There are countless reasons to love the cool weather: yummy lattes, cozy sweaters, boots—and of course layering our favorite pieces. Battling dry skin, however, is surely not one of them. That’s where skincare treatments come in.
It’s true that the cooler months can leave our skin parched and craving moisture. As such, it’s necessary to re-balance and comfort our skin with treatments that exfoliate, hydrate and nourish the skin when the cold weather rolls in.
Keep scrolling for our round up of intensive skincare treatments and products guaranteed to keep dry skin at bay!
Kate Somerville developed ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment ($85) for those of us who love a good deep cleaning. This treatment has papaya, pineapple and pumpkin enzymes, which work together to get rid of dead skin without drying your face out. ExfoliKate is also formulated with lactic acid, which acts as a natural skin exfoliator. A little bit of this product goes a long way, so think of it as a long-term investment in your skin. ($35)
Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate aids in your skin’s nighttime renewal by replenishing the face with soothing botanical oils, like evening primrose and lavender essential oil. In addition to the heavenly smell, this nurturing treatment delivers smooth, radiant skin by the time you wake up in the morning. The elixir is also extremely moisturizing and combats dryness like a champ. ($35.40)
In the colder months, it’s especially important to keep your delicate under eye area hydrated. Fresh’s Rose Hydrating Eye Gel Cream ($40) cools as it moisturizes, awakens and illuminates the skin. Goodbye, dreaded dullness.($35.40)
Don’t let the lightweight texture fool you; Eve Lom’s TLC Radiance Cream ($72) packs a serious punch when it comes to protecting your skin from the chill. The moisturizer contains the precious oil Bulgarian Rose Otto, which lifts and enhances your complexion. You can even apply the product on top of makeup to treat dry areas during the day. ($35.40)
The Sisley Paris Black Rose Cream Mask ($162) is the ideal product for an instant boost of hydration and radiance. Slather the creamy formula on your face and neck and let it sink in for 15 minutes. Once you wash it off, you’ll notice plumper, smoother and more beautiful skin.($35.40)
The SK-II Facial Treatment Essence ($165) is infused with over 90% Pitera, a potent blend of vitamins, amino acids and minerals that increases your skin’s cell renewal process. With daily use, this treatment helps to renew dead skin and reveal a healthy glow.($35.40)
Cane + Austin’s Retexture Pads ($60) contain 10% glycolic acid for effective one-step exfoliation. The powerful pads evens out the skin, promotes collagen production and reduces fine lines, wrinkles and age spots.($35.40)
Skip the spa and achieve amazing brightening results at home with Murad’s Intensive-C Radiance Peel ($55). The concentrated treatment contains skin-loving ingredients like vitamin C and glycolic, which improve texture and clarity. The quick 10-minute mask ensures your face remains bright and luminous, despite the dreary weather.($35.40)
GlamGlow’s various targeted treatments cater to a plethora of skin types and textures. But if you want extreme hydration, especially in the fall and winter, we highly recommend the ThirstyMud Hydrating Treatment ($69). The mask’s innovative blend contains hyaluronic acid, citric acid and raw honey, which locks in moisture and leaves your skin feeling velvety soft and looking dewy and refreshed.($35.40)