The skin is one of the most important organs of the human body. One of the important indicators mentioned is that there are several functions that the skin has in relation to other organs of the body. Among other things, the skin functions to cover and protect organs in the body, such as muscles and the cells in them.
It is therefore important to maintain the health of the skin. Instead of in the dry season like now. Air temperatures tend to be hotter during the dry season which can cause a variety of skin health problems, such as tanning, dryness, and irritation.
The Bureau of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) forecasts that the dry season in some areas in Indonesia will last until November 2019.
Well, it would be great if we tried to maintain healthy skin during this dry season.
Here are some ways to keep your skin healthy during the dry season.
1. Wash your face
Face wash can be an alternative to maintain healthy skin at a low cost. Capital commonality, will.
Washing your face can remove dirt and bacteria on your face after studying and working. You can clean your face before going to bed and after waking up.
Also, for some people, accumulated sweat can cause acne. To anticipate this you can wash your face with a cleanser.
Apply sunscreen to your face and skin every day before going outside. Sunscreen works to prevent skin cancer and maintain youthful skin.
Carry a moisturizer with you wherever you go so you can apply it when your skin is dry. If you are often in an air-conditioned room, such as a classroom, office, etc., you should use a moisturizer. Because the cold room can make the skin dry.
Use a moisturizer on your face and skin right after you shower to lock in moisture for longer.
4. Avoid bathing with very hot water
Bathing with water that is too hot can make the skin dry and easily irritated. Even very hot water will remove the oil from the skin faster. Therefore, shower with room temperature or warm water. Avoid soaking for too long as it can dry out the skin.
5. Wear long-sleeved shirt and pants
Dirt scattered in the air can stick to the skin and cause an allergic reaction or skin irritation.
So, protect your body by wearing long-sleeved shirts, long-sleeved pants, glasses and hats. You can choose clothes made of cotton material to easily absorb sweat so that the skin is not easily irritated.
6. Drink water
In the dry season, hot weather can easily make the body lose water, dry skin. Drink plenty of water, especially after being outdoors or in the sun.
According to research from the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, drinking at least 8 glasses of water a day can help your skin look brighter and healthier.
7. Consumption of vegetables and fruits
It’s no secret that fruits and vegetables have a lot of positive effects on body health as well as skin health. Fruits and vegetables contain many vitamins that function as antioxidants to protect body cells and minerals that help in cell repair and rejuvenation. And all of that can result in beautiful and radiant skin.
This not only protects you from the outside, but you can also maintain healthy skin from the inside. Keep your skin healthy during this dry season.