Written by Wayde Beckman from the Health Sponsorship Council.
“I got windburnt today.” “My lips feel windburnt.” It’s something we hear from time to time (and even say ourselves) to explain red, sore, dry skin or lips after being outside. And in this glorious country of ours, it’s hard to be outside and not feel the sweet caress (or fierce pummeling) of the wind. But what is windburn? And can the wind really burn our skin?