Winter sports enthusiasts look forward to the wither coming with its frost, ice and snow preparing their equipment and warm clothes to start the sport season. However, it is important to remember, that not only skates, skies, snowboards, gloves and helmets should be taken care of, but a face skin protection as well.
The frosty and dry air freezes off the skin liquid and nourishing substances. Another risk factor is an exhausting water vapor, which condenses on the skin surface, makes ice crust around eyes and mouth and can damage face skin. All these undesirable weather conditions may occur injury, lack of moisturizing and nourishing, itching and inflammations on the both of face skin surface and its deep layers. For the facial skin protection from harsh frosty environment you can apply the special protective cosmetics.
The main ingredients of the frost protection ointment, which helps skiers, snowboarders and other lowers of long stay on the winter frost to keep skin healthy and comfortable, are the natural animal origin fats as goose, duck and mink fats. Cosmetics, based on these substances, is capable to create protective layer on the skin surface, which keeps skin protected from the aggressive weather conditions and prevent freezing off skin moisture and loosing nourishments.
Beside fat, useful ingredients in the protective ointment are the following:
- essential oils of buckthorn, wild rose and tea tree fill in the skin with the nourishing microelements, heal skin and prevent chapping and irritations$
- lanolin for smoothening skin;
- vitamins A, E, F for nourishing and intracellular metabolic regulation;
- calendula and hypericum herbal essences for relaxing skin and antibacterial skin care.
Frost, Cold and Sun protective ointments Repharm
Using cold protective ointments, you should bear in mind that they are suitable only for frosty and windy air. In other circumstances this kind of skincare won’t be useful, but, on the contrary, heavy texture may lead to the clogging, inflammations and acne. That’s why you should remove this cream after coming home and apply any nourishing cream.
Besides that, you should know that frost protective ointment doesn’t have effect instantly, but after a while. It needs 15-20 min to be absorbed and make the protective layer, so it needs to be applied in approximately half an hour before going out.
The company Repharm produced the special effective product to protect skin from the harsh weather conditions while continuous staying on the frost air. It is the Polar ointment based on the natural mink fat. This product successfully passed through the clinical trials and got many perfect responses form the professional sportsmen and winter sports lovers.