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Winter Skin Care Tips

Winter Skin Care Tips

Winter brings many things for us: picturesque snowfalls, hot cocoa and warm nights by the fire — but it also brings dry skin. During the cold months, a combination of low humidity and indoor heat produces dry air, which causes your skin to feel dry and brings an uncontrollable urge to itch, or what some people call “winter itch.”

The Difference Between UVA and UVB Rays

The solar spectrum is divided into ranges defined by wavelengths. UVB rays are present at a range of 290-320 nanometers. UVB are sometimes considered the sun’s burning rays, as they are most associated with sunburns. They are also thought to contribute to skin cancers. UVB rays will vary in intensity depending on time of day