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Winter has finally ended and in its path has left us with dehydrated, dull lifeless skin.

Most of this can be blamed on extreme temperature changes: cold outside, heaters blasting in the home, car & office, it’s no wonder our skin is depleted of any excess hydration.  Also playing a part is the fact that our skin cell turnover (our natural exfoliation process) often slows in winter, leaving us with a build up of dead skin cells on the surface.

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Beat the “Winter Blues”

Winter is officially here and along with it comes rain, cold, illnesses and a condition called  ‘Seasonal Affective Disorder’ (SAD).

Better known as the “Winter Blues” SAD is a medical condition that can seriously affect how people feel. Experts believe that reduced exposure to light, less venturing outside and shorter and colder days result in a reduced production of serotonin, the happy hormone produced in the hypothalamus, the part of the brain which regulates mood, appetite and sleep.

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