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How to Protect Your Skin this winter through Home Remedies

Hello Howdy,

Winter is Here!!!!!!!!!!!!

how to protect your skin this winter

After enduring summer’s scorching heat, monsoon’s heavy humidity, our skin has to face the biggest challenge of all – Winters. As amazing as this chilly weather with warm clothes feels like, our skin share some different thoughts. Which leads us to the question how to protect your skin without causing any damage to it.

For the skin, winter brings many skin problems like dry and flaky skin, UV damage, dry skin patches on face, and many more. Most of you would have come here to get the solution for your winter care skin problems. And what’s better than some home remedies that guarantee effective results without actually emptying your wallets. So, let’s get on with it.

Find the below home remedies for how to protect your skin from winter.

Skin Care Home Remedies for Winter

For Dry face skin: Just Make an Almond and Milk pack

Don’t worry, dry skin during winter is a common phenomenon. It happens to almost everyone. But, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t do something about it. Use an Almond and Milk face pack. Almonds are rich in bioactive that restores the natural moisture of the skin. Using it with Milk in a pack form serves as one of the best home remedies for dry skin on face.


Just add 1-2 tablespoons of almond powder into 2-3 tablespoons of milk. Make a paste of it and apply it to the dry areas of your face and leave it for 10 minutes. Then, wash it off with water. Use it twice a week to get moisturized skin. It can help you to protect your skin.

For Glowing winter skin: Go COCO with Coconut Oil

home remedies for glowing skin in winter.

There is absolutely nothing that coconut oil can’t do. Apart from being a great moisturizer, coconut oil also brings back the natural glow of the skin. Nothing goes wrong with using coconut as it is one of the best home remedies for glowing skin in winter.


Warm up a few drops of Virgin coconut oil and then massage it on your face. Leave it on for 5 to 20 minutes or even overnight. Then, wash it off with water. You can also add sugar to your mixture and use it as an exfoliator, twice a week.

For sensitive dry skin: Cocoa Powder & Honey Face pack is your solution

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One of the biggest problem with sensitive skin is that you can’t just use anything on it. You have to be very cautious with everything you use. But, don’t worry this honey face pack will moisturize your skin to remove dryness, without any bad effects.

This is the ultimate home remedy for sensitive skin to prevent dryness and restore back skin moisture.


Make a mixture of unsweetened cocoa powder and honey by adding coconut oil and milk into it. Apply it your face and leave it for 20 minutes. And then, wash it off with lukewarm water.

For itchy and flaky skin in winter: Take a soothing Oatmeal Bath

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Dry winter skin leads to an itchy and flaky one. Although it is completely normal to feel itchy once in a while, but when it lasts longer than usual, then you should do something about it.

Taking an Oatmeal bath can be your perfect home remedy for itchy skin. As the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of it provides soothing effects that helps in relieving itchy skin.


Add 2 cups of oatmeal to your bathwater. Soak in the water for 15 to 20 minutes. Then, gently scrub the oatmeal onto the itchy areas. This will help relieve your itch.

For UV Damage: Just Rub Aloe Vera in

As much as we love bathing in the sunlight, it causes more sun damage even compared to summer. And it takes months for the sun burned skin to get back to its original colour and state. But, having Aloe Vera in your grasp, there is nothing to worry about.

Known as a ‘burn plant’, the natural properties of Aloe Vera can cure a sun burn while the jelly of the plant help calm skin irritation caused by sun burn.


Take out the jelly like liquid from the plant and apply it directly on the burned area. Do it atleast twice a day.

Hope you find these home remedies for skin helpful and solve your skin problems. And No! The blog doesn’t ends yet. Because, it’s not just the skin that gets affected during winters. So, why just take care of skin? Let’s help you get some other home remedies as well!

How to Protect Yourself this winter through Home Remedies

For Dandruff and Hair fall during winters: Lemony Lemon is the Way

During winter, hair fall becomes very common and dandruff can be one of its many causes. Due to less frequent hair washing in winters, your scalp becomes oily and causes the dirt to get stuck to it and causes dandruff.

The solution to your dandruff is under your nose (Not literally!) but inside your refrigerator. And that is Lemons! Yes, lemons helps keep dandruff at bay as the acidity of it changes the pH of your scalp, making it harder for the yeast to grow.


Massage 2 tablespoons of lemon juice into your scalp and then rinse it off with water. Or you can add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to 1 cup water and then rinse your hair with it. Repeat it daily, until your dandruff is gone.

For Cough and Cold: Drink Spiced Tea

Cough and Cold can accompany you for the whole winter, if not taken care of. They are not fatal but can cause serious discomfort and irritation. And the solution is in your own kitchen and that’s a spiced tea, you can also drink green tea. Don’t underestimate Indian condiments, they are not just for flavor but also serves other purposes.


 Add Tulsi, Ginger, Clove, Cinnamon and Black pepper in water and boil it. Sip it slowly to get rid of cough and cold.

For Chapped Lips: Use Honey

Excessive chapped lips can be painful. And sometimes, lip products contain chemicals that can dry out your lips even more. Honey will not only heel chapped lips but also keeps them moisturized. It also works as a mild exfoliator and can help remove dry, dead skin from your lips.


Using a cotton swab or your clean finger, dab honey onto your lips and keep it all throughout the day.

Hope that the blog answers your question of How to Protect Your Skin this winter and you find those remedies helpful to you. Try them out and let us know how much they help you in your problems. Feel free to like, share the blog and do share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Enjoy Winters, Stay Warm and Safe…

Habiba Fatima
Habiba Fatima is currently working as a content writer at Sterling India Pvt Ltd. She has a Masters degree (M.Tech) in Biotechnology. Apart from being a health blogger, she spends her time writing poetry.