For most of us, the mild, temperate and sunny climate is one of the things we love about living in La Jolla and San Diego. While we are spared from sub-zero temps and snow storms that other parts of the country are experiencing, you still may find yourself with dry, cracked and parched skin during the winter.
Many of us heat our homes at some point during the winter, and you may journey to ski resorts or to colder parts of the country during the holiday season. We also have high winds to contend with from time to time. All of these things point toward revamping your skin rejuvenation routine for the next few months to avoid wintery skin problems.
California Winter Skin Care Tips
- Don’t forget the sunscreen: It’s essential to wear sunscreen even when temperatures cool and the sun feels less intense. Choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen that provides UVA and UVB protection. With our abundance of sunny days in the San Diego area, sun protection is one of the best ways you can prevent damaged, prematurely aged skin.
- Gentle cleanser: Although we have lovely mild temperatures in this area, you may find your skin starts to dry out in the winter. Try switching to a gentle, foaming cleanser that is low-sulfate or sulfate free. These types of cleansers will help you avoid the stripping of oils from your skin that exacerbates wintertime dryness.
- Exfoliate: A once-weekly exfoliating facial scrub or a facial exfoliating brush can buff away dead skin cells, but proceed with caution if you have sensitive or acne-prone skin. Consult our experienced team to get an assessment of your skin’s needs.
- Moisturize: One of the best ways to fight dryness is by moisturizing. Lock in your skin’s moisture with a cream-based moisturizer.
Professional Skin Rejuvenation
Sometimes, you need professional, state-of-the-art treatments to reverse skin damage and aging. Sun spots, lines, dryness, uneven tone and other problems can be addressed with the advanced skin rejuvenation services at La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic, including:
Just ask our experienced team which one is right for you!
Cosmetic skin care specialist and board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Nasrin Mani and our entire team are proud to provide our guests with gorgeous, refreshed skin, any time of year. To schedule a consultation in La Jolla, please call us at 858-454-2700.