Winter is a time of joy, holiday celebrations, spending quality time with family, and new beginnings. It should be celebrated by looking good, feeling good, having fun, and of course enjoying cozy fires, chunky sweaters, and some hot cocoa.
But skin dullness can out some of the fun from these festivities. Sure, some laser technologies nowadays can correct that, but most women aren’t comfortable using those on their skin, let alone the high costs associated with doing so, especially after the year of Covid-19 and lockdowns. Besides, now most are mindful about what to apply on their face. The right skincare products go a long way in keeping your skin healthy, hydrated, and glowing.
What causes dull winter skin?
The lack of moisture in the dry winter air causes the skin to become “tight,” flaky, and creates a dull complexion that’s not pretty.
How do you treat dull winter skin?
In other words, how can you achieve glowing skin during the winter? Answer: With a skincare lineup of hydrating moisturizers, face masks, and serums.
Below is a list of some amazing skincare products recommended by MIRA BEAUTY that can help prevent dull skin in the winter and help you achieve that glowy skin you dream about:
Charlotte’s Magic Cream by Charlotte Tilbury
Magic Cream! Yes, you heard it right, this cream works wonders on your skin. It has a soft pillowy texture and has one of the best moisturizers for your winter skincare routine. One of the vital components of this cream is Hyaluronic Acid, which locks the skin’s moisture, keeping it smooth and soft. Bionymph Peptide Complex is there to remove the lines on the skin that comes with old age. It helps to bring back the radiance of youth. This magic cream includes Vitamin C and E that fight off skin dullness while keeping the glow intact. Charlotte’s Magic Cream is a winter wonderland for your complexion.
Facial Fuel Energizing Scrub by Kiehl’s
Everybody loves winter, but it makes the skin dry and dull, and takes the fun and enjoyment out of the festivities. Did you know that extreme temperature changes can be harsh on your complexion? It creates dead cells in your skin, leading to unevenness in your skin. Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash by Kiehl’s will give you the winter look that you have always dreamed of. It contains Apricot Kernels, Caffeine, Menthol, Vitamin E, and Citrus Extracts to remove impurities without stripping your skin of its natural and essential oils. This face wash helps the pores in your skin to absorb moisturizers more easily to restore its natural glow. This exfoliating scrub is made for both men and women. Men have up to 25% thicker skin than women, and the scrub penetrates deep into the skin to remove impurities. Regardless, it’s worth being part of your skincare line up.
First Aid Beauty’s: Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration
Tagline: “Putting your skin’s health first.” This cream is half medicine and half beauty. It puts your skin’s health first, while also maintaining its glow and removing dullness. Its lightweight texture is ideal for the driest sensitive skin. It provides lasting hydration and relief to carry you through the winter season. It contains Shea Butter to keep your skin always hydrated but never heavy. And it diminishes any signs of dryness or dullness as your holiday glow up begins. The Ultra Repair is an all-over product tailored to add hydration and glow to your entire body. You’re about to watch dullness disappear rather quickly, which leaves the skin glowing and makes you look extravagant.
Pumpkin Hydra Gold Eye Gel Patch by Too Cool For School
The most sensitive part of the skin affected by winter dullness is the “under eyes.” Eyes are the most visible symbol of expression. Having dry, dull skin in or around this area makes you look quite old. Girls who pull all-nighters for mid-terms or finals are the most comfortable victims of this problem. Fortunately, there’s a straightforward solution to this, a ‘Gold Eye Gel Patch.’ This gel patch contains Pumpkin Ferment Extract that eliminates dark circles and dullness that most often occurs around the winter season.
Pineapple-C Bright Serum by Glow Recipe
Winter is here, but a little summer can be brought into your skincare routine. This Pineapple Serum is one of the most sought-after winter skincare products that addresses all your feared seasonal concerns: dullness, dryness, fine lines, everything. Pineapple-C Bright Serum features three potent forms of Vitamin C (including Pineapple Juice) that assist in fading hyperpigmentation, acne scars, and dark spots. The natural Bromelain Enzymes from the pineapple help exfoliate the skin, remove impurities, and create a flawless, glowy, and youthful finish. Pineapple-C also contains Hyaluronic Acid that contains skin soothers like chamomile and aloe to ensure that your skin has all the hydration, with an extreme boost of brightness. Trust us, this is just what you need going into December!
Water Sleeping Mask by Laneige
Overnight masks are our favorite because you wake up to see that the mask has worked its magic and replaced your dull skin with a bright one. Laneige Water Sleeping Mask’s hydration power is times 100 compared to other masks. Its gel formulae infused with Sleep-Tox TM penetrates deep into your skin. Sleep-Tox is a perfect blend of anti-oxidant rich apricots from Hunza and evening primrose that work on transforming your dull, fatigued skin. It also contains Hydro-Ionized Mineral Water and Moisture Wrap TM that utilizes your sleep time to penetrate your skin layers.
Spotlight Brightening Mask by Saturday Skin
If you’re into K dramas and K pop, you know the power a single sheet mask holds! Saturday skin is a K beauty brand that is quite an expert when it comes to sheet masks. The bio-cellulose mask is infused with Cha-7es Complex – a peptide formula that works to refresh and renew skin. For brightness, nourishment, and to banish dull winter skin, Saccharomyces Ferment, Bilberry, and Licorice Extract are used. This mask works wonders and makes sure the “spotlight” stays on your face.
The Glow Enhancer by Elcie Cosmetics
Look at that gorgeous packaging. It’s like putting a stopper on “golden hour”! With just a few drops of this formula, you can say goodbye to dull winter skin. What’s more, it makes for a good primer base too! Made with meadowfoam and rosehip oil along with rich fatty acids and vitamin E that fight off dull skin and give you the glowing skin you deserve.
Advanced Therapy Healing ointment by Aquaphor
This cost-effective ointment is a winter must-have. As an ointment, it can be used anywhere, from your hands to the heels of your feet! It’s a mega moisturizer cream formulated with 41% petrolatum to create a protective moisture barrier for your skin. It also heals several skin ailments like eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea and obviously eliminates dull skin. A star celebrity has praised this drugstore product for its results of hydration and glowing skin.
Violet-C Brightening Serum 20% Vitamin C +10% AHA by Tatcha
Tatcha has become quite an expert dealing with dull winter skin and projectingyour inner glow onto your skin. If you’ve been in the skincare game, you know that vitamin C is a vital ingredient, it brightens, protects, and reduces aging signs. The Japanese beautyberry encourages cell turnover and protects skin against free radical damage. While the AHAs and Japanese Angelica Root even texture and brighten your complexion. This cream is equipped to handle environmental stressors, so this winter, treat your skin to this extraordinary cream.
With winter right around the corner, now is the time to start stocking up on the all of the best skincare products to help prevent you from dry, dull skin while keeping your skin healthy, hydrated, and glowing all winter long.