How to Avoid Dry Skin in the Winter
As Winter Storm Juno kicked into high gear along the Northeast coast, it brought along the promise of more frigid winter conditions in the months ahead. Cold-weather causes one of the most common afflictions of the season - dry skin. This usually means dry, itchy, ashy and flaky skin on the face and body. And as the temperature grows colder outside, we usually turn up the heat inside, which can wreak havoc on our skin's ability to stay moisturized.
We asked our founder, Kasey Drapeau D’Amato, an aesthetic dermatology PA, about her best advice for avoiding dry winter skin nightmares—she shared a few tips that you definitely want to make note of as we enter the cold months ahead.
Even if you do not live in the tundra of the East Coast (and for that we are jealous!), dry skin can affect you, so use the tips below to keep your skin healthy and glowing all year long!
Tips For Keeping Your Skin Moisturized in WinterStay hydrated
Get plenty of sleep
Incorporate Flaxseed or fish-oil supplements into your diet
Keep a humidifier in your bedroom - this is key when there is less moisture in the air during winter
Try our Hydrating Manuka Mask - but instead of using it for 10-15 minutes, Kasey advises clients to use the Manuka Mask as a "leave on" night cream during the winter months since it is incredibly hydrating, and helps recondition the skin while you sleep!
Tweet your skincare concerns and questions to our founder & CEO, Kasey Drapeau D’Amato, on Twitter - @kaseydamatopac, and join the #winterskin conversation on Facebook at - facebook.com/airelleskin.