"The phrase skin care brings to mind three things: skin cancer, dry skin, and a long aisle of beauty products at your local drugstore. But it’s more than a surface-level concern. While a skincare routine may sound like high maintenance, in reality, the steps for healthy skin are necessary and easy to implement.
“Investing early in the health of your skin, with regular skin care, will not only better protect it from the harsh effects of winter, but also keep you looking and feeling your best throughout the year,” says Steven Nwe, DO, a dermatologist with Northwestern Medicine. “The key to skin resiliency is knowing your skin and treating it well.”
First, you’ll want to take into account your skin type. The primary skin types are dry, oily, or combination, and while your skin may get drier or oilier based on the season, the majority of the time, it should be relatively consistent..."