Winter can draw moisture out of your skin. The harsh cold weather, lack of humidity and central heating can cause dry, dehydrated skin as well as rashes, and this happens when the skin loses too much moisture during cold seasons.
With this in mind, we have selected some of the best vegan products and skin savers that will help you defend skin from cold temperature.
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Joyous Protein-Rich Night Replenish Serum
Scientifically validated and certified organic premium natural skincare, Antipodes has been awarded official vegan status by the Vegetarian Society of the United Kingdom. Formulated with the purest and safest formulation from the unpolluted New Zealand, the brand works only with producers who meet standards for purity, safety, quality and environmental care. Their Joyous Protein-Rich Night Replenish Serum is a perfect winter rescue for dry and damages skin.
Soothing Cleansing Milk
Dr Hauschka formulas are mainly of vegetable origin (only some products contain ingredients such as beeswax, honey and propolis), and this also applies to glycerine, stearic acid and other fat constituents, which are solely obtained from vegetable raw materials. The Soothing Cleansing Milk is ideal to be used daily on every type of skin, especially on the most sensitive and dry. Particularly helpful in winter time as it has protective properties to calm sensitivity and help diminish the appearance of redness, while maintaining the skin’s natural moisture balance. The entire Dr Hauschka range is free from silicones, PEG, synthetic preservatives, dyes and fragrances.
Light Work Rosehip Cleansing Oil
All Pai products are cruelty-free and vegan. The hero ingredient of this beautiful cleanser is Rosehip Oil (renowned for its skin healing properties), mixed with an uplifting blend of basil, orange, geranium, lime and jasmine essential oils. The high concentration of Omega 3, 6, 7 and 9 help to repair the skin barrier and protect against environmental damage. Suitable even for the most sensitive and irritated skin.
Evercalm Global Protecting Day Cream
Harsh winter winds, cold weather and a low levels of humidity result in dry air and it becomes more difficult to keep our skin well hydrated. Specially developed to combat over-sensitivity, this Evercalm Global Protecting Day Cream by Ren will calm, soothe and moisturize, helping to instantly alleviate discomfort, such as rough or itchy skin. The vegan formula protects the skin’s barrier and aids recovery, leaving a healthy glowing-looking skin.
Calm Water Gel
The same moisturizer you normally use the rest of the year, may not be the right choice during winter time. Thicker doesn’t necessary mean better, particularly if you have oily prone skin: a good lightweight moisturizer could be the right option in this case. Add moisture to your skin with this silky weightless water-based moisturizer by Dermalogica: a refreshing gel formula with a dual Hyaluronic Acid technology that works in different skin surface layers, providing immediate hydration and protection. Key ingredients are Apple Fruit Extract and Glycerin that hydrate and soften while defending skin against dryness. Cactus Pear Extract helps with sensitivity and imparts water-binding properties to support healthy moisture balance. Dermalogica Calm Water Gel is a great for dehydrated and irritated skin.
Kapha Anti-Ageing Cream
Formulated with powerful Ayurvedic botanicals and clinically proven anti-ageing ingredients, this rapidly absorbing moisturiser by Samaya (a natural skincare brand based on Ayurvedic principles) contains an intensive blend of active compounds that visibly reduce the appearance of wrinkles. The result is skin that feels supple and firm, with a youthful and revitalised complexion. The vegan moisturizer contains a blend of Ayurvedic ingredients such as Ashwagandha, Sandalwood, Vetivert and Frankincense, as well as Sodium Hyaluronate and Aloe lera leaf extract. The whole range is vegan.