Monsoons are right around the corner and they rains, humidity and moisture in the air takes your hair and skin for a toss. The list of things you can do to protect your hair and skin are endless. The change in the weather and temperature often confuses the body and it takes time to adjust for your body, skin and hair.

This time, start incorporating small changes that you must make in order to deal with the monsoons and the weather change. To make sure, your skin adjusts to the weather, it is advised to start making smaller changes before the monsoons take over completely.

We bring some of our most trusted skin care tips to help you enjoy the chilly, rainy weather without worrying too much about your skin and breakouts.

1) Exfoliate

Exfoliation is the first step to any skincare routine. It removes dead skin cells and purifies the skin and reopens pores and keeps your skin healthy. You can also use natural exfoliators like sugar to dislodge and strip the skin of any dirt and keep it clean and healthy.

2) Use Sunscreen

Sunscreen should be applied religiously and it’s the one step that shouldn’t be skipped. Even if you’re not stepping out and just being at home, sunscreen is very important to keep your skin moisturised and protect it from UV rays when using devices and also protects the skin every time you step out of the house. Sunscreens are a must and you can see a visual difference with your skin, the sheen and radiance.

3) Use A Soap Free Cleanser

Soaps tend to dry out your skin and also prevents moisture loss. It majorly protects skin damage and keeps your skin from cracking and keeps it healthy. The soaps and fragrance content in the soaps tend to irritate the skin and also cause allergies.

4) Opt For Minimal Makeup

Applying makeup during the rains can be risky. The humidity and the rains can ruin your makeup. The makeup products also cause a lot of acne and dries the skin out. Mascara and kohled eyes might run down your face because of the rains creating a mess.

5) Use Clay Masks

Masks are very helpful and they mositurise your skin and give it a radiant sheen. They also clean out the dead skin, open up the pores and deeply cleanse your skin allowing it to get the necessary hydration and moisture. Sheet masks, clay masks, masks made at home allow the skin to breathe and keep it healthy.

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