Your skin can get most badly affected in extreme hot or extreme cold climates. Particularly, if you need to visit any place having this type of extreme climate, then you should better take some additional precautions to safeguard your skin. Otherwise, you can never guess how much damage it can cause to your skin. Here are some simple tips which should be followed to take care of your skin in both the situations.
Whether it is an extreme cold or extreme hot destination, there will remain sunlight and so you need to protect your skin from this hazard. In fact, certain places in the world get more scorching or bright sunlight, which means more damage to your skin.
You should liberally use sunscreen lotion having a high level of SPF. In addition to that, you should use a wide-brimmed hat, a pair of sunglasses and long sleeve dresses, so that your skin does not get exposed to the direct sunlight.
Extreme cold wind or warm wind, both are damaging for your skin. You should avoid being outside as much as you can and if you have no other option than being out, then you should wear protective clothing to completely cover your skin.
Take a moisturizer with you, when you visit these places. A moisturizer is essential, irrespective of the external temperature. The extreme hot and extreme cold weather condition; both can make your skin more dry. So, you should apply the moisturizer at least twice a day, once in the morning and once before going to bed at night.
Another most important thing to keep in mind is that you should not be exposed to sudden change of temperature. When you come to home from the extreme cold or hot climate, do not switch on the room heater or air conditioner immediately. Take some time to get adjusted with the room temperature and then gradually increase or decrease the temperature.
Improve your immunity system, by having nutritious food and plenty of water. More carefully you should include foods containing vitamin C, as it strengthens the immunity system of your skin. On top of all, you should have adequate rest to feel refreshed and rejuvenated.