People who live in Phoenix, also lovingly known as the Valley of the Sun, are susceptible to the sun 296 days out of the year.
The winter season brings challenges to our skin with the heaters cranking and low moisture in the air. This leaves our skin dry and itchy. Without its proper moisture barrier, the skin can become irritated, inflamed, and even fissured (aka cracked). Many consequences stem from this.
Twas the season for cocktail parties, holiday soirees, and family gatherings. Now, instead of decking the halls, we’re on Zoom calls! Late nights, hectic schedules, and sweet treats can still easily wreak havoc on your skin this year and we already know holiday pictures will be plastered all over social media with friends and family constantly on their smart phones.
As you get older, it’s critical to acknowledge any changes in your body. Being aware of any shifts will allow you to recognize what is and what isn’t normal. As a result, you’ll be able to address your health concerns quicker and determine the best ways to optimize your well-being.
In the same way we wear different apparel for each season, it’s also important that we use different skincare products. A change in season almost always means a change in environmental conditions—a factor that can truly disrupt the state of your skin if you’re not careful.