There’s a lot to love about winter. Hot coffee. Cashmere sweaters. Woolly socks.
But it also presents some issues when it comes to skin.
Cold temperatures, searing showers, heaters blasting and dry air can wreak havoc on all skin types, but when you factor in breakouts, things get even more complicated.
I would know, because I fit the brief.
During the summer months, I’m just plain shiny. Classic oily skin type right here. But for me, winter manifests itself as pimples, tightness, pronounced lines and flaking.
You'd think the answer would be to reach for moisturising products, but when you're prone to pimples, there’s a fine line between nourishing my skin and causing congestion.
Thankfully, I've been navigating this conundrum for many winters now, and over time, I've honed in on a routine of products that's just right. Think skin care that's nourishing and hydrating, but not too heavy.
So, here is my guide to winter skincare for acne-prone complexions. Keep scrolling for the hot tips.