SKIN CONCERNS 101
A destination for education to help you manage your everyday skin concerns
From a drop in temperature, to harsh winds and central heating, your skin faces a whole new set of challenges in the winter months. You might find that your skin feels more sensitive than usual with patches of dryness across your forehead and cheeks, or perhaps it’s the skin on your body and hands that suffer the most.
Whatever your skin concerns are this Winter we are here to help with CeraVe’s hydrating skincare range.
First of all, winter skin requires a hydrating and gentle cleanser to prepare the skin for the rest of the products that follow.This first step also adds must needed moisture to help protect the barrier from external aggressors.
It’s also critical for keeping the skin soft and supple, which makes it excellent at smoothing away ageing signs and plumping up the surface of the skin. It’s also ultra-gentle and lightweight so everyone – not matter their skin type - can benefit from its power.
CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser is suitable for use in the morning and again in the evening pollution and debris. It’s ideal for winter as it’s formulated with the humectant hyaluronic acid – an ingredient that attracts water to the skin’s surface while helping to lock it in. MVE Delivery Technology also supplies the skin with a steady stream of nourishment throughout the day and night while ceramides help to maintain a healthy skin barrier that’s essential for keeping moisture in the skin.
Once you’ve laid the groundwork with a hydrating cleanser,you can apply a protective moisturiser to the face to lock in all of those essential lipids. CeraVe AM Moisturising Facial Lotion is a daily moisturising lotion which enriches the skin with three essential ceramides, hyaluronic acid and MVE Delivery Technology (for 24-hour controlled release hydration).It also contains SPF 25 to protect the skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays.
In the evening after cleansing, you should follow with a moisturiser such as CeraVe PM Facial Moisturising Lotion. Specifically suited for sensitive skin, this moisturising lotion will provide comfort to dry ,dehydrated complexion skin and deliver controlled, long-lasting hydration as you sleep. Just what you need after a chilly day of freezing temperatures.
However it isn’t just the skin on your face that needs moisture during winter. The body can often be forgotten about when bundled beneath cosy winter layers. Ensure the skin on your body is soft and smooth all over with CeraVe’s Moisturising Cream, a rich quick drying cream that your dry skin craves. Suitable for dry to very dry skin types and can also be used by those prone to eczema.
Hand washing and cold temperatures will leave your hands feeling dry, rough and sometimes even cracked, so you should keep them moisturised with a product such as CeraVe Reparative Hand Cream. This deeply moisturising hand repair cream contains essential ceramides to maintain the skin’s protective barrier and hyaluronic acid for retaining moisture. Apply every night before bed and throughout the day after hand washing and as needed.