A Quick Way to Combat Dry Skin

saucer_300With colder weather on the forefront, dry skin is almost inevitable—but here’s a trick to at least soften the blow: Go easy on the soap.

By all means, suds up where you need it most, but those who suffer from dry or sensitive skin don’t need to use soap all over the body. According to Roger Ceilley, a clinical professor of dermatology in Iowa City, “You get enough incidental cleansing from shampoo runoff and by being in the shower, so you can just soap the skin-fold areas.” Bonus: It’s a time saver, too!

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