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Skincare mistakes you should avoid making this winter

At LUX, we care about you, so we would hate for seasonal change to take its toll on your skin (which can happen very easily if you make these skincare mistakes).

Top Winter Skincare Mistakes to Avoid

What skincare mistakes should I avoid in winter?

There are a few winter skincare mistakes that people tend to make. One is not exfoliating enough. Since skin can get dry and flaky in winter, it's important to exfoliate regularly to remove dead skin cells and promote cell turnover. Another winter skincare mistake is not using a humidifier. Indoor heating systems can strip the air of moisture, leading to dry, irritated skin. A humidifier can help to add moisture back into the air and improve your skin's hydration levels.

Here are the most common skincare mistakes you should avoid this winter:

1. Taking hot showers and baths

We know how tempting it is to want to take hot showers and baths when it’s cold, but that may not be the best choice for your skin. Opt for warm showers and baths instead because they won’t irritate or dry out your skin like hot water can.

2. Not exfoliating your skin

If you don’t exfoliate your skin, it can do more harm than good because it can lead to the build-up of dead skin cells and that can result in dull, dry skin. Exfoliating your body at least once a week can help promote regular surface cell turnover, relieve dry skin, and improve your skin’s texture and tone.

For smooth, glowing skin that lasts, use the NEW LUX Glowing Skin Body Wash from the Botanicals fine fragrance collection that’s enriched with lotus and honey to give your body a smooth, healthy, and radiant shine.

3. Waiting too long to apply lotion after a bath

By applying body lotion to your skin while it’s still damp, you allow it to absorb the product more readily. It also gives your body lotion the chance to lock in all the moisture that it so desperately needs in these cold temperatures.

4. Not drinking enough water

Ensure that you drink enough water throughout the day to flush out toxins from your body and assist your skin with storing moisture. If you don’t, the first signs of dehydration will appear in your skin - it will look lustreless and dry. However, hydrating your skin from within goes a long way in keeping it smooth.

How to use for glowing skin in winter?

If you’re looking for a way to achieve healthy, glowing skin that smells great all day long, look no further than Lux. Our body washes and beauty soap bars is specifically formulated to cleanse and nourish your skin while leaving behind a refreshing scent. View our selection of bath products now and find the perfect one for you!

Avoid these mistakes this winter and your skin will thank you for it.