A drop in mercury can wreak havoc on your complexion—dehydration and dullness and are just a few of the beauty bugbears that winter can bring. Here, we’ve rounded up five of our favourite hydrating beauty buys, guaranteed to bring moisture back to the driest of complexions.
Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Serum ($89; at sephora.com.au)
Enriched with hyaluronic acid to give dehydrated complexions a hefty dose of hydration, smooth on this serum when you feel like your skin needs a moisture boost.
Chanel Hydra Beauty Mask Hydration Protection Radiance ($81; at davidjones.com.au)
Fusing the hydrating properties of Camellia alba PFA and shea butter, with antioxidant-rich Blue Ginger PFA, this mask both nourishes and protects the skin. Apply it once weekly for best results.
Napoleon Perdis Auto Pilot Hydrating Milk Cleanser ($59; at priceline.com.au)
Harnessing the skin-purifying benefits of donkey milk—it’s rich in Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids—it hydrates and balances the complexion for a soft, smooth finish.
THE EYE CREAM
Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado ($44; kiehls.com.au)
The thin, delicate skin around your eyes is prone to dryness, and this rich eye cream uses avocado oil and shea butter to moisturise, and anti-oxidant rich beta-carotene to banish dark circles.
Glamglow Waterburst Hydrated Glow Moisturiser $71; at mecca.com.au)
Applied both morning and night, this lightweight moisturiser uses hyaluronic acid to trap and retain moisture in the skin to provide continuous hydration throughout the day and night.