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What is the best body moisturiser for dry skin?

What is the best body moisturiser for dry skin?

TOP TO TOE WINTER SKIN: PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST THE DRYING EFFECTS OF WINTER Winter can be an assault course for skin. One minute you’re battling through the ice, wind and rain, the next you’re in an overheated office or warm home. Temperature extremes - wet and cold vs hot and dry – are bad news for skin as it means that your skin is always desperately trying to compensate, often with negative results. Chapped lips with cracked corners, peeling skin on face and hands, dry, flaky, sensitive and intolerant skin and eczema are just some of the effects of the weather at this time of year. But there’s no need to hibernate over the winter months. Follow our top to toe  skin that feels protected and looks nourished and radiant.

NURTURE YOUR SKIN DURING THE WINTER MONTHS

PROBLEM: , eczema flare-ups and peeling. , eczema flare-ups and peeling.

Wrapping up against the elements with hats, scarves and thick layers may be our best bet to combat the cold outside, but all that extra clothing does have a drawback.

Our skin needs to breathe and all those extra layers stop oxygen getting to its surface.

Extremes in temperature also work to upset the balance of our skin. Going in and out of doors during cold weather means that our body is constantly trying to acclimatise. Taking hot showers and baths to warm up on a cold day, also exposes us to extreme temperature changes which can upset the functioning of our

microbiome - the billions of healthy bacteria that live in the skin and allow it to function properly and stay healthy. The result is often that skin becomes sensitis     ed, dry, scaly, itchy and flaky. In more extreme cases the skin may also develop eczema flare-ups.

SOLUTION

Your skin needs extra protection and nourishment during the cold season with products that hydrate and respect the microbiome. The LIPIKAR skincare collection by La Roche-Posay has been specially developed for dry, very dry and sensitive skin, making it ideal for skin that's been battered by winter weather.  is a restoring, triple-action balm containing prebiotic thermal water and Aqua Posae Filiformis which helps rebalance the microbiome. The formula       containing 20% Shea butter and Glycerin instantly soothes and hydrates skin for up to 48 hours. It is specially designed for dry skin that feels itchy, and is also suitable for eczema-prone skin. The AP+M formula restores the skin barrier function, reducing the frequency of dry skin flare-ups. Moreover, it’s suitable for the whole family, including babies from 3 months.  rebalance the microbiome. The formula       containing 20% Shea butter and Glycerin instantly soothes and hydrates skin for up to 48 hours. It is specially designed for dry skin that feels itchy, and is also suitable for eczema-prone skin. The AP+M formula restores the skin barrier function, reducing the frequency of dry skin flare-ups. Moreover, it’s suitable for the whole family, including babies from 3 months. 

FACE UP TO THE ELEMENTS

PROBLEM: dry, itchy and flaky skin, peeling

Your face is arguably the most exposed part of your body and this is where you need to focus on       excellent protection that works right through your beauty regime. Think about changing some of your products between winter and summer as your face will be facing different challenges due to the weather.

SOLUTION

In winter skin can often become hypersensitive and needs gentle, more creamy products that really nurture it. The  skincare range by La Roche-Posay is specially developed to be gentle and soothing for dry, sensitive skin. Try opting for      Toleriane Cleansing Milk. It has a creamy texture and doesn’t dry out skin so your face won’t feel tight or uncomfortable after washing. Follow with one of the Toleriane range of moisturisers according to your skin type. For a final protective flourish finish with Toleriane Ultra Eye Contour cream, which soothes dryness and discomfort around the eyes. This powerful little eye cream works to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, giving you a fresher and younger-looking expression.Toleriane skincare range by La Roche-Posay is specially developed to be gentle and soothing for dry, sensitive skin. Try opting for      Toleriane Cleansing Milk. It has a creamy texture and doesn’t dry out skin so your face won’t feel tight or uncomfortable after washing. Follow with one of the Toleriane range of moisturisers according to your skin type. For a final protective flourish finish with Toleriane Ultra Eye Contour cream, which soothes dryness and discomfort around the eyes. This powerful little eye cream works to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, giving you a fresher and younger-looking expression.

LOOKING AFTER YOUR LIPS

PROBLEM: Chapped and cracked lips, cracked at mouth corners, peeling lips.

A special mention for lips which can really suffer in the winter because cold dry air which strips the delicate lip area of moisture. And licking your lips can exacerbate the problem as Saliva from the tongue can further strip the lips of moisture.

SOLUTION

The protective formula of La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Lips fully replenishes chapped and sore lips from the very first application and can be used as often as needed during the cold weather. It creates a layer which helps to fill in cracks and prevent external aggressors      from worsening the problem. The restoring formula contains panthenol and provides immediate, intense relief from discomfort and soothes damaged skin as well as prevent chapping. With regular use irritation is reduced around the lip contour, and new cracks are prevented.

TAKE CARE OF YOUR HANDS

PROBLEM: Dry hands, peeling fingertips and hands and palms.

Hands are so often the poor relation when it comes to skincare. Yet these hard-working digits are constantly under fire – with regular washing, exposure to the elements and hours of use each day, whether that’s typing      on a keyboard or throwing snowballs. It’s no wonder that hands show visible signs of ageing faster than most other areas of your body. Winter is a particular horror for hands which, being extremities, suffer more than other areas from the cold.

SOLUTION

Regular use of emollients throughout the day and especially after washing your hands will make all the difference to how they look and feel. La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Hands offers glove-like nourishment to restore      comfort of even the most damaged skin. Plus the innovative non-sticky and non-oily formula works to sooth and protect sore hands, ensuring long lasting comfort. The formula contains glyerine and  Niacinamide, to hydrate and prevent cracked skin and increase barrier function.

So, embrace the winter months with the assurance that you have your dry skin covered. It only takes a few simple steps.

 

 

 

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