Tibet, the roof of the world, is snow heaven. There are many mysterious and sacred attractions in Tibet. It is also one of the most desirable places and tourist destinations for many people. More and more people want to visit Tibet and explore mysterious Tibet. But you can’t visit Tibet rashly. The high altitude makes traveling to Tibet dangerous.
Tibet is located in the plateau, with dry weather, thin and dusty air, especially ultraviolet radiation is very strong. During traveling in Tibet, your skin gets hurt easily. Therefore, it is very important and necessary to protect your skin when traveling in Tibet, especially if you are a woman.
The following works should be done to protect skin when traveling in Tibet.
- Hydrating and Moisturizing
As we all know, hydrating and moisturizing are important aspects of skin protection. When you travel in Tibet, how to hydrate the facial skin is a tough task. Drinking water is the most important way to hydrate your skin. Due to the high altitude environment, the air in Tibet is very dry. When you travel to Tibet, you must drink plenty of water to keep your skin moist. And, you should try to create conditions to eat more fruits and vegetables. Tomatoes and grape tomatoes, consisting of rich vitamin C, are very good for moisturizing the skin.
During your stay in Tibet, you’d better not wash your face before going to bed, and it is also better not to wash your face after getting up. If you spend a long time in the wild and do not have good sanitary conditions, it is better not to wash your face, which is not easy to sunburn and peel.
It is said that it is better to moisturize and hydrate your skin with Tibetan ghee. Applying ghee to the skin is the most traditional and effective way for Tibetan people to protect their skin. If you don’t mind, you can apply ghee to your skin during your trip in Tibet.
- Wearing sunglasses
Sunshine is the soul of Tibet dedicated by the gods. In the sunshine of Tibet, when the sun shines on it, it is the temple under the sun, and you feel that it is one with the sun. Many people say they want to go to Tibet to enjoy the purest sunshine. But Tibet is on a plateau, and the higher you go, the closer you are to the sun. When you come to the plateau, you need to pay attention to the strong sunlight and ultraviolet rays, which will do harm to your eyes. At this time, a pair of cool sunglasses and a sunhat full of western style is very useful for you.
There is also a risk of snow blindness in Tibet. Tibet has a lot of ice and snow environment, ice and snow land and water will reflect strong sunlight. Direct exposure of the eyes to this environment for a few hours on a sunny day can cause snow blindness. At this time, the good sunglasses can filter ultraviolet ray is your indispensable equipment.
Sunscreen is the most important thing to protect your skin during traveling in Tibet. If you plan to travel to Tibet, you must buy superior sunscreen in advance, SPF above 15 at least. You should apply sunscreen half an hour before going out, preferably every hour or two.