Winter Skin Care Woes: Itchy Skin

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itchy skinThank goodness, Winter is very nearly over. It’s been another rough one!

Itchy skin is one of winter’s calling cards. Cold weather and dry heat sap your skin of its natural moisture, making you feel itchy and uncomfortable.

Instead of scratching and itching and making it worse, do this: take cooler showers and fewer showers. (We don’t like this any more than you!)

Also: you might be able to skip moisturizing from head-to-toe in the summer, but winter is a different story. Once you’re out of the (not-very-hot) shower, make sure to slather on a super-hydrating body lotion.

[Our top 5 Winter Skin Care Tips]

Is your face also dry and itchy this winter? It could mean that you should switch to a night cream during the colder months. Here’s how to tell if your moisturizer is not enough: you find yourself using more and more of it each night. You should only need a thin layer of any moisturizing product.

[Read more: How to deal with Oily skin during the Winter months]

Author: Jill

As a long-time writer, editor, and esthetician, I’ve had an ongoing love affair with Mario Badescu Skin Care for years. I can usually be found reading, knitting, painting, trying new beauty and skin care products, and telling everyone to wear more sunscreen. These days, I’m feeling super grateful for the opportunity to share more Mario with the world! I believe that better skin care changes lives. For more about me, visit my Google+ Page.

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