Does the winter just wreck your skin?
For example, I used to actually BLEED. My hands would get so dry. And my elbows? they were scratchy year-round. But I have to admit, though I live in a high dessert, my skin isn’t as dry as it used to be.
That’s not the climate talking – that’s a healthy body’s response to a dry climate.
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What can you do?
2. Second, Drink 1/2 your body weight in ounces, every day
Similarly drier skin in the winter, could simply be on the spectrum of eczema. Yup! You could be thinking it’s simply the dry weather, but really it could be the health of your skin. Just another great reason why you should add good bacteria in (and on) your body.
Likewise, last mention – kids. They get dry skin too, but should they? Their little bodies haven’t “aged” the way ours have. So why are kids getting dry skin? You might want to consider getting them tested for allergies. Or begin a probiotic regimen for kids, because probiotics can have a huge impact on the body of our kids. Creating a body full of good bacteria, is key. Plus we want to relieve our kids from the internal burden of allergens, just attacking their systems.
- Allen, Stephen J., Jordyn, Sue, Storey, Melanie, et al. “Probiotics in the Prevention of Eczema: a randomized controlled trial.” Archives of Disease in Childhood. (2014). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4215350/
- Freis, Wendy C. “Dry skin soothing the itch in winter.” Web MD. Accessed 3 Nov 2019. https://www.webmd.com/beauty/features/dry-skin-soothing-the-itch-in-winter#1
- “Revive Dull Skin: 10 ways to battle dull winter skin.”
- Plexus Worldwide. (22 Oct 2018). https://plexusworldwide.com/sunnyshare/beauty-and-skincare/10-ways-to-battle-dull-winter-skin
- Schedule, Lidia, PA-0C, Lio, Peter. A, M.D. “Probiotics: the search for bacterial balance.” National Eczema Association. Accessed 2 Nov 2018. https://nationaleczema.org/search-bacterial-balance/
- Woodman, Cheryl. “How Probiotics could rid you of eczema: the gut health skin connection explained.” Honestyfor.your.skin Accessed 5 Nov 2018. http://www.honestyforyourskin.co.uk/probiotics-for-eczema/
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