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