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Should I moisturize year round or just in the winter?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

If your skin feels tight or rough immediately after showering, you could have dry skin. If so, you should apply a moisturizer no matter what the season. While your skin is still slightly damp from your bath or shower, apply a lotion or cream so that it will seal in the remaining moisture on your skin. Also consider using a moisturizing cleanser in the shower, it can make a real difference to the way skin looks and feels, anytime of the year.

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