Embrace Radiance: Your Ultimate Winter Skin Care Routine Unlocked


As winter’s icy embrace tightens its grip, our skin often bears the brunt of the cold, dry air. The plummeting temperatures, combined with harsh winds, can leave your skin feeling dull, dry, and lacking its natural glow. But fear not! Our expert has curated the perfect winter skincare routine to help you maintain radiant and healthy skin throughout the chilly months. Gentle Cleansing to Start Begin your winter skincare routine with a gentle cleanser that cleans without stripping away essential oils. Opt for a hydrating, fragrance-free cleanser to avoid irritating your skin, especially if it tends to be sensitive.

Exfoliate Strategically-

Exfoliation is the key to maintaining a smooth textured skin regardless of any season. Opt for chemical exfoliation (commonly known as chemical peels) instead of physical exfoliation as the physical ones cause micro- tears on the skin leading to further dryness and dullness.

Layering for extra protection- consider layering your skincare products to provide an extra barrier against the winter chills. Start by adding actives like niacinamide and gel or cream based retinoids and seal your actives with a moisturiser or nourishing facial oils. Hydration is the Key In winter, hydration is non-negotiable. Invest in a high-quality, hyaluronic acid-rich moisturiser to keep your skin well-hydrated. This powerful ingredient attracts and retains moisture, leaving your skin plump and supple.

Layering for Extra Protection-

Consider layering your skincare products to provide an extra barrier against the winter chill. Start with a lightweight serum containing antioxidants like Vitamin C to combat free radicals, then follow up with your moisturiser and, if needed, a nourishing facial oil.

Don’t Forget the Sunscreen

Sunscreen is a year-round essential. Snow reflects sunlight, intensifying UV exposure during winter. Choose a broad-spectrum SPF of at least 30 and apply it generously to shield your skin from harmful UV rays.

TLC for Delicate Areas

Pay special attention to delicate areas like the lips, eyes, and hands. Use a hydrating lip balm, an under-eye cream, and a rich hand cream to prevent chapping and cracking.

Stay Hydrated from the Inside Out

Your winter skincare routine isn’t complete without paying attention to your hydration from the inside. Drink plenty of water, and herbal teas, and consume foods rich in water content to keep your skin hydrated and glowing.

Warm, Not Hot, Showers

While hot showers may be tempting during winter, they can strip your skin of natural oils. A good way to take care of your skin and avoid it from getting too dry is by opting for warm showers and limiting their duration.


As the winter landscape transforms, so should your skincare routine. Embrace the season with a tailored approach to skincare, and your skin will thank you with a radiant, healthy glow. Follow our winter skincare tips, and let your skin shine amidst the frosty ambiance. For personalised advice and treatments, consult our expert dermatologists at Skin & Scalps to ensure your skin stays luminous all winter long.