When it comes to caring for your skin, it can be overwhelming to figure out the best place to start. Winter time can make it even harder, when skin issues tend to worsen. When your skin is inflamed, it is important to use the appropriate professional grade products for your skin condition and skin type. Our licensed aestheticians and registered nurses can help you identify the underlying cause of your symptoms and give you personalized recommendations for your unique condition.
People with dry skin will notice that fluctuating temperatures and moisture levels in the air cause their skin to dry out quicker this time of year. Dry skin naturally produces less sebum, making dryness from environmental factors worse. Our professional skincare lines provide a multitude of rich solutions, including:
Different than the skin producing less of its natural moisture, dehydrated skin may even feel oily, but lacks natural lubrication and requires gentle care. Avoid harsh cleansers and exfoliation, and talk to us about:
Exposure to the elements, such as sun and wind, can cause severely chapped skin, especially cheeks. Prevention is your best bet, but if you are caught outside and need to repair damage after the fact, we have:
We all know that lips are very susceptible to becoming chapped. Unlike chapped skin on the cheeks, your lips need extra prevention and care, such as:
Keratosis Pilaris Breakouts
KP causes tiny red bumps on arms and legs. Changing temperatures can cause unpleasant breakouts this time of year. To combat Keratosis Pilaris, we recommend:
You might be surprised that winter can cause oily skin. Skin often goes into overdrive, producing too much oil to compensate for drying out. Rather than stripping that excess oil away, you want to keep your skin balanced, with products like our own Fort Wayne Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics cosmoceutical grade acne kit, or try:
Dry Hands and Feet
Hands and feet often bear the brunt of cold weather woes and need regular attention and care. Try covering with socks
or mittens when you can, and moisturizing before bed using:
Your scalp is skin too, and can itch and flake in the winter when it’s dry. Plus, tight hats can make the condition worse. Incorrect scalp care long-term can cause hair loss. One recommended solution is:
Flare-Ups of chronic skin conditions like Eczema, Psoriasis, Rosacea, etc. are prone to painful, itchy, and unsightly flare-ups this time of year. If you are experiencing symptoms, please schedule with one of our dermatologist by calling 260.436.8000.
Using the wrong products any time of year can be a waste of time and money. It can even cause your condition to worsen if you are treating the wrong thing. In addition, products found online through other third-party sellers may be counterfeit or diluted, leading to poor results and potentially increased damage to your skin’s health. Instead, you should schedule a consultation with one of our professional licensed aestheticians or aesthetic nurses to assess
your personal skin type and current condition. We will recommend the most suitable products and services to reach your goals.
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