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Why is my skin dry in winter?

by HAYDEN WILSON |

It's cold and wet but somehow your face is dryer than a 40 degree day at the beach. 

 

Why? 

 

Turns out  winter is dry too (Australian things). Dry air and cold air mixed with low humidity causes the hydration in the skin to evaporate quicker than normal. This leaves your skin feeling dry, tight and looking very flakey. 

 

How to fix this? 

 

You are going to hate me for this but I promise it will work. 

 

Stop having hot showers and instead have a warm shower. 

 

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Yes.. I know! Pour a wine and sit down it doesn't get much better. 

 

Limit your showers to 5-10 minutes. 

 

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Well that is the tough news out of the way. If you are still reading and haven't run away, let's get to the easy stuff! 

 

Keep exfoliating!

A light gentle exfoliation will help remove dead skin cells and allow the skin to be ready to soak up those good natural oils from a carefully selected skin care product. Keep away from deep and intensive exfoliators while your skin is dry. 

 

Use a thick cream! 

 

Don't be afraid to slap on as much hydrating serums and creams you can! Pea-size? Please I am dry as f**k! Make it a 5-cent coin for now.

 

Ingredients we recommend for improving hydration levels.  

 

Certified Organic avocado oil-  This super oil nourishes  the skin and replenishes the skins hydration levels. 

Macadamia Oil – Rich in Omega 7 fatty acid which has been found to have an anti-inflammatory effect. Great for skin rejuvenation and moisturisation.

Certified Organic Honey - Honey has amazing hydrating properties and is also a rich source of antioxidant flavonoids and phenolic acids for skin repair.

Sodium Hyaluronate - Hyaluronic acid binds over 600 times its weight in moisture to keep the skin looking hydrated and feeling smooth.

Vitamin B5 - hydrates and conditions the skin

Hyaluronic Acid - to hydrate and plump the skin.

 

 

Our top picks!

Cosmeceutical no.1 Cleanser 

A gentle cleanser that effectively removes dirt and oil but does not strip the skin of it's natural oils or leave the skin feeling dry.

Features  - Certified organic avocado oil and vitamin B5. 

Read more here. 

 

 

Rose Face Mask 

 This super hydrating face mask is perfect for dry skin. Boosted with natural oils and extracts to leave the skin feeling hydrated, smooth and with a healthy glow. 

Features - Macadamia Oil, Certified organic honey and Sodium Hyaluronate

Read more here. 

 

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