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Save Your Winter Skin With These 10 Unique Tips

  Winter is a tough time for skin.   The dry, heated air that cracks our vulnerable skin when we are indoors combines with whipping cold winds that chaff skin when we are outside… …absolutely no fun if you suffer from chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or other forms of dermatitis. The very moment you turn on the heat… yes, even heat from natural heat sources such as wood burning stoves or gas fireplaces… the air dehumidifies and the skin begins to dry out. Another reason skin gets a double whammy in winter is that not only are …

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Winter Skin Help

Winter can be a tough time for anybody’s skin… painfully dry hands and cracked heels galore (ouch!)   Dry heated air dehydrates and cracks your vulnerable skin while you are inside staying warm… …combine that with whipping cold winds that chaff skin when you are outside and winter is just no fun on your skin, especially if you suffer from chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or other forms of dermatitis.   Today I have a blog post for you that is full of wonderful things you can do to support tender dry winter skin and support skin health …

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Your Skin Is Trying To Tell You Something

Skin can speak to us through the location of the eczema patches we have, through acne, through dry tight skin, hives, changes in hair growth, pigmentation, wrinkles, stretch marks… …and much, much more.     Skin can speak subtly through chronic messages that it whispers to you your entire life… ….or skin can scream loudly and angrily during acute transitions and times of crisis.   But no matter how your skin speaks to you, there is always a message to be appreciated.     Because our skin replicates so quickly, it is a wonderful mirror for what is going on …

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3 Tips To Prevent Dry Skin This Winter

Winter can be a tough time for anybody’s skin… painfully dry hands and cracked heels galore (ouch!)   Dry heated air dehydrates and cracks your vulnerable skin while you are inside staying warm… …combine that with whipping cold winds that chaff skin when you are outside and winter is just no fun on your skin, especially if you suffer from chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or other forms of dermatitis.   Today I have a blog post for you that is full of wonderful things you can do to support tender dry winter skin and support skin health …

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Winter Skin Salvation!

Winter can be a tough time for anybody’s skin… painfully dry hands and cracked heels galore (ouch!)   Dry heated air that dehydrates and cracks vulnerable skin inside combine with whipping cold winds that chaff skin outside… …no fun especially if you suffer from chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or other forms of dermatitis.   Today I have a blog post for you that is full of wonderful things you can do to support tender dry winter skin and support skin health in general. You know that I love skin care (at one point I even considered going …

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The Intuitive Energy Of Skin

This is the third post in my series about our largest organ… our skin! Today I take an intuitive approach to what our skin represents and give you two specific, personal examples from my own life… … to show you how our skin manifests signs and symptoms and to help you interpret your own skin messages. As a physician, skin is like magic to me.   In medicine, we see the miracle of skin repair all the time: You can cut it during surgery, and it will grow back together within a week. You can scrape it to take a …

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Winter Skin

Winter can be a tough time for anybody’s skin… and especially the tender new skin of newborn and preemie babies. Dry heated air that dehydrates and cracks vulnerable skin inside combine with whipping cold winds that chaff skin outside… …no fun if this is baby’s first winter or if you suffer from chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or other forms of dermatitis.   Today I have a blog post for you that is full of wonderful things you can do to support tender dry winter skin and support skin health in general. From pulling together all my most …

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