Braving the winter weather: Tips for healthy skin

Winter time is a real challenge for our skin, but don't worry! With the right skin care tips, you can feel good about your skin even in the freezing cold. We show you how to best protect your skin from winter stress.
Skin care - an investment in our health
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Skin care – an investment in our health

Effective skin care is more than just a beauty ritual. It is an investment in our health. By taking proper care of our skin, we help keep it in optimal condition and prevent potential skin problems. Healthy skin is not only beautiful, but also a sign of overall well-being.

A regular skin care routine includes several steps such as cleansing, toning, moisturizing and sun protection. Each of these steps plays an important role in maintaining the health of our skin.

Cleansing is the first step and removes dirt, excess oil and dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. Thorough cleansing helps prevent clogged pores and reduces the risk of skin blemishes like acne.

Toner comes after cleansing and helps balance the skin’s pH and soothe it. A good toner also refines pores and prepares the skin for subsequent moisturizing.

Moisturization is an important step in keeping skin hydrated and strengthening its natural barrier. Adequate hydration keeps the skin hydrated, supple and resistant to external aggressors.

Sun protection is another important part of skin care. The sun’s harmful UV rays lead to premature aging, sunburn and even skin cancer. Regular application of a broad spectrum sunscreen can protect the skin from this damage.

In addition, there are a variety of skin care products designed specifically for individual skin needs. Anti-aging products help reduce fine lines and wrinkles, while products designed to treat skin problems such as acne or rosacea can help bring them under control.

When we invest time and effort in our skin care, we are ultimately investing in our own health and well-being. Well-cared-for skin helps minimize the appearance of skin problems, boosts self-confidence and improves overall appearance. So let’s pamper our skin and give it the care it deserves – because it’s worth it.

Why does our skin need special care in winter?

In winter, special care is needed to protect the skin from the negative effects of cold weather. Here are some reasons why our skin needs special attention during this time of year:

  • Moisture loss: the cold winter air is often dry and draws moisture from our skin. At the same time, we heat rooms more, which dries out the air even more. This moisture loss leads to dry, cracked and flaky skin. Special care in winter is designed to lock moisture into the skin and protect it from drying out.
  • Sensitive skin: many people tend to have more sensitive skin in the winter. Cold and wind irritate the skin and cause redness or itching. Proper winter skin care includes using products that are gentle on the skin while containing soothing ingredients to relieve irritation.
  • Heated air: The hot, dry air in heated rooms further weakens the skin’s moisture barrier. This can cause an imbalance in the skin as it tries to regulate moisture. Special care in winter aims to restore moisture in the skin and strengthen its barrier function.
  • Sun protection: Sun protection is also important in winter. The sun’s UV rays can be harmful all year round, exposing the skin to premature aging and sun damage. Especially in snowy areas, the skin is exposed to additional stress due to the reflection of the sun’s rays. Applying a broad-spectrum sunscreen is therefore essential even in winter.
  • Special needs of the skin: Depending on the skin type, individual needs arise in winter. People with dry skin may need richer moisturizers, while those with oily skin may prefer lighter, non-greasy formulations. Adapting skin care products to the specific needs of winter skin helps maintain its health and radiance.

To protect the skin from the negative effects of the cold season, special care is essential in winter. By choosing the right products and applying a proper care routine, we can save our skin from dryness, sensitivity and other problems so that it remains healthy, supple and radiant.

Care for your skin in the cold: tips and tricks

The cold season brings not only winter joys, but also challenges for our skin. To keep it looking healthy and radiant in the cold, there are a few simple steps you can follow:

  • Hydrate: Make sure to apply a moisturizing cream regularly.
  • Avoid hot showers: Use lukewarm water and don’t stay in the shower too long. Hot water can destroy your skin’s natural moisture.
  • Protect your skin from wind: apply a protective cream with SPF on cold and windy days to protect your skin from the harmful effects of UV rays and cold wind.
  • Avoid alcohol: Alcohol dries out the skin and can cause redness and irritation. Avoid products that contain alcohol, such as toners and cleansers.
  • Eat a balanced diet: Make sure you are eating enough nutrients to support your skin from the inside out. Eat foods that are rich in vitamins and antioxidants, such as fresh fruits and vegetables.

With these simple measures, you can keep your skin healthy and glowing during the cold season. Try them out and feel the difference!

Recommended sunscreen for winter

Let yourself be enchanted by the winter landscape and the fresh mountain air and enjoy your skiing vacation to the fullest. But don’t forget to protect your skin from the harsh conditions. Icy cold and the sunlight reflected by the snow can take their toll on sensitive skin.

With PAEDIPROTECT Alpine Sunscreen you are well equipped against these external influences. The integrated sun protection factor 50+ protects you from the harmful effects of UV rays, while the cold protection keeps your skin safe from the sub-zero temperatures.

But that’s not all: the cream also contains high-quality organic edelweiss and pine extracts, which nourish your skin and have an anti-inflammatory effect. It is also vegan, free of microplastics and nanoparticles, mineral oils and allergenic fragrances.

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Recommended moisturizer for the face

The skin is our most important protective shield against the external influences of the world. However, as we age, the first signs of time become noticeable. Wrinkles appear, the skin loses elasticity and moisture. To counteract this natural aging process, NIVEA MEN Anti-Age Hyaluron Moisturizer offers an innovative solution.

The moisturizer contains hyaluron, an important building block of the skin. It not only visibly reduces deep wrinkles, but also supports the anti-age effect. Through the use of hyaluron, the skin is tightened and regains its youthful elasticity.

Another important factor for healthy and youthful skin is sufficient moisture. NIVEA MEN Anti-Age Hyaluron Moisturizing Cream provides the skin with deep-acting moisture and ensures 24-hour hydration. This revitalizes the skin and restores its natural radiance.

However, not only the formation of wrinkles in old age, but also sun-induced skin aging can lead to undesirable signs on the skin. Therefore, the moisturizer is also equipped with SPF 15 and protects against the harmful effects of the sun.

The anti-wrinkle cream is quickly absorbed without leaving a greasy feeling on the skin. This makes it ideal for daily use. With NIVEA MEN Anti-Age Hyaluronic Moisturizer, you can easily take care of your skin and give it back a younger and healthier look.

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