The winter season is well underway and you may have noticed some changes happening in your skin.  Perhaps you’ve started to experience some extra dryness or sensitivities arising, and you’re not quite sure how to combat them.  The thing about the winter months is you really need to provide your skin with extra attention.  Since our skin takes a bit of a hit during these harsh weather months, it needs extra care to keep up its appearance and health.  You probably already spend a decent amount of time and attention on your skin, so you may be wondering exactly how you can provide your skin with extra attention.  We’re sharing some of our favorite ways to give our skin extra attention this time of year.


Get Picky About Your Skin Care
Since so many people tend to experience more sensitives during the winter months, it’s essential to make sure that you’re being picky about the skin care products you’re using.  Unfortunately, many skin care products can cause your skin to become even more sensitive and dry this time of year.  Take a look at your skin care products, and if you haven’t been experiencing the skin care results you’re looking for it’s not a bad idea to consider switching.  Many experts suggest opting for skin care products that are very soothing, hydrating and moisturizing this time of year.  Don’t forget you’re also going to want to be sure they have antioxidants and are formulated to work with your skin’s type for the best results.


Exfoliate Your Whole Body
It’s not new news that exfoliating your skin is pretty important to your skin’s overall health and appearance.  During the winter months, it’s even more important to make sure that you’re exfoliating your skin – but not just your facial skin.  So many of us tend to experience a lot of dry skin patches that pop up this time of year because of the dry climate.  Exfoliating your entire body, consistently and thoroughly has been found to really do wonders for your skin.  You’re going to want to make sure you’re stepping up your exfoliating game these next few months.  One of our favorite ways to exfoliate the skin all over our bodies is to us a dry brush in the shower – they work wonders!


Step Up Your Moisture Game 
We’ve established the fact that dryness is a common struggle this time of year, for so many of us.  That being said, you’re going to need to make sure you’re really paying attention to the hydration you’re getting to your skin to combat some of that dryness.  Applying quality moisturizing products consistently and regularly is essential.