5 Tips to Winterize Your Skin
Is your skin too dry this winter? Here are top tips to help winterize your skin.
It won’t be long before the cool, crisp days of fall give way to cold, harsh winter. Now is the time to prepare your skin for weather conditions that can really do a number on it.
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Dermatologist Jennifer Lucas, MD, says the weather has a direct effect on your skin. Moisture and humidity in the warm seasons preserve the protective barrier of the skin’s natural moisture.
“In the wintertime though, the air dries out and so does your skin,” causing it to become itchy and irritated, says Dr. Lucas.
The heat from hot shower, says Dr. Lucas, “basically melts the oils off your skin and washes them down the drain.”
Following these simple tips can help keep your skin healthy and soft through the winter.