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Winter Skin Podcast JoziStyle Edward Chamberlain-Bell
Photo by Angela Roma

The Ultimate Winter Skincare Routine

As someone who’s passionate about skincare, I’m always excited to share my tips and tricks for keeping your skin healthy and happy, especially during the harsh winter months. And trust me, winter can be brutal on our skin – it’s like the weather is conspiring against us to dry out our skin and make it look dull and lacklustre.

The Five Basic Steps
I’ve got a simple and effective skincare routine that will help you combat the effects of winter on your skin. It’s all about exfoliating, masking, serum-ing, moisturizing, and sunblocking – five basic steps that will make a world of difference in your skin.

Exfoliation: The First Line of Defense
Exfoliation is essential during winter, as it helps remove dead skin cells and paves the way for moisture and hydration to penetrate your skin more efficiently. You can use a chemical or mechanical exfoliator, depending on your skin type and preferences. And don’t worry, exfoliation isn’t just for women – men can benefit from it too!

Masking: The Hydration Hero
Masks are a great way to replenish moisture and soothe dry skin. I like to use a hydrating mask once or twice a week, and sometimes I’ll even cheat and use it three or four times a week (shh, don’t tell anyone!). Masks are like a drink of water for your skin, and they can help lock in moisture and hydration.

Serums: The Miracle Workers
Serums are like the superheroes of skincare. They penetrate your skin deeper and more efficiently than moisturizers, and they can target specific concerns like redness, dryness, and hydration. I like to use a serum after exfoliating and masking, as it helps lock in all the good stuff and gives my skin an extra boost of hydration.

Moisturizing: The Lock-In
Moisturizing is like the final seal of approval for your skin. It helps lock in all the hydration and goodness from your serum and mask, and it protects your skin from the harsh winter weather. I like to use a rich moisturizer that’s designed for dry skin, as it helps keep my skin hydrated and happy.

Sunblocking: The Ultimate Protector
Sunblocking is like the ultimate protector for your skin. It helps prevent damage from the sun’s UV rays, which can cause premature ageing, wrinkles, and even skin cancer. I like to use a broad-spectrum sunblock with at least an SPF of 30, and I apply it every day, even on cloudy days.

My ultimate winter skincare routine. It’s all about exfoliating, masking, serum-ing, moisturizing, and sunblocking. By following these five basic steps, you can keep your skin healthy, happy, and hydrated all winter long. And remember, sunblock is your friend – don’t leave home without it!


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