In the winter, the weather is cold and dry and the heating is on inside meaning it’s hot and dry inside all of which can leave your skin feeling dry. However, at the same time your skin may be feeling oilier than normal as in an attempt to compensate for that dryness your oil glands overproduce sebum. There are some key changes that you can make to help nourish your skin whilst still helping to manage your oil production.
A Step-By-Step Guide For
Your skincare routine in the winter should include:
Don’t be scared of using a cleansing balm or oil cleanser if you have oily skin. There is no better way to remove make-up and sunscreen from the day and when this is followed up with a water based or foaming cleanser there won’t be any residue left on your skin.
02: Cleansing Tool
A gentle washcloth will help to gently exfoliate flaky skin away to help brighten your skin without overly stripping it.Browse All
BHAs are essential ingredients to have in your skincare routine if you have oily skin as they help to exfoliate dead skin away from the surface of the skin and from within the pores themselves.Browse All
Hydration doesn’t only come from moisturisers and a good hydrating toner is a great way for those with oily skin to layer in moisturising products without using a thick cream.
05: Treatment & Serum
A treatment or serum which specifically targets breakouts will help to proactively combat the impact of the winter weather could have on your skin.Browse All
Hyaluronic acid is a hydrating hero ingredient and having this in your moisturiser is essential because this will help to combat any dehydration you may notice because of the cold weather. This in turn will help prevent the production of excess oil by your skin.Browse All
07: Lip Care
Chapped lips and the cold winter months are synonymous, so fight against this trend by making sure to use a nourishing lip treatment.Browse All
08: Face Mask
With oily skin blemish control is always top of mind and in winter hydration is also always an important factor so it’s important to have a mask that supports both of these key skin goals.
Sunburn may not be as much of a risk in winter but your skin is still being damaged by the UVA/UVB rays. Sunscreen is the most important part of a skincare routine and it can’t be missed even in winter.Browse All