8 Steps to Flawless Winter Skin
Smooth-Skin Secrets from Top Winter Athletes
These three women make a living braving the elements. Here, how they keep their skin soft and smooth.Cover up like an ice climber!
"On below-zero days, I protect my face from chapping winds with a ski mask and the Super Salve Company Calendula Salve." [$11.50 for 4 ounces, supersalve.com]
-- Heather Szundy, 30, ice climber and owner of the Ascending Path climbing guide service in Anchorage, Alaska.
"Skiing in high elevations, like those in Colorado, always makes my skin dry. So I slather on moisturizer at least three times a day."
-- Kristi Leskinen, 27, professional skier and Action Sports Award's Skier of the Year in 2006.
"I'm young, but I can already see the effects of the sun on my skin. Since UV rays reflect off the snow, I make sure to always use sunscreen."
-- Anne-Flore Marxer, 24, professional snowboarder and the 2005 TransWorld Rookie of the Year.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, February 2008.
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