While the amount of snow Michiganders experience in the winter is always a toss-up, one thing can be guaranteed: with cold comes dry skin.
Keeping skin and hair healthy isn’t just about looking pretty, it’s about the overall health of your body and mind. With the widespread media coverage, a new emphasis has been placed on facial care, but what about the rest of your noggin? The care of your scalp and hair is just as important as the rest of your daily routine.
There are several precautions one can take to make sure your skin is in prime condition to handle the harsh weather, diet being at the top of the list. Consuming the proper amount of water, 2.7 liters for women and 3.7 liters for men according to the Mayo Clinic. Your body is composed mainly of water, your cells need to be replenished with the water you lose throughout the day. An increase in vitamin C will also help keep your skin hydrated. Found in dark leafy greens and citrus fruits, vitamin C helps your body’s collagen production. The temptation to take a scalding hot shower in the winter is so strong after spending any time in the cold, however good it may feel it’s stripping the moisture from your skin so try to keep the temperatures as cool as is comfortable for you.
Dry, flaky skin is to be expected in the winter time. Even taking the necessary steps to keep your body healthy don’t ensure that you will have a dandruff free season. Moroccanoil Dry-No-More Scalp Treatment is the go to solution to keep you itch free, full of antioxidants, proteins and vitamins this treatment will correct the balance of your scalp health and relieve any irritations. This ultra-conditioning $20 treatment is an oil that is applied in sections to dry hair, after each section has been treated the oil is massaged into the scalp (reason enough to come in, right?!) and left to sit for a minimum of five minutes.
After shampooing with Moroccanoil Hydrate shampoo, follow with the Weightless Hydrating Mask if your goal is to restore moisture or the Restorative Hair Mask if your hair has extensive damage from chemical services or regular exposure to hot tools. Both of these masks are oil rich designed to restore hydration, improve texture and elasticity. The Dry-No-More Treatment is only available as an in salon treatment, but a less intensive oil, the Original Moroccanoil is available for purchase as a daily treatment and both masks are available for retail purchase for $44.