3 Secret Weapons for Winter Skin
Remedy your winter skin woes with creams and masks containing powerhouse ingredients for hydration and moisture
can be brutal to skin—between dry air and cold temps, your skin can
feel rough, uneven and in desperate need of a remedy. New York
City-based cosmetic dermatologic surgeon Howard Sobel, M.D., says,
"It's important during the colder months to maintain the moisture
levels in your skin." And a few key ingredients can help you do it. So
reenergize your skin and give it a spring-worthy glow with an
ultrahydrating cream or moisture-infusing mask, powered by one or more
of these secret weapons.
Dry and Flaky?
Your secret weapon: Vitamin E
This antioxidant can relieve and improve the appearance of a dry complexion, softening your skin. Apply it daily with Olay Regenerist Deep Hydrating Regenerating Cream.
An amino-peptide complex, which includes vitamin E, fuels this
anti-aging daily remedy to regenerate your skin for a more hydrated and
Or, indulge your skin every few days with Dermalogica Intensive Moisture Masque, a creamy, vitamin E-rich treatment designed to replenish moisture and erase visible dryness.
Your secret weapon: Aloe
Soothe your skin with an aloe-infused face mask like Boscia Intensifying Moisture Pack,
which effectively relieves skin and energizes dry complexions. Plus, if
you don't have time to wait for the mask to do its thing, you can apply
this hybrid treatment as a moisturizer instead, reaping the benefits
Your secret weapon: Vitamin C
Boost radiance in your skin with a serum that contains vitamin C and
other antioxidants, such as alpha-lipoic acid, to boost its
rejuvenating effects. Try H2O Plus Face Oasis Hydrating Treatment, which moisturizes and brightens with marine extracts that are filled with vitamins C, A, E and B.