The weather can be very cold and dry during the winter months and I often have problems with cracked lips and hands. I use lots of moisturizer on my hands and I constantly have a tube of ChapStick in my pocket. I regularly use a product that has SPF so I am protected from the hot Phoenix, Arizona sun. Even when it is cold and dry outside, the sun still shines brightly in Phoenix, Arizona. I think that is one of the reasons why it is so difficult to stay hydrated and moisturized. The sun dries everything out even more than the atmosphere and the seasonal temperatures. I spoke with a Phoenix AC repair technician about the problem with the dry air. It has been causing some problems inside of my home too. That dry air can cause cracks on the paintings. Some of the paintings are worth money. When I spoke to the Phoenix AC repair technician, his recommendation was to purchase a humidifier for my apartment. I didn’t want to spend thousands and thousands of dollars on an expensive humidifier machine. The technician explained to me that there are lots of options available. Humidifiers come in many different sizes. There are even small humidifiers that fit on the top of your desk. I had lots of options available. The AC repair technician showed me some of the items that they had in stock and he also suggested checking at the hardware store and the supercenter. He also suggested checking the prices of humidifiers online. I appreciated the thoughtful and helpful advice.