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How to Recover from Winter PTSD

If the thought of frequent blizzards, slushy sidewalks, and chapped faces makes you shutter with terror than you might be suffering from winter PTSD.  Before you submit your medical leave of absence paperwork, know that this fictional diagnosis can be remedied with a hot bowl of soup and a visit to the beauty counter.  While it may seem counterintuitive, during times of frigid temperatures, scalding hot showers can actually cause skin irritation and circulation issues.  Instead, try revitalizing lotions, dry shampoos and moisture wicking powders can calm skin and help you escape the worst of winter.

SHIFFA Tamanu Moisturising Cream
This multitasking moisturizer reduces signs of aging while promoting healthy, blemish-free skin.  It is rich without being too heavy and is fortified with powerful ingredients that accelerate cellular regeneration, reduces pigmentation and nourishes the skin.

V76 BARBER'S POWDER - $25 at V76.com
You’re bundled up to leave the house, but the second you get to the office you are smacked in the face with a blast of heat – how is one supposed to battle these two extremes?  Try a body powder that eliminates excess moisture and creates a comfortable buffer between shirt and skin. Wherever applied, skin is left fresh, smooth, and dry.

Oribe Dry Texturing Hair Spray - $22+ at Oribe.com
If you need to skip that shower, we promise we won’t tell, but don’t let your hair give you away. Opt for a quick body rinse, than boost your hair with a dry shampoo.  This spritz delivers volume and texture for a sexy lift that absorbs oil at the roots without weighing down your locks.  Plus it is formulated without parabens or sodium chloride, which means it’s safe for all color and treatments tresses.

Fudge Urban Dry Shampoo - Crisp Pear & Sweet Vanilla - $11 at target.com
If you’re seeking rich beauty on a budget, then save time and freshen up your hair between shampoos with Fudge Urban Dry Shampoo. Created from a powder base, this savory sensation combats dirt and oils leaving hair healthy and revitalized without the need for water. Simply spray on roots and brush through for added texture and volume. Fudge Urban Dry Shampoo leaves your hair with an energizing crisp pear and sweet vanilla scent.

Rouge Bunny Rouge Dramatic Lash Mascara Megaplumes - $29
When you’re bundled up under scarves, hats and hoods, all you’ve got exposed are your eyes, so make sure they look great.  This adorable mascara easily tucks you’re your purse, but won’t budge if your eyes are tearing from the cold.  It is packed with a rich formula for dramatic lashes that can easily be mistaken for falsies.

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