How to take care of your skin during periods

How to take care of your skin during periods

Menstruation is a natural part of women’s reproductive cycle. However, that doesn’t mean that it is really easy. Many women face various kinds of problems during periods like cramps, mood swings etc. There is another common problem that bothers women a lot and that is skin breakout. Your skin suffers from acne, blackheads and other problems during periods. This is due to hormonal changes which lead to dry skin and other skin related problems during periods. Therefore, it is important to know how to take care of your skin during periods.  (Also read: Is it normal to get blood clots during your periods)

Massage your skin
During periods your skin needs extra care. Therefore it is better to massage your skin during this time. Massage helps to increase the blood flow and due to which your skin becomes radiant. So, you can get a cream, massage with it and clean it later. It helps to reduce the dryness in the skin.

Oily skin help
Women with oily skin need extra care during periods. It happens because of hormonal changes that occur during periods. So, use a product that contains salicylic acid as it helps with the oily skin and keeps your skin healthy. (Also read: What are the signs that you must visit your gynaecologist at once)

Nutrition and nourishment
It is important to eat right every day, but when you are dealing with periods it is further important to eat right. Many women start eating unhealthy during periods but this result in acne and pimples on the skin. So, during periods make sure you have a healthy diet.

Drink water
Just like the balanced diet, you must drink water sufficiently every day. However, it is important to keep in mind that during periods you need to pay more attention to it. So, drink water to keep your skin hydrated and soft.

Don’t try new beauty routine
When you are in in your periods then it is important that you stick to your natural beauty routine. Don’t try anything new as it might irritate your skin further.  (Also read: What are the best food items to fight the premenstrual syndrome during periods)

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