Braving the Cold Weather? 5 Ways To Protect Your Voice During Winter Outdoor Activities

Whether you are a weekend warrior on the slopes or heading out to watch Sunday night football, even a few minutes of exposure to cold winter temperatures can be harmful on your pipes.

So, if you are planning on heading out in this upcoming cold snap, venturing to a football game or hitting the high altitude Rocky Mountain resorts, you should definitely pay attention.

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Beauty & The Voice – Five Household Items To Keep Your Voice in Shape…And Keep Your Skin Looking Amazing

Let’s face it, the bulk of professions that employ top-notch vocals also require a flawless complexion. From broadcasters to politicians, musicians to actors, even lawyers and teachers, your skin is under as much stress as your voice.

So why not kill two birds with one stone? A healthy diet of vocal-friendly foods, and a few household items can not only keep your valuable pipes in shape, but your skin glowing…and chances are, you already have everything you need at home.

Here are five household items that every professional vocalist and speaker should have on hand.

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Five Things You Can Do to Combat High Altitude’s Harmful Effects on Your Voice

Even if you live in high altitude environments, your body is not immune to the harsh conditions of the mountain air. Artists, speakers, or professionals who make frequent trips to climates like the Rocky Mountains have experienced first hand the drying effects of high altitude. The air is thinner, the humidity is low to non-existent, and the lack of oxygen can naturally cause you to develop some harmful habits that leave your throat, nose, and mouth feeling like the Arizona desert – not ideal at all for professionals speakers or singers.

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