Moist Skin in the Dry Autumn

It’s fall.  That central heating goes on again pretty soon. That and the colder, less humid fall air add up to dryer skin for almost everyone, but especially if you have a history of eczema

Remember to make sure all the cleansers you use are gentle (example, Cetaphil liquid cleanser, available at your drugstore).  And use cleansers only in the critical areas like the face, armpits, and groin.  You really don’t need to soap all over unless you’ve been mountain biking or camping and gotten dirty. 

And remember to lube your skin with moisturizer after every bath or shower.  Cetaphil makes good moisturizers, or you can check out moisturizers available online at the link below.

Link to Cleanser Recommendations  

Link to Moisturizer Recommedations 

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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