StyleNest round up the best moisturisers for dry skin to keep you hydrated and looking fresh this winter.
Cold weather, central heating, alcohol, calorie-laden nibbles and late nights; your skin can take a battering at this time of year leaving you looking tired, grey and less than your best.
To help kick-start your January beauty regime, StyleNest have rounded up the top eight heavy-duty moisturising saviours that’ll leave your skin looking plump, smooth and hydrated in next to no time.
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Red Tea Hydrating Facial Crème
This moisture boosting offering by Australian skincare brand Red Tea, is bursting at the seams with skin-friendly antioxidants. It’s perfect for city dwellers with stressed out complexions caused by pollution and hectic lifestyles. This nifty cream comes packaged in a grey squeezy tube making it the perfect, no-fuss skincare choice for on-the-go touch ups.
Purity Organic Balm For Sensitive Skin with Calendula, Chamomile and Lavender
Suti, organic moisturise balm is great for skin a little unsettled by the change in seasons. Full of nutrient rich goodies such as organic shea butter, chamomile and calendula, it’s rich enough to be used on cuticles, parched lips and dry elbows. A great skin problem solver and the perfect addition to your handbag.
Creme D’Elegance Repairateur
Kiehl’s Repairateur is so rich and soothing that it could be described as one part moisturiser, one part overnight hydrating mask. Almost balm-like in texture, the smallest amount of this cream is enough to saturate the whole face. Slick on at night and wake to perfectly happy, plumped-up skin come morning.
Cowshed Neroli Nourishing Daily Moisturiser Creme De Jour
This deliciously scented cream comes packaged in a luxe glass jar making it a dressing table must-have. It’s packed full of skin-boosting goodies like peach kernel oil and jojoba oil, which will hydrate and promote soft, supple skin. It’s also free from parabens and petrochemical sulphates so using it really feels as if you are doing something good to your skin.
Clinique Moisture Surge Intense, Skin Fortifying Hydrator
Clinique never fail to deliver and the Moisture Surge Intense Hydrator is no exception. This oil-free gel/cream glides on easily, meaning that you really don’t need to use much to see the benefits. The perfect base for make-up; it is absorbed easily, leaving thirsty, tired skin hydrated and ready for a foundation base.
Origins Make A Difference Plus + Ultra Rich Rejuvenating Cream
Origins are currently doing some really great stuff for skincare and Make A Difference Plus + Rejuvenating Cream is a case in point. This cream is definitely for skin in need of a serious moisture injection. Its thick and creamy texture really gets to work, quenching even the most parched of complexions. Perfect used as a night cream or every other day as a luxurious day cream.
Emma Hardie Amazing Face Natural Lift and Sculpt A.M/P.M Hydrating and Firming Treatment Moisturiser
Emma Hardie’s award-winning skin care line is fast attaining cult bathroom credentials, and Amazing Face A.M./P.M. Treatment Moisturiser is no exception. The last step in Hardie’s impressive skin care system, this naturally derived cream is a great multi-tasker. It’s light enough to use underneath makeup yet rich enough to be beneficial as a night cream. Plus it smells divine. Clever stuff.