Thursday, January 18, 2018
What's causing your dry winter skin? New York dermatologist Dr. Michelle Henry shares the top causes of dry winter skin and how you can update your routine for fast relief.
The truth about what makes your skin dry and itchy in the winter
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 by Smudge 1 week ago star
Dry air:
The dry environment leaches any moisture that's already in your skin. For relief, slather on a rich emollient every day.
Not exfoliating:
It's important to clear away dead skin cells and product residue to let your winter moisturizers penetrate and work effectively.
Long hot showers:
The heat and steam feel great on a cold day, but they're also drying to the skin. Keep showers under 10 minutes in lukewarm water.
Excessive washing:
After washing, always apply a thick lotion. Henry recommends CeraVe Healing Ointment, a gentle formula that contains three essential ceramides to provide intense, long-lasting moisturization.
Harsh skin products:
Switch your facial cleanser or body wash from a foam or gel to a cream-based moisturizing formula.

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