5 good habits to keep yourself looking beautiful in winter weather

As winter approaches, the mercury never stops falling and that means you need to make significant changes to your beauty routine. With protective care products and practical tips, L'Occitane's unveils beauty advice to help you take the cold in your stride.
By Mélissa Darré

Deeply nourish your skin

The changes in temperature can test your epidermisto the limit. Feelings of tightness, dryness and irritation are not unusual – to maintain your skin's balance during the winter, it is important to choose nourishing care products. L'Occitane's Ultra Rich Shea Body Cream is an outstanding solution thanks to its creamy texture enriched with shea and apricot oil.

Extra tip:  instead of using aggressive soaps in the shower, choose a wash oil rich in omega 6 to maintain your skin's natural protective film.

Keep your hair well hydrated

The cold reduces sebum production and tends to further weaken normal to dry hair. Your locks will be more brittle and require a helping hand to fortify them on a day-to-day basis. Applied once or twice a week, our Ultra Rich Shea Conditioner nourishes the hair's fibres, making it soft, shiny and easy to style.

Extra tip: minimize your use of dry shampoos, lacquers and other sprays that increase static electricity in the hair, opting instead for a leave-in styling treatment.

Use hand cream regularly

The naturally delicate skin on your hands is more vulnerable in cold weather. To protect it from external assaults, it is essential to use a care product rich in moisturising ingredients. Formulated with shea butter, honey, almond and coconut oil, L'Occitane's Shea Duo will give your skin incomparable smoothness that will last throughout the day.

Extra tip: using a nourishing oil and wearing silk gloves at night can also be an effective way of treating irritated skin.

Protect your lips

Your lips are sensitive to the cold and wind and can dry out, sometimes becoming cracked and chapped. The solution is to use a balm or stick to apply a protective layer of grease several times a day to thicken this thin skin and stop it from becoming taut. Packed with moisturising textures and gently scented, our Shea Lip Balm will meet all your expectations!

Extra tip:  just as it does for your body, a scrub is perfect to get rid of dead skin and enhance the beauty of your lips.

Preserve your sleep

A real asset to health and beauty, sleeping has restorative powers – as one can see by the beautiful baby skin you wake up with most often after a good night's rest. Our Aromachologie Relaxing pillow mist is a precious cocktail of essential oils to help you create a calm environment and drift off to dreamland.

Extra tip: to maintain the radiance of your skin throughout the winter, you can also opt for a care product using essential fatty acids.

5 good habits to keep yourself looking beautiful in winter weather
5 good habits to keep yourself looking beautiful in winter weather
With protective care products and practical tips, L'Occitane's unveils beauty advice to help you take the cold in your stride
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