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SOS! Litchi & Titch's Guide to Treating Dry Winter Skin

The cold winter months can leave our skin feeling dry, itchy, and in desperate need of some TLC.

If you've been braving the long winter, battling the elements, and your skin is looking dull and feeling flaky, fear not! Litchi&Titch is here with a guide to help you restore and nourish your skin to its supple best.

Understanding the Dryness: Why Winter Is Tough on Skin

Before we dive into the rescue mission, let's understand why your skin feels drier than ever during winter:

  1. Low Humidity: The air becomes drier in the winter, and indoor heating systems further suck the moisture out of the air. This leads to moisture loss from your skin.

  1. Hot Showers: As tempting as it may be to take hot showers in the cold, it can strip your skin of its natural oils, leaving it dry and sensitive.

  1. Wind and Cold: Exposure to harsh winds and cold temperatures can damage your skin's natural barrier, making it more susceptible to dryness and irritation.

  1. Lack of Sunlight: Reduced exposure to sunlight during the winter months can impact your skin's ability to produce vitamin D, which plays a role in skin health.

Now, let's talk about the solution! Litchi&Titch's natural skincare arsenal!

1. Luxurious Wash: Cleanse with Care

Begin your journey to revitalised skin with our Luxurious Wash. This gentle, sulfate-free formula cleanses without stripping your skin's natural moisture. Unlike many harsh washes, ours is enriched with natural ingredients that nurture your skin while you cleanse.

Body and Hand Wash made from natural ingredients
Litchi & Titch's Hand and Body Wash

2. Award-Winning Luxurious Lotion: Lock in Moisture

After your shower, pat your skin dry gently and apply our award winning Luxurious Lotion. It's like a drink of water for your skin. This rich, creamy lotion is formulated with nourishing botanicals to hydrate and lock in moisture all day long.

Body and Hand Lotion made from natural ingredients
Litchi & Titch's Hand and Body Lotion

3. Nourishing Body Oil with Essential Oils: Treat Your Skin to an Elixir

For extra dry patches or combined with our Luxurious Lotion to seal the deal, try our Nourishing Body Oil with Essential Oils. It's a blend of nutrient-rich oils and essential oils that provide intense hydration, Use it on areas that need extra love, like elbows, knees, and even as a luxurious massage oil.

Body oil made from natural ingredients
Litchi & Titch's Nourishing Body Oil

4. Glowing Body Polish: Exfoliate the Winter Blues Away

Exfoliation is a key step in your winter skincare routine. Our Glowing Body Polish is a game-changer. It gently buffs away dead skin cells, revealing the smoother, healthier skin beneath. Exfoliating once or twice a week can help your lotion and body oil penetrate better, maximising their effectiveness.

Sugar scrub for body, natural ingredients
Litchi & Titch's Glowing Body Polish

5. Cult Beauty Balm: Target Dry Patches

For those stubborn, extra-dry areas like your elbows, heels, and hands, our Cult Beauty Balm is your secret weapon. It's a multi-purpose balm enriched with paw paw and Baobab that's perfect for soothing and nourishing dry patches.

Shea Butter Beauty Balm in tin
Litchi & Titch's Cult Beauty Balm

Bonus Tips for Winter Skin Care:

  1. Stay Hydrated: Drinking enough water is crucial for maintaining skin moisture.

  2. Limit Hot Showers and Baths: Have shorter showers and soaks and make sure the water isn’t super hot to prevent further drying out your skin.

  3. Protect Against the Elements: Wear appropriate clothing to shield your skin from the cold, and don't forget sunscreen even on cloudy days.

  4. Humidify Your Home: Consider using a humidifier to add moisture back into the dry indoor air.

  5. Diet Matters: Eat foods rich in antioxidants and healthy fats, like avocados and nuts, to support your skin from the inside out.

Winter may be tough on your skin, but with the right care and Litchi&Titch's natural skincare products, you can emerge into spring with soft, radiant, and rejuvenated skin.

Say goodbye to dryness and hello to a new season of supple, smooth skin!

Shop for the above products at Article by Sam Reynolds / August 2023


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