How to Protect Your Face from the Cold

January 8, 2014 | By | Comments (1)

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Wonder why your nose tends to get all red after being out in the cold? Blood vessels dilate when the temperature drops.

The good news: Flushed features should fade soon after you come indoors. To speed up the process, apply a warm (not hot) compress to the skin for a few minutes.

If redness persists―especially if it’s accompanied by whiteheads or visible blood vessels―seek medical treatment for rosacea, a form of acne. A dermatologist can prescribe antibiotics or perform a laser treatment to reduce the appearance of blood vessels or redness.

And to prevent this cold-weather beauty woe altogether, create a physical barrier between the whipping wind and your skin by wearing a ski mask when outdoors for prolonged periods of time.

See more tips for winter-proofing your skin, hair, and eyes.


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