Winter Skincare Routine

Cold weather isn’t always the best thing for your skin. This helpful guide contains Charlotte’s skin-protecting tips for a flawless-looking complexion during winter.

Darlings, winter can be a testing time for our skin. Cold air conditions and the lack of humidity can draw away moisture from your skin, which can cause dryness, itchiness and irritation. For this reason, it’s not just your wardrobe that needs adjusting for winter. Tweaking your skincare routine for winter is essential for achieving and maintaining MAGIC SKIN during colder months.

This helpful guide shares Charlotte’s top skincare tips to keep your skin HAPPY and HYDRATED this winter.

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Winter Skincare Routine Tips

Apply a NOURISHING moisturiser, AM and PM

During the winter months, your skin is more prone to dryness, tightness and flakiness. For this reason, a hydrating and nourishing moisturiser is ESSENTIAL.

Charlotte’s Magic Cream is an award-winning moisturiser powered by Charlotte’s Magic 8 Matrix of research-powered oils and ingredients that will FLOOD your skin with moisture, leaving you with GLOWING and PLUMPER-LOOKING skin.

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Avoid Hot and Steamy Showers

Hot showers may be tempting during colder months but actually, they strip your skin of its natural moisture and healthy skin cells, exposing the fragile skin beneath to the outside world. Keep the outermost layer of your skin healthy by taking shorter and cooler showers instead. Showers that leave your skin looking red should be avoided!

Tilbury Tip: To get the most out of your skincare, apply it straight after your shower while your skin is still moist. This will help to LOCK IN all that essential moisture into your skin.

Embrace the Power of Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid is a MAGIC ingredient that’s naturally produced by your body to help retain its moisture levels.

For an extra dose of hydration during cold, winter months, embrace skincare and beauty products containing hyaluronic acid. Charlotte’s Magic Cream, Cryo-Recovery Eye Serum and Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir all contain this MAGIC ingredient.


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Exfoliate Skin 2 or 3 Times a Week

Exfoliating works by unclogging your pores and removing dead skin cells to leave your skin looking GLOWY and GORGEOUS.

Charlotte’s Super Radiance Resurfacing Facial is a radiance-boosting exfoliator that not only creates a fresh complexion but also helps your skin to absorb your moisturiser better, as those dead skin cells are no longer creating a barrier. For best effects, apply to cleansed and dry skin AM or PM two or three times a week and leave for up to 20 minutes before rinsing off with warm water.

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Apply Charlotte’s Fabulous Face Masks

Charlotte’s face masks are one of the ultimate beauty secrets for achieving BRIGHTER and PLUMPER-LOOKING skin.

The Instant Magic Facial Dry Sheet Mask is a SMOOTHING dry face mask that calls on the innovations of Korean skincare to hydrate your skin in just 15 minutes. If you prefer an overnight facial finish, Charlotte’s Multi-Miracle Glow is a cleanser, mask and balm in one that’ll leave your skin intensely hydrated – perfect for tackling winter’s harsh elements!

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Don’t Forget the SPF!

Darlings, SPF is still essential even in wintertime! Why? Because the sun in winter can still cause sun damage and dryness in your skin.

Charlotte’s Invisible UV Flawless Poreless Primer will give your skin the SPF 50 protection it needs during colder months, protecting your skin’s natural barrier and helping it to hold in moisture. Its weightless, satin-smooth formula glides onto your skin, leaving it hydrated for up to 24 hours!

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Charlotte Tilbury

Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty

With over 30 years experience, Charlotte Tilbury MBE is the world's number 1 makeup artist and British beauty entrepreneur. Charlotte established Charlotte Tilbury Beauty in 2013, which is now a record-breaking beauty brand that has won over 400 awards.