4 FACE QUENCHERS FOR PARCHED WINTER SKIN
When winter comes, hydration goes. Cold, dry weather coupled with indoor heating zaps the moisture from your skin and that tight feeling can’t be far behind.
According to Washington DC dermatologist Rebecca Kazin, “Dry skin need an infusion of hydrating agents to restore the moisture barrier and keep water in the outermost layer of skin. Moisturizers contain some combination of humectants, emollients and other ingredients. For tight, dry cold weather skin, choose a heavier, oil-based moisturizer. Petrolatum-based products are also effective because they help prevent water from evaporating from your skin.”
Here are four terrific ways to recharge the moisture in your skin:
AHAVA LAUNCHES DEAD SEA OSMOTER EYE AND BODY CONCENTRATE
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The Dead Sea is aptly named:no organisms survive inside its alluring waters AHAVA.But the gorgeous powers of its healing waters,its cooling,sticky mud,and its powerful minerals are as legendary as Greek myths,and it’s little wonder that brands like AHAVA,and also lesser-known brands like Avani,Swisa and Seacret(to name only a few)are returning time and again to harvest its properties. We have been huge fans of AHAVA. ulTropical Pineapple and White Peach collection (a breath of summer in your shower) debuted a few months ago. Now, they have introduced two new youth-boosting super serums we’re super excited about: the Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate for both eye and body.
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TROPICS MEET DEAD SEA IN NEW AHAVA BODY COLLECTION
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As part of its existing Mineral Botanic range (which includes Hibiscus & Fig, Lotus & Chestnut, and Honeysuckle & Lavender), AHAVA has just launched its Tropical Pineapple & White Peach collection.
The most summery of all the Mineral Botanic scents, Tropical Pineapple & White Peach is as juicy as a ripened, fleshy piece of fruit but without hitting you hard on the nose. It’s subtle, wearable, washableâ€”and it’s about as summery as a beach ball. Like the other scent ranges, this collection has a triumvirate of products: Velvet Cream Wash, Velvet Body Lotion, and Rich Body Butter.
I tried the Velvet Cream Wash and loved the mother-of-pearl color and lush suds
KOOBA FOR AHAVA LIMITED EDITION CLUTCH
What do you get when a classy handbag designer partners with a classy beauty line? Why, a treatment-filled clutch, of course!
Kooba for AHAVA Limited Edition (exclusively at Nordstrom; $45) is the stuff dreams are made of: the cream and brown snakeskin print complements the AHAVA color scheme for starters, but that’s not all. The three full- and travel-size products you get inside the clutch (body exfoliator, body lotion, and hand cream) are items you’ll want for long-distance travel or a stylish weekend jaunt, and they all fit neatly into this clutch.
The three AHAVA products in the clutch are best sellers and include: full-size Mineral Body Exfoliator, travel -size Mineral Body Lotio