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Winter Skin

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If you’re suffering with dry skin, chapped lips or a red nose just like Rudolph then you may need some help keeping your skin moisturised and looking fab.

Here’s our top Winter must haves.

Moisturise more than ever…… Swap your fresh and light summer moisturiser for an oil based one; this will create a protective layer on the skin, helping to lock in moisture.

Palmers Cocoa Butter Formula
For all over body pampering try
Palmers Cocoa Butter Formula

Give yourself a hand… your hands are one of the few parts of your body that are always exposed to the elements and the skin here is generally thinner than on most parts of the body and has fewer oil glands too. So, invest in a good quality hand cream and when outside wear cotton gloves to keep moisture in.

Bodyshop Hemp Hand Protector

Bodyshop Hemp
Hand Protector £5.00

Kissable lips… The wind can leave all of us with a less than glamourous pout, so keep a lip balm in your pocket during these cold times, so you can whip it out throughout the day to keeps your lips hydrated.

Vaseline has been around forever, but is still trusted by many a super model.

Rosy Lips

We like their Rosy Lips version
at £1.95 a pot.

Tone it down… If your skin is very dry, avoid using harsh face masks, peels, toners and exfoliators that can strip your skin of vital oils. Instead switch to milky cleansers and masks labelled deeply hydrating and use them sparingly.

Simple Kind to Skin Cleansing Lotion

Simple Kind to Skin
Cleansing Lotion.
£1.59 Superdrug

Exfoliate your troubles away. Your skin ones that is. Exfoliting once a week can help remove dead skin cells that can make your face appear dull.

Get the glow. To keep your body in tip top condition consider using an exfoliating glove or sponge, brushing against the skin in small circular motions is advised.

Did you know that the heating in your house can actually dry your skin out, so where possible try to keep a window ajar when indoors? If you’re going to be outside for long periods of time remember that cold winds and the sun can dry out your skin very quickly…yes you still need to wear sunscreen even in winter!

Initially, a hot bath or shower may seem like a welcome treat at the end of a long day at school or a cold walk home, but the heat from the water can actually lead to a loss of moisture, so stick to a warm bath and if your skin is super dry and itchy, pop into the kitchen and borrow a couple of tablespoons of baking powder for a cheap and cheerful relief from any irritation.


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Love this! Really good tips! For dry lips ( which I get A LOT ) I recommend Nivea Lip Butter. I really love the tingling sensation you get from Carmex but it doesn't really help the dryness. Plus, in the evening I use Johnson Johnson clean and clear which is a good brand for spot removal. My final tip is to make sure you wash your face really well especially after wearing make up.

Your mom

What about oily skin

To Heeyheyee

@Heeyheyee That's a bit rude. They're just trying to help your skin and they don't know if you can't afford it.


Any recommended hair styles pls


omg im not rich i cant afford any of this stuff you guys are so dumb


Thank you this was helpful xx

Ballet ????

Last winter I had extremely bad dry lips. I almost cried every time I smiled my lips were that dry. I had also developed an allergy to vaseline (it made my lips swell) which is the only lip mousterizer that worked on me. I had never had dry lips before so I found having dry lips very hard to cope with.


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