Eucerin Skin First – November

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The harsh winter months are upon us and Eucerin has some valuable information for all of us. We all need to be reminded how important our skin is and our skincare routine is of the utmost importance.

Bears hibernate. Squirrels collect and store acorns. What are you doing to prepare for winter? As we gear up for the busy winter months ahead, don’t forget to also prepare your skin for the cold, sometimes harsh weather. In addition to preparing with proper cleansers and moisturizers, keeping up with your exercise routine is important for your skin’s health. November’s Skin FIRST Movement Update is about helping protect your skin from the cold weather, and teaching you how to improve your skin’s health through total body healthcare.

With the upcoming holidays, planning of winter activities and visiting family and friends, you don’t want to add one more thing to your day. But dry skin can occur when your skin is exposed to temperature changes like dry, cold or windy weather – and don’t be fooled into thinking it’s just the outdoor weather that can harm you, indoor heat can cause skin to dry out as well.

I know for me, personally, my skin gets completely dried out in winter. I really dislike greasy lotions though, and sometimes do not apply them when I have a big to do list. I have found though, that when I use Eucerin, I don’t have the greasy feeling after applying their lotion – which is especially important when I use lotion on my hands. This winter I will use lotion every single day!

Dry skin affects up to 20 percent of the population and can put skin at risk for bacterial, viral and fungal infections, making moisturizing extra necessary. Moisturizers like Eucerin Plus Smoothing Essentials bind water to the skin for long lasting moisturization. The result: a softer and more elastic stratum corneum with strengthened protective properties.

When you’re cleaning and moisturizing, don’t forget about your hands. Some people tend to forget how important they are to overall skin health and focus on their face and neck. Your hands get into everything, from scalding hot water in the kitchen sink to the freezing cold outdoor temperatures. You can protect your hands by choosing washes and moisturizers designed to replace lost lipids, maintain the physiological pH of your hands’ stratum corneum and promote skin’s natural renewal process. Also, when going outside in the cold weather, always wear gloves!

In addition to your overall health, when you exercise your skin also benefits. Physical activity maintains the health of tiny blood vessels in the skin so they can supply adequate blood and oxygen. This helps provide skin with a healthy glow and also aids in the production of collagen. It also helps get rid of toxins your body doesn’t need.

Also, just because the winter months are upon us doesn’t mean you don’t need to wear sunscreen. If you go outdoors to exercise continue to use sunscreen year round. When you’re slaloming down the slopes, don’t forget to use sun protective moisturizers like Eucerin Protective Face Lotion SPF 30 and Eucerin Everyday Protection SPF 15 Body Lotion and SPF 30 Face Lotion at all times to help protect from winter sunburn.

Use these tips to put your Skin FIRST this winter and keep your skin and body healthy all the way into spring 2011! Take the Eucerin Skin FIRST Pledge to gain access to skin health and beauty updates that you can share with your friends.

THE GIVEAWAY is now closed.

One winner received a Eucerin Gift Bag which includes a pair of black leather gloves and a red pashmina scarf, along with Eucerin Plus Smoothing Essentials Lotion and Intensive Repair Hand Crème!

Open to residents of US only.  ONE ENTRY PER HOUSEHOLD! Giveaway ends December 11 at 9:00 p.m. (PST).

Please see Eighty MPH Mom giveaway rules for further information.

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**I received the same gift bag from Eucerin for this post.

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Jennifer Regan is the owner/editor-in-chief of Eighty MPH Mom, a family-friendly blog. She is active in Brand Ambassadorships and campaigns, and is active in social media, helping brands promote!

495 Comments

  1. I learned that you should keep you hands moisturized and that dry and chapped hand can get cuts easier which may become infected.

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  5. I learned that daily moisturizing is important to counteract the effects of cold and dry weather on my skin.

  6. They said Try NOT to lick your lips if they are dry. I would not have thought that.
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  7. shala_darkstone on

    I learned that Eucerin is fast absorbing so it’s easy to include in your daily routine.

  8. I learned that it is very important to keep your hands/skin moisturized during the winter and to keep them warm
    thanks for the great giveaway

  9. Jessica Maurer on

    The cold weather strips your lips of water, so keep them moisturized & they won’t chap.

  10. moisturize! very hypo right now in preparation for my cancer treatment so really need the extra moisture
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  11. i learned to use moisturizer to fight off the effects of cold and dry air. I also learned that Eucerin is fast absorbing so you can use it and go on with your day.

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  13. Because cold makes blood vessels constrict there’s less moisture in the skin, so it cracks more easily, and Eucerin can help with that.

  14. I learned that cold and dry conditions in the winter can lead to dry, cracked, and unhealthy skin. I thought it was interesting about how it’s because blood vessels are constricted, drawing the moisture out of skin cells.

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  15. The most important thing I learned is to moisturize in the winter to keep your skin healthy.

  16. The most important thing I learned from the video is that if I use Eucerin on a daily basis it will protect my skin.

  17. Raven In A Blue Room on

    the most important thing I learned is keeping the skin moisturized because the skin looses water content in cold weather

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  19. I learned that in winter, the cold robs your skin of moisture and you must protect against that loss with quality moisturizers like Eucerin.

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  20. i learned infections are more common because if you don’t keep your skin moisturized you can get small cuts which can become infected

  21. I watched the video and I found out that less water in the cells is what makes your sick dry and flakey

  22. Moisturize, moisturize, and moisturize some more. Before the video I had learned this from experience.

  23. i learned it is esp important because dry cold air strips skin of water cells which can leave skin dry and flaky prone to infection

  24. When it is cold outside, your blood vessels constrict in order to keep you warm. Very interesting! Thanks!

  25. The major thing they mentioned was to keep your skin moisturized with lotion, and especially to keep your hands warm to decrease dryness because of water imbalance.

  26. I found the explanation about how the skin dries out in the winter, very interesting, and learned the importance of daily moisturization.

  27. The most important thing I learned about keeping my skin healthy in the winter is to use moisturizers to help my skin’s ability to retain moisture.

  28. I learned when my hands get cold the blood vessels constrict and they get less water.
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  29. I learned that dry skin can be prevented with moisturizers like Eucerin Plus Smoothing Essentials. Moisturize!

  30. I learned that letting my hands get cold makes the skin drier. My friend swears by Eucerin.
    Thanks for the contest.

  31. I learned that Eucerin is fast-absorbing so using it every day will help promote healthy skin by providing it with moisture.

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  33. Thanks for the giveaway…cold winter weather can cause blood vessels in your skin to constrict which may reduce the moisture in skin cells…that combined with the dry cold air cause skin to dry out…using Eucerin can help your skin retain moisture in the winter.

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  34. I learned the cold and dry weather remove moisture from skin leaving it dry and flaky. You need to replenish this moisture for healthy skin.