5 Ways to Prevent Dry Skin

Frigged temperatures can leave your skin feeling tight, you may notice fine lines, dry patches or an overall dullness to you complexion. I decided to get some exert advice from skin therapist Geneen Taylor from TaylorMadeAesthetics on ways to prevent dry skin.

  1. Switch Up Products: Listen to your skin. You may need to add or take away products depending on what your skin needs (Are you stressed? Hormonal changes? Weather changes?)
  2. Use a Hydrating Cleanser (Specifically Non-Foaming): During the winter months you may find that your skin feels tighter than normal after cleansing. Be sure to always use a non-foaming cleanser during the colder months. Non-foaming cleansers don’t strip the skin of it’s natural oils.
  3. Tone Followed by a Serum: Tone using an alcohol free toner (remember alcohol dries out your skin and we are trying to add moisture) then add a moisturizing serum to your routine.  The toner will help the serum penetrate your skin.
  4. Humidifier: Adding a humidifier to your bedroom or living room will soothe dry cracked skin.
  5. Nutrition and Water (Should be #1): Most people OD on coffee during the winter months. Make sure that you are replenishing your body and skin with plenty of H20. Essential fatty acids from avocados and coconut oil will also add moisture to your skin.

If you are in the Washington, DC area and interested in learning more about skin care. Sign up for Skin Care 101 brought to you by TaylorMadeAesthetics.

Skincare 101 is an interactive workshop designed to help you better understand your skin type, learn ways to take better care of your skin, and maintain a more balanced and radiant complexion. Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 1pm-3pm. Click here to register for this FREE event.