When falling temperatures and central heating (AKA our number one skin enemy) become part of the daily struggle—hello autumn!—odds are our skin will push back a little, too. To help it weather this dry spell, remember these seven simple tips that will keep your skin smooth and hydrated no matter what.More
According to the Institute of Medicine, women should drink around 9 cups of water per day (while men should drink about 13). Make a point of always having a bottle within arm's reach; that way you won't forget to sip, sip, sip. Upping your H2O intake helps your body eliminate toxins more efficiently, and helps prevent internal dryness, which is known to make wrinkles more visible.
While a good steam session can help restore moisture, spending too much time in hot water will strip your skin of its natural oils, leaving it feeling tight and all dried out. Opt for a warm (or cool!) shower instead, and always lather up with a hydrating body wash en lieu of regular bar soap.