Winter Weather Poses Unique Challenges to Healthy Skin and Hair | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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As fall transitions to winter and the air becomes colder and drier, our skin and hair can suffer the consequences. Conditions such as dry skin and brittle hair become more prevalent when the home heating season begins, but Michelle Tarbox, M.D., a dermatologist for Texas Tech Physicians, said there are steps we can take to help keep these conditions at bay.

Because humans are primarily comprised of water, Tarbox said we should think about how water behaves to better understand why our skin gets cranky this time of year. 




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