Winter Skin Care favourites 2015: Trilogy, MooGoo, A’kin, Lush

Hi all

We’re almost at the middle of winter here in Australia, and I’ve been busily testing cold weather skin care for the past few months. These are some of the products that I’ve found really great for my skin lately- some are new, and some are old favourites.

A'kin A'kin Rose & Geranium Creamy Cleanser and Toner, A'kin Cellular Radiance Serum, A'kin Hand and Cuticle Cream

 

A’kin Rose & Geranium Creamy Cleanser and Toner (225mL/$29.95)

An old favourite all year round, but especially great for cleansing dehydrated sensitive skin and removing light makeup. I love how it cleanses well without leaving any sensation of oily residue- sometimes creamy cleansers can leave the skin feeling not-quite-clean.  Sulphate free, of course. I’ve reviewed it in detail here.

A’kin Cellular Radiance Serum (23mL/ $44.95)

This is another product that I’ve loved in previous winters and I’ve started using this again about a month ago. It’s an oil based serum featuring nourishing and anti-oxidant rich plant oils including as rosehip, jojoba, macadamia, seabucktorn, amaranth, pomegranate seed, chamomile, calendula. It’s a silky, medium weight oil which leaves the skin feeling so amazing after massaging it in. I’ve been using this after giving my night time moisturiser a good 5 minutes or so to completely sink in.

A’kin Lavender & Jojoba Hand, Nail & Cuticle Creme (75ml/$17.95)

This is one that I recently tried, and fell in love with. Compared with the large number of hand creams I’ve tried lately which are far too light and water based for my extremely dry hands and cuticles- this one is a lot more nourishing. It sinks in well, with no oily residue. Hand bag favourite!

Trilogy Rosapene Night Cream, Gentle Facial Exfoliant, Trilogy Ultra Hydrating Cream

Trilogy Rosapene Night Cream (rrp $44.95/60mL)

I’m really enjoying this both as a night cream, and as day cream. It’s a silky, elegant formula and makes my skin happy and glowy. I’ve recently reviewed the Rosapene Night Cream in this post.

Trilogy Gentle Exfoliant  (75mL/$36.95)

This is a kaolin clay based exfoliant, with densely packed non-abrasive jojoba beads as the exfoliating particles. I would consider this my HG physical exfoliant because it does such a great job of sloughing off dead skin cells without scratching at, or irritating sensitive skin. Reviewed previously here.

Jojoba beads are also biodegradable- which is important to note- because many scrubs will use non biodegradable polyethelene microbeads which gets washed down the sink and can end up in our oceans.

Trilogy Ultra Hydrating (75mL/$37.95)

This is a heavy, balm- like moisturiser for very dry skin. It has great barrier function, so it’s great at significantly reducing epidermal water loss through the day or night (I usually use this as a night cream). It’s not as elegant a formulation as the Trilogy Rosapene Night Cream, and takes a bit more massaging to absorb- but you will wake up with super soft skin in the morning.

MooGoo Shea Butter Sorbet Balm

MooGoo Shea Sorbet ($17.95)

New from MooGoo and something I’ve been using for the past couple of months. Magic for cuticles, feet, and hands- definitely going to be an ongoing purchase for me.  Reviewed in detail here.

Lush Massage Bars

 

Lush Massage Bars

These solid massage bars double as rich body moisturisers for winter time- as you rub them into your skin the butters in these soften and melt into the skin leaving it beautifully scented.  I’ve reviewed the Lush Massage Bars in more detail here.

 

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