Winter can be a difficult season to endure when it comes to skin. There are so many factors that contribute to the overall condition of our faces when the weather is extremely cold, and the heat indoors is turned all the way up. Elements can affect the tone, texture, and hydration levels of our skin daily, but there are several ways to combat dryness, flakiness, and an overall lack of radiance.
Wearing cream makeup such as blushes and foundations are an instant way to hydrate skin in the cold winter months. Swap out your powder foundations for liquid, powder blushes for cream ones, and use a cream concealer.
To keep your skin hydrated and glowing all winter long, follow these tips for healthy skin.
This overnight mask delivers radiance and a boost of hydration to even the most tired looking complexions, and the best part is you literally apply it and go to sleep! Formulated with salicylic acid it brightens and smooths skin solving oiliness, uneven skin tone, and dullness along with evening out skin's texture. This product is 100% clean and contains no harsh chemicals or ingredients, making it a cult favorite among ingredient conscious skincare lovers.
This hydrating skin balm from One Love Organics is a key multi-tasking product to have in your skincare lineup. The balm removes all dirt and makeup without stripping the skin of all moisture, leaving a smooth and hydrated finish behind. Formulated with mango butter, organic coconut oil, chia, and jojoba, you are nourishing your skin with natural ingredients, perfect for anyone who might have allergies or ingredient sensitivities. Gently pat the skin after cleansing for a natural radiant glow, or mix a little in with loose powder foundation for a balmy, natural skin tint that looks fresh and natural.
While it's important to have the right products to apply to skin daily for optimum hydration, you can't forget what goes inside your body is just as equally important. This Red Carpet supplement from HUM Nutrition allows you to hydrate skin from within with ingredients such as black currant seed oil, and sunflower seed oil. Take two soft gels at any time of the day with food, and let the science work it's magic for a completely hydrated complexion.
Keeping lips hydrated and flake free is extremely important during the winter months, and something that can be hard to maintain if you don't have the right products. This Virgin Lips Moisturizer from Saje Wellness delivers optimum hydration and nourishment for the most chapped lips, and is portable, easy to use, and something you can re-apply multiple times per day. Formulated with ingredients such as spearmint, coconut, and fennel, you're bound to have a refreshing, moisturizing, and sweet experience in each application.
This water mist liberally refreshes and hydrates the skin, and is a perfect companion to travel with and whip out during a long flight, or keep at your desk at work to maintain optimum skin refreshing. It's star ingredient, hyaluronic acid, keeps skin hydrated all day long, and with an easy spray dispenser you can mist anywhere at anytime with little to no fuss at all. Suitable for all skin types, it's also fragrance and alcohol free making it the perfect product to use on a daily basis.
This hydrating and nourishing body serum is a decadent treat to keep your body moisturized all winter long with rich formulations of precious oils and botanicals. It's easy pump dispenser allows you to apply liberally every time you get out of the shower, or feel your skin needs a deep hydrating treatment. Apply each day for a boost in skin hydration and overall mood.
LAFCO New York Reparative Hand Cream
Being outside in the cold air can certainly do a number on hands during the winter season, as they can easily get dry and chapped , so having a hand cream that hydrates skin while restoring and repairing is key when wanting hands to stay moisturized. Apply as much as you want through the day and at night before bed for skin that is supple and soft in the morning, with a range of beautiful scents, to choose from, you won't be disappointed!
Pair it With: LAFCO Mint Tisane Bar Soap, LAFCO Mint Tisane Liquid Hand Soap, LAFCO Mint Tisane Signature Candle
This face mask from Algenist helps detoxify skin while leaving it hydrated, with more even texture. It's a color morphing mask that goes onerno green and slowly turns to pink when the ingredients are activated on the skin and working. Alguronic Acid is the main hydrating ingredient that nourishes skin, leaving behind a radiant complexion after each application. Probiotics and prebiotics help balance out skin levels to keep you and your pores in tip top shape. Apply a few times per week, rinse, and follow up with your chosen skincare.
Bring on next level hydration with this serum from Erno Laszlo, you can feel the moisture immediately when applying and the feeling lasts, and can be worn both day and night under makeup for a dewy, beautiful glow. The finish isn't sticky, so go ahead and layer it under your favorite foundation or wear it alone for a beautiful, youthful glow.
Switch out your body wash for an oil that hydrates the skin and lasts even when your bath or shower is over. Washing your skin with oil will help leave a soft, silky residue behind that is absorbed for the most hydrated looking skin. Follow up with a body cream after for a more intensive moisturizing treatment.
Skin feeling flaky and dry? Most people think that you should exfoliate dry skin, but the truth is, it's absolutely necessary to exfoliate to keep dead skin cells off and to help skin look clean, clear and supple. Exfoliating should be done regularly 1-2 times per week in the bath or shower, pat skin dry and apply a body cream or lotion right after.
Pair it With: Jo Malone London Geranium and Walnut Body Scrub, Copper and Crane Melting Body Soufflé
Seraphine Botanicals Blue Chamomile and Nectar Nourishing Face OIl
Using a nourishing face oil as a moisturizer is a great way to add extra hydration into the skin with little effort. You can also add a few drops to your foundation, to instantly make it more hydrating and dewy. Apply and massage generously into the face morning and night, and wear alone or follow up with a moisturizer.
Maintain a radiant complexion from the inside out with these products and tips