Skin Care Tips to Share with Your Employees this Winter

Now that cooler and less humid weather has descended upon much of the country for the next few months, it’s time to take extra care to protect our skin from becoming too dry. Share these 12 skin care tips with employees to help keep the body’s largest organ healthy and happy:

  1. Drink 8 or more glasses of water a day.
  2. Apply an oil- based lotion daily.
  3. Wear rubber gloves when you wash dishes.
  4. Take showers instead of baths. Use warm (not hot) water.
  5. Apply a moisturizing cream while your skin is damp.
  6. If you do bathe, do so for only 15 to 20 minutes in lukewarm water. Pat yourself dry. Do not rub.
  7. Put soap on a washcloth, not right on the skin.
  8. Use a mild soap. Avoid deodorant, medicated or alkaline soaps.
  9. Don’t use moisturizers with fragrances, preservatives or alcohol.
  10. Use a night cream for the face.
  11. When in the sun, use a sunblock with a sun protective factor (SPF) of at least 30.
  12. Don’t scratch or rub dry skin.

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