If your skin looks a little lacklustre right now, it might be time to rethink your skincare products. The UK weather can differ dramatically between seasons, from heatwaves in summer to sleet and snow in winter, which is why it's essential to adapt your products to what your skin needs at any point in time.
If you've already read Say Goodbye To Dry Winter Skin, you'll know that some moisturisers offer better hydration than others and that you'll only get results when using the right ingredients for your skin. With that in mind, this blog rounds up some of the best skin care products to bring the glow back to your complexion. Nourishing, replenishing and plumping, there's a moisturiser below for all skin types, so all you have to do is find the one that best meets your needs.
Elizabeth Arden has been a giant in the skincare industry for decades, using effective ingredients to unlock great results. Elizabeth Arden Visible Difference Moisture Cream is a rich emollient moisturiser for normal-dry skin types. Penetrating deep within the skin, it helps to restore moisture, offering long-lasting hydration when it's needed most.
Visible Difference Refining Moisture Cream Complex has a creamy, luxurious feel with no sticky residue and is perfect for wearing below your makeup. When used day and night, tests show dramatic improvements in skin's appearance in as little as 2-3 weeks.
From France's #1 beauty salon brand, Guinot Nutrizone Intensive Nourishing Cream is the intensive face cream for dry skin you've been looking for. Combining Omegas 3, 6 and 9 with Ceramides, Vitamins E and F and Shea Butter, the rich cream not only quenches your skin's thirst but gives it a much-needed boost of nutrients at the same time.
Used day and night, Guinot Nutrizone helps fight the causes of dehydration and premature ageing, protecting it from harsh weather, central heating and air conditioning.
Vegan-friendly REN Clean Skincare boasts a wide range of targeted skin solutions, with Vita Mineral being one of the newest to join the ranks. An all-in-one mineral moisturiser, REN Clean Skincare Vita Mineral Emollient Rescue Cream contains a wealth of vitamins and minerals to help restore your glow.
With ingredients including a multi-mineral complex of Zinc, Magnesium and Copper, Vitamin A, Vitamin E and Omegas 3 and 6, your skin's moisture barrier is better able to retain hydration, supporting a healthier complexion. Specifically formulated to target flakes and dryness, it's ideal for reviving dull, dehydrated skin.
A follow-on from the award-winning Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, Ultra Rich is a supercharged version with a creamier formulation for times when your skin needs more support. Created to support dry skin exacerbated by the weather, stress or diet, Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream Ultra Rich combines the original anti-ageing formula with additional amino acids, vitamins, antioxidants and seaweeds for hydration that lasts up to 24 hours.
Studies have shown that this powerful moisturiser can improve skin's firmness and tone and reduce fine lines' depth in as little as 15 days.
Waterburst Hydrated Glow Moisturiser combines the remarkable hydrating properties of hyaluronic acid with TEAOXI® Blue Nymph Lily Extract and water from the volcanic island of Jeju to create a super light dose of moisture that lasts for up to 72 hours.
Normal-dry complexions will love this weightless water cream from Glamglow as it gives your skin that extra support as the seasons change without weighing you down.
If your skin is dry at the best of times and is suffering more than usual right now, there are two words that will be music to your ears: Butter. Drench. With a base of creamy, nourishing shea butter and a blend of peptides, ceramides and amino acids, bareMinerals BUTTER DRENCH Restorative Rich Cream soaks deep into parched, dry skin.
Clinically shown to increase hydration levels an average 354%, 97% of women agree that BUTTER DRENCH Restorative Rich Cream creates a natural, healthy-looking radiance.