The cold air hits and the air becomes dry. Many friends are troubled by various skin problems such as sensitive redness and pimples on the face... Today the doctor will share with you some tips for skin care in autumn and winter.
Sun Protection, Cleansing and Moisturizing
one must not be less
Don't think that sun protection is a homework in summer. You don't need sun protection when it's cold.
In fact, sun protection should be done all year round.
If you don't pay attention to sun protection, it will damage the skin barrier and cause the skin to lose moisture, which will aggravate skin problems. Therefore, you must do a good job of sun protection throughout.
Cleansing and moisturizing are just as important in winter.
First of all, to avoid excessive cleaning, you should choose a mild cleanser suitable for your skin.
At the same time, it is recommended to wash your face with warm water. Too cold or too hot water will irritate the skin.
After using moisturizer, don't forget to apply lotion or cream to lock in the moisture of the skin.
In addition, you can apply moisturizing or soothing masks regularly, but not too frequently, so as not to aggravate the burden on the skin.
Beauty tea according to acupuncture points
Good skin depends on "nourishing"
Traditional Chinese medicine often says "three parts cure seven parts nourishment", daily life and diet should also pay attention to skin care.
In terms of diet, choose vegetables and fruits rich in vitamins, such as carrots, cabbage, kiwi, etc., and eat less seafood, stimulating and greasy foods.
At the same time, maintaining proper exercise, adequate sleep and a happy mood in daily life are very helpful for our skin health.
Next, I would like to share with you a substitute tea drink for beauty and beauty that is suitable for drinking in autumn and winter.
Beauty tea composition Lily 10g, chrysanthemum 10g, Ophiopogon japonicus 9g, tangerine peel 6g, rose 10g.
In addition, regular massage of some acupuncture points is also of great benefit to our skin.
The specific method is to gently press and knead the acupoints with the index fingers of both hands, 100 to 200 times each time, and can be repeated many times.
Yingxiang Point: Beside the midpoint of the outer edge of the nose, in the nasolabial fold, it belongs to the Large Intestine Meridian of Hand Yangming.
Before going to bed, use your fingertips to gently massage the acupuncture points for about 1 minute, which will help improve the complexion of the skin.
Sizhu hole: The depression at the tip of the eyebrows belongs to the Sanjiao Meridian of Hand Shaoyang. Often pressing the Sizhu hole can promote blood circulation around the eyes, dredge qi and blood, and improve eye lines.
Care tips for problem skin
How should friends with skin problems protect relatively sensitive skin?
Below we will share with you the winter skin care tips for acne patients, psoriasis patients, and pruritus patients.
For acne, the first thing to do is to clean the skin, try to use mild and non-irritating facial cleanser for facial cleansing; sufficient hydration is the top priority, after cleansing the skin, you can use cream with strong moisturizing effect to apply; lastly, pay attention to light diet, go to bed early and wake up early , Work and rest rules.
Psoriasis In autumn and winter, psoriasis is prone to occur frequently and aggravate.
When the weather turns cold, the capillaries of the skin will shrink, slowing down the excretion of the skin.
At the same time, the temperature difference between morning and evening becomes larger, which can easily lead to colds and induce psoriasis.
First of all, we should add or subtract clothes in time according to seasonal changes to avoid catching a cold; secondly, pay attention to a light diet, and eat less spicy food, beef and mutton; lastly, we should also pay attention to hydrating and moisturizing, and do not scratch.
Pruritus For friends suffering from pruritus, we can prevent and treat it from the following aspects to get rid of the claws of "itch".
But take a bath frequently, and the water temperature should not exceed 40°C.
At the same time, use less soap, shower gel, etc. for cleaning; develop the habit of drinking more water and eating more fruits and vegetables.
Keeps skin hydrated by replenishing water in the body.
Increase moisturizing power.
"Moisturize those who are dry", use Vaseline and other moisturizing products to apply after bathing, so that the skin is always in a moist state is the magic weapon to control "itch".
Text/Wang Zi Ning Lan Haibing
(Beijing Drum Tower Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine)