With winter weather rolling in, you need to protect your skin from the cold. How do you know what products best work for you and your skin type? Well here is a list of skin types and the products that you should look for to help your skin fight off the frosty air.
If you have skin that does not dry out, get oily, and is not sensitive, you can use products that have a creamy base to protect your skin from the cold. According to elle.com, “when it comes to hydrators for normal skin, beef up your formula with the cream of the crop.” By applying a moisturizer with a creamy base, you will be able to protect your skin for the entire day.
For skin that tends to dry out, you need to apply “Healing ointment,” as suggested by elle.com, to help prevent your skin from being burned by freezing air. Products such as Aquaphor, Cephil, and creams with Shea Butter are your go to skin products to keep your skin proper moisturized this winter.
Even if your skin is oily, you still need to use a moisturizer in the winter. According to elle.com, use a “moisturizer that does not have an oil base.” Products are light and not thick in application will give you the moisture you need to fend off the cold without overwhelming your skin, making it more oily.
Sensitive skin is prone to breakouts and inflammation. Therefore, you need products that “provide a calming effect,” as stated by elle.com. They recommend “avocado oil as another ingredient to rely on for sensitive types,” as well as cucumbers because they produce a cooling effect. These products will prevent your skin from the blistering cold.
For skin that is aging, elle.com recommends using an “anti-aging routine.” Products that counteract aging such as Olive Olay’s anti-aging product line can help protect your skin. You can get anti-aging products that cater to your skin type. Follow these tips and you will find products that will work best for your particular skin type.
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