I used to have dry skin all winter long. It’s dry in Colorado and combined with the cold, my skin becomes really dry.
Soap makes a huge difference. As soon as the temperature dips down to freezing outside, I switch to fancy soap.
This is not a commercial. I won’t tell you what kind of soap to use (like I did before), because several kinds will work fine. Just experiment. Spend a lot more than you do on your current standard soap.
Your skin will say thank you!
Sadly, my hands still get dry. Lotion fixes this, but then it takes several minutes for the greasiness to die down.