Your win­ter sur­vival guide

WE TACKLE THE BIG­GEST COLD-WEATHER PROB­LEMS – WITH KEY PROD­UCTS AND SUP­PLE­MENTS TO SOLVE THEM.

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UN­DER-EYE BAGS

The echi­nacea and vi­ta­min A help you get more rest when af­flicted by colds and flu, while the Butcher’s Broom plant ex­tract in the serum in­creases mi­cro­cir­cu­la­tion to de-puff. Bear ‘Pro­tect’, $90 (60 tablets), bearltd.com; Kiehl’s ‘Mid­night Re­cov­ery Eye’, $50 (15ml); kiehls.com.au

FLAKY SCALP

Over­heated en­vi­ron­ments and that favourite beanie can wreak havoc on your scalp. Nix it with a sup­ple­ment con­tain­ing io­dine and zinc and a sham­poo that re­moves all traces of the prod­uct build-up. JS Health ‘Hair + En­ergy’, $29.99 (30 cap­sules), jshealthvi­ta­mins.com; Red­ken Brews ‘Ex­tra Clean Sham­poo’, $28.95 (300ml); mens­biz.com.au

DULL COM­PLEX­ION

Take it as a 15ml shot – the co­conut ex­tract will en­sure max­i­mum hy­dra­tion on a cel­lu­lar level. The vi­ta­min C in the serum ap­plied top­i­cally sim­ply bright­ens up the whole com­plex­ion. The Beauty Chef ‘Hy­dra­tion In­ner Beauty Boost’, $39.95 (500ml), the­beau­ty­chef.com; Der­ma­log­ica ‘Bi­o­lu­min-c’ serum, $130 (30ml); der­ma­log­ica.com.au

SAG­GING SKIN

While sag­ging skin is not lim­ited to the win­ter, the harsh con­di­tions can ex­ac­er­bate the prob­lem. But col­la­gen is your friend – and the rose­hip ex­tract in the pro­tein pow­der will help your body pro­duce more of it. Wel­leco ‘The Su­per Elixir Nour­ish­ing Pro­tein’, $90 (300g); wel­leco.com.au; Skin­sti­tut ‘Ul­tra Firm­ing Eye & Neck Cream’, $49 (30ml); skin­sti­tut.com

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