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Why the Mountains are wrecking your skin and how to fix it

Winter ravaged skin, or as we like to call it at Whistler Medical Aesthetics® ‘Mountain Skin’ is down to a some key factors: the drop in temperature, a further drop in humidity, and the process of going from outside cold to indoor heating. There is a scientific term for this in Dermatology. The cold air and low humidity increases what’s called trans “Trans Epidermal Water Loss” (TEWL), which causes the skin barrier to degrade.

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