When the temperature drops, we bundle up with thick jackets, boots and scarves to keep cozy, forgetting that the skin on our face stays exposed to the harsh elements every day. It’s so important to give your skin extra TLC during the cold winter months because it stays constantly exposed to cold, dry air and unforgiving elements. In most places the temperature and the humidity both drop which is the least favorable conditions for balanced, healthy skin to thrive. Nearly all skin types struggle during the winter in some way, calling for a new skin ritual action plan. So what to do? Give your skin nourishing, moisture-drenching products that bring your skin back to life…all winter long, from head to toe.
Hydration Hydration Hydration
The most common effect of winter temperatures on our skin is loss of moisture. In order to bring your skin back to a balanced state of hydration, using a daily moisturizer from head to toe is essential.
- For the face: Our Hydrating Petal Cream is infused with Pure Hyaluronic Acid which powerfully draws in and seals moisture into your skin, for a long-lasting moisture boost. Apply 2-3 pumps every morning after cleansing and serums.
- For the body: Our Hydrabloom Body Silk is the ideal daily body moisturizer for dry skin. Also formulated with Hyaluronic Acid + our Sea Flower Complex, our light-weight body silk intensely hydrates, absorbs instantly and beautifully combats dry winter skin.
Smooth and Boost Brightness
Your skin can also become dull and flakey during the winter months meaning you need to incorporate products that have active ingredients to slough away dead skin, regenerate cell-turnover and prep your skin to receive moisture.
- For the face: Our The C-Drops have 20% Vitamin C and citrus actives that work to visibly smooth and renew the surface of your skin, giving you a boost of brightness and a smooth canvas for all your hydrating products to layer over.
- For the body: Luxury Body Serum is packed with citrus like Pink Grapefruit and Blood Orange that work to smooth dead skin for a boost of radiance and nourishment.
Don’t Forget Your Eyes!
Your under-eyes are the most delicate part of your face and often the first area to show signs of aging and distress. Our Bright Repair Eye Cream is ultra-hydrating with Green Tea and Grapeseed, but also brightening with 10% Vitamin C for total nourishment. Apply a liberal amount under your eyes every evening after cleansing and serums.
Retinol in Winter? Yes!
Incorporating treatments into your winter skincare ritual is also important to keep your skin ecosystem in regular balance…exfoliate, nourish, hydrate REPEAT.
Especially in the winter months, incorporating a gentle Retinol treatment 1-2 times per week will help exfoliate dead skin cells and boost cell-turnover. Our Sacred Sleep Overnight Repair is the ideal Retinol treatment for winter, because in addition to the 0.5% Retinol in the formula is Violet Flower and Lavender which are both extremely calming florals. These active ingredients are infused into an ultra-rich, hydrating night cream that keeps your skin moisturized and plump while you sleep. Apply 1-2x per week as a last step in your evening skincare ritual.
For those evenings where you aren’t using Sacred Sleep, our best-selling Luxury Beauty Serum can be applied as a last step for an ultra-rich drench of hydration and skin-calming nutrients. We blend active florals like Rose, Helichrysum and Sunflower to deeply nourish and hydrate your winter skin.