You know how I know it’s Winter? When its 60 degrees in New York one day and it’s 10 inches of snow predicted for the next. You know how else I know it’s Winter? When I start overly moisturizing myself to the point I glide across a room when I walk. Lucky enough, the Winter has been a mild one in Gotham but it can be a little bit of hell on your skin when it’s warm one day and cold the next.
I’ve been quite busy sharing my thoughts on a slew of new skincare these past few weeks! Some of which are hopefully getting you through the cold (and warm) weather.
Here’s a remind of some skincare you should buy and others you should avoid.
St Ives Exfoliate & Nourish Coconut Oil Scrub (Review)
Need some extra buffing power? This cleansing oil-like facial scrub starts out life as an oil and emulsifies into a milky scrub to deeply cleanse skin. Do buy it (but beware if you’re sensitive)!
Shea Moisture 100% Virgin Coconut Oil Daily Hydration Overnight Facial Oil (Review)
Is your dry skin driving you crazy? Hydrate it well with this rich facial oil that adds a super boost of moisture to skin! Do buy it!
CeraVe Skin Renewing Gel Oil (Review)
Love trying new and innovative products? Grab this interesting oil that has a gel-like texture which absorbs quickly and easily into skin without leaving it greasy but still bringing your dry skin an extra boost of moisture! Do buy it!
St. Ives Exfoliate & Nourish Apricot Facial Oil Scrub (Review)
This too harsh scrub isn’t for the faint of heart. It proved difficult to wash off and the harsher grains are a big no! Don’t buy it!
Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Serum (Review)
As interesting as Peter Thomas Roth’s new serum sounds with it’s promise to retain moisture and help to hydrate skin, it’s actually way too expensive for what you are getting and can be easily replaced with a much cheaper and more hydrating essence or emulsion from Korea. Don’t buy it!
NYX Stripped Off Micellar Cleansing Water (Review)
If you love Garnier’s Micellar Water, NYX’s formula is quite the same and at a little bit of a cheaper price. It does well swiping off makeup, dirt, and oil without drying skin out! Do buy it!
Tarte Brighter Days Highlighting Moisturizer (Review)
Tartre’s luminous moisturizer acts to lightly hydrate skin while adding a very pretty little glow but the near $40 price tag and smaller size make it a facial moisturizer you won’t feel compelled to use daily! Don’t buy it!
What’s on your skincare hit and miss list lately?