8 Solutions for Your Winter Beauty Woes
You've heard it a million times before: You need more moisture in the winter. But when you're suffering from cracked nails or a scaly scalp, it's too late for prevention -- it's all about solutions. Here are cures for all your winter woes
Problem: scaly skinSolution: Take a milk bath.
If your skin is dry, chapped or irritated, New York City dermatologist and psychiatrist Amy Wechsler, MD, recommends adding two to four cups of whole milk to a warm (not hot) bath and soaking for 20 minutes. The fat, amino acid, and vitamins A and D will calm your skin. Then, gently scrub. "Milk's lactic acid weakens the glue that lets dry, ready-to-shed cells stick to the skin's surface," she explains. You'll be able to easily buff away the scaly skin.
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