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Why does skin get dry and irritated in the winter?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Winter weather is harsh on the skin. Watch Dr. Oz and Elizabeth Tanzi, MD, explain why your skin gets cracked, dry and irritated in cold weather and how you can combat it.

It's not your imagination -- your skin does change in the winter. In this video, dermatologist Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton explains why.


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