Tips On How To Protect Your Skin Against The Cold Weather

OK Ladies (and Gents!), it's getting colder now as the winter months are approaching. So not only do we have to wear thicker layers, we also have to look after our skin. The cold weather brings with it; chapped lips and dry skin on our face, hands and feet. That is definitely not the look I want to be rocking this winter. Do you?..Didn't think so! Now I am by no means a skin expert, but these tips help me get by through the winter months and I would like to share them with you. Remember...sharing is caring! These tips aren't in any particular order.

1. THICKER MOISTURISER
The cold temperatures slow down your blood circulation to your face, making it look dull and feel rough. So it's necessary to switch to a thicker more intense facial and body moisturiser; a cream rather than a lotion. I would still use one with SPF to protect my skin from harmful rays. I also use rich handcreams when the weather is cold to combat severe dryness. It's also best to wear gloves on cold windy days.

2. HYDRATING SKIN SERUM
Using this underneath your daycream after your toner, adds an extra moisture boost as you are able to lock in the moisture into your skin.

3. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER
I know we all know this, but it's so important. I know when it's so cold outside, I find it hard to drink water and would rather reach for something hot. But we really need to keep our skin hydrated from the inside too. If you don't like it cold, it may be easier to just drink it at room temperature. Herbal teas are also a great winter-warming way to keep hydrated when it’s cold outside.

4. EXFOLIATE YOUR SKIN & LIPS
Exfoliating your skin 1-3 times per week gets rid of the dead skin sells which could prevent your moisturising treatments from working effectively. So you definitely need to make sure you exfoliate!  As mentioned earlier, dry lips can be a real pain. Avoid the temptation to lick them which will only exasperate dryness. I use a homemade olive oil and sugar lip scrub to get rid of the dead skin prior to applying any balm, gloss or lipstick. To read more about it, click here. Keep a nice lip balm in your handbag for hydration on the go.

5. REPLENISHING NIGHT CREAM
This is definitely something I like using for an overnight skin boots. Don't forget that skin regeneration is primarily active at night time and it is more receptive to ingredients that will help restore and revitalize its appearance, There are many available, you just need to find one that works well for you. They are great because you wake up with skin looking fresher and more alive.


What is your winter skin care routine?

Thanks for reading!

    Victoria xxx

                                           


7 comments:

  1. Aww this post was really helpful! I love it :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. @Sophie ~ Thanks for your comments. Glad you liked it! ;)

    ReplyDelete
  3. Great post, I love ur tips&i do everythn above but somex my skin is sensitive to creams with SPF.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Thanks for sharing the tips! I know my skin needs more care in the winter, but somehow I forget everytime..
    This time i'll use some of the tips you gave and hopefully it results in happy skin!!

    X

    ReplyDelete
  5. My lips always start to dry out this time of year. This year I am going to get on top of it. Very useful post :)

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hiya,

    Fabulous post, i have taken some tips for that!

    You don't happen to have a magic trick for puffy eyes?

    Txx

    T17KBL

    http://fantasticfunfashion.blogspot.co.uk/

    ReplyDelete
  7. My skin on my hands was so damaged last year, probably because the wind was blowing like crazy for more than a week. Will take extra care of my skin this year. Thank you for informative post :)
    Xx Deja

    ReplyDelete

 

Labels

88andHalf (1) Accessorize Beauty (1) ADUNA (1) Africa (1) African (1) Afro-Caribbean (1) Anna Lou Of London (1) Anna Sui (1) Antioxidant (1) Argan Oil (1) Ashley Isham (1) ASOS (4) Autumn (1) Aveda (1) Avon (2) Aztec Prints (1) Azzedine Alaia (1) Bare Minerals (3) Barry M (4) Bath (1) Bath And Body Works (1) Bauty Haul (1) BB Cream (1) Bbloggersxmas (1) Beauty (62) Beauty box (2) Beauty SOS (3) Beauty Tips (2) Beauty Within (1) Beauty. Feet (1) Beauty. Makeup (1) Benefit Cosmetics (5) BeSaz Clothing (2) Bespoke Makeup (1) Beyonce (1) Biba (1) Birchbox (1) Black Friday (1) Bluebella (1) Blush (12) Body (1) Body Butter (1) Body Lotion (1) Body Scrub (1) Bond Girls (1) Bourjois (3) Bracelet (1) Bronze (1) Bronzer (2) Brushes (1) Budget Buy (1) Bulgari (1) Bum (1) Burberry (2) Candles (2) Caudalie (1) CC Cream (1) Chanel (5) Charity (1) Cheeks (2) Chloé (1) Christmas (2) Ciate (1) Cision (1) Claires UK (1) Clarins (2) Clarisonic (1) Clay Mask (1) Clayspray (1) Coast (1) Concealer (2) Concrete Effect (1) Coral (1) Cosmetics à La Carte (2) Cream (1) Cream Blush (1) Crimping (1) Cruelty Free (1) Cuelty Free (1) Curling Wand (1) Curls (1) Dents (1) Dermalogica (1) Designers (1) DHC (3) Diesel (1) Dior (1) Dresses (1) Drugstore (1) Dune (2) Elemis (2) Enrico Coveri (1) Estee Lauder (1) Etat Pur (1) Events (2) Eye Pencil (1) eyebrows (3) Eyelash Curler (1) Eyelashes (2) Eyeliner (4) Eyes (17) Eyes. Budget Buy (1) Eyeshadow (6) Eyeshadows (4) Face (4) Face Mask (3) Facial Oil (2) Fake Tan (1) False Lashes (1) Far Fetch (1) Fashion (25) fashion facts (1) Fashion Fair (2) Fashion Scout (2) Fashionista (1) Feature (1) Feature. Beauty (1) Fendi (1) Fierce Spirit Collection (1) Figs and Rouge (1) Flomar (1) Foundation (7) Fragrance (11) Friday Favourite (1) Fun Facts (3) Gemma Redux (1) Georges Chakra (1) Get The Look (1) Gift Idea (2) Giveaway (2) GLAMGLOW (1) GlossyBox (1) Gloves (1) GlowwBox (1) GOSH (1) Grammys 2013 (1) Gym (1) H and M (3) Hair (9) Hair extensions (1) Hair Oil (1) Hair Straighteners (1) Hair Tools (2) Haircare (1) Hairstyles (1) Halal (1) Hand Cream (1) Handbag (1) Handbags (4) Harrods (1) Haul (1) Health (1) Health & Beauty (1) Healthy Hair (1) Heat Protectant (1) Heated Eyelash Curler (1) Heels (1) Hermes (1) Highlighter (1) HM (1) Hobbs (1) Home (1) Hudson Jeans (1) I COLONIALI (1) Illamasqua (1) INIKA (4) J Mendel (1) Japonesque (2) Jeans (2) Jewellery (1) Jimmy Choo (1) Jo Malone (1) John Frieda (1) Joy Cioci (1) Karen Millen (1) Karl Lagerfeld (1) KIKO (5) KIKO Regents Street (1) KMS California (1) L'Occitane (3) L'Oreal Paris (3) Ladies (1) Lan Nguyen-Grealiis (1) Large Pores (1) Lash Extensions (1) Laura Mercier (3) Leather (1) Leather Biker Jacket (1) Leggings (1) Legs (1) Leighton Denny (1) Lifestyle (3) Lip Balm (2) Lip Gloss (4) Lip Primer (1) Lip Scub (1) Lips (8) lipstick (10) Lipsticks (1) Liz Earle (4) London Fashion Week (2) LOVE Brand (1) Lug Von Siga (1) Lush (2) Luxury (2) MAC Cosmetics (9) Makeup (80) Makeup Atelier Paris (1) Makeup Brushes (2) MakeUp Designory (1) Makeup Looks (3) Makeup Remover (3) Makeup Revolution (1) Makeup Shelf Life (1) Makeup Tips (1) Makeup Tools (3) Mango (3) Manicure (3) Marc Jacobs (1) Marks And Spencer (1) Markus Lupfer (1) Mary Greenwell (1) Mascara (3) Mavala (1) Max Factor (3) Maybelline (1) Melissa Odabash (1) Michael Kors (3) Milleneufcentquatrevingtquatre (1) Mimiberry (1) Mineral Makeup (1) Mineralised Eyeshadows (3) Miranda Kerr (1) Missguided (2) Model Co (1) Moisturiser (8) Mother Jeans (1) MUD Cosmetics (1) Mulberry (2) Nail Varnish (15) Nails (23) Nails Inc (3) Nails Of The Week (1) New Look (1) New York Color (1) NEXT (1) Nine West (1) Nip and Fab (1) No7 (1) Nuxe (2) NYX Cosmetics (3) Oasis (1) Oilive Oil (1) Oily Skin (3) Ojon (1) Oliver Bonas (1) OOTD (1) OPI (2) Organic (4) Organic Makeup (1) Oriflame (1) Origins (2) Orla Kiely (1) Palettes (1) Pampering (1) Party Nails (1) PassionForFashion (1) Pastels (1) Paul Mitchell (2) Pink Blush (2) Powder (1) PR (1) Precision (1) Press (3) Prettify (1) Primer (1) PullANDBear (1) Pür Minerals (1) Real Techniques (1) Rebecca Minkoff (1) Red Lipstick (1) Review (1) Revlon (1) Rimmel (2) River Island (2) Roberto Cavalli (1) Rodial (1) Rose Lipstick (1) Sales (1) Scandaleyes Eye Shadow Sticks (1) Schwarzkopf (1) Sensai (1) Sergio Rossi (1) Shea Butter (2) Shoes (2) Shu Uemura (1) Skin (4) Skin Type (1) Skincare (16) Skirt (1) Sleek MakeUP (2) Smokey Eyes (2) Smooch Cosmetics (1) Snoof (1) Spring (6) Stila (1) Style (5) Style Post (4) Stylebop (1) Summer (2) Sun Protection (1) Sunday Riley (2) Sunglasses (1) Super Facialist (3) Superdrug Look At Me (1) Susan Posnick (1) Sweden (1) Swedish Cosmetics (1) Tan (1) Tara Smith (1) Ted Baker (2) Textured Nails Polish (2) The Body Shop (14) Tights (1) Tips (1) Tom Ford (1) Toni & Guy (2) Topshop (4) Tory Burch (3) TRESemmé (1) True Religion Jeans (1) Uggs (1) Una Brennan (2) Urban Code (1) Urban Decay (3) Vegan (2) Vero Moda (1) Vest (1) Vichy (1) Videos (1) Vitamin C (1) Vitamin E (1) WallOfSilence (1) Warehouse (1) Welcome (1) Weleda (2) What's In My Handbag (1) White Musk (1) Win (1) Wishlist (1) Women (1) Women of Colour (1) WowzaandKoko (1) Youngblood Cosmetics (1) Youtube (4) Yumi Lashes (1) ZAO Makeup (1) Zara (2) Zoya (1)

Instagram: @Kokosecrets

Press

Press

Press

Press