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How To
Take Care Of Your Skin
This Winter

The ultimate guide to keeping your complexion healthy and glowing in cold weather

Dry Winter Skin

Winter has been known to wreak havoc on the skin, thanks to its freezing temperatures and icy winds, so if you want to keep your complexion looking bright and glowy during snow season, it’s important to give your face some extra TLC. If you're wondering how to take care of dry skin in winter, read on to discover our ultimate guide, including details on the exact products you should be using.

Use makeup with added skincare benefits

Foundation With Skincare Built In

Our first tip on how to take care of skin in winter is to choose makeup with skincare benefits. During the winter, we tend to wear heavier makeup for long periods of time, which is not always great for the skin. To prevent your everyday makeup from causing your complexion any bother, use a high coverage foundation that’s infused with skincare ingredients. The Day To Night Liquid Foundationis a great choice, as it contains Hyaluronic Acid, which is known for its ability to increase the moisture levels in your skin, and Vitamin E to improve skin texture. The long-wear formula also includes a powerful anti-wrinkle agent, that works to smooth fine lines over time for a more youthful look.

  1. Day to Night Foundation
    Day to Night Foundation
    £46.00

Choose hydrating formulas

Skin naturally loses moisture in the winter, so opting for hydrating makeup is essential to stay glowing and radiant. Try the Seamless Cover Full Coverage Concealer and you’ll quickly see how this formula is the perfect solution for the task at hand. It’s packed with active ingredients like Glucan Biopolymer, which has a smoothing effect on the skin, as well as a unique blend of emollients that nourish delicate skin in the under-eye area. Using a concealer like this helps to take care of dry winter skin, not just cover it up.

Opt for multipurpose products

The cold weather can make your complexion more sensitive, so one way to reduce your risk of irritation is to use multipurpose makeup products. These will offer the same skincare benefits as your usual routine but in fewer steps. TheDecode Makeup Remover is the perfect example of this, as not only does it contain Coconut Oil to remove any residue (including eye makeup), but it’s also infused with Squalane and Macadamia Nut Oil to prevent moisture loss, rehydrate and take care of dry winter skin. It feels like water on your face thanks to its added Aloe Vera Extract, so you can cleanse, moisture and treat dry skin, all in one.

Look for formulas with Vitamin E

Look After Dry Winter Lips

The easiest way to take care of dry skin in winter? Use more products with added Vitamin E. This wonder ingredient is a natural antioxidant, meaning its main job is to protect skin from environmental aggressors, like whipping winds and freezing temperatures. TheAM/PM Tinted Lip Balm is enriched with Vitamin E, A and F and leaves lips silky soft, incredibly shiny and well protected. With three universally flattering shades to choose from, it’s an easy way to master the natural but subtle beauty look.

We hope you’ve found these tips on how to take care of skin in winter helpful. Follow our simple guide and you should have a radiant-looking complexion all the way into spring.

  1. Code 8 AM/PM Tinted Lip Balm
    AM/PM Tinted Lip Balm
    £24.00