During these bitter cold winter months, hydration is more important than ever. The reason being that the ambient air outside is much drier than in warmer weather. Unfortunately, the arid, arctic air takes a toll on your skin. Red, chapped, inflamed, and flaking skin are the regrettable reality of neglect and simply accepting winter is brutal assault on your epidermis. But fear not! There are simple and inexpensive remedies that will work wonders.