We love our Minnesota winters, but we all know they come with a few side effects, like very dry skin. When the temperatures drop, so does the amount of water in the air, which can lead to flaky, itchy spots all over our bodies. So, what is the best way to combat dry skin?
The winter months are notorious for their accompanying skin problems. Rather than suffer through, the WCCO Morning Show decided to call the doctor in to find out what’s really happening to our skin this time of year.
The early season extreme cold outside is bad enough, but many Minnesotans are suffering inside as well, with dry skin. This brutal weather can leave your skin dry and itchy. And it can lead to eczema — even infection.
For many people, winter doesn’t bring just cold temperatures. It also means the prolonged misery of dry, itchy, cracking skin.
As the Minnesota weather turns cold, the air gets dry, and our skin starts to crack. So, what is the best way to treat dry skin?