Magic Lotions – By Tracey Ho Lung
Put your hands together for moisturizers that soothe dry, itchy skin.
As you may have guessed, Mother Nature (in charge of our cold, wind and low humidity) is the main cause for your dry skin – but she can’t take all the blame. “Indoor heating, allergies and frequent bathing also contribute to skin irritation and dryness,” says Dr. Vince Bertucci, medical director of the Institute of Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in Woodbridge, Ontario. ” We wash our hands daily, and some detergents and soaps remove dirt as well as our skin’s natural protective oils,” he says.