How to Combat the Winter Dry Skin


Winter has arrived and while there is so much to get excited about such as hot chocolates and fluffy jumpers, there is something that we ALL HATE when winter comes around and that is dry, flaky, irritated skin!

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Whether you're an oily skin babe, combination, or dry skin, every skin type can fall victim to dry, flaky skin due to the low humidity and windy environments, creating a not so ideal base for foundation.

But do not fear girl! Book Beauty is here to share 8 products our beauty professionals SWEAR BY that helps combat dry skin in winter!

1. Skinstitut Glycolic Facial Scrub

Skinstitut Glycolic Facial Scrub

Incorporating a facial scrub into your skincare routine is a MUST to get rid of those pesky dry spots on skin. Produced by Skinstitut, a stable skincare line as seen in salons, this product exfoliates your face to reveal plumper skin and brightens dull skin.

2. Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask

Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask

This product by Origin has a solid following in the beauty community as one of the best moisturisers for dry skin in winter. The overnight mask will leave your face nourished and plump during the cold winter nights.

3. Kiehl's Butterstick Lip Treament

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Finish off your winter skin care routine by showing some TLC to your lips with Kiehl’s Butterstick Lip Treatment. Formulated with a nourishing blend of oils and butters, it will leave your lips smooth and hydrated while adding a nice tint to your lips. This treatment also protects your lips from harsh winter conditions and the sneaky sun with SPF 25!

4. Trilogy Certified Organic Rosehip Oil

Trilogy Certified Organic Rosehip Oil

Want to know the secret to glowing skin in winter? It’s rosehip oil! Trilogy’s Certified Organic Rosehip Oil has won numerous international beauty awards due to its reputation as one of the best skincare products for dry skin on the market.

5. Indeed Laboratories Hydraluron

Indeed Laboratories Hydraluron

Featured regularly on the queen of skincare Caroline Hirons’ blog, get rid of dry skin in winter with Indeed laboratories’ Hydraluron. Apply this product first in your skincare routine to allow any product you put on top to penetrate deeper into the skin’s layer, which will leave you with super hydrated skin.

6. Sonia Roselli Beauty Water Balm Skin Prep

Sonia Roselli Beauty Water Balm Skin Prep

Recommended by makeup artists as one of the best moisturisers to combat dry spots on skin, Water Balm can be used to prep the skin before makeup while also moisturising and repairing compromised skin barrier. The formula is also non-greasy, making it an ideal moisturiser for combination skin.

7. Lush Bubblegum Lip Scrub

Lush Bubblegum Lip Scrub

Who has time for dry lips in Winter? Recommended as one of the best dry lip treatment on the market by the beauty community, Lush’s Bubblegum Lip Scrub is made with exfoliating caster sugar and softening jojoba oil. The best part? You can just lick it off after scrubbing your lips as it doesn’t leave any oily residue!

8. Clinique All About Eyes Cream


Clinique All About Eyes Cream

You can’t forget your delicate eyes in your skincare routine! Combat dark and puffy eye-circles with the winner of Allure Reader’s Choice 2017, Clinique’s All About Eyes cream. This eye cream will ensure your under eyes stay hydrate and hold eye makeup in place.