During the winter season, our skin becomes dry which requires basic care. This time your skin needs more pampering. You should follow some basic tips to keep your skin healthy and glowing.

Here are some of the simple winter care tips for your face through which you can avoid excessive dryness.

Basic care of your face in winter- 7 tips to follow:

1. Cleansing

Cleansing is the first step in the skincare routine. It is a must follow the step in skincare. Use cream-based face wash rather than using harsh soaps. Cream-based face wash will not only cleanse your face but will also provide moisture to it.

You can also cleanse your face with cotton dabbed in cold raw milk. 

2. Exfoliating-

Scrubbing is important in your skincare steps but in winter avoid doing it regularly. You can make your own scrub by using natural ingredients available at your home. 

Mix 2 tablespoon of smashed apple with 2 tablespoons of mashed banana, 1 tablespoon of honey and 2 tablespoons of mild scrub and there you go, your homemade natural scrub is ready. Just mix all ingredients properly, apply on your face, massage it for 2 minutes and rinse it off.

3. Toning

Toning is done to lighten the skin. Use toner which is best suited for your skin according to your skin type. You can also use mild toner.

4. Moisturizing

Moisturiser is not only essential for dry skin but is also necessary for oily skin. You can also use natural moisturizers like almond oil or olive oil. Message it on your skin till it gets absorbed into your skin.

Some of the face packs you can try:

  • Banana face pack

Take 4 tbsp of mashed ripe banana and massage it on the face. Wash it off after 10 minutes and then massage your face with honey in a circular motion. Do it for 10 minutes and after that apply toner.


Alovera is an ideal way to remove dryness.  Use it as a face moisturizer.

Drink Plenty of Water

Drinking water flushes out the harmful toxin from the body and keeps your skin hydrated in the dry weather.


Choose a good branded SPF sunscreen to avoid harmful ultraviolet rays like UVA or UVB.

Lip care 

The cracked lip is very annoying in winter season because of dryness, Choose a high-quality lip balm which will moisturize your lips.

I hope these skincare tips help you. Do let me know if you have any tips. Drop your text in the comment section below.