New season, new skin problems. The transition from winter into spring should be a happy time of year. Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and the heater gets relegated to the back of the cupboard for another 12 months. However, our complexions tell a very different story. “Colder, drier climates can trigger sensitivity as well as wind, pollution and excessive sun exposure,” says Melanie Grant, Sydney-based facialist and skin expert for Chanel Australia.