We should protect the skin from cold outdoors, from the dryness of heated air indoors, from festive party’s excesses, from cold rain or snow. Even darkness affects the skin. As it changes our circadian rhythms and regulation, frequently changing sleep patterns and making skin restore at a slower rate.
Read on for our key tips, product recommendations and advice from Dr. Tiina Meder to help protect skin during the colder season.
WINTER SKINCARE FOR SENSITIVE AND ROSACEA PRONE SKIN
Seasonal changes can be challenging for skin. Sensitive skin is especially fragile in wintertime, but in case of rosacea prone skin the challenge is the choice of texture.
Classic “winter skincare” is rich in oils and textures, supposing to help protect skin better. This is a myth to debunk. Researchers from Scandinavian countries have proven the inefficiency of textures “rich in oils” compared to light emulsions. This is good news for rosacea patients because all kinds of oils are not recommended to use.
WINTER SKIN PRODUCTS TO USE
FOR SENSITIVE AND ROSACEA PRONE SKIN
For rosacea prone skin choose oil-free creams as oils can seriously worsen the skin’s condition.