surgery with questions about your acne-prone skin or for help with Dermal fillers to smooth out old acne scars.

7 Tips On How To Treat Oily Skin In The Summer

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Heat increases the production of sebum, which means that our skin tends to get much oilier in the summer months. This increased oil can clog pores and make blackheads much more visible. These tips, however, will keep oil at bay all summer long.

How To Treat Oily Skin In The Summer

  1. Choose Skincare Products For Oily Skin
    In the summer months, you should switch to cleansers and moisturizers that are specifically designed for oily skin (like an oil-free moisturizer). Although you may have been tempted to do away with your moisturizer altogether, it is still essential to healthy skin.

    Look for skincare products with salicylic acid (ideally 2 percent), which will break down oil in the pores. However, also ensure that you don’t over-cleanse – over-washing your face actually has the opposite intended effect, causing your skin to produce too much oil in an effort to replace what was just lost. Washing your face morning and night is sufficient.

  2. Exfoliate
    Exfoliating once a week with a scrub will serve to loosen oil in the pores and reduce the amount of oil on your face overall.
  3. Wear Minimal Makeup
    In the summer months, avoid heavy makeup. Not only it is uncomfortable to wear, but it also melts into your pores, which then causes your skin to produce more oil. Go bare-faced instead (but don’t forget the sunscreen!) or opt for lighter foundations, like tinted moisturizer or mineral powder foundation.
  4. Managing Oily Summer Skin

    These tips will not necessarily treat or prevent your oily skin, but they will help minimize shine.

  5. Choose a Water-Based, Mattifying Sunscreen
    Don’t ever skimp on the sunscreen! A water-based, mattifying sunscreen is a good option for those with oily skin as it will minimize shine.
  6. Use a Mattifying Primer
    Silicone-based, mattifying primers, which you wear under your main base, can help minimize shine throughout the day while also reducing the appearance of pores.
  7. Keep Blotting Papers Handy
    Keeping blotting papers by your side can help curb shine in a pinch by absorbing excess oils.
  8. Use Charcoal-Based Masks
    Charcoal-based masks can not only be a respite from a long summer’s day, but can also help temporarily reduce oil and unclog pores.
  9. Eat a Healthy Diet
    There is certainly a link between diet and skin. A diet high in processed foods like fried foods and other junk, as well as alcohol, can actually increase oily skin. Choose healthy options instead. Also ensure that you drink enough water throughout the day. One common cause of oily skin is actually dehydration.

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Seven Tips To Reduce Puffy Eyes And Dark Circles

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No matter how old you are and how active you are, you could be plagued by puffy eyes and dark circles. However, there are ways to reduce the puffiness and dark circles that make us look more tired and older than we actually are.
Try the following seven tips to restore your eyes and appear more fresh faced. Before attempting any of the following methods that involve placing things directly on your eyes, make sure to wash your face and remove eye makeup to yield better results.

Tips To Reduce Puffy Eyes And Dark Circles

  1. Sleep
    When we sleep, tissue fluid is drawn from our blood and into our body tissues. When we wake up and start our day, the tissue fluid goes back into the lymphatic vessels and into our blood circulation where it belongs. This is why we always look our puffiest first thing in the morning. When we don’t sleep enough that early morning puffiness doesn’t go away. Furthermore, lack of sleep makes the blood vessels under the eyelids dilate, producing dark circles.
  2. Cold Spoons
    Chill 4-6 clean metal spoons in the fridge for about 15 minutes. Once chilled, hold the rounder part of the spoon against your eyes for 3-5 minutes (or until the spoon becomes warm). Then, replace with another cold spoon and repeat the process.The cold from the metal spoon will relax the blood vessels around the eyes, tighten the skin and reduce puffiness.
  3. Green Tea Bags
    Green tea contains caffeine and is high in antioxidants, both of which help reduce puffiness and irritation. Brew two green tea bags then let them sit in the fridge until they are cold. Place the chilled tea bags on your eyes for about 20 minutes.
  4. Cool Cucumbers
    If you’ve ever had a spa treatment, you may have been given cool cucumber slices to put over your eyes. Cucumbers contain vitamin C and caffeic acid. Those ingredients, coupled with the cold temperature of the vegetable, can help soothe tired eyes and reduce swelling. Leave the cucumber slices on your eyes for about ten minutes for best results.
  5. Cut the Salt
    Avoid foods that are high in sodium because they can cause fluid retention and bloating of the face and eye area. You don’t have to cut salt out of your diet completely, but avoid processed foods that contain excess amounts of sodium.
  6. Stay Hydrated
    When you are dehydrated, it leads to water retention, causing the under-eye area to swell. Ensure that you are drinking 8-10 glasses of water a day to help flush toxins from your body and reduce swelling.
  7. Under Eye Serum and Rollers
    Under eye serums are found in the cosmetic section at any pharmacy. You can also ask your doctor or dermatologist to recommend an over-the-counter brand that works best to treat circles and puffiness.

If all else fails, there is eyelid surgery. Blepharoplasty, as it is scientifically known, is a cosmetic surgery done to restore the form and function to the eyes. You should only consider eyelid surgery to correct dark circles and puffiness once you’ve tried the above or if a doctor has recommended it.

How To Choose The Best Moisturizer For Your Skin Type

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Browse through an aisle of moisturizers in any store and you can quickly become overwhelmed. With endless lotions, creams and serums, how to choose the right moisturizer for your skin type can be a daunting task.
Best Moisturizer For Your Skin Type
Let’s begin with some of the basics.

Some Basics

  • Just because you use a moisturizer on your body doesn’t mean you should use it on your face.
  • Always apply moisturizer after getting out of the shower or bath while you are still damp.
  • Dermatologists recommend using a product for either body or face with a minimum SPF 30.
  • If a moisturizer has anti-oxidants, it works for all skin types. It helps neutralize free radicals or molecules that break up the cells of your skin. Look for green tea and chamomile.
  • Avoid perfumes and colourings, which can irritate your skin.

Know Your Skin Type

This can sometimes be confusing. Just because you have oily skin in your 20s and are prone to blemishes does not mean you will be stuck with that issue forever. In fact, your skin type can change several times during your lifetime. Hormonal changes, your environment, and your genes all contribute to your skin type at any given period in your life.

Choosing the right moisturizer for your skin type will save you lots of grief.

Normal Skin / Combination Skin

Normal or combination skin is quite common and can be frustrating. Certain areas are usually more oily or dry than others. Think of the T-zone (nose and forehead), which seems to be more oily than the rest of the face. You might want to use two kinds of moisturizers to put your best face forward.

Consider gels, creams or lotions due their high water content. They will hydrate certain dry areas of the skin and provide some oil to maintain hydration. Best to avoid heavy creams.

Dry Skin

Dry skin feels tight and sensitive. Fine lines and wrinkles are more noticeable because dry skin has lost its ability to create natural hydration. Choose a moisturizing cream especially for dry skin. The drier your skin, the heavier the moisturizer cream should be. Find one containing hyaluronic acid (sodium hyaluronate) to deliver hydration directly to the skin cells.  

Drink plenty of water each day and avoid caffeine and alcohol.

Oily Skin

Oily skin is characterized by enlarged pores, which can easily become clogged leading to acne. Contrary to what some may think, you still need to use a moisturizer on oily skin. Find a gel with a high water content since they have little wax, oils and emulsifiers. Consequently, they hydrate the skin without sitting on the skin. A gentle daily exfoliation helps prevent breakouts and keeps the skin balanced.

Unfortunately none of us has the smooth baby skin we were born with. Take time to find the right moisturizer for your skin type and you will be rewarded with brighter more youthful complexion no matter your age.

Contact Clearview Plastic Surgery with questions or to learn how we can help improve your skin issues with Miracle 10 – a breakthrough skincare line that improves skin elasticity and radiance to create a more youthful appearance.

Tips To Update Your Skincare Routine For Spring

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Updating your skincare routine for spring is easy. All you need is a little extra time in the morning and night to follow a cleansing regimen. If you’re looking to create a new routine or add something extra to your usual skincare habits, the following tips will help:

Spring Skincare Routine

Cleanse with care

Our skin can become very oily in the winter. It can also become very dry. Your skincare routine for spring should be about getting your skin balanced. Look for cleansers that have a pH balancing formula. Also, foams tend to work better than bars or cleansing oils. Some dermatologists even recommend cleansing twice. The first wash will remove makeup, while the second will actually remove dirt and grime from your pores. Before you cleanse your skin make sure you have clean hands. Wash your hands prior to washing your face so that you’re not scrubbing your skin with dirty hands.

Exfoliate with acid

When we say exfoliate with acid, we mean fruit acids and lactic acid. These are gentle exfoliators that remove the dead, flaky skin that goes hand-in-hand with winter. Look for exfoliating products that are gentle and contain the aforementioned acids to give your skin a smooth, bright glow.

Tone down your foundation

Although foundation is a great tool for making our skin appear fresh and balanced, we tend to overdo it. Don’t go crazy with foundation and try to cover every blemish until it’s a cakey mess. Instead, let your skin breathe and use only a light coat of foundation. Moreover, leave the cover-ups behind and use spot-treatments instead. Spot-treatments are applied directly to the zit or blemish and left on while you sleep. Depending on the state of your skin, some blemishes and zits targeted with a spot-treatment disappear overnight while others take a day or two to go away.

Moisturize lightly

In the spring, switch to a lighter moisturizer so your skin won’t get weighed down. The moisturizers we need in the winter are heavier to provide a barrier against the cold. However, the spring calls for something lighter.

Wear sunscreen

Before your leave the house, apply sunscreen. Some moisturizers and foundations contain SPF but it’s not enough. An additional layer of sunscreen adds a much needed barrier against the sun’s harmful rays.

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate

Use a hydrating toner to keep your skin from drying out. You should also drink water. If you don’t like the taste of water — it can be boring — force yourself. The more water you drink, the better your skin.

Taking care of your skin may seem tedious but neglecting even the smallest part of your routine can cause breakouts and blemishes. However, if you adhere to the aforementioned tips, you’ll have clear skin to match the clear (and sometimes rainy) skies of spring.

Eight Foods That Can Cause Excessive Sweating

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If you’re brave enough to bite into a jalapeno pepper, your body will go into overdrive. Besides your mouth feeling like it’s on fire, you start sweating up a storm. There are certain foods that will make you sweat excessively; so, if you’re looking to have a peaceful meal, avoid these eight bites:

Foods That Can Cause Excessive Sweating

  1. Fatty and processed foods:

    Chocolate, white bread, fast food and other foods that are processed make you perspire. Your body needs to work extra hard to process these foods causing you to sweat extensively while you eat and while you digest.

  2. Sodium overkill:

    Foods that are high in salt can make you sweat profusely. When you eat too much salt, your body will do what it can do get rid of the sodium by making you sweat. Try and keep your sodium consumption to 4 grams daily, that way you’ll sweat less.

  3. High-fat milk:

    If you consume high-fat milk you probably noticed that you perspire while drinking it. As we noted in #1, foods that are high in fat will make you sweat. To avoid perspiring into your morning bowl of cereal, switch to low-fat or skim milk.

  4. Hot peppers:

    Hot peppers contain capsaicin, which is a chemical that stimulates the nerve receptors in your mouth and convinces your nervous system into thinking you’re hot. Your brain then sends a signal to your sweat glands to get cracking and cool you down.

  5. Spicy foods:

    When you eat spicy foods you’re confusing your body into thinking it’s a hot day. When it’s hot outside, your sweat glands kick into high gear and start cooling you down. When you eat spicy foods, the same thing occurs.

  6. Soup:

    Whether you’re eating a heaping bowl of minestrone soup or sipping on a cup of chicken broth, you will probably find yourself sweating. This is because soups are generally served hot and your body will do everything in its power to cool you down while you slurp.

  7. Alcohol:

    Alcohol consumption makes us sweaty. When we drink alcoholic beverages, the blood vessels in our skin can widen, leading to our body temperature going up. Our sweat glands try to fight our increased body temperature by making us perspire.

  8. Coffee:

    Everyone’s favourite morning pick-me-up contains caffeine, which stimulates our central nervous system. When our central nervous system gets provoked, our sweat glands spring into action to try and cool us down. Whether you take it hot or iced, coffee makes you sweat. Plus, if you add sugar and high-fat milk to your cup of joe, you’re adding more fuel to the sweaty fire.

If you do find yourself sweating excessively after every meal, no matter what you eat, please contact your doctor. You could be suffering from hyperhidrosis, a condition that is characterized by excessive sweating.

Home Remedies For Winter Skin

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When it gets cold outside and we crank the heat up inside, our skin suffers. If you’re plagued by dry, cracked skin in the winter, there are some great home remedies you can try to give your epidermis a much needed boost. Our skin needs to stay hydrated, which can be a challenge in the winter. However, if you try the following fixes, you’ll notice softer, more radiant skin in no time.

Home Remedies For Winter Skin

  1. Almonds and milk

    For this you will need 1 tablespoon of almond powder and 2 tablespoons of raw milk. Mash these ingredients together until they make a paste, then apply it to your face and other dry skin areas. Leave it on for 10 minutes before massaging it off gently with water. Milk can keep the skin hydrated while almonds are bursting with vitamin E and essential fatty acids that act as exfoliators when applied directly to the skin.

  2. Yogurt and buttermilk

    Zinc, calcium and vitamin B6 are all enzymes found in yogurt. These enzymes cleanse the skin and help lighten the appearance of blemishes. Buttermilk contains lactic acid that acts as a peeling agent to get rid of dull, flaky skin. It also gets rid of the itch that goes along with dry skin. For this remedy you’ll need 1 cup of yogurt and 1 cup of buttermilk. Mix them together and leave on your skin for 15 to 20 minutes before washing it off with water.

  3. Petroleum jelly

    Most people have tubs of petroleum jelly lying around the house, making this home remedy an easy one to do. Simply apply the petroleum jelly (often known by its brand name of Vaseline) on your dry skin and massage it for a minute or so until it absorbs. Petroleum jelly can also be used on the lips because it is an emollient, perfect for getting rid of the cracks and peeling our lips suffer during the colder months.

  4. Olive oil and egg yolk

    Eggs aren’t just for omelets. Egg yolk is rich with Vitamin A and lecithins that can help correct dry skin. When mixed with olive oil, the egg yolks, combined with the natural antioxidants from the olive oil will make your skin so hydrated it’ll glow. You’ll need two egg yolks and three to four drops of olive oil, applied directly to the face at least twice weekly to achieve that glow, but it’s worth it. Mix the two ingredients together, put it on your face for about 20 minutes, then wash off with water.

  5. Lemon and honey

    You will need half a lemon, 2 tablespoons of honey and a cotton ball. Squeeze the juice out of the lemon, add to the honey and mix well. Apply the mixture to your dry skin with the cotton ball and leave on for 10 minutes before rinsing off with water. Lemons are rich in vitamin C, and combined with the honey’s anti-inflammatory properties this mixture helps to soothe that itchy dry skin the winter brings.

  6. Banana mask

    With half of a banana and 1 teaspoon of honey, you can create a soothing facial mask that’ll lock in moisture. Mash the banana and the honey together until there are no lumps. Apply this mixture to your face for about 20 minutes and then rinse with water. Besides nourishing your skin with vitamins C, B6 and A, bananas also have anti-aging capabilities that fight the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Please be mindful of allergies. If you notice any redness, during or after applying any of these home remedies visit your doctor immediately.

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