How to protect your skin in winter

Protect your skin with the best winter treatments. You can protect yourself from the unwanted effects of dryness. In the winter months, the skin suffers from the consequences of cold and dryness.

This is a natural outcome of low temperatures. In addition, the protection of clothing prevents the dermis from breathing properly. This causes the skin to lose moisture and become flaky. Pores close up and reactions such as hives or discomfort occur.

What can you do to protect your skin in winter?

In winter dry skin can be a common problem as the temperature and humidity outside drop. There are a few things you can do to help keep your skin hydrated and healthy during this season.

  1. Moisturize regularly: Apply moisturizer instantly after bathing or washing your face. Look for products that contain hyaluronic acid, which helps your skin retain moisture.
  2. Wear protective clothing: Cover exposed areas of your skin with a scarf or winter hat to prevent windburn and cold exposure.
  3. Use lukewarm water: Hot showers can strip away natural oils from the surface of your skin.
  4. Humidify your home: To reduce the amount of moisture in the air, use a humidifier indoors to help keep your skin hydrated.
  5. Avoid harsh products: Use gentle cleansers and avoid using abrasive soaps on your skin. Also, avoid using too many exfoliating products, which can strip away your skin’s natural oils.
  6. Eat healthily: Eating foods high in essential fatty acids, like fish and nuts, can help improve moisture levels in the skin. 

Follow these tips and use the right products to  keep your skin hydrated and healthy during winter. If you are still experiencing dry skin, speak to your doctor about other treatments that may be suitable for you.

Microneedling treatment to protect the skin

Learn about microneedling, a treatment for the skin using tiny needles to create micro-injuries in the skin. The treatment helps promote collagen growth and regeneration, which can make the skin look smoother and firmer.

See the best about Microneedling and why it’s a good option.

  • It’s a safe and minimally-invasive procedure. It can improve the appearance of wrinkles, scars, and other skin damage.
  • Additionally, this treatment opens up pores and improves the absorption of topical skincare products, making them more effective.
  • Microneedling provider uses a handheld device with a small but powerful motor. This device works by pushing multiple tiny needles into the skin at high speeds. Thousands of microscopic punctures stimulate collagen production and promote cell regeneration.
  • The procedure has minimal to no downtime, and side effects are typically mild and short-lived.

Overall, Microneedling is a safe and effective treatment for improving skin texture and tone. Besides,  it can reduce the appearance of wrinkles, scars, and other skin damage.

Remember to properly care for the skin before and after treatment to achieve the best results.

Hydrafacial for hydrating the skin

Get smoother, younger-looking skin. Hydrafacial is a great option to protect your skin in winter. It’s for those looking for an all-in-one solution for hydration and nourishment of the skin.

The treatment is a safe and effective way to restore lost moisture and give the skin a healthy glow. It’s a complete treatment that includes a device that gently exfoliates the skin. Besides, it uses non-aggressive moisturizer facial creams.

Benefits of Hydrafacial

  • Deeply cleanse, exfoliate, and hydrate the skin at the same time.
  • It reduces fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin tone and texture, and give a more youthful look.
  • This treatment is for sensitive skin types, making it ideal for people with rosacea or acne-prone skin.
  • Hydrafacial is a great way to maintain healthy, radiant skin and keep it looking young.

How do they do it? 

  1. The process begins with a serum specifically tailored to your individual needs that helps nourish and protect the skin.

  2. A special suction device then applies gentle pressure over the face. That exfoliates and removes dead skin cells from the skin’s surface.

  3. After the exfoliation process, a hydrating serum is applied to the face and massaged in with light pressure.

  4. This helps the skin absorb more moisture and nourishment. At the same time, it cleans any dirt or debris that may be left behind from the exfoliation process.

  5. Finally, your provider will apply an antioxidant-rich serum to your skin. This helps protect it from environmental damage and further moisturizes the skin.

  6. The results of Hydrafacial are immediately visible, with softer and smoother skin that looks and feels healthy.

Hydrafacial is an excellent option to bring hydration and nourishment back into the skin.

The treatment helps to give the skin a healthy glow while minimize any signs of aging or damage caused by the environment. With regular treatments, you can keep your skin looking younger and healthier for longer.

PRP for hydrating the skin in winter

In winter months, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) is a great treatment for hydrating the skin.

Your doctor will take a sample of your blood and spin it in a centrifuge to separate the platelet-rich plasma. This PRP is then injected back into your skin. The treatment  stimulates collagen production and other healing factors needed to keep the skin hydrated.

Benefits of Plasma-rich Platelet treatment

  • PRP helps to boost your skin’s natural collagen production, which helps keep the skin looking healthy and plump.
  • It reduces inflammation and improves circulation, which can help give you that glowing look of health even in the coldest weather.
  • The procedure is quick and easy. You’ll have no downtime or pain, making it an ideal solution for those looking to combat the dryness of winter.
  • PRP is a great option for those looking to combat dryness and dullness in their winter skincare routine. With regular treatments, you can enjoy glowing, healthy-looking skin all season long!
  • It can help boost collagen production, reduce inflammation, and improve circulation.  You can enjoy glowing and healthy-looking skin all season long.

PRP is a safe, effective way to help combat dryness and dullness in your skin during the winter months. Speak to your doctor today if you are interested in exploring the benefits of PRP for your winter skincare routine.

What is Hollywood Peel?

Hollywood Peel is an innovative skin treatment. It uses a combination of Microneedling and radiofrequency energy to help rejuvenate the skin.

You can have the procedure in a safe, comfortable environment. It takes approximately one hour. Afterward, you should be able to return to your daily activities right away.

Benefits of Hollywood Peel


  • Reduces wrinkles and acne scars, minimize pore size, improve skin texture, and stimulate collagen production. Your skin gets a smoother and more radiant complexion;
  • Speeds up the healing process after other skin care treatments. Hollywood Peel also offers less downtime and fewer side effects than traditional laser resurfacing;
  • It’s an attractive option for those looking to take their skincare routine to the next level.
  • The results of Hollywood Peel are long-lasting. Most of patients see a noticeable improvement in the appearance and texture of their skin after one treatment session.
  • The effects can be further enhanced with regular maintenance treatments for optimal results.


Other treatments to protect your skin in winter

You can find other ways you can help keep your skin hydrated in winter. All these tips combined can help keep your skin looking its best even in winter weather!

  • Make sure to use gentle cleansers and moisturizers that won’t strip away the natural oils from your skin.
  • Investing in a humidifier is also a great way to add extra moisture to the air during cold weather months.
  • Be sure to drink plenty of water throughout the day.
  • Use sunscreen if you plan on spending extended time outdoors.


Come to Vive Medical Spa in Tijuana

Keep your skin protected during winter. Come to Vive Medical Spa in Tijuana and have a consultation with our specializing doctors for aesthetic medicine. They can recommend and apply the best treatments for beauty and to make your skin shine in winter.

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