How to create the best face care routine for your skin type this winter

In the cool, dry winter months, your skin needs extra hydration and care. But everyone’s skin is different. Perhaps your skin is typically oily. It may be dry or sensitive, or a combination of dry in some areas and oily in others. What your skin needs to stay healthy, hydrated and glowing will depend on how it feels and how it reacts to the challenging conditions of winter weather.
Let’s look at the various skin types and moisturizing products that are the perfect match for your skin this winter.

Oily skin

Winter weather is very drying for most skin types. If you have oily skin, this is an advantage! Your skin naturally produces more oil, so it is more resistant to the dry winter conditions and won’t get chapped as quickly as drier skin types.

Even so, it is still important to keep skin cleansed and purified. We recommend using Creamy Exfoliating Cleanser to remove dirt and impurities without stripping the skin of its natural protective oils. Follow with Age Defying Regenerating Day Cream that moisturizes the skin throughout the day while also providing SPF 30 defense – yes, even on cool, cloudy days, UV exposure can damage the skin. This light yet rich hydrating formula has got you covered.

Dry skin

If you have a drier skin type, you know exactly how challenging the winter can be. We recommend keeping skin constantly hydrated, during every step of your daily skincare routine.

First, make sure to choose a cleanser that thoroughly purifies, but in a gentle and non-drying way, like Delicate Cleansing Gel. Follow with an intensive moisturizer specially formulated for the needs of dry-prone skin, such as our Hydrating Day Cream for Normal to Dry Skin. It is extremely rich in natural moisturizing ingredients, such as olive oil, avocado oil and sweet almond oil, leaving the skin perfectly hydrated. Apply under makeup to keep skin properly moisturized throughout the day, for every winter occasion. Enhance your dry skin routine with Flawless Glow Serum. Intensively replenishing, it helps to regenerate dull skin and promote a natural radiance. Plus, it preps the skin to absorb moisturizer even better, making sure your skin is getting the most from your hydrating routine – exactly what it needs in the winter.

Sensitive skin

Winter weather is especially tough on sensitive skin. During the cold months, sensitive-prone skin becomes dry and tight, and pores are very small or not visible at all. At times, the skin may be flaky and dull. It gets easily irritated and can even become red and inflamed.

The key here is to treat the skin with delicate hydrating care and prevent it from becoming dry and irritated. Cleansing Micellar Water is the gentlest way to properly cleanse sensitive skin without drying it out. It contains nourishing and healing Dead Sea minerals and plant extracts that soothe the skin while removing makeup and impurities. Use Rich Nourishing Mask twice weekly. The dermatologically tested formula replenishes lost moisture with soothing natural nourishment. Don’t forget the extra sensitive lips! Keep them hydrated and soft to prevent cracks and chapping with the power of natural Moisturizing Hyaluronic Lip Balm.

Normal to combination skin

This skin type can be tricky. Usually, the cheeks are dry, while the forehead, nose and chin are oilier, with visible, open pores. On the one hand, you need to keep to a rigid moisturizing schedule, so the dry areas don’t get chapped or flaky. At the same time, you want to take care not to over-moisturize the T-zone, which can lead to clogged pores and blemishes.

In this case, we recommend using Hydrating Day Cream for Normal to Combination Skin. It is specially formulated with a delicate balance of natural hydration that gives the skin what it needs, where it needs – not more and not less. Balancing Toner is perfect for combination skin, an alcohol-free formula that smooths open pores, refreshes and refines the skin without drying. Follow with Brightening Booster, rich in antioxidant AHA and vitamin C. This provides a much-needed nourishing boost that revitalizes dullness and helps to rebalance uneven tone, for an amazing glow to brighten any winter day!

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