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The Winter Skincare Products I’ve Been Loving Lately

Winter Skincare Products
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It feels like we’ve had a pretty long winter. It’s not over yet though, and unfortunately, we can expect a few more months of cold weather. Over the past few months, I’ve been trying out some new skincare. The following are the best of the bunch. They’re perfect winter skincare products because of how gentle they are and each one has become a new favourite.

First up is a couple of picks from cult French skincare brand Bioderma.

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BIODERMA SENSIBIO H20 MAKEUP REMOVING SOLUTION SENSITIVE SKIN | £10.80

I’m not someone who religiously uses Micellar water but it’s an important addition to my collection of winter skincare products. When I’m under the weather or the actual weather isn’t great (looking at you storm Ciara), I reach for waterproof mascara. This makeup removing solution is the easiest, most gentle, kind-to-eyes way of removing it.

BIODERMA SENSIBIO SOOTHING MILK CLEANSING GEL | £17.90

A cleansing gel is one of my must-have skincare products all year round. I’m fussier when it comes to cleansers than I am other products because using the wrong ones can be so detrimental to the skin. There are only a few cleansers that I swear by and I use these on rotation. All are mid to high-end and all are incredibly gentle.

I’m happy to say that this Bioderma cleansing gel is now securely part of this rotation. Similarly to many of my others, it’s scent-less, gentle, and leaves the skin feeling clean but not dried out.

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SK-IN PURPLE BUBBLE CLAY MASK | £18.00

There’s something about bubble masks that I just love. I’ve added this to my must-have winter skincare products because it boasts glycerol, shea butter, and avocado and rose oil as ingredients. These work together to replenish the skin by smoothing, rehydrating and locking in moisture.

It’s a really nice mask that banishes impurities while also actually looking after the skin.

DERMALOGICA BARRIER DEFENCE BOOSTER | £67.00

The remaining products are all from Dermalogica. You may already know that I’m a huge fan of their skincare, and I recommend a lot of their products for being high performance. One of my favourite nourishing products is their Sound Sleep Cocoon, but as I’ve already spoken about it in detail, I won’t go into it again here.

Not only does the barrier defence booster nourish and soothe irritated skin, but it also works to prevent skin irritation before it occurs. With winter weather providing several possible causes of skin irritation, this is a skin-saver.

Strangely, as I’ve gotten older, my skin has become more and more sensitive. It’s on the drier side and occasionally suffers the odd eczema flare-up too. It’s difficult to know exactly what kinds of irritation this has prevented, but it’s definitely done a wonderful job of soothing. If you’re someone with sensitive skin then this is worth adding to your shelf of winter skincare products.

Winter Skincare Products, Dermalogica
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DERMALOGICA BIOLUMIN-C EYE SERUM | £63.00

This being the price point that it is, honestly, I didn’t want to like it. However, as so often is the case, the price reflects the quality. Despite not seen a drastic difference in the fine lines that I’ll reluctantly admit that I now have under my eyes, I love this regardless. It’s really helped to brighten and reduce the appearance of dark circles which I suffer from quite badly.

On the bright side (excuse the pun), and if you need a reason to justify the investment, a little does go a long way.

DERMALOGICA NIGHTLY LIP TREATMENT | £47.50

Recently I’ve become more acutely aware that I need to start introducing more preventative anti-aging products into my routine. This product is a bid to do just that. At the risk of sounding vain (I’m not), my lips are one of my favourite features. For this reason, losing volume in them has always been a slight fear of mine.

Because I use this as preventative ageing rather than to reduce an already aged appearance, I’m reluctant to speculate on the results it may achieve. Obviously, I can only speak from my own experience. It’s designed though, to reduce laugh and feather lines around the lips and to restore skin volume.

I like this for its moisturising properties. As someone who trusts in Dermalogica products, I’m assuming that this will work preventatively for me but only time will tell.

6 WINTER SKINCARE PRODUCTS TO TRY

In the last months of trying some great new products, I’ve really reignited my love for skincare. These are the best of the products I’ve been trying out and should work for most skin types. The more gentle ones are particularly perfect for those with sensitive skin.

Do any of these catch your eye?

*  This post contains gifted items. As always, all words, images and opinions about the suitability of these products are my own. Please read my full disclaimer for more information. 

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12 Comments

  • Reply MakeupMuddle

    I love Bioderma so much, they’re such an amazing brand and perfect for my sensitive skin xo

    Makeup Muddle

    February 13, 2020 at 7:52 pm
  • Reply Maiya Newey

    The Barrier Defence Booster has been a life-saver recently! So good for sensitive skin x

    Maiya | maiyabellexo.co.uk

    February 14, 2020 at 2:21 am
  • Reply Samantha

    What a lovely selection of winter skincare. My skin always plays up when it’s cold and I get dry patchy areas on my face. Plus, my hands and lips are really sensitive to the elements so I try and use nourishing products to help with that. I’ll make a note of your picks! x

    Samantha | https://thebeautyspyglass.com

    February 14, 2020 at 2:21 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      I’m so glad you think so! My hands and lips are so sensitive to the elements too, I’m getting through hand cream at an astonishing rate at the minute haha! x

      February 15, 2020 at 6:18 pm
  • Reply melina elisa

    I have actually never tried any of these products! The Dermalogica C Serum definitely caught my eye. I have sensitive dry skin, and I haven’t found “the one” yet! Great post, I’m going to look into that serum for sure! xxx

    Melina | http://www.melinaelisa.com

    February 14, 2020 at 4:14 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      Ooh, they’re all so good! The Dermalogica and Bioderma products are great for sensitive skin! x

      February 15, 2020 at 6:22 pm
  • Reply Mica

    I’ve heard a lot of good things about both these brands but haven’t tried either of them! Thanks for sharing your reviews 🙂

    Hope you’re having a lovely weekend 🙂

    February 15, 2020 at 1:35 am
  • Reply Allie Mackin

    Ah sounds great, thanks for review!

    Allie of
    http://www.allienyc.com

    February 15, 2020 at 5:27 pm
  • Reply Ruth Josey

    It’s so important to start skin care at a young age – it gets so much harder as we age. My Mom started me using Oil of Olay as a moisturizer (that’s when there was only one kind of Oil of Olay moisturizer) and Noxzema or Ponds as a makeup remover (not that either of us actually wore much makeup). Of course, as I aged, the skincare progressed as did skincare products. The ones you’ve listed are all ones I’d love to try, especially the bubble mask and the vitamin C eye serum. Vitamin C serum does brighten and I’m out of mine right now and looking for more…. Thanks so much for reviewing these for us!

    Ruth
    https://voguefauxreal.com/

    February 15, 2020 at 9:42 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      My mum also got me into skincare at a young age and I’m so grateful for it! They’re all such gems and I hope you love the mask and eye serum if you get around to trying them!x

      February 16, 2020 at 5:34 pm
  • Reply Nancy

    Winter weather can affect your skin so much. This weather is giving me a bad case of eczema @__@. I love the different products that you are using! It is so important to invest in skincare – especially when you’re trying to prevent dryness and such. Thanks for sharing your stack!

    Nancy ♥ exquisitely.me

    February 16, 2020 at 6:44 am
    • Reply sophhearts

      Oh no- I hope it’s not too bad! I absolutely agree, great skincare is so worth the investment! x

      February 16, 2020 at 5:37 pm

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