Food for winter skin care by Dr. Blossom Kochhar, Founder & Chairperson of the Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies

Vitamin A for skin is essential during winters. Nature supplies the foods that skin needs for that season. Carrots is the best source of Vitamin A and is abundantly available in winter. It helps fine lines and wrinkles. It helps to improve the texture of the skin. Also good to control falling hair

B Complex – Pulses are a good source of B complex very essential for a glowing skin. It helps in getting rid of pigmentation and dark circles under the eyes and helps improve circulation. They are best consumed in a sprouted form. Eat raw or mildly steamed.

Vitamin C Oranges are available in winter and for a good reason. Our skin needs Vit C all the time specially during winter. It helps pigmentation, acne problems and even out skin complexion

Vitamin D and Vitamin E are important for your skin. You can get them through ghee, butter or thoroughly by wearing lots of dried fruit and nuts. This helps in skin rejuvenation and keeping away excessive skin dryness and chapping.

Vitamin B Winter is the season of green leafy vegetables. These vegetables are full of minerals and help in detoxification of the body thereby keeping the skin glowing. They also help to remove spot discoloration and improve skin pallor. Acne is there all the time when there is excessive oiliness. People with acne problems will have to control their oil intake and have lots of fruits and vegetables which are abundantly available in winter. They should eat food rich in vit B. Acne also aggravated because of mask usage. Use a non alcoholic toner.

Dr. Blossom Kochhar is an industry veteran with over 35 years of experience, she is a respected name in the field of holistic beauty. A pioneer in the field of aromatherapy, she has been a stalwart in promoting healthy lifestyle with her indigenous products and is a double doctorate in Aromatherapy. A clear visionary who has been way ahead of her time, Dr. Blossom Kochhar is the founder & Chairperson of the Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies institutionalized in 1987. Her name is synonymous with successful brands – Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic and Blossom Kochhar College of Creative Arts & Design (BKCCAD).

Taking forth her foresight to map the Indian beauty industry on the international platform as a quality benchmark, she introduced a structured and systematic approach to hair, beauty and spa education and established BKCCAD, the umbrella brand for Pivot Point India- A Hair & Beauty Academy, Style Inc- A grooming academy, MUD- Make-up Designory and Blossom Kochhar Aesthetics & Spa Academy- the spa division of BKCCAD.She has also been associated with multinational beauty brands, reputed spas and numerous beauty pageants as an advisor.

Dr. Kochhar has authored several books on hair, beauty, health and aromatherapy.