Did you know that long hours at your desk in a closed dehumidified airconditioned environment all day long takes a toll not only on your mind,but your skin and hair as well…!!!!Are you fed up with your dry lifeless skin and hair????
Some very handy tips to safeguard your skin at work and keep dryness away……
1.Moisturise:Keep a moisturizer in the desk drawer or top shelf at work and use it regularly during the day.
2.Spritz dryness away!!
Spritz your skin and hair with water or a solution of aloevera gel at regular intervals throughout the day
3.A simple make at home aloevera gel spritz solution:
1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup aloe vera gel, 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil or vegetable glycerin, 3-5 drops of an essential oil.Mix well in a blender or in a spray bottle.Spritz over skin and hair at regular intervals,and the magical moisturising powers of aloevera will keep dryness away.
4. Use water as a humidifier.
Filling a bowl with water and leaving it on your desk or in a tucked-away corner.
5.Hydrate yourself all through the day:
Drink water regularly throughout the day. Avoid having too many caffeinated drinks, preferring water for most of your hydration.
6.Take regular Breaks:
Whenever possible, schedule regular breaks to stretch and exercise. Maintaining your body weight is an important step to keeping healthy skin.
7.Take Computer Breaks :
If your skin is red, blotchy and puffy, it may be as a result of sitting for too long and being faced with the computer visuals and radiation.
8.Cover that screen:Take regular breaks and use screen covers on your monitor to prevent exposure to radiation.
9. Have the air-conditioning or heating inspected.
If the artificial air feels uncomfortable for any reason, e.g., too hot, too cold or blowing too hard etc., have the system inspected.
10. Open windows and doors where possible. If you work in an environment that does have windows that can be opened, open them!
So do try out these simple handy tips and bring life back to your dry hair&skin…they deserve a bit of TLC ,don’t they!!:)
Information courtesy wikihow