After the soaring hot temperatures in May- June months, it is the time to drench in the monsoon drizzles to get some relief from the heat. Monsoon is lovely, but the rains bring along with it a barrage of health problems that can be downright uncomfortable.
Excessive humidity can make you sweat a lot and skin that doesn’t have enough moisture can look pale and dull. Rain has a dehydrating effect on the skin, Thus, if you already have a dry skin, during this season, you may experience an increase in dryness.
Humidity and constant temperature changes of the monsoon make atopic dermatitis or eczema common and exacerbate the condition in individuals especially with sensitive skin.
Make monsoon your skin’s favourite
- Use a good moisturiser to prevent and hydrate dry skin. And make sure that the moisturization effect is retained.
- It is essential that you exfoliate your skin daily to rid it of dead cells but do so gently. Use of gentle cleanser cum moisturiser soap can be the best choice for the season.
- Shower with steaming hot water may give you a better feeling but it can make your skin capillaries weak and cause skin damage.
- Eat wholesome meals which include good fats because they are pivotal in repairing damaged skin and also retaining moisture.
- Drink good quantity of water to stay hydrated throughout the day.
Lastly, remember, you need to be more strategic with skin care in monsoon or just follow the expert’s advice and get your skin rain-ready.