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Winter is coming!

  As cold air is upon us, you have certainly noticed that your skin is getting dryer. This is common, and your skin will require better protection and slightly different routine. The principle is: be kind to your skin at winter! Long hot showers are banned! Many of people like to hop in the shower and turn up the heat to warm up after being outside. But the hotter water is, the more natural skin oils are removed, destroying by this the protective skin barrier. Take it easy with exfoliants! Acids (including fruit acids or salicylic acid) are great ingredients, but they also dry out your skin. All daily care products, containing acids, better to use once or twice a week, to avoid the skin dryness. You may also need to change the cleanser or exfoliators to softer and gentler one (look for enzymes and prebiotics!). Regular mechanical exfoliation is also the bad idea in the winter time. Hydrate and moisturize! Hydration will keep your skin fresh and young, and moisturizer will help to protect …