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Article: The top 5 best tips against dry skin

Le top 5 des meilleures astuces contre la peau séche - Novëm

The top 5 best tips against dry skin

The winter cold sets in little by little and your skin feels it. A crocodile skin takes place on your body and/or on your face and you don't know how to avoid it or even how to get rid of it? We have unearthed the best tips for you to have very soft skin, even during the winter!

1- Cleanse your skin with lukewarm water (do a steam bath if possible)

Cleansing the skin is the first step to clean, healthy skin. The goal is to remove and dissolve impurities such as residues of makeup, care or pollution that has accumulated throughout the day. Nevertheless, this cleaning must be gentle, because our skin undergoes many attacks.
When you wet and rinse your skin, it is best to do so with lukewarm water. Too hot could damage the upper layer of your epidermis as well as the premature progression of skin aging. On the contrary, cold water would cause dryness of the skin.
Warm water is a perfect mixture that allows pores to dilate as well as an optimization of cleaning.

2- Use a cold saponified soap 

A cold saponified soap has several benefits for your skin. In particular the glycerin it contains, allows pre-hydration during cleaning. Or soap with detergent properties. Despite this somewhat barbaric term, it is beneficial because it is made up of molecules that attach themselves to the dirt and drag it into the rinsing water.
In addition, it is mainly equipped with a clean composition, which prevents the skin from having an overload of harmful products.

3- Moisturize your skin after each cleansing

It is not necessary to moisturize the skin with each cleaning , it is mandatory especially with the cold which is fast approaching!
For the body, a balm will be your best ally against crocodile skin. Its thick and comforting texture will envelop you. For the face, Novëm recommends its day cream for the face combined with Joli Minoix oil which will be your hydration combo.

4- Protect your skin against the cold 

Dressing in clothes of certain materials would protect you from the cold while protecting your skin from external aggressions. Natural materials are preferred, such as cotton, linen or silk. They do not attack the skin and limit irritation during friction. In addition, these are more environmentally friendly.
Combining well-being of the skin and respect for the environment is a very important concept for Novëm.


5- Drink lots of water

Our body is made up of 60% water, 30% of which is retained in the skin. In a day, it is necessary to drink between 1.5 and 2 liters of water, excluding coffees, herbal teas or soups. Several benefits have been noticed on the skin. First: the elimination of toxins. Drinking plenty of water makes them slide and evacuate more quickly. This also helps maintain elasticity and firmness in the skin.

With all these tips, you are ready to face winter! And if you don't know how to take care of your skin this winter, discover our face and body routine for soft, healthy skin!

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