For that reason, it's important to arm yourself with hydrating buys that ward off windburn, parched cheeks and all those other beauty issues that crop up in the colder, darker months. We've rounded up the very best, from an oil that plumps and tans dull skin to a bath milk that soothes dry limbs back to their supple, gleaming best.
Click through our gallery of winter skincare buys, and for more skin-kind recommendations, and don't forget to head over to our brilliant sister beauty site Powder. By signing up and filling in a speedy form, a team of leading beauty editors will offer bespoke suggestions based on your skin type, hair type, likes, dislikes and budget. It really is that easy.
Trilogy Rosehip Oil, £16.50
Anything in the Duchess of Cambridge's makeup bag is good enough for us - it has been reported that her glowing complexion is a result of using cult beauty buy Trilogy Rosehip Oil. Rich in fatty acids omega 3, 6 and 9, this all natural formula seeps beneath the skins surface delivering hydration whilst smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. Simply massage a few drops into your face morning and night or extend to your body to reduce the appearance of stretch marks.
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