How to avoid dry, painful skin in winter

Moisturiser, bath oils and turning the heating down will help keep your skin in good condition

Our skin tends to get drier in the winter, not only because of the cooler air, but also because of central heating, which can cause conditions such as eczema to flare up. Consider turning the thermostat to a lower temperature: 16C-18C is best. If you can, invest in a humidifier, which puts moisture back into the air.

Moisturiser is especially important in winter, so use a richer product than in other seasons – and don’t forget your hands. Your lips will benefit from balm.

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Source: theguardian
How to avoid dry, painful skin in winter