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Why Winter Is the Time to Deal With All the Troubles Summer Created For Skin

During the winter months, dry skin tends to get all of the attention. You swap foaming cleansers for nourishing milky ones, you double down on hydrating ingredients, and you slather on extra coats of moisturizer all day long. But there’s something else that’s also worth considering: Winter is the time to treat summer skin damage. Because if you’ve ever wondered how to get rid of texture on your face, the answer is not to deal with it in the sunny months.

Discoloration is one of the biggest issues that derms and estheticians deal with after summer, which shows up as sun spots and hyperpigmentation all over the skin. In these cases, you’ll want to target the top layers of skin to get rid of dead skin cells by exfoliating. “There are chemical peels for exfoliation and there are over-the-counter products for exfoliation,” says Nava Greenfield, MD, a board-certified dermatologist based in New York City.

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Source: Well+Good – Why Winter Is the Time to Deal With All the Troubles Summer Created For Skin By, Zoe Weiner

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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