There is no denying that periods are a complete pain! Like cramps and aches weren’t enough that one needs to also deal with skin issues. Yes! Skin care should be an essential aspect of your menstrual cycle because it can wreck a havoc on your skin.

Precisely why, we are taking you through some skin care tips for you to keep in mind during your periods…
 

Fight against oily skin

Fight against oily skin

Your skin might end up getting or feeling oiler than usual while you are on your period. Make sure you exfoliate and scrub your skin thoroughly so that you don’t end up with clogged pores, zits or acne.

 

Bid adieu to dry skin

Bid adieu to dry skin

If you’re someone that suffers from dry and lifeless skin, your hormones are going to act up and make it much worse during your period. Use a hydrating gel or moisturiser to nourish your skin and replenish moisture. You can also switch creams for oils like cold pressed coconut, apricot or argan oil.

 

Eat right and healthy

Eat right and healthy

We all love to binge on a bag of chips or our favorite rasgullas while crying in pain. Yes! We know you deserve it, but unhealthy eating habits can negatively affect your skin. While we all want to give in to our guilty pleasures eating right will help keep any skin related issues at bay.

 

Get a massage

Get a massage

Treat yourself to a soothing massage while on your period. They not only help in stimulating blood flow but also leave your skin looking radiant and glowing. If you’re on a budget, use a hydrating cream and massage it all over your body and face in circular motions.  Finish off with a warm shower.

 

Follow a routine

Follow a routine

You can’t expect to see results without being consistent in your skin care regime. After trying out a few different options, choose what works best for you and follow it religiously to see the best results.