Dry Cracking Skin

  • Juli Habegger, PA
    Juli Habegger, PA
Winter is hard on the skin. The cool, dry air causes the skin to lose too much moisture and a person does not produce enough natural oils to replace what is lost with daily showers or baths, especially when strong soaps are used. If you are “squeaky clean,” you have washed off too much oil. Dry skin can be treated by using petroleum jelly or similar greasy ointments to prevent evaporation of…

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