Lots of us are creatures of habit. So often, we find products we like and our skin likes so we stick to them. Whilst that is great, sometimes we might need to change things up a bit in response to the weather around us.
Here are the 3 most common winter skin problems and how you can take care of them to keep your skin looking its happiest and healthiest this winter time.
Remember, take care of your skin, you are going to be wearing it everyday!
1. Dry skin
In the winter months, humidity levels drop significantly. This is why your skin dries out in cold weather. Your skin may feel tighter, a little uncomfortable and you may see patches of flaking skin too. The key for keeping your skin as soft and supple as usual lies in your moisturiser. You may in fact need to moisturise a little more frequently in the colder weather or you may actually decide to step it up a gear and choose a different moisturiser to help your skin through a cold weather spell.
Dermalogica Super rich repair
An intense, super-concentrated moisturizing cream that reinforces skin's natural protective barrier, locking in moisture to relieve the driest, most sensitized skin conditions.
AGE Smart® Super Rich Repair MoisturiserSuper concentrated moisturiserSkincare50ml: £63.20
Guinot Nutri Confort
Packed with essential oils, antioxidants, botanical extracts to repair, nourish, tone and soothe and regenerate skin from within. Creme Nutri Confort gives dry skin comfort, rehydration and relief.
Our skin can often look a little paler, duller and lack a glow in the winter. Here’s the thing, you can most definitely have radiant and bright skin all year round. If your skin has become dull or there are pigmentation problems, you can benefit a lot from a skin brightening complex. The best way to increase skin radiance is to use skincare that contains antioxidants and vitamins E and C.
A serum is a brilliant way of achieving results. A serum is highly concentrated and so is able to target specific skin concerns.
Dermalogica Biolumin-C serum
A high-performance Vitamin C serum that works with skin’s own defenses to brighten and firm.
AGE Smart® BioLumin-C Serumbrightening vitamin c serumSkincare30ml: £76.50
You could also treat your skin to a face mask. Once a week, kick back and relax with a face mask. You relax whilst the mask does the work.
Guinot Anti-fatigue mask
A mask that renews the skin's radiance, tones, brightens and moisturises thanks to the active ingredients of Essential Oils, Hydrocyte, and AHA Complex.
Between the cold air outside and dry indoor heating, your skin cells dehydrate and die out faster in winter. Using an exfoliator twice a week will help replenish your skin by buffing away the dead cells so new cells can be revealed.
As well as improving the texture of your skin, exfoliators improve the effectiveness of your moisturiser. Because skin is often drier in the winter, you’ll want to maximize the power of your moisturiser. You can easily do this by regularly exfoliating away the dead skin cells that block moisture from the layers of new skin cells that actually need it.
Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant
A gentle, daily use exfoliating powder for all skin conditions. Skin is left instantly smoother and brighter.