As much as we all love the coolness the hamarttan season brings, no one gets excited about the dryness. Getting skin dryness during hamarrtan is unavoidably, but, you handle your skin so well that this season that you’ll look like you alone have got your personal season going on!
we’ll start with the face.
Moisturize! You don’t have to throw away your facial scrubs and cleanser because it’s hamarttan, all you need to do is ensure that you moisturize you face after using cleanser or astringents. Use mild cleansers with a pH value of 0 – 5. Most facial cleansers dry up the skin to deep cleanse it and to avoid pores.
Lip Balm: Your lips shouldn’t be left out this season and it doesn’t matter if you are a guy or a lady. Coat your lips with lip balm before applying lipstick, especially when using matte lipstick. You can also use lip-balm before going to bed, more importantly, if your air conditioner is going to be running through the night. When going to bed, it is better you use lip balm rather than lip gloss.
Natural Butters: Shea butter, cocoa butter, carrot oil, etc. You need to lay hold on this natural oils this season. Not only would they make your skin glossy and shinny, these oils also contain nutrients that nourishes and heals, especially the Shea butter. And if you are looking for some naturally mild lighting effects for your skin during hamarttan, then carrot oil should be your next best beauty secret!