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Tuesday 29 July 2014

The 10 Best winter skin saviours - from Creme de la Mer to Boots No 7

Brrr... it's cold outside, so here are the 10 Best Winter Skin saviours – perfect products to protect against the bitter chill of wind and rain, writes Helen Carson

1. No7 Lift & Luminate Day Cream, 50ml, £23, Boots
1. No7 Lift & Luminate Day Cream, 50ml, £23, Boots
2. Chanel UV Essentiel Daily UV Care Multi-Protection Anti-pollution SPF20, 30ml, £41
2. Chanel UV Essentiel Daily UV Care Multi-Protection Anti-pollution SPF20, 30ml, £41
10. Benefit Total Moisture Facial Cream, 48.2g, £27.50
10. Benefit Total Moisture Facial Cream, 48.2g, £27.50

1. No7 Lift & Luminate Day Cream, 50ml, £23, Boots

Premier beauty doesn't have to cost a packet, and this beauty-boosting day cream is packed with anti-ageing benefits. This little beauty promises to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, while visibly lifting and evening skin tone in just four weeks, thanks to Boots clinically-proven serum technology.

2. Chanel UV Essentiel Daily UV Care Multi-Protection Anti-pollution SPF20, 30ml, £41

Even with temperatures plummeting, you still need to shield your skin from the damaging effects of sunlight. This supercharged lotion provides complete daily UV care, all year long, with special filters which block UVA and UVB rays, free radicals and pollution. Available in SPF 20,n30 and 50+, as well as being sweat-resistant.

3. Clinique Superdefense SPF20 Daily Defense Moisturizer, 50ml, £39

Using Clinique's latest technology, this is the most recent addition to the Superdefense line-up which is a potent mix of anti-irritants and ingredients such as Sea Whip Extract and Caffeine to soothe and calm the skin. Expect superior hydration and a product which strengthens the skin barrier function.

4. Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, 50ml, £79

Regain a youthful bloom with this advanced anti-ageing potion – with results in just two weeks. The revolutionary Pro-Collagen Marine Cream is clinically-proven to increase hydration and moisture levels by up to 45%, helping you fight off the drying effects of the winter chill.

5. Bobbi Brown EXTRA Repair Moisture Cream, 50ml, £62.50

This cult favourite is now even better, combining effective moisturisation with treatment benefits that refresh and nourish skin, resulting in a smoother, firmer and healthier looking complexion. Enriched with Omega-laden sunflower oil means a healthy glow whatever the weather.

6. DHC Platinum Silver Nanocolloid Cream, 45g, £19.50

Japanese beauty brand DHC has created this new formulation botanical-rich moisturiser with luxurious nanocolloids to banish dullness from tired skin. This supplement for your skin gives a new-found radiance while hydrating and fighting the ageing effects of the elements.

7. Estee Lauder Revitalizing Supreme Global Anti-Ageing Creme, 50ml, £58

Scientific breakthroughs by the Estee Lauder brand have resulted in this lightweight but high performance, multi-action crème which features IntuiGen Technology. This powerful potion can revitalise and rejuvenate the skin, leaving it supple and silky soft.

8. Dermalogica Gentle Soothing Booster, 30ml, £45

The combination of central heating and freezing temperatures outside play havoc with our skin. Thank goodness this innovative lotion addresses the issue thanks to its special ingredient - red raspberry extract. The clever formulation counteracts any damage caused by the contrasts in hot and cold, our skin suffers in the winter.

9. Creme de la Mer Moisturizing Soft Cream, 30ml, £105

Creme de la Mer taps into the restorative powers of the sea following the discovery by Dr Max Huber, who created the very first formula. The luxuriously rich but weightless cream has moisturising spheres which penetrate deep into the skin to replenish lost moisture. Clinical tests have demonstrated a 70% immediate improvement in moisture, which will brighten up your day.

10. Benefit Total Moisture Facial Cream, 48.2g, £27.50

This concentrated cream, which contains natural plant-based emollients, has an exclusive tri-radiance complex so you can kiss goodbye to dry skin. And in tests, 100% of those who took part said this Benefit moisturiser left their skin feeling immediately and intensely quenched.

All products are available from Amazon, Boots, Debenhams and House of Fraser unless otherwise stated.

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