Category: Winter Skin Care

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What Can You Do to Help Treat Eczema in Winter?

Dry Itchy Skin For those who suffer from skin conditions such as eczema, atopic dermatitis, allergies, or asthma, low humidity and cold outdoor temperatures can be problematic. Increased use of heat in the home and in our cars sucks the moisture out of the air and causes dry skin. During the months of November through

Winter Skin Care Tips

We are all familiar with seasonal changes … There’s a chill in the air, a cool breeze sets in, and the outdoor temperature falls. You turn on the furnace and gradually your skin feels dry, causing an uncontrollable urge to itch. Many refer to this as ‘winter itch’. The combination of low humidity and indoor

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Winter Itch

Lack of Moisture in the Air During the winter months as the outdoor air gets colder, the humidity drops. In addition, interior air heated by the furnace removes more moisture. Low humidity plus cold exterior winds help to deplete the skin of water and some natural lipids resulting in a rough, dull and sometimes flakey