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February 6, 2012
Tips on protecting your skin from the cold
By Dr. Joshua Fox, Advanced Dermatology
Chilly winter weather is no joke: It can lead to dry, chapped skin, and can cause or exacerbate eczema, hives, and other troublesome skin problems. Prolonged exposure to extreme cold and wind can lead to tissue-damaging frostbite. For these reasons, it’s important to have a plan to protect your skin from the elements. The onset of winter means it’s time to improve your skin-care regimen with the following tips.
Several skin conditions can be precipitated by cold weather, including Frostbite, Eczema, Raynaud’s phenomenon and Cold-induced hives.