Nia is a licensed esthetician and the Skincare Editor forWell Kept Beauty, focusing on user education. While maintaining her roots in the beauty industry, Nia earned a Bachelors of Architecture degree from Howard University where she developed her philosophy of “less is more”; in design as well as esthetics. She is passionate about tailoring treatments to each client with a focus on the overall health and enhancement of the skin.
Winter months can be especially trying for the skin. Our skin is always looking for balance, but it can be tough with dry, cold air outside and dry, central heating inside. Lack of moisture in the skin can weaken the protective barrier resulting in sensitive, dry, flaky, dull skin. Below are a few tips and adjustments you can make to help during the cooler months.
Topical Vitamin C is a great antioxidant to help protect the skin during the day (especially when paired with sunscreen) and an amazing brightening ingredient. In skincare hyaluronic acid acts as a humectant, allowing the skin to attract and retain water, keeping it hydrated.