A drop in temperature is always welcome — but for the fact that it dulls and dries our faces. Couple the temperature change with sensitive skin and pollution that's off the charts, and it's a grand recipe for disaster. So we asked a skincare specialist for tips and tricks to keep redness, itchiness and flakiness from entering the fray. Here are some products she recommended for saving our natural glow — invest in them for skin that oozes radiance even when the sun plays peek-a-boo. (Also have a look at the top-rated cleansing lotions, moisturizing creams, under eye creams, lip balms and sunscreen with SPF, to keep your skin radiant when it's cold)
The Perfect Winter Skin Care Regime For Flawless Skin
Cleanse With Formulas That Preserve Your Natural Moisture
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser
The Cetaphil Cleansing Lotion is a holy-grail cleanser among dermatologists. The fragrance-free formula cleanses and soothes tired, sensitive skin without the slightest irritation. Blemish-prone beauties will love this when it's cold and dry outside. It works well to protect normal skin add this wonder from Nykaa to your winter skin care routine.
Avene Cleanance Gel
If your skin woes worsen in winter, you might want to try this non-irritating, gentle cleanser. It keeps the spots at bay without stripping your skin of its natural moisture. Use it twice a day to kickstart your winter skin care regimen. We recommend this for oily skin.
Neutrogena Eye Makeup Remover
Shake the bottle before you use this gentle eye makeup remover which removes even stubborn formulas (like waterproof mascara). It contains glycerin, aloe and cucumber extracts that will nourish the stressed skin under your eyes and will add an extra care to your skin care regime.
Bathe Your Skin In Hydrating Creams
Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
Recommended by dermatologists, the Cetaphil moisturising lotion will nourish the driest skin with its super-hydrating formula. It has a thick, creamy consistency which takes some time to soak in, so you want to slather it on before bedtime. You'll wake up with velvety skin.
Nivea Soft Cream
Packed with the goodness of vitamin E and jojoba oil, this classic Nivea cream will hyrdate your skin with its rich formula. Nivea Soft Cream is light and airy so you can slap it on any time of the day without worrying about that over-the-top stickiness that comes with other super-moisturizing creams.Also Check
Give Extra Loving To Sensitive Areas
Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado
Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado is a luxurious formula enriched with avocado oil and shea butter that pack moisture and nourishment for your delicate under-eye region. (This area always needs special attention as the skin here is thinner as compared to the rest of your face) It's ophthalmologist-tested, so don't worry about any side effects and add this product today to your winter skin care routine.Also Check
It glides on like butter and packs moisture for hours and hours — you really can't go wrong with petroleum jelly. Get this trusty drugstore option to fix dry, cracked and chapped lips whenever and wherever.
Burt's Beeswax Lip Balm - Pack of 4
If you're willing to spend a little extra, splurge on these pack-of-4 beeswax lip balms that'll last you all winter. Enriched with vitamin E and peppermint oil, they will hydrate and soften cracked lips overnight. Stash one in your glovebox, keep one by your dressing table, place one your bedside and hide one in your pocket.
Even When The Sun's Weak, SPF It
Neutrogena Ultra-Sheer-Dry-Touch Sunscreen SPF 50+
Don't make the mistake of assuming your skin doesn't need sun protection anymore — it needs it as much as ever and so a sun-block is a must for your winter skin care regime (the sun's skin-aging UVA rays stay constant all year round). Here's an SPF 50+ option from Neutrogena that will keep your skin armoured all day with its heavy-duty coat. Twenty years from now, you'll thank us.
Biotique Sunscreen SPF 30+
Here's an SPF 30+ herbal formula from Biotique for those who like it au naturale. The product packs two-in-one utility with its nourishing formula that replenishes lost moisture. The holy trifecta of honey, wheatgerm and seaweed extracts in this Biotique Sunscreen will soothe even irritated skin. Don't let a fading sun fool you: slather this on like there's no tomorrow.