Beauty Picks: Winter Skin Savers Perk up dry skin with these winter beauty essentials
Photo: Anthea Simms
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Laura Mercier Hydra S.O.S. Anti-Dryness Facial Care
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.