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Skin care

WINTER RASH

WHAT IS WINTER RASH?

As the temperature falls the moisture content of the face also falls with it. People often have patches of dryness on their skin these patches are called winter rash. despite of the fact that most of the people have healthy skin throughout the year they may still suffer from winter rash.

Winter rash includes following symptoms

  • ┬áredness
  • swelling
  • itching
  • flaking
  • sensitivity
  • bumps
  • blisters

HOW IT IS CAUSED?

Bitter cold, winds and harsh weather is the main cause of winter rash on your skin. Other causes include:

  • a bacterial infection
  • a viral infection
  • a latex allergy
  • stress
  • fatigue

 

HOW TO PREVENT IT?

Moisturizer are often considered as the first degree, treatment for winter rash as they have tendency to lock the moisture with in the skin

Petroleum jelly can also be used as it causes a barrier and locks the moisture with in the skin

Natural oils like olive oil and coconut oil helps to soothe irritated skin

YOU MAY ALSO READ: WINTER SKINCARE ROUTINE

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