Every winter, I sense the need to adjust how I care for my skin. Freezing cold night temperatures give way to cold, shortened days. My wife likes to turn up the heater, as do my workplace and the stores I frequent. I enjoy a hot shower too. But I know that my psoriasis and eczema don't necessarily take well to dry, heated air and long, hot showers. My years of experience have helped me develop ways to manage any inevitable winter flare-ups. Here are my five recommendations with a few of my doctors' thoughts peppered in.
This article originally posted on The Itch to Beat Psoriasis, Everyday Health on July 7, 2017. In the article I did not mention any products. Here I list the moisturizers I use currently in this PsoHoward version.