While you may be bundling yourself up in warm winter layers during the colder months, that extra material isn’t enough to protect delicate skin once the temperature starts to drop. With a lack of moisture during the wintertime, dry skin can quickly become itchy skin, which can make for irritated, sensitive skin. Get ahead of the dry spell with these 10 pro tips for locking in moisture and nourishing your skin all season long.
Tip: Nix those hot showers
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Tip: Stick to simple, tried-and-true moisturizers
Tip: Choose the right cleanser
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Tip: Stick to products containing SPF
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Tip: What you eat matters
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Tip: Invest in a humidifier
Tip: Forgo itchy fabrics
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Tip: Avoid exposing damp skin to the cold
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Tip: Scale back on exfoliation
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Tip: Get a second opinion
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