Winter Wellness Starts with Your Skin

Winter Wellness Starts with Your Skin

Does dull winter skin have you feeling blue? Brighten up your winter skin care routine with these cold-weather beauty tips.

8 Ways to Boost Your Winter Skin Care Routine

1. Melt your makeup.

Wintertime beauty routines typically involve a more heavy-handed approach to makeup, so you’ll want to ensure your daily cleanser is up for the task.

Pro Tip: Use a gentle, fragrance-free face wash to soothe dry winter skin, and look for a moisturizing formula with ceramides and glycerin to help protect and repair your skin’s moisture barrier.

2. Layer your moisturizer.

Choose a moisturizer that’s formulated for your specific skin type, and consider trying a heavier formula throughout the winter months. If your skin is prone to breakouts, it may help to layer a hydrating serum with a cream or oil to lock in moisture without clogging pores.

3. Use a humidifier.

Humidifiers help ward off dry skin by controlling the humidity level in your home or office. These devices essentially add moisture to the air, which in turn keeps your skin more hydrated.

Pro Tip: Place a humidifier in your bedroom to prevent dryness as you sleep.

4. Avoid hot showers.

Nothing beats jumping in a hot shower or soaking in a warm bath on a frigid day, but all that heat can wreak havoc on your skin. Opt for a 5- to 10-minute shower or bath using lukewarm water to prevent stripping your skin of its natural oils.

5. Maintain a healthy diet.

Eating a diet rich in omega-3s is a smart way to keep your skin glowing and supple, so make fish a staple in your winter meal plans. And as much as we all love our coffee to go, its diuretic properties actually dehydrate your skin.

Pro Tip: Following a vegetarian or vegan diet? Turn to flaxseed for omega-3s instead.

6. Dress for the elements.

Itchy wool sweaters aren’t just annoying to wear; they can actually irritate dry skin even further. Our advice? Layer thin, soft pieces made with breathable fabrics beneath your heavy sweaters and knits. While you’re at it, don’t forget to protect exposed skin on your hands, neck and ears with cold-weather accessories.

7. Limit exfoliation.

Sure, sloughing off dead skin sounds like a cure-all for your winter complexion blues, but exfoliating too frequently (especially with chemical agents) can strip your skin’s barrier at the worst possible time. Shoot for once a week to encourage cellular regeneration at a healthy rate.

8. Don’t skimp on sunscreen.

Think sunscreen is only for warm summertime days? Think again. The sun’s UV rays are always beating down and can permeate even the cloudiest of skies, so layer on some sunscreen to keep your skin thoroughly protected.

5 Must-Have TEMPTU Winter Skin Care Products

1. CORE7 Anti-Aging Hydration Serum

Apply this moisturizing miracle-worker before makeup to fight the seven core signs of aging with a powerful blend of natural botanical and scientifically proven ingredients.

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2. Brilliant Glow: Illuminating Primer & Skin Perfector

Revitalize dull, tired, lackluster skin and restore the look of a brighter, healthier and more luminous glow with this illuminating makeup primer and skin perfector in one.

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3. SilkSphere Airpod Foundation

Create a natural-looking, skin-perfecting finish with our iconic, original 4-in-1 formula designed to work as foundation, primer, concealer and corrector.

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4. Perfect Canvas Airpod Bronzer & Contour (Shimmer)

Create natural-looking, sun-kissed or sculpted features with this long-wear, buildable multi-tasker that’s available in both a shimmer-free matte shade and a radiant Warm Glow crowd pleaser.

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5. Perfect Canvas Airpod Highlighter

Light up your best features with this highlighter’s long-wear, layerable and natural-looking luminosity.

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