9 Mistakes That Are Drying Out Your Skin
Is a dehydrated complexion one of your cold-weather bugaboos? Your skincare routine might actually be making the problem worse.
You rinse with hot water.
While hot water may feel good, it can deplete your skin's natural moisturizers, including fatty acids and lipids, says Valerie Callender, MD, a dermatologist in Glenn Dale, Maryland. Very cold water can also be damaging, so wash with lukewarm instead, says Graber.