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Cold weather can often harm or damage your skin as the combination of cold, dry air outside and central heating inside can cause your skin to dry out.
This is because greater exposure to cold and/or dry air reduces the moisture in your skin, leaving it dry or flaky, cracked, itchy or sore.
People with skin conditions like eczema may also find their symptoms get worse during winter as a result of dry skin, sometimes known as ‘winter itch’.
But a few simple changes to your daily skincare routine can help to keep your skin soft and hydrated. So if you've noticed your skin drying out, try to:
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