Extreme temperatures, UV rays, and wind can leave our faces dry and harsh during colder months. While our bodies have an extra layer of protection with clothing, or face is left exposed to elements that can cause premature aging, fine lines, and wrinkles, and discoloration. Adding moisture to our skin can help reverse these effects and help us achieve a year-long glow. These goodies will help you maintain a gorgeous face during this season and not break the bank.
Grocery Store Face Oil
This easy oil is an inexpensive way to maintain facial moisture. Sunflower Oil provides a vitamin E and fatty acid rich base for this moisturizer without breaking the bank. And all of the ingredients can be found in your local grocery store.
- 1 ounce Sunflower Oil
- .5 ounces Canola (Rapeseed) Oil
- .5 ounces Soybean Oil
Blend oils in a clean glass container. Apply three to five drops on face as needed. Store in a refrigerator up to six months.
Banana Honey Oatmeal Mask
Bananas, oatmeal, and honey provide a vitamin C and anti-oxidant rich moisturizing mask for supple skin and youthful glow:
- 1 Banana,very ripe and preferably with a few spots
- 1 tbsp Honey
- 2 tbsp Ground Oats or Colloidal Oatmeal
Mash the banana until it reaches a creamy consistency with as few lumps as possible. Stir in the honey and oats. Gently massage the mixture over your face and let sit for 20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water .
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
If you want instant relief for a dry, cracked face, First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream surely lives up to it’s name. If something is broken, this cream will surely repair it. As this moisturizer is a bit heavier, nighttime application may work best, especially for makeup wearers that like to keep their beauty in place. If you live in a climate that faces extreme temperatures and very dry air, this can be used anytime.
How do you keep your face moisturized during winter months?