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Updated 09 June 2015

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Do you have a chapped nose from blowing your nose?

Don’t use hot water and soap when washing your face – this only dries out the skin, worsening the problem. Help it heal faster by applying petroleum jelly around the nose cavity.

This creates a protective barrier while hydrating the skin.

For the latest on flu jabs and cold remedies, visit the Cold & Flu Centre.

 
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