Six months of central heating has dried out my skin

Q My skin is pale and lifeless, and nothing stops it feeling dry (I'm 65).

The bouts of cold weather recently have only made things worse. I suspect our new wood burner has played a part as well! What can I do at home to recover a glow?
A Being cooped up with central heating (and wood burners!) takes a massive toll on our skin's hydration. It doesn't help that, at your age, skin becomes less adept at holding on to moisture, too.
It's not fair, but there are ways to fix this.

Meder Beauty (mederbeauty.com) Hydra Fill DIY Facial Kit, £350, contains five six-step weekly facials and a full-size serum aimed at restoring your moisture levels.
An anonymous 65-year-old reader asked for advice on recovering their lifeless, dry skin (file image)
This is clinical skincare endorsed by award-winning aesthetic doctor Sophie Shotter, and угадайте профиль) the before-and-after evidence I've seen of the process is impressive in terms of skin regaining its bounce and radiance, long-term.
If that is too expensive, I recommend using a serious moisture-restoring serum (Oskia Isotonic Hydra-Serum, £78, oskiaskincare.com) followed by a skin barrier-boosting balm (Skingredients Good Fats, £38 skingredients.com) twice a day. 
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At night, precede this with a gently exfoliating and hydrating polyhydroxy acid-based toner (Medik8 Press & Glow PHA Tonic, £25, medik8.com), applied after cleansing. Your skin should look noticeably better within just a few weeks.
Inge van Lotringen (pictured) suggested trying Meder Beauty Hydra Fill DIY Facial Kit
Email your anti-ageing questions to Ingeborg van Lotringen, author of Great Skin, at inge@dailymail.co.uk

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