Prevent winter from weathering your skin – ten tips for stopping that ‘winter itch’

All winter flakes are not made of snow. Cold weather, with its low relative humidity, wreaks havoc on our skin, making it dry and flaky. Skin dries out if it's deprived of moisture and this dryness often aggravates itchiness, resulting in a condition commonly referred to as "winter itch."During the winter the air is drier, and indoor heating further depletes your skin of moisture.