- Must have CTM Routine
A good wind down skin care routine helps keep your skin clean, prevents acne and keeps premature ageing at bay. Must have steps in your skin care routine to keep the skin radiant and glowing all day, are, Cleansing, Toning, and Moisturising.
Double Cleanse - Start by removing your makeup, dirt and grime with an Oil based cleanser first and follow up with a Soap free cleanser, they are gentle and do not strip skin off its natural oils, which are essential during all seasons. Try Trnatva Coco Rosy Cleansing Balm with Trnatva Herbal Face Cleanser, which is available for different skin types - dry to normal, mature and oily & blemished.
Tone - Alcohol-free toners help to cleanse & minimise your pores. Trnatva Multi Floral Face Mist is made with Steam Distilled waters of Lavender, Rose, Chamomile and Lemongrass. It is cooling, hydrating and refreshing.
Moisturise - Keeping your skin moisturised is important, despite the season. Use moisturisers that are rich in skin friendly oils, as they will penetrate the skin & keep the moisture locked, without clogging your pores. Trnatva Beeswax Moisturiser is enriched with Rosehip oil and is infused with Saffron, perfect moisturiser for all year round, P.S. it can also be used as a makeup base!
Apart from the basics of cleansing, toning and moisturising, you also need to follow a few season specific tips to keep your skin & hair in their optimal health.
Exfoliate your to way smooth skin
Gentle exfoliation should be a part of your daily routine, especially during the monsoon. It helps get rid of dead skin cells and give the skin a healthy glow. Using a gentle scrub twice a week also increases blood circulation to the face. Trnatva Smoothening Face Scrub is gentle yet effective scrub for your exfoliation needs.
- Mask it off
Add a clay mask to your monsoon routine at least twice a week, to absorb all the excess oil and keep your skin glow. Trnatva Glow Face Pack has Rose Clay added to it which will remove bacteria and impurities that cause breakouts.
- Give special love your lips & eyes
The areas around your eyes & your lips require extra attention as the skin is thinner there than rest of your face. Include a caffeine based under eye serum to keep puffiness & fine lines at bay. Don’t forget use a lip scrub twice a week and a hydrating, petrolium - free lip balm daily. Trnatva Coffee & Hemp Under Eye Serum, Smoothening Lip Scrub and Hemp Lip Balm are just what you need.
- Sun or no sun, Sunscreen is a must
Just because you cannot see the sun, doesn’t mean it cannot harm you. The UV rays are powerful enough to have harmful effects on your skin. Use a sunscreen with a minimum SPF 30 for complete protection.
- Go for No makeup - makeup look
Avoid wearing heavy makeup during the rainy season as it could block your skin pores. Use products like CC cream to even out your complexion, this will allow your skin to breathe.
- Champi to the rescue
Massage your scalp and hair with hot oil at least twice a week to treat frizzy, dry hair and also, dandruff & hair fall. Massaging will increase blood flow to the scalp which will help strenghten the hair. Also, it will be keep your hair smooth and frizz free. Trnatva Fortifying Hair Oil is enriched with Almond oil, Olive Oil and Rosemary, it strenghtens & smoothens hair and improves overall scalp health. Using it 30 minutes before shampoo will do wonders for your hair in this monsoon season.
- Beauty, inside out
Along with your good skin care routine, you must include a proper diet to keep you beautiful, inside out. Eat more fruits & vegetables, incorporate Vitamin C rich foods in your diet. Don’t forget to stay hydrated. It’ll not only maintain pH levels in the blood and ensure balanced skin but also make your hair healthy. Adding almonds, walnuts and dates to your diet is beneficial during the monsoon as they are rich in vitamins & minerals. They contain powerful antioxidants such as riboflavin and niacin and thus keep your cells healthy. Another must have during the monsoon is a good-old spoon of Ginger with Raw Honey. This helps in building up the immunity level and it helps prevent various common infections during the monsoon season.
One of the best Organic Wild Forest Honey we have tried is from Raw Living Organic. They have a variant with Ginger already infused with Raw Honey. Check it out here Ginger Honey by Raw Living Organic
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