Winters in Minnesota sometimes last till April, and it’s very unfortunate that we all have to deal with the dry, gloomy weather for an extended period of time. During these times, taking proper care of our skin becomes crucial because the dry air and the cold weather can wreak havoc on our skin.
Winters in Minnesota sometimes last till April, and it’s very unfortunate that we all have to deal with the dry, gloomy weather for an extended period of time. During these times, taking proper care of our skin becomes crucial because the dry air and the cold weather can wreak havoc on our skin. Suppose your ordinarily well-behaved skin has been showing signs of redness, dryness, and irritation In that case, it is time to diligently follow a skincare routine.
Some tips to keep in mind while prepping your skin before heading outdoors are:
- Use a calming cream or moisturizer for your face. Boynton Health Pharmacy Clinic offers products like Eucerin Original Healing Lotion to heal and protect dehydrated skin and Vanicream Moisturizing Cream for dry skin associated with eczema, psoriasis, and winter itch.
- Prep your skin at night too. Adding the CeraVe PM Facial Moisturizing Lotion to your night-time skincare routine can help maintain your protective skin barrier.
- Treat those chapped lips. Vaseline Lip Therapy and Vaseline Lip Therapy Advanced Healing lock in moisture and protect those chapped lips by providing long-lasting moisturization.
- Remember your hands. Burt's Bees Hand Repair Cream and Neutrogena Norwegian Formula hand cream effectively relieves dry, red hands.
The months of March and April are intense since there is a transition from winter to spring, so we have to deal with the dryness and the intense sun rays. Applying sunscreen is definitely going to help in the long run. LaRoche-Posay (SPF 60) and Cetaphil (SPF 30) sunscreens will protect your skin’s natural, delicate microbiome and leave your skin hydrated and smooth. Aloe Vera 100% Gel is another useful product to cool and soothe sunburned skin.
Strategize your winter/spring skincare routine by visiting Boynton Health Pharmacy, located on the east bank, where all the above products are available. You can also call 612-624-7655 to gain additional information regarding these products. In addition to dispensing medications, some of their services include gender-affirming care, access to naloxone and emergency contraception, medication disposal, and free safer sex supplies.
Written by: Nikita Kamath
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