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Perk up dry skin with these winter beauty essentials

Beauty Picks: Winter Skin Savers
Perk up dry skin with these winter beauty essentials

Beauty Picks


 
Beauty Picks

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It’s the balm

This time of year, a girl’s complexion can be less than dazzling. Save face with our top five products that moisturize, protect and plump up winter-ravaged skin.
By Laura Flanagan

 

Roc Hydra + Bio Active Anti-Oxidant Bio-Moisturizing Care SPF 30


 
Roc Hydra + Bio Active Anti-Oxidant Bio-Moisturizing Care SPF 30

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One morning dose of Roc Hydra + Bio Active Anti-Oxidant Bio-Moisturizing Care SPF 30, $30, and you’ll glow all day long. The daily moisturizer lasts 24-hours and protects against broad-spectrum UV rays—a necessity in the summer and winter. Visit www.rocskincare.ca.

 

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Vichy Aqualia Thermal Mineral Balm


 
Vichy Aqualia Thermal Mineral Balm

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Enriched with Omega 6 oils and thermal spa water, Vichy Aqualia Thermal Mineral Balm, $34, is a luxe day cream great for every gal. Safe for even the most sensitive of skin, the weightless formula absorbs quickly, leaving your skin moist sans oil. At drugstores across Canada.

 

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Linacare Transforming Face Cream


 
Linacare Transforming Face Cream

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Developed by a Canadian doctor, Linacare Transforming Face Cream, $58, improves skin texture, helping to erase fine lines. Hypoallergenic and non-greasy, the no-fuss packaging and fragrance-free formula mean you can share it with your beau, too. Visit www.beautymark.ca.

 

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Faces Hydrating Mask


 
Faces Hydrating Mask

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Like a drink of water for parched skin, Faces Hydrating Mask, $18, gives an intense boost to your skin’s moisture level. Leave on for 10 minutes, rinse, and prepare to bask in the glow of your own sunny complexion. Visit www.facescosmetics.com.

 

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Laura Mercier Hydra S.O.S. Anti-Dryness Facial Care


 
Laura Mercier Hydra S.O.S. Anti-Dryness Facial Care

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Great for all skin types, Laura Mercier Hydra S.O.S. Anti-Dryness Facial Care, $44, protects your face and neck from redness due to dryness, irritation and even temperature changes. What will they think of next! At Laura Mercier counters across Canada.

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