Winter Skin Care Routine Tips

A change in the season not only warrants a change in the wardrobe, but in the skin care routine as well. As soon as winter sets in, the skin starts feeling a little dry and when not attended to, becomes scaly and flaky. Indoor heating, low temperatures, and dry air affects the skin and makes it vulnerable to dehydration and peeling. This is why it is important to switch to a dedicated winter skin care routine. Here are some winter skin care tips to survive the cold winter months and maintain healthy, happy skin –

 

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Change the cleanser – In summer, foaming cleansers are great, but in winters when the skin is dry switch to a creamy cleanser. In case, your skin is on the dry side, opt for creams with fatty acids and barrier-repairing ceramides that are good at preventing water loss. Remember, to preserve and maintain a youthful glow and soft skin, hydration is the key.

Try a facial oil – One of the essential parts of winter skin care routine is to invest in good quality facial oil. During the winters, mix a couple of drops of facial oil in your day cream to lock the moisture in the skin.

Exfoliate – To fight dullness and uneven pigmentation, it is very important to invest in a good exfoliator. Exfoliating helps shed dead cells and boosts the natural repair process, promoting the production of collagen. Remember to exfoliate gently, using natural and gentle exfoliators to avoid excessive dryness.

Moisturize – Moisturizing is an important part of any winter skin care routine. After your bath, pat the skin dry and apply a body lotion to protect the skin from moisture loss. Moisturizer help the skin retain moisture throughout the day. Use a lip balm to prevent drying and cracking of the lips.

 

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Winter Dry Skin Saviours | The Body Shop Vitamin E Range | REVIEW

 

Hi everyone! Winters are here and I’m sure we all can fee the nip in the air and changing needs of our skin. Today I’m reviewing a few products from the Vitamin E range from The Body Shop. This skin care line is geared towards hydration and there are several products in here that I really like using in the winters.

 

The Body Shop Vitamin E Range

 

Previously, I’ve talked about the Moisture Mask from this range, which continues to be a winter favorite. I also really like the Toner from this range which has a thicker consistency than most toners and feels very comforting on the skin. For the warmer months, I quite like the Aqua Boost Sorbet moisturizer, with its unique refreshing gel texture and light feel.The Face Mist is another long time favorite, and probably the first product I ever tried from the range (here’s a little throwback for you, circa 2011!). A few new products have been added recently to the range and in this post, I’ll be sharing my review on 4 of products from the range which I’ve not tried before.

 

The Body Shop Vitamin E Range
The Body Shop Vitamin E Range

 

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Current Winter Skincare Favorites (Jan 2016)

 

Current Winter Skincare Favorites (Jan 2016)
Current Winter Skincare Favorites (Jan 2016)

 

 

1. Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum (Rs 1999 | Buy online)

This serum has a thick creamy consistency and it adds instant softness and moisture to the skin. It preps the skin for moisturizer and it also helps retain moisture all day long. It feels nourishing and smoothing but non-greasy on the skin. I’m giving away 3 hampers containing this serum and two other great products from the Regenerist range HERE.

 

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The Body Shop Strawberry Body Butter : Review

 

If you’re a beauty buff, you’ve probably tried/loved/heard of body butters from The Body Shop! Body Butters are one of the most popular products from the brand and a savior during harsh winters! Today I’m reviewing the Strawberry one.

Price : Rs 995 for 200 ml

 

The Body Shop Strawberry Body Butter  Review
The Body Shop Strawberry Body Butter Review

 

The Body Shop Strawberry Body Butter  Review
The Body Shop Strawberry Body Butter Review

 

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Exfoliate and Rejuvenate your Skin this Winter with Clinique

(Press release)

 

The seasonal variation and cold temperatures do leave our skin stripped of essential oils. As a result, many of us start avoiding essential skin treatments like exfoliation, also staying clear of face masks fearing any further damage.To beat the winter blues, the Clinique range of exfoliators / masks rejuvenate and revive the skin enhancing the glow.

 

Exfoliate and Rejuvenate your Skin this Winter with Clinique
Exfoliate and Rejuvenate your Skin this Winter with Clinique

 

Regardless of your skin type, exfoliating improves all types of skin and all types of concerns, according to Dr. Tom Mammone, Executive Director of Skin Physiology and Pharmacology, Clinique Research & Development, Worldwide. For example :

  • · If you have dry skin, exfoliation allows for more effective moisturization, so skin looks and feels comfortable.
  • If you have normal skin, exfoliation keeps skin looking clean, healthy, more uniform in tone and less likely to break out.
  • If you have oily skin, exfoliation keeps pores clear, discourages clogging, and is one of the ways to help diminish dark spots caused by acne.
  • If you have uneven skin tone, exfoliation helps diminish dark spots (hyperpigmentation) and light spots (hypopigmentation) caused by allergic rashes, blemishes, etc

 

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