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5 multi-tasking cold creams that are all the hydration you need these winters

Ready to twist that cover, whip out two fingers, and dab? We’ve all done it!

I know many of us have peeled off the layers of our dry skin. Sometimes it’s red, other times it’s just uncomfortable. I for one have a hard time peeling the sides of lips. It’s just really irritating and bad for your skin! The cold does a number on you, it strips your skin of the oils that you naturally need for soft and supple skin. For all you dry-skin people who suffer from flaky, dry skin, or oily skins that just need that extra moisturization this winter, the solutions are in the list below!

Dr Sheth’s Vitamin E & Ginseng Moisturising Cream

dr Sheth cream

Dr Sheth’s products are made for Indian skin, so don’t worry if you feel that big-brand creams might not understand you, this cream has your back! The 5.5 per cent Vitamin E repairs your skin while the ginseng extract soothes it. The cream also contains wheat and oat sugars, which heals your skin. Lecithin, commonly found in food and essential to cells in your body, hydrates your skin. So basically, whatever the need, the solution is Dr Sheth’s Vitamin E & Ginseng Moisturizing Cream. 


Bioderma Atoderm Creme Ultra-nourishing Face & Body Daily Care 

bioderma cream

This cream nourishes and hydrates your skin with its moistening, anti-dehydrating agents, and also protects your face’s natural water reserve and creates a healthy skin barrier. Naturally, you lose a lot of water from your skin because of the surrounding environment, even in the cold. This Atoderm Creme will protect your face from water loss, and the retained moisture will keep your skin from drying. Bioderma products tend to have a gloss that basically makes applying it a dream. If you’re going to dab, dab on! 


Dove Deep Moisturisation Cream

dove cream

A household name, dove’s products have been long used for daily purposes, ranging from soaps to moisturisers. This cream is another that you need to add to your daily skincare. Dove’s Deep Moisturization Cream does the needful to the very best, it moisturises and nourishes your skin deeply and protects your skin from dryness for 24 hours. With its no-grease formula, oily skin can rely on this cream for smoothness without the oil buildup throughout the day. Suitable for people not looking for intense nourishment but protecting their skin from winter flakiness. 


Plum E-Luminance Deep Moisturising Cream

plum cream

This cream is suitable for dry, very dry, and sensitive skin looking for intense nourishment. It also contains Vitamin E, known as the ‘Super hydrator’ and ‘luminates’ your skin. White willow bark repairs damaged skin and niacinamide is a form of Vitamin B3 which keeps cells healthy in your body. Plus the cream is completely vegan, paraben, sulphate, SLS free and 100% cruelty-free. Its heavily nourishing properties might make you feel oily for a second, but it soon becomes better as you rub it more. People with dry skin may start feeling less and less itchy.


Mamaearth Vitamin C Nourishing Cold Cream with Vitamin C & Honey for Illuminating Moisturisation 

mamaearth cream

If you’re going to pamper your skin, then Mamaearth is your go-to brand. Mamaearth is all about gentleness and effectiveness, and the same applies for their moisturisers. This cream is rich in vitamin C, which boosts collagen and protects your skin from damage. Honey has antibacterial and antiseptic qualities, and it is commonly used to also illuminate skins in various medicinery. The cream is non-sticky, because it absorbs quickly, and is great for oily skin. Just because your skin doesn’t feel sticky doesn’t mean it isn’t moisturized. This cream does a good job of keeping things balanced!