MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Each winter Jack Frost struts through the streets nipping at the noses and toes of those tough enough to brave his whistling winds. His blustery breath can leave skin painfully rough and dry. The secret to ward off Jack's mighty drying winds? AmLactin® Moisturizing Body Lotion. It contains 12% lactic acid, a clinically proven alpha-hydroxy acid that gently exfoliates and intensely hydrates to help return rough, dry skin to its healthy, natural state. AmLactin® has your back when Jack attacks. Apply AmLactin® Moisturizing Body Lotion twice daily and since it is the season of giving, pick up a few bottles for your friends. At under $20 per bottle, AmLactin® Moisturizing Body Lotion is a thoughtful and affordable gift for anyone.
"Freezing temperatures and cold winds strip skin of its natural moisture," said Dr. Alan Fleischer, professor in the department of dermatology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. "It's best to start using a heavy duty moisturizer twice a day as soon as temperatures start to drop. I recommend one with 12% lactic acid. It's also a good idea to wear layers and bundle up with gloves and a scarf to protect your skin from those nasty winter winds."
In addition to being affected by seasonal weather changes, dry skin can occur at any time in life due to aging, harsh soaps, or detergents. It can also be associated with a skin condition called Keratosis Pilaris (KP). According to the American Academy of Dermatology, approximately 40 percent of the population may have KP. Sufferers may experience a higher incidence of outbreaks of dry skin associated with KP in cold weather due to harsh, dry conditions.
About Keratosis Pilaris (KP)
People with KP may experience flesh-colore
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