Simple Four Step Skin Care Routine for Moms in Winters

Winter Care for Dry Skin

Hi friends, it’s chilling here, how’s the weather at your place? Well, after last week’s rains, the temperature in Delhi/NCR has rapidly gone down. And with the dropping temperatures, the air is getting rough and chilly making our skin more dry, flaky and chapped. I know how we moms are, ‘supermoms‘ when it comes to giving attention to our little ones and the ‘lazy moms‘ when it’s time to take care of our own. We just don’t get time to spend on our own well being, not even for a simple task like using moisturizer to keep our skin healthy.

It was the same with me until a few days back when a very close friend of mine pointed out how unhealthy, dull and dry my skin looks. Well,  she was right, I am a mommie not a zombie. Hence, I decided to pamper my skin and bring back the healthy glow to it. First things first, I started my search for the perfect face moisturizer for my combination skin type as that’s what gets ignored the most. You all know how busy we moms are, thus online shopping came to my rescue this time.

After carefully selecting all the products that I wanted for my pampering sessions, I came up with this very easy-to-follow skin care regime. This I am following for the last few days now and could see my skin well nourished, happy, healthy and glowing. Check out my simple 4 step skincare routine for winters –

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1 – Eat healthy food & drink plenty of liquids

This is the simplest and easiest thing you can do to your skin. Winter means lots of unhealthy binging on high-calorie food which is not good for our skin. But by simply adding fresh fruits and vegetables to our diet can do the trick. Eat a bowl of fruit or vegetable salad to curb those hunger pangs while running behind your kid.

We all know the benefits of water still ignore it the most. Make sure you drink 2 Liters of water in a day, be it infused or plain, hot or warm, just drink. That’s the best way to keep our bodies hydrated and moisturized.

2 – Morning Skin Care Routine

Follow this simple morning routine, it will take just a few mins and you will be set for the day. First thing in the morning, wash your face with lukewarm water (no soap or facewash) and let it breathe. After finishing your morning chores, wash your face again with a mild foaming face wash using lukewarm water. Wash it off and splash some cold water to close the pores and lock in the moisture. Immediately after patting your skin dry, put on the face moisturizer and massage gently all over the face and neck. Re-apply moisturizer after 5-6 hrs and keep your skin happy all day long.

3 – Exfoliation, Massage, and Moisturizer

This is the most crucial part of maintaining healthy skin in winters, getting rid of dry and dead skin cells as well as for deep pore cleansing. Use a mild scrub once or twice a week and massage for 5 minutes on face and neck. Leave it for a minute before rinsing off. Again don’t forget to put the moisturizer after patting your skin dry. It’s this simple!

4 – Night Skin Care Routine

Often, I have seen people ignoring this part of skin care. They totally ditch the night care routine thinking that it doesn’t matter much. But, trust me, once you start following a night routine you will see a great difference in how your skin feels in the morning. Again sparing just 5 minutes for your skin can do wonders. First and foremost, use a mild makeup remover and then massage your face for 5 minutes with a light moisturizer. Clean it off using a warm washcloth and put a night face cream and a lip balm before signing off.

These are some very common tips but mostly gets ignored or are taken for granted especially in winter season. However, I can assure all you moms that by sparing 15 minutes a day for your skin can bring a healthy glow to your face. And don’t worry about going to the market to hunt for the right products and worry about wasting your precious time. Because you can find all your favorite products using Online Shopping sitting in the cozy corner of your home sipping on hot coffee.

Hope you find this post helpful. Do try this skincare regime and share your experience with me. Till then take care and enjoy winters!

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own.

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    The Travel Aspect December 16, 2017 at 1:27 pm - Reply

    Skin care is highly essential in winters, i am trying to maintain my skin in these harsh winters, would incorporate tips from your write up to make it even better.

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    Jhilmil December 16, 2017 at 1:35 pm - Reply

    Seriously drinking plenty of water is as important as keeping the skin moisturized in winters.

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    Rakhi Parsai December 16, 2017 at 3:49 pm - Reply

    This is such a important post to read. I agree drinking plenty of liquid can help you keep the skin very healthy. I try to have atleast 4 litres of water everyday.

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    Dr Bushra December 16, 2017 at 10:10 pm - Reply

    So many tips for winter skincare regime. Thanks for sharing these ideas
    It’s great we can have the good quality products at just click of button.

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    Priyadarshani Panda December 17, 2017 at 2:20 am - Reply

    Being hydrated is so important as in winters we often forget to drink water and it adds to the dryness

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    Nameesh Rajamane December 17, 2017 at 2:25 am - Reply

    These are some wonderful suggestions on protecting skin during winter.

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    Amrita December 17, 2017 at 2:51 am - Reply

    Eating and drinking healthy does help one with a good skin.Loved rhe morning skin care routine you shared

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    Rohini December 17, 2017 at 1:05 pm - Reply

    Definitely an important post for the winter season. I vouch for always eating healthy and drinking plenty of fluids.

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    Zainab December 20, 2017 at 9:51 pm - Reply

    Night care routine is so important but I fail most of the times! I definitely will try to follow all the tips and try to better skin:)

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    Geethica Mehra December 20, 2017 at 10:47 pm - Reply

    Earlier I used to avoid night care for my face and be lazy. But when I regularly took care and still do, I felt the difference in my skin.

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    Deepa December 21, 2017 at 8:14 am - Reply

    Healthy eating habits, regular skin care routine and moisturising are all great tips.

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    Neha December 21, 2017 at 9:07 am - Reply

    Skin care is essential and as you said, mom’s ignore their skin and health in the overall routine of life. Your tips are simple and easy to follow, thanks for sharing

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    Aesha Shah December 21, 2017 at 10:53 am - Reply

    Oh this was me too. Very lazy but now I am pretty regular with my skin care routine. Try and keep my skin moisturized as I have very dry skin. In Mumbai weather too, I need to use a daily cream.

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    Shruti Shankar December 22, 2017 at 6:55 pm - Reply

    Great post, I have been using a Clinique product for the past 1 month. I must tell you the results are amazing.

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    Manisha Garg December 22, 2017 at 7:21 pm - Reply

    Winters take a toll on skin. The points mentioned by you become essentials to take care of it.

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    Gayathri December 23, 2017 at 12:07 pm - Reply

    I need all the skin care tips in winter .. taking care of my two little ones leaves me little time for myself .. such posts motivate me for the better

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    Sharvari Paivaidya Mehan December 28, 2017 at 6:06 pm - Reply

    Drinking lots of water is key to beautiful skin inside out. Moisturizing and cleaning skin morning and night is another important step in skin care.

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    Firdaus December 30, 2017 at 4:45 pm - Reply

    Thanks for sharing this as winter care routine as winters really make skin dull and it is utmost important to take care of it.

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    Dr Dhanya Prajesh January 1, 2018 at 9:48 pm - Reply

    This is such an useful post. Skin care during winters are so important. Thank u for sharing. Loved ur photo

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    Porsha March 28, 2018 at 1:54 pm - Reply

    Thanks for sharing winter care tips and information. I like your blog post. All post i read. Thanks a lot keep it up.

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