dry skin

  • Seasonal Skin Solutions

    In many winter climates, the frigid temperatures and chilly winds take a harsh toll on our skin. Heated air in homes, cars, and workplaces also zap moisture, evaporating it into the air from the skin’s surface.

    Soothing Dry Skin with Vitamin E
    By Linda Miles, LAc, DOM
  • Hydrate With Hyaluronic Acid

    I frequently hear the question, “How can I keep my skin moisturized as fall transitions into winter?” This time of year, it’s no surprise when skin looks dull, dry, or dehydrated. In fact, you’re probably noticing more visible signs of aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles.

    Boost skin moisture during dry winter months
    By Linda Miles, LAc, DOM
  • DIY Facial

    Are you suffering from dry skin and your store-bought moisturizer is not doing the trick? Try this homemade recipe and let your skin reap the benefits!

    1 avocado

    1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

    1 egg white

    Combine avocado, lemon juice, and egg white to make a paste. Apply to your skin. Once paste has completely dried, rinse with cool water and pat dry.

  • Saturate Your Skin

    Transitioning from winter to summer often presents a challenge for your body’s largest organ. While your skin can bear the brunt of seasonal changes, how do you keep your face from showing it?

    Don’t let the heat beat your skin into submission
    By Cara Lucas
  • Condition Spotlight: Dry Skin

    Xeroderma, commonly known as dry skin, is a manageable condition that affects nearly everyone at some point throughout his or her life. Thankfully, skin typically heals itself. Yet the weather and our environment can affect how skin heals—you may need to take steps to prevent and treat dry skin.

    Simple home remedies can treat (and prevent) dry skin.
  • Dry Skin is Everywhere

    Dry, itchy, and flaking skin is a sure sign of a rough winter. Unfortunately, this also pertains to your pets. Winter is just as rough on their skin as it is on yours. There are simple steps to keep your pet from feeling the affects of the sub-zero temperatures.

    Tips for keeping your pets happy and healthy during the winter months.
  • Ask The Doctor: Dry Skin

    Dry skin is often a sign of damage to your skin’s natural barrier from either over-bathing or an underlying allergic condition such as eczema. The skin holds in moisture with layers of flattened skin cells and fatty materials made up of waxes, cholesterol, and fatty acids. Over-bathing with soap and hot water washes away these layers as well as the salts in the skin that also hold water.

    My skin gets so dry every winter. What remedies will help?
    By Alan M. Dattner, MD