Best skincare products to replenish your skin during the cold winters

Schenelle Dsouza
Winters are a popular candidate for everyone’s favourite season. Cold weather, warm blankets and hot beverages, what’s not to like? However, it’s the dry, dehydrated skin caused by the cold weather that keeps us worried. During these harsh winters, your skin often needs extra care and nourishment. Picking out products that will do that can often seem overwhelming, with the deluge of products available in the market.
Here are some of our current favourites in the market, that will not only moisturise but also hydrate and shield your skin against the dry winters.
Moisturizers
Bobbi Brown Hydrating Water Fresh Cream
Bobbi Brown
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Formulated with 70% water, Bobbi Brown’s lightweight formula with hyaluronic acid and hydra-essence provide 100 hours of non-stop hydration, while the probiotic technology helps strengthen and repair the skin’s moisture barrier. Buy Here
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream
Charlotte Tilbury
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An award-winning moisturizer, Charlotte Tilbury’s magic cream contains powerful ingredients like hyaluronic acid which moisturizes skin’s outer layers, while vitamin C and E transform the appearance of tired, dull skin providing a more dewy, plumper-looking canvas. Buy Here
Clarins Hydra-Essentiel Silky Cream – Normal to Dry Skin
Clarins
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Shielding skin from the daily dehydrating effects of winter, Clarins hydra essential cream is enriched with organic leaf of life extract which enhances the skin’s ability to retain moisture, and beautyberry— a popular shrub from Southeast Asia that helps lighten dark spots and revives skin’s radiance. Buy Here
Estee Lauder Daywear Anti-Oxidant 72h Hydration Sorbet Crème
Estee Lauder
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A whipped, ultra-light sorbet creme, this anti-oxidant moisturizer by Estee Lauder contains a proprietary complex of five antioxidants that helps defend against daily environmental damage, with an innovative water-light texture that delivers an intense 72-hour moisturization. Buy Here
Mary Cohr Instant Soothing Cream
Mary Cohr
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Enriched with shea butter, lavender, rosemary, and sage essential oils, Mary Cohr’s nourishing complex helps in restructuring the skin, while protecting it from irritations caused by the cold weather. Buy Here
Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream
Sulwhasoo
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An improvement on the already popular K-beauty product, this ground-breaking, anti-ageing cream with a silky-smooth texture from the house of Sulwhasoo features Korean red ginseng enhanced to offer long-term hydration, and retinol which minimizes early signs of ageing, delivering a healthy, youthful glow. Buy Here
Serums/Emulsions
d’you Hustle Serum
d'you
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Developed and manufactured in Korea, the d’you Hustle Serum was launched last year, instantly becoming a darling of social media. It promises a one-bottle solution to all your skincare woes. This serum from d’you is a well-rounded selection of active ingredients that protects, repairs, nourishes & brightens the skin, giving it a 360-degree treatment on all aspects. Buy Here
Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex
Estee Lauder
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One of the most popular products by Estee Lauder, this serum is perfect for winters as it has a high level of hyaluronic acid that helps lock in moisture while also repairing the skin’s barrier by boosting the natural collagen production. Buy Here
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops
Glowrecipe
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This lightweight emulsion by Glow Recipe is packed with ingredients like watermelon, niacinamide, hyaluronic acid and moringa seed oil that reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation and dark spots, revealing visibly hydrated, plump and nourished skin. Buy Here
Kama Ayurveda Kumkumadi Thailam Night Serum
Kama Ayurveda
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Prescribed in the ancient Ayurvedic text of Ashtanga Hrudaya, Kumkumadi Thailam has been clinically proven to brighten and illuminate skin, while Indian Madder, Vetiver, Lotus and Liquorice extracts improve the skin’s texture and also provide intensive hydration. Buy Here
L’Occitane Immortelle Reset Serum
L'occitane
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Filled with anti-ageing ingredients like Immortelle Essential Oil from Corsica and Marjoram and Acmella Oleracea extracts, L’Occitane’s Immortelle Reset Serum penetrates deep into the skin, revealing instantly hydrated, smoother and revitalized skin. Buy Here
Tatcha The Essence
Tatcha
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Tatcha’s The Essence is an extremely potent formula for dry and dull skin, as it is made with a trio of fermented Japanese superfoods— rice, algae, and green tea. These three ingredients hydrate and replenish the skin barrier, and boost cell turnover which in turn prevents premature ageing. Buy Here
Body Butters/Lotions
Byredo Blanche Body Cream
Byredo
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Formulating some of its most-loved scents into a cream, the Blanche Body Cream has a unique light, fresh scent. The cream has an intensely moisturising formulation that soaks deep into skin providing softer, smoother and hydrated skin. Buy Here
Chanel N°5 The Body Lotion
Chanel
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Another brand that transferred its most popular fragrance into a lotion, Chanel curated the N°5 The Body Lotion earlier this year as part of its 100-year celebration, paying homage to the brand’s most popular scent. With a light, fluid texture, this body lotion hydrates the skin while adding a delicately, sensual floral fragrance of May rose and jasmine. Buy Here
Clarins Extra-Firming Body Lotion
Clarins
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Clarins Extra-Firming Body Lotion is a formula rich in eight regenerating and firming plant extracts that help restore the skin’s youthful density and elasticity. This firming body cream instantly smoothes away lines, leaving skin soft, satin-smooth and supple with natural-looking firmness. Buy Here
L’Occitane Shea Ultra-Rich Body Cream
L'occitane
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A rich nourishing cream, L’Occitane Shea Ultra-Rich Body Cream is made with 25% shea butter, along with moisturising ingredients like apricot oil, linseed, marshmallow, sweet almond oil and honey that adds a refreshed softness to the skin without leaving a greasy film. Buy Here
Moroccanoil
Morrocanoil
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Morrocanoil’s body butter range comprises of three varieties—Fleur D’Oranger, Fleur De Rose and Fragrance Originale Body Butters. These luxurious, concentrated body creams include antioxidant-rich argan oil, shea, and cocoa and mango butter that absorb quickly leaving behind long-lasting skin hydration and maximum moisture replenishment. Buy Here
Sol De Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream
Sol de Janeiro
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A visibly firming body cream, Sol de Janeiro’s award-winning Brazilian Bum Bum Cream is a rich moisturiser that is enriched with Cupuaçu Butter (a fruit from the Brazilian Amazon rainforest closely related to cocoa) which absorbs quickly into the skin adding instant hydration and moisture with an addictive pistachio, salted caramel, and vanilla scent. Buy Here
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