April 18, 2024


Great Health is a Choice

From creams to serums, here are your skincare essentials for when the temperature drops

Winter is on the way and with that you can look forward to the return of comforting mugs of hot chocolate and the twinkle of festive lights.

However, the change in seasons also brings the return of harsh wind and cold weather which can wreak havoc on our skin.

When the temperatures drop so does the humidity in the air, leading to dry skin, red patches and dullness. 

But if you want to maintain that summer glow throughout the winter and ensure you’ll be picture perfect for the festive season, it’s easier than you might think.

We’ve picked out the ultimate skincare solutions to help you to take on all the elements this winter, whether it be rain, wind or snow.

Tried, tested and trusted, these products have been developed with best in class formulas that combat a whole range of skin concerns.


There’s no need to leave the country to get your hands on luxury French skincare, as Lancôme allows you to indulge in Parisian glamour from the comfort of your home. 

Loved by beauty gurus around the world, Lancôme boasts a range of products that help regenerate, hydrate and smooth your skin.

Targeting many different skin concerns it’s no wonder the luxury brand has fans all over the world. 

Here are our four favourite Lancôme skincare saviours.  

From November 16, you can get 25 percent off almost all Lancôme products or get 30 percent off when you spend 100**

Lancôme Advanced Génifique Serum

Lancôme Advanced Génifique Serum

Advanced Génifique is Lancôme’s number one serum, with over 17,000 5* reviews*, and the result of 20 years of research to perfect a product suitable for every woman, regardless of your skin type, ethnicity or age. 

Inspired by microbiome science, this serum, from £34, is set to become your secret weapon when defending your skin against pollution, cold and dry weather.

The effects are immediate, with skin feeling smoother and firmer, while the handy self-loading dropper fills with the correct amount of serum to ensure you’re ready to take on the day.  

Lancôme Rénergie H.C.F. Triple Serum

Lancôme Rénergie H.C.F. Triple Serum

Three is often hailed as the magic number, and that’s the case with the £95 Lancôme Rénergie H.C.F. Triple Serum, which combines an expert blend of Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin C+ Niacinamide, and Ferulic Acid to combat the signs of ageing. 

Tackle problem areas whilst moisturising your skin and take their triple-pronged approach to increase firmness while reducing the appearance of wrinkles and dark spots.

Smartly designed and stylishly packaged, three separate chambers host vital ingredients that are then freshly mixed on the hand, creating a potent serum that’s still lightweight and easily absorbed. 

Lancôme Rénergie Multi Lift Ultra 

Lancôme Rénergie Multi-Lift Ultra

Lancôme Rénergie Multi-Lift Ultra

Protect your skin from the elements with the Lancôme Rénergie Multi-Lift Ultra, which helps combat signs of ageing by targeting wrinkles. 

Enriched with linseed extract, this luxurious formula delicately melts into the skin leaving it feeling firmer and more supple. 

Providing radiance all year round, this clever £71 cream that helps improve the overall appearance of your skin, leaving you looking youthful, radiant and fresh – whatever the weather. 

Lancôme Advanced Génifique Eye Cream

Lancôme Advanced Génifique Eye Cream

Lancôme Advanced Génifique Eye Cream

Dark circles under the eyes is a common beauty complaint, with busy lifestyles, modern day stressers and ageing all contributing to the problem.  

Yet Lancôme Advanced Génifique Eye Cream combines a blend of seven pre- and probiotic derived extracts that work in tandem to brighten the undereye area, resulting in an instantly radiant appearance. 

Working in affinity with the skin and Hyaluronic Acid, the £47 Advanced Génifique Eye Cream won’t leave you feeling greasy or caked, with the silky gel-cream texture absorbing quickly and effectively.  

Kiehl’s since 1851

Get the coveted All-American Girl look with Kiehl’s since 1851 products which are designed to nourish and rejuvenate skin even when you’re not experiencing that year-round Californian sunshine.  

Founded in 1851 and growing from one small New York City apothecary to a leading global expert in skincare, Kiehl’s since 1851 offers tried and tested products made with the finest naturally-derived ingredients that are proven to address skin concerns. 

Plus, until midnight November 18, you’ll be treated to nine free mini Kiehl’s products when you spend £70 at Kiehl’s since 1851*** or you can add on an extra gift if you spend £100***.

So why not start your Kiehl’s since 1851 collection with our top two products below? 

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream 

Kiehl¿s since 1851 Ultra Facial Cream

Kiehl’s since 1851 Ultra Facial Cream

Tested in everyday and extreme environments, Kiehl’s since 1851 Ultra Facial Cream provides 24-hour lasting hydration that will ensure you still look your best throughout the winter months. 

Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin, Kiehl’s since 1851 best-selling £29 ultra hydrating facial cream leaves skin softer, smoother and visibly healthier.

Designed to repair the skin barrier and lock in moisture, it’s no wonder the unique lightweight cream has quickly become a cult beauty classic. 

Kiehl’s since 1851 Retinol Skin-Renewing Daily Micro-Dose Serum

Suitable for all skin types, Kiehl’s since 1851 Retinol Skin-Renewing Daily Micro-Dose Serum visibly reduces the look of wrinkles, while also firming the skin. 

Kiehl¿s since 1851 Retinol Skin-Renewing Daily Micro-Dose Serum

Kiehl’s since 1851 Retinol Skin-Renewing Daily Micro-Dose Serum

Bringing a new meaning to beauty sleep, this night serum sets to work whilst you snooze.

Whether you’re a retinol convert or have yet to try out the benefits of incorporating vitamin A1 into your skincare regime, the £45 Daily Micro-Dose Serum has been precisely formulated to deliver a daily-strength dose of Pure Retinol that promotes surface skin cell turnover and strengthens the skin barrier against those dreaded winter elements.

So invest in your skin this winter and you’ll still be glowing by the time spring comes back around. 

*Reviews collected between January 2017 and August 2022. Existing Advanced Génifique formula enriched with 7 pre- & probiotic derived extracts became available on 28th August 2019. Any reviews before this date refer to the original formula, any reviews after this date may refer to the original or updated formula. 

**Offer applicable only on full priced products, excluding Holiday Giftset 2022. Offer available exclusively on lancome.co.uk and lancome.ie valid from 16/11/2022 at 00:00 until the 28/11/2022 at 23:59. Automatically apply at checkout, relevant discount applied dependent on total basket spend. This promotion is not available in conjunction with any other offers. Subject to availability, whilst stocks last. Incomplete, illegal, misdirected or late redemptions will not be valid. Promoter is not responsible for redemptions lost, damaged or delayed due to technical or connectivity or other problems. Promoter: Lancôme, a trading division of L’Oreal (U.K.) Limited, 255 Hammersmith Road, London W6 8AZ and Styne House, Upper Hatch Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.

***Spend £70+ to receive 9 samples in a pouch. Or Spend £100+ to add either a facial roller or a male grooming kit or skincare set. Offer valid until 23:59 on 18/11/22. To redeem offer use code: CYBER at checkout and choose your gift. Samples include: Ultra Facial Cream 7ml, Midnight Recovery Concentrate 4ml, Midnight Recovery Cloud Cream 14ml, Micro Dose Retinol 4ml, Midnight Recovery Cleansing Oil 40ml, Hydro Plump 5ml, Super Multi Eye Zone 1.5ml, Facial Fuel Moisturiser 3ml, Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution 1.5ml. Male grooming kit includes a comb, scissors and a brush. Skincare set includes a: bamboo bowl, brush and metal spatula in a bamboo tray. Total worth value of £41 is calculated based on a ml per ml basis using the current retail prices of the individual full sized products on www.kiehls.co.uk, prices correct at the time of going to print. Subject to availability, whilst stocks last. Offer available at kiehls.co.uk and at our Kiehl’s boutiques. Kiehl’s counters in department stores are excluded from this offer. This promotion is not available in conjunction with any other offers. Incomplete, illegal, misdirected or late redemptions will not be valid. Promoter is not responsible for redemptions lost, damaged or delayed due to technical or connectivity or other problems. Promoter: Kiehl’s, a trading division of L’Oréal (U.K.) Limited, 255 Hammersmith Road, London W6 8AZ.