Dermatologist Gives Winter Skin Care Tips

As the temperature drops and the air gets drier, it can be helpful to change skin care products, according to one dermatologist. 

"In winter time, it gets cold. The humidity drops and dry air literally sucks moisture out of the skin," Dr. Joanne Montgomery said. 

For people who use foaming cleansers, try a cream or hydrating cleanser during the winter, Montgomery said. 

Montgomery also said hot showers and bath may be damaging. 

"That super-hot water will really weaken and soften that natural oil layer on the top layer of the skin," she said. 

Lastly, Montgomery said people should still apply sunscreen, SPF 30 or higher, during the winter because ice and snow will reflect ultraviolet rays. 

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