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Tips For Healthy Skin All Winter

A few reasons why we should give our skin some extra love and attention while living in Colorado. As a native, I’ve observed firsthand just how much our dry, sunny, high-altitude climate affects the skin. Don’t worry, high altitude skincare can be easy with just a few tricks and LOTS of moisture.

Did you know…

  • for every 1000-foot increase in elevation, UV levels raise between 10-20%

  • reflection from the snow increases UV intensity by 85%

  • skin begins to lose moisture when the humidity drops below 60% (average humidity in Denver is under 45!)

  • the body becomes more dehydrated in colder weather as it tries to keep itself warm

OTM Skin's customized skincare services can help lock moisture into your Colorado skincare routine.

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