Save Your Skin. With the weather getting cooler and our skin perpetually looking more and more like a desert landscape, it’s time delve back into the bathroom cabinet to dust off the moisturisers you gave up on last spring. The only problem is, you open up said old moisturiser to find its now congealed into wobbly substance you really don’t recognise. What’s more, the tub of old wobbly substance it’s now smelling as musty and your memories from the year of the use-by date. There’s only one thing for it, it’s time to update. With this desperate replacement in mind, we have put together our top 10 favorite moisturizers to give our skin the love it deserves. What’s more, all these moisturizers are all cruelty-free and sourced from ethical brands, making for good-for-the-earth skin-loving through all the cooler months.
Along with the backbreaking shoveling, frost tipped eyelashes, and horrendous travel, cold weather also zaps moisture from the air causing all sorts of unpleasant side effects for us, including dry, cracked, and irritated skin.
It’s time to stock up on that cruelty-free, vegan-friendly moisturizer!
Yet, for some of us, we need a little something extra to heal, nourish, and infuse moisture into your skin.
So, what should you look for?
First off, go with the obvious popular ingredients such as vitamin E, vitamin C, jojoba oil, and aloe vera. Take your moisturizer one step further by finding one that includes a combination of antioxidants, to boost the skin’s natural defenses replenishing ingredients, such as plant-based hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and alpha-hydroxy acids and emollients, “lubricating ingredients that thwart water loss” such as “shea butter, cocoa butter, fatty acids, borage oil, linoleic acid, oleic acid, coconut oil, evening primrose oil, sunflower oil, and mango butter.”
Paula’s Choice brand is great thing about a moisture mist is that it’s perfect for being lazy AF and can be quickly applied whenever you’ve got a spare second and are going makeup free. The formula leaves your skin feeling immediately refreshed and offers lasting hydration. According to their website, the replenishing formula makes use of glycerin, hyaluronic acid, peptides and plant-derived antioxidants to fight off the visible signs of pollution. This is the perfect solution to saving your skin in the midst of city life.