Now that winter’s well and truly here, its time to mix up your skincare and makeup regime. The cold weather deprives our precious skin of vitamin D and creates a dull and dry complexion, so we’ve collected some of the latest and greatest in the beauty sphere to ensure your skin remains soft, supple and luminous throughout the chilly season.
This newcomer from the La Prairie family promises the most advanced anti-aging results yet. From the first day, the silky gel-serum delivers powerful new actives to where your skin needs it most. In just two weeks, collagen and elastin are reactivated and skin appears exquisitely smooth and re-texturised.
We’re big fans of the whole SK-II range so were delighted to hear that you can now have your Pitera fix on-the-go. Daily stressors such as the harsh cold weather can put your skin through the grind over the course of a day, so skin looks dull and dry by night time. This refreshing spritz penetrates through makeup to lock in moisture, preventing the potential visible effects of free radicals instantly and strengthening the skin’s barrier.
Bronzer is the ultimate winter makeup staple and nothing lifts dull skin and instantly brightens the complexion like this god-sent powder. In just a few swift swoops of a kabuki brush, your skin radiates with a warm and natural glow. The best part is that you can combine all four colours to create the perfect golden-brown hue or use each shade individually – lighter shades for a warm base tone and the darker shades for contouring.
This is our favourite liquid mineral foundation! It not only hides imperfections but also helps to improve their appearance with its array of skincare benefits. The weightless fluid is an amazing tone-corrector that combats blotchy, red winter skin and is enhanced with a brightening vitamin packed serum. It’s also non-comedogenic, with no harsh chemicals and includes SPF 20 – this is truly the ultimate foundation for everyday wear. The super easy-to-use Bareminerals Perfecting Face Brush (RRP $36) is its perfect companion to create the most flawless and even base.
This must-have winter lip balm delivers nourishment, moisture and a pop of colour all-in-one. The wonderful multi-tasker conditions and softens lips, leaving your pout with a subtle tint (in your choice of nine flattering shades). This little gem from Burt’s Bees also makes for the ideal handbag essential and will quickly become your new lippy obsession. The best part is that it contains 100% natural ingredients, so there’s no compromise to your beauty regime or conscience.