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Nothing is more romantic than a cold winter night, sitting by the fireplace, candles lit,

drinking hot chocolate with your favorite person right next to you. Unfortunately for those of us who live in colder climates low humidity can bring on dry, itchy skin. (So much for romance!)

Humidity is the amount of moisture in the air. Warm air holds more moisture than cold air

which is why we don’t get dry skin in the summer! Low humidity dries out your skin and mucous membranes. You might also notice that you have chapped lips or a dry sore throat when you wake up in the morning. Ever wonder why there is static electricity in the winter…yep…it’s the low humidity thing again. (I hate getting zapped every time I get out of the car don’t you?)

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