What helps combat dry skin?

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Why do you get dry skin in winter?

As the temperature fluctuates and the humidity drops, the skin quickly becomes dry and we lose the precious glow we love summer so much for. Understanding the elements that affect our largest organ (skin) can be a big step towards getting a beautiful well groomed winter skin.

The skin loses a lot of moisture during the cold winter months, making it sensitive, dehydrated and thus less protected. But why does the cold of winter affect the skin so much? 

The lower temperature and humidity cause the top layer of the skin to be drained for moisture, leaving the skin dried up and extra sensitive. On cold winter days the temperature indoors increases, and while it feels nice and comfortable, your skin is not always as excited. However, this applies mostly if you seriously turn up the heat in your home as it causes the humidity to fall rapidly and the moisture from the surroundings to disappear. 

What helps against dry skin?

5 tips for dry skin during the winter months (and the rest of the year)

Here are five good tips for avoiding dry skin during the winter months, which can also be applied throughout the year to take good care of your skin every day:

  1. Drink plenty of liquids every day and consider adding Collagen Beauty Remedy to one of your daily glass. This not only keeps you hydrated but also provides the benefits of active ingredients from the Beauty Remedy.

  2. Fluctuations in temperature can stress and dehydrate the skin. Regulate the indoor temperature by keeping it slightly cooler, neither too cold nor too hot. This not only helps with dry skin but is also positive in terms of the heating bills. 
  1. The delicate skin appreciates mild soaps and skincare products to suit your skin type. Choose products with a pH level similar to that of skin (5.5) and minimize the use of perfumes and harsh ingredients that can cause irritation.
  1. While it is tempting to take long hot showers on the coldest winter days, it can weaken the skins barrier and natural oils, making the skin more sensitive and prone to irritation. Try to stick to shorter, not so hot showers.
  1. Your skin thrives when it's well moisturised. Use quality products with protective ingredients, such as a cold cream, if you are exposed to freezing temperatures for extended periods.  

During winter, we generally drink less water. Water plays a crucial role in keeping the skin hydrated, supple and healthy - so even if you don´t feel as thirsty as you do in summer, it is essential to say hydrated throughout the day. 

As if it is not enough with cold air, the low humidity, and short dark days, the natural production of collagen and elastin decreases from the mid-20s, making it even more challenging for the skin to retain moisture. If you actively make an effort to maintain your normal collagen production, eat healthy and protect your skin with a good cream that doesn't contain water throughout the winter, you can better control dryness and keep your skin healthy. 

Remember to drink water

Do you overlook the skin, your largest organ?

The skin is our body's largest organ, tasked with protecting us from external influences and playing an important part of our immune system. Therefore, it makes sense to take good care of it. The skin becomes a challenge for many in the winter months as it becomes dry and sensitive, which is perfectly normal reactions to the changes in climate around us. Outside, the air is ice cold, and indoors we crank up the heat, creating a dry indoor environment. With such fluctuating conditions, our skin really gets to work.

The skin needs care and love. Both from the outside and from the inside. A good skincare routine not only gives your skin a beautiful glow but also makes it more resilient and less sensitive to external factors like wind and weather. 

Even though the skin is the body's largest organ, it's easy to overlook its needs from time to time. Maybe we only focus on caring for the facial skin morning and evening, but what about our arms, legs and the rest of the body? This applies not only during winter, when skin issues are most pronounced, but also throughout the rest of the year.

It may seem a little daunting to have to moisturise the entire body with lotion every day, but did you know that there are other ways to moisturise the skin? 

Vild Nord Collagen Beauty Remedy

Collagen Beauty Remedy - Natural moisture and support for your skin

Do you know ours Collagen Beauty Remedy? It is a true beauty supplement, focusing on your skin and natural beauty. The ingredients are carefully selected and together provide a unique, exclusive Nordic beauty formula.

Collagen Beauty Remedy from Vild Nord is an inner beauty dietary supplement for those who want to experience skincare from the inside out. With the help of five active ingredients in the product, Collagen Beauty Remedy elevate your beauty routine to the next level. 

Hyaluronic acid - Dermial

5 active ingredients for natural beauty care:

  • Hydrolysed marine collagen
    Our collagen is MSC-certified and sourced from sustainable fishing in the northern Atlantic off the coast of Norway. Wild-caught cod is the source of the collagen, and with the MSC-certification, ocean resources are protected while preventing overfishing. It's beneficial for both you and the environment.

    Collagen helps to reduce the visibility of wrinkles and fine lines in the skin.
  • Acerola berry powder
    The acerola berry resembles Nordic cherries but grows in warmer climates, making it one of the best sources of vitamin C.
    Vitamin C contributes to a normal formation of collagen that is important for normal functioning skin. Vitamin C also helps to protect the cells from oxidative stress.
  • Nordic blue berries
    The delightful blend of the beautiful Nordic blue berries: blueberries from Sweden's wild nature, blackcurrant and aronia, naturally rich in vitamin C, which, in addition to contributing to a normal formation of collagen, also works as antioxidant.
  • Micro -encapsulated seaweed
    Off the northwestern coast of Scotland, seaweed is harvested from the icy sea. After harvesting, it's dried, powdered and micro-encapsulated.

    Seaweed is a natural source of the mineral iodine, which helps to maintain a normal skin, a normal production of thyroid hormones and a normal thyroid function.
  • Hyaluronic acid
    Collagen Beauty Remedy is an incredible beauty product containing hyaluronic acid. Dermial® Hyaluronic Acid is derived from cock comb and is a unique source of glycosamineoglycans - complex carbohydrates naturally  found in the body. In the body, hyaluronic acid is primarily found in the two skin layers, dermis and epidermis, where it keeps the skin hydrated.

If you´d like to learn more about hyaluronic acid, you can read more about it in our blog post ”Hyaluronic acid for your skin's natural moisture”. 

Recipes with Collagen Beauty Remedy

How to use Collagen Beauty Remedy

It's just so easy to incorporate Collagen Beauty Remedy into your daily beauty routine. You can dissolve the collagen powder in a glass of cold water or try your hand at one of our delicious and tasty recipes that includes Beauty Remedy.

Ice cubes can really elevate a glass of water but Collagen ice cubes can do even more. Enjoy the fresh taste of berries while hydrating your body and skin with a glass of cold water with collagen ice cubes.

Have you tried a smoothie bowl? It's almost like eating ice cream but healthy and nutrishing. We've created a delicious recipe for a collagen & blueberry smoothie bowl.

Pancakes - who doesn't love them, especially in a pink variant? Lovely pink pancakes with beets and collagen, along with other tasteful ingredients, are perfect for breakfast or a different kind of lunch.

Collagen Beauty Remedy

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