Temperatures drop and swapping out flowy tops for cozy wool sweaters has become second nature. By now, we’ve got the seasonal transition thing down. But do we really? While shopping for the hot lipstick hue of the season or a new Mackage coat, we forget about the most important accessory of all; our skin! Without the proper arsenal, winter’s low humidity and harsh wind chill can take your skin from soft and supple to dry, cracked and ruddy. Follow these skin-saving tips and we promise you’ll stay glowing until spring. (more…) read more →
Cool off. A hot, steamy shower in the winter may feel amazing but it wrecks havoc on your skin. As the temperatures dip outdoors, similarly lower your shower temperature too in order to keep your skin smooth and soft. Also, swap out your dehydrating soap and instead use a moisturizing body wash to help lock in moisture.
Exfoliate. Both you face and body need to be rid of those dull, dry skin cells that pile on when the weather gets cold. I love using Bliss’s Blood Orange Scrub on my body but just mixing sugar into your usual body wash will do the trick too! For my face, Arcona’s Cranberry Gommage is my favorite, but just some ground oats in your usual cleanser will work also! (more…) read more →