06 December 2012

Individuals have been advised that it is especially important to take care of their skin and hair when the weather is cold. Michigan-based newspaper the Tri-County Times explained that the dry air and low humidity make hair flyaway and prone to static, while the skin can become dry and irritated.To combat the problem, licensed aesthetician at the Retreat Salon & Skin Spa in Fenton, US, Cortney Gwaltney advised people to avoid skin products containing mineral oil, fragrance, parabens and alcohol. Also, watch for labels on skin care products to say that it is non-comedogenic, which means it doesnt clog the pores, she advised. The biggest thing is to wear a product with SPF 30 every day, no matter what season. The expert told people to blow dry their hair instead of letting it dry naturally and wear a lip balm with moisturising ingredients to prevent their lips from getting chapped. Read the full article here: http://www.tctimes.com/living/winter-weather-takes-its-toll-on-skin-and-hair/article_a7b562f8-3ee3-11e2-ad12-001a4bcf887a.html