Keeping your skin nourished during cold weather can be tough, but you should resist the urge to take hot showers or baths, says Alan Menter, M.D., of Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He suggests keeping your shower brief and lukewarm, and using moisture-rich body soaps. Pat yourself dry and apply lotion while your body is still damp to lock in moisture. This can minimize the toll winter weather takes on your skin.
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