Oh spring, you are still so far out of reach for me here in Saskatchewan! We’re really not able to celebrate the possibility of Spring (i.e. no snow!) until May – for real! March and April are always met with sleet, snow, and showers so our skin literally can have a 6 month span of dry, cold, air to contend with.
Did You Know:
~ Dry skin is more common in the winter when cold air outside and heated air inside causes low humidity
~ Skin is most often parched on the lower legs, arms, and sides of the abdomen
~ Eating foods rich in Omega-3 oils like fish, flax and walnuts will help fortify your skin’s natural moisture retaining barriers
~ Loss of skin’s moisture can be reduced by taking shorter showers or baths and using warm water rather than hot to preserve natural oils
Luckily, we have Burt’s Bees Body products to help banish dry skin in the winter months. I’ve had the opportunity to try out products from the Burt’s Bees Honey & Shea collection – Body Scrub, Conditioning Bar and Body Butter.
Burt’s Bees Honey & Shea Body Scrub is made with ground almonds and aloe leaf juice to leave skin polished and super soft (I wasn’t sure about using this around my daughter with a nut-allergy, so be aware there are ground almonds in the product). It smells heavenly! The Conditioning Bar is 100% natural and perfect for the whole family to use (babies that smell like Honey & Shea Butter are a triple threat, just sayin’!) Honey & Shea Body Butter smells even better than the Conditioning Bar and is a thick and creamy butter for your skin (note that this product contains Almond Oil).
Burt’s Bees products are free of petrochemicals and other synthetic ingredients like phthalates, parabens and sodium lauryl sulfate and they are not tested on animals.
Burt’s Bees has been offering distinctive earth‐friendly, natural personal care products for 25 years. From a beekeeper’s backyard in Maine to the leading edge of natural, Burt’s Bees knows natural body care solutions from head‐to‐toe. The company creates products for total skin health that keep The Greater Good™ top of mind.
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