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The skin is more than our body’s largest organ. “It also plays an important role as a barrier to UV exposure, physical trauma, and infection, and it also regulates temperature and water loss,” explains Miami dermatologist Christopher O’Connell, MD. Symptoms of a compromised skin barrier include stinging, burning, redness, peeling and inflammation, and if left untreated, can progress to fissures, cracks and worse yet, bleeding and infection.
According to Dr. O’Connell, gentle skincare including a mild cream cleanser and moisturizer, as well as avoiding prolonged water exposure and extreme heat or cold are the best ways to soothe sensitivity associated with a weakened skin barrier
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Whether out of necessity or sheer desire, we’ve all dipped into our significant other’s product stash at some point (or even stolen something and made it our own). Perhaps the smell reminds you of your man—or you simply like his version more than what you have in your own rotation—but if you think men’s and women’s skin are the same, guess again. “In general, male skin is thicker, and it produces more sweat and oil,” explains Washington, D.C. dermatologist Terrence Keaney.
Men and women may have different skin attributes and needs, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dip into your significant other’s product stash if you want to. “Aside from marketing tactics, the main
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Moisturizer keeps your skin hydrated, soft and smooth so choosing a good one for your skin type is important to maximize the benefits. You’ll probably need to switch things up as your skin changes throughout the year. Different factors like your age, cleansing habits, the humidity in the air, your environment, the temperature and the season will affect your current needs making it important to modify your choice as your skin changes. You’ll know yours is working for you if it gets absorbed easily into your skin making it feel soft and supple, and if it has added benefits like SPF and antioxidants. You should also find that the quality of your skin will continue to improve over time.
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