• By Jeff Olsen

Mayo Clinic Minute: Winter skin protection ideas

January 16, 2017

man outside in winter coat and snow, rubbing hands to keep warm, cold, dry skinThe weather changes that come with winter can have a negative effect on skin – the largest organ in the body.

Colder temperatures and a lack of moisture in the air can damage unprotected skin, especially areas on the face and hands.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis has tips for what to do when the harsher air of winter gets the best of your skin. Jeff Olsen reports.

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