Winter is coming! Yes, we are getting ready for winter right now: We get out our winter coats, thick boots, and fluffy scarves. But we should not forget to take care of our largest organ: our skin! In winter, the cold, wind and heating air can dry out the skin more than usual, regardless of skin type, and in some cases even lead to flaky skin. Our lips, face, and hands are particularly affected. This article gives you eight tips to keep your skin well cared for and protected throughout winter.
As we near the menopause our hormones can play havoc with our skin. We might suddenly start getting adult acne, or prickly, dry skin. Our skin may also become oilier than it was before. Our hormones are wonderful but when they start fluctuating, we can run into problems that we thought we had left behind in our teenage years! Here we discuss how to look after your skin from the inside and from the outside, with a focus on hormones and nutrition, as well as skincare.