With winter comes the inevitable dry skin and winter itch. Many patients dread the winter specifically because of this reason and want to know how to take care of their skin when the temperature drops. Preventing dry and itchy skin is not only possible, but fairly simple; it just involves switching up your daily skin care routine a bit. The trick is to try and preserve your natural skin oils, which may mean taking shorter, less hot showers and incorporating moisturizing into your routine. Follow these tips and tricks for happier winter skin!