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5 Winter-beating skin remedies

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We may be baring less flesh than at the height of summer, but winter brings its own challenges for our skin. Cold dry air outside plus heat inside can mean cracking, itching and flaking. If you’re prone to skin complaints like eczema, acne or redness (rosacea) or daily checking up on your skin for signs of ageing then winter can make these worse. What’s more with the party season coming up, it’s more than our faces under scrutiny; our feet are on show in those backless party shoes and our hands get photographed holding drinks. Here are the solutions to five winter skin challenges.

1. Chapped lips

Cold biting winds bring that bane of winter, painful and horrible-looking chapped lips. Try wetting your lips with water before you apply lip balm, as this will help lock in moisture, and make sure your chapstick contains natural moisture barriers like beeswax, cocoa butter or petroleum jelly. Drink plenty of water through the day and cover your mouth with a scarf when you’re out.

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Lip service: keep lips moisturised and protected this winter

2. Redness

If your skin’s prone to redness, check that your laundry detergent and fabric softeners are free from colours and perfumes. Treat redness with a skincare product that addresses the cause rather than just conceals the symptoms. Sequaderma for Redness Prone Skin improves the skin’s lymph drainage, which helps rid the body of toxins that can cause redness, as well as hydrating the skin. Tests showed that 75% of people reported improvements in their skin redness after four weeks of use.

3. Fine lines & wrinkles

Keep drinking that water for a start, eight glasses a day. It’ll give you immediately clearer skin, as well as a host of other health benefits. And it might seem strange but keep putting on the sunscreen. Your skin, even in winter, is being exposed to the aging effects of UV rays from the sun; especially if you’re fair-skinned, so apply suncream every day whether the sun’s out or not. Complimenting this routine with outer hydration is the final key to happy, healthy skin - check it out for yourself with Sequaderma Ageing and Thinning Skin.

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H2-Oh: Stay hydrated with eight glasses of water a day

4. Breakouts

Yes, we thought our spotty days were behind us when we stopped being a teenager too, but acne can plague us all from time to time – normally the day of the Christmas party. Sequaderma for Acne Prone Skin is a must-have product, reducing excess sebum, which can cause spots, by up to 55%. It’ll give you immediately clearer skin, as well as a host of other health benefits - check it out for yourself. To avoid epic breakouts, steaming your face has numerous advantages as well – it helps softens the skin, removes dead skin cells and bacteria, leaving your skin ready to absorb this hardworking acne treatment.

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Saving face: keep skin cleansed and clear with regular steaming sessions

5. Dry, itchy skin

We know those cold mornings are horrible but try and resist the temptation to steam in a hot shower as hot water drains the skins natural moisture barrier. Dry skin conditions like eczema are prone to flare-ups in winter, when it’s hard to keep skin moist, but dry, itchy skin can be treated by products like Sequaderma for Red Dry Itchy Skin, which is effective for atopic and hand eczema. It delivers nutrients to improve the skin’s natural function and after three weeks of use 76% of users with atopic eczema showed a reduction in the severity of their symptoms.

To find out more about the Sequaderma skincare range click here 

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