6 Ways to Spring Clean Your Skin

From masks to serums, refresh your face with this season-specific plan.

Dull, dry, and flaky skin is commonplace as athletes transition from the colder months to spring. In fact, winter is especially tough on your skin if you spend a lot of time sweating it out in warm environments, like the gym, and then heading out into the brisk air, says Zakia Rahman, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist and clinical associate professor of dermatology at Stanford University. That’s why spring’s skincare focus should be around exfoliating all that dead skin via dermatologist-approved ingredients. When summer rolls around, you'll want to back off and focus more on sun care. In the meantime, here's a dermatologist-approved plan to refresh your face after battling the winter elements.