Oh, winter. As if the ice and snow weren’t obstacles enough, winter weather is hard on your skin, especially if you’re running outside. Even inside, the air is drier and causing all sorts of problems.

You might be facing peeling, itchy skin — especially on your face, which is usually exposed to the elements. Your sinuses may be struggling, leading to bloody noses (I had three in one day recently) and sinus headaches. Or, your eyes might be so scratchy that your contacts are taking their own vacation.

Short of moving to the Caribbean for the winter (although I’m not ruling it out), there are easy strategies you can employ. Read about them on Salty Running!