Cracked lips? Dry hands? Brittle hair? Worry not! We’ve put together a list of must-have miracle creams to solve all of your winter weather beauty blues.
For your lips and nails
Multi-tasking beauty creams are an absolute must this season. They’ve been specifically designed to nourish any bit of skin that might be feeling tight, dry or uncomfortable, especially during a change of seasons. This is our pick of the best buys right now:
Lanisoh Lanolin Nipple Cream, R94,99 for 10ml, is positioned to soothe cracked nipples during breastfeeding, but we’ve found that its rich, buttery formula does wonders for dry lips, thanks to moisture-retaining lanolin! Its tiny, 10ml tube fits perfectly into the smallest of handbags, too.
Epi-max Ultra Ointment, R64,99 for 40g, is a brilliant solution when you need to calm aching cuticles.
Elizabeth Arden The Original Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant, R299 for 50g. This cult-favourite multi-tasking cream is now available in a fun, colourful, limited-edition version. Get it while you can!
Kalahari Lipid Plus Recovery, R290 for 50ml, is a our beauty editor’s favourite item from the affordably active brand. Use a thin layer in the evening and leave on as moisture-boosting face mask.
For your face, body and hair
A little goes a long way with these multi-purpose products. Smooth a little onto your face, over frizzy strands or on your body to lock in moisture.
The Body Shop’ Shea Butter from Ghana, R200 for 150g, is made from 100% Natural Community Trade Shea Butter and comes in a handy, resealable packet so you can use a little bit at a time and store the rest for whenever you see fit.
New Inoar Virgin Coconut Oil, R350 for 200ml, brims with nutrient-rich fatty acids and vitamin E, thanks to its pure coconut pulp formula.
Compiled by Beauty Editor, Martinique Stevens
A scent obsessed beauty editor with a flair for fashion and an affinity for anything kawaii. When she’s not researching skincare ingredient lists for the latest low-down on what this or that compound or chemical does on the skin, you can expect to find her off-loading stress at the gym, enjoying a salsa dancing social or hunting for the latest fragrance.