Thanks to wild temperature swings, the bomb cyclone, and my crazy radiator, this winter has been brutal to my skin. In fact, for two+ weeks, my face was under siege, plagued with dryness/flakiness, dullness, general irritation/redness, severely chapped lips, a random hormonal breakout (that one really ticked me off – like seriously?!), the hyperpigmentation that followed said breakout (ugh!), and pretty much any other winter skincare issue out there. Fortunately, I found some new products (new for me, at least) that have worked miracles, and my skin is finally getting back to its regular ol’ self. As a bonus, these skin savers not only fix seasonal problems but nearly all of them fight signs of aging and boost inner glow too. (Happy dance time!)
I am a big believer in eye creams. The delicate skin around your eyes requires a different formulation than a standard moisturizer. Plus, the orbital area tolerates active ingredients differently than the rest of your face. (For example, a moisturizer with retinol would be too strong for the under eye area.) Besides, the area around the eyes is one of the first places to show signs of aging. Isn’t that enough of a reason to give your peepers a little extra pampering?