7 WAYS TO CURE DRY FLAKY SKIN DURING WINTER!

 

Parched, scaly, cranky skin during winters? No need to worry, just follow these 7 tricks to get healthy looking skin in the Winters. Not only for dry skin only during winters but also for people who have Xerosis.   

1) Use Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum jelly, also known as mineral oil, covers the skin in a protective layer. It traps moisture underneath and helps heal dry skin.

2) Massage skin with Coconut oil

Coconut oil has ingredients which helps in naturally smoothing the skin and hydrating the skins surface. You can even use it on sensitive parts of the body.

3) Bathe with suitable Water temperatures

Too much of hot water on skin can cause scalding and damage. Take short showers with warm water and not hot. Use soaps and shower gels that are gentle on skin and fragrance free.

4) Use mild creams and moisturizers

Mild creams and moisturizers cause less harm as he chemicals use in them are less harmful and helps to protect the skin too.

5) Use Oatmeal Baths

Oatmeal has been recommended since centuries for dry skin. It relieves itching, contains anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that soothe the skin.

6) Avoid too many harsh cosmetics
Don’t use too many cosmetics on skin. The after effects are quite damaging and have harsh results. If you do want to use make sure they are of good brands and are organic in nature.

7) Eat Anti-oxidant foods

Foods play a great role in making skin appear healthy. Anti-oxidant foods can minimize your toxins and help your body create healthy cells. Blueberries, tomatoes, carrots, beans, peas, lentils are all foods that are rich in anti-oxidants.

10 Most Effective Food To Flush Out Nicotine!

01. Wheat Germ


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Known to  help improve elasticity of the circulatory system.

02. Ginger


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Chewing a piece of ‘raw ginger’ will help you fight those nicotine cravings.

 

03. Broccoli


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Helps keep your metabolism high and hence protecting your lungs from those harmful toxins!
Read more about Broccoli’s health benefits here.

 

04. Spinach


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Spinach contains Vitamin B9 and Folic acid, which are best known to remove nicotine easily from your body.

05. Kale


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Kale contains Isothiocyanates, which is a natural toxin removing agent.

 

06. Carrots


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Including carrots in your daily diet will strengthen your immunity and result in protecting your body against toxins.

 

07. Pomegranates


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Helps in producing more red blood cells and therefore the irregularities related to pumping blood and blood pressure gets improved.

 

08. Cranberries


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Drinking cranberry juice will help you fight those nicotine cravings.

 

09. Lemons


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A source of Vitamin C, gives you immunity and helps flushing out toxins.

10. Oranges


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A source of Vitamin C again, and obviously the moment you eat Vitamin C rich fruits, its job is to only flush out toxins which means clearing your system within 24 hours.

Why Include Broccoli In Your Salad?

01. Cholesterol:


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If you intake broccoli that are steamed, it would help in lowering your cholesterol levels.

 

02. Detoxification:


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Broccoli seem to have Glucosinolates, Gluconasturtiin and Glucoraphanin which is known to have detoxifying effects in our body.

 

03. Arthritis:


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Helps in preventing Arthritis.

 

04. Flavonoids:


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A flavonoid named ‘Kaempferol‘ is found in broccoli’s that helps in preventing and curing allergies.

 

05. Cancer:


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Broccoli will definitely be beneficial for cancer suffering patients because it contains ‘Sulforaphane‘ which is known to kill stem cells of cancer.

Should We Avoid Drinking Bottled Water?

01. Unsustainable:


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The bottles that are used are not at all biodegradable, so it’s obvious it would be around for at least 1000 years.

 

02. Some Bottled Water May Differ:


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Its not necessary if the bottle brand depicts an advertisement of some ‘waterfalls’ will actually mean its from the same place. It’s just for the sake of publicity! Only few may differ and are from groundwater sources. 75% of the companies radiate the water from UV light then pack and sell it globally.

 

03. Toxins:


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Plastic is not a nature produced element as of glass is! So, it’s quite clear why our planet earth is therefore affected so much by plastic usage. And also it’s not good for human beings in the same way.

 

04. A Change Taking Place:


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NYC’s fashion Week, San Francisco’s and Grand Canyon National Park have all reduced the usage of plastic bottles and have switched to tap water instead. Thanks to AVEDA.

 

05. Alternatives:


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Why we all don’t think of going for alternatives? We can rather opt for stainless steel bottles instead of plastic ones! Which may come bit costly but after all it’s an one time investment, and can guarantee, it is better than Tupperware bottles. Save your money and live a healthier life by a small change towards your life and our planet!