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  • Kumari Rajnigandha
  • Editorial, 27 Apr 2022, 17:17 IST

Tips To Battle Negative Effects Of Humidity On Skin

From having cooling food to staying hydrated, thse steps go a long way in battling the negative effect of humid weather on your skin!
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  • Kumari Rajnigandha
  • Editorial, 27 Apr 2022, 17:17 IST
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Humidity is the amount of water in the air. Your skin requires a proper mix of humid and dry environments. Excessive humidity or extreme dryness will have an effect on your skin. For example, if you reside in a city with high humidity, your skin is more likely to break out or develop rashes. When you live in dry weather, on the other hand, your skin is prone to feel dry and scaly.

We sweat more in humid climates, and the natural oil combines with dead skin cells on the top layer of your skin, creating pain, clogged pores, blackheads, rashes, and other problems. While you cannot change the humidity, you may alter your skincare regimen to preserve your skin.

Cleanse Your Skin Properly

cleanse skin

Depending on your skin type, you may select the appropriate facial cleanser to assist you clear the blocked pores and restore moisture. Wash your face thoroughly and remove the layer of oil or sweat from your face at least three times a day; however, don't overdo it because this will dry out your skin and cause the skin glands to produce extra sebum, resulting in an oily, sweaty mess. A facial cleanser ideal for all skin types and a 3-in-1 dreamy creamy cleanser that melts away makeup and pollutants while gently exfoliating without depleting the skin of its natural oils is a requisite.

Hydrate From Inside Out

hydrate inside out

Hydration is essential for maintaining healthy skin. Drink plenty of water, incorporate fruits into your diet, start your day with fresh juice or coconut water, and use products that hydrate your skin from within, such as a gel-based moisturising lotion. You may also apply a high-quality moisturising face mist to rapidly hydrate your skin and keep it cool. The best part is that creating your own refreshing DIY face mist is simple. You may just combine cucumber, water, and aloe vera in a spray bottle, or you can combine half a cup of rose water with a few drops of glycerin and use it as a facial mist.

Have Cooling Fruits

cooling fruits

Hydrating and cooling from within has a direct influence on your skin and hair, as well as an overall effect on the body. Cooling foods include kokum, sattu, raw mango, fennel seeds, coriander seed water, thin buttermilk prepared from excellent yoghurt, sliced cucumbers, coconut water, and basil or sabja seeds.

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Exfoliation

Exfoliating aids in the removal of dead skin cells from the top layer of your skin. Every 30 days, your skin naturally loses dead skin cells to create a way for new cells to develop. However, dead cells may not always shed entirely, necessitating the need for a thorough cleansing. Because your pores tend to clog faster in humid situations, you must clean your skin pores on a regular basis and allow them to breathe. A simple DIY scrub that can be used on any skin type is to ground oats into a fine powder, mix it with half a spoon of warm honey, and gently rub it over your skin in a circular motion. This should be done once or twice a week. 

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Sunscreen

Never forget to use sunscreen, even if it's gloomy outside and you're not feeling very hot. Sunscreen functions as a barrier, shielding your skin from UV radiation, which damages and prematurely ages your skin.

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Disclaimer

Your skin and body like you are unique. While we have taken all measures to ensure that the information provided in this article and on our social media channels is credible and expert verified, we recommend you consult a doctor or your dermatologist before trying a home remedy, quick hack or exercise regime. For any feedback or complaint, reach out to us at compliant_gro@jagrannewmedia.com