Outside elements can have a huge impact on our skin, cold weather and central heating can play as much havoc as the sun.
With that in mind, and warmer weather hopefully on the way, is it time you changed up your skincare? Check out these dreamy day creams to treat your skin this Spring.
Healing and nourishing, INIKA Organic Phytofuse Renew Maca Root Day Cream is winner of the Editor’s Choice award at the Beauty Shortlist Awards 2021. It’s part of INIKA Organic’s Phytofuse Renew skincare, which was created over five years to be the world’s first 100% natural skincare powered by 5% botanical active extracts – more than double compared to other brands. Housed in eco-packaging made from glass and sugar cane, it is clinically proven to perform. An independent testing lab measured physiological improvements to the skin and researchers found that women aged 25-65 using the Day Cream twice a day experienced a 36% boost in hydration, a 31.4% increase in skin elasticity and a 17.1% reduction in the depth and number of wrinkles after just 7 days.
Organic Apoteke Rejuvenating Face Cream – organic, cruelty-free, 100% recyclable packaging and biodegradable inks – £35.95
A luxurious and deeply nourishing anti-oxidant anti-ageing cream, clinically shown to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Organic Rose oil soothes, hydrates and improves circulation and Vitamins A, C and E fortify and nourish. Using a proprietary pentapeptide complex derived from natural ingredients which regenerates collagen and elastin for younger, healthier looking skin.
A rich, calming, ultra-hydrating cream that helps to renew, plump and nourish skin. Contains peptides to tighten and plump, whilst plant stem cells strengthen and protect for youthful firmness and bounce.
Moisture magnet hyaluronic acid works together with REJUVENIQE S™ and a ginger root-and-bisabolol soothing complex to reveal a soft, smooth, glowing complexion.
Just launched and perfect to keep your skin fully hydrated during the warmer months. This refreshing water cream, formulated with pure Icelandic water, Barley EGF, Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin E, boosts skin moisture levels up to 35%, and leaves skin soft, smooth and radiant for 12 hours.
Award-winning serum that’s super light and easily absorbed for thirsty skin to lock in moisture. Provides intense skin hydration, plumps fine lines and wrinkles and suitable for all skin types – vegan.
This lightweight, silky smooth Power TonIQ™ works fast to boost hydration levels. Specially formulated with a rich and nourishing blend of botanical moisturising actives and hyaluronic boosters, it provides instant hydration, comfort and relief to dry, dehydrated skin. Contains a super moisturising and skin smoothing complex made from a natural blend of Watermelon, Apple and Lentil Fruit Extracts, it floods the skin with immediate moisture, while skin softening Argan, Jojoba and Olive Oils nourish and condition.
Foodies have long been familiar with the turmeric drink thanks to its positive properties, but the super ingredient also works wonders in skincare. The light texture of the new essence Milky Face Moisturizer with turmeric and oat water is quickly absorbed and soothes the skin. Can be used for a boost of freshness in the morning or as a primer under make-up – a versatile companion for everyday use with 96% natural ingredients! Vegan and cruelty-free.
Meet the prebiotic and probiotic anti-ageing cream for daily use! The microbiome is our natural shield, it maintains the skin barrier, regulates the pH value and protects the skin from stressors from the environment. This unique ProMicrobiome Cream preserves the skin’s own defence mechanisms, combating skin problems caused by imbalances in the skin flora. It promotes the formation of hyaluronic acid in the skin which hydrates and smooths the microstructure of the skin!
Wake up to radiance with this decadent night cream full of apricot oil, mangostin, and blueberry that holistically calm and nourish skin. Liquid Crystals, fruit oils, and Flaxseed oil richly hydrate the skin while clinically proven Swertia Chirata extract can reduce wrinkles and improve cellular communication for revitalized skin.
Hydrate and regenerate your skin in the morning, the first non-greasy Solid Day Cream with healing, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant skincare benefits. An easy to use, lightweight day balm, that is easily absorbed.
As well as obviously hydrating skin, the Solid Day Cream has the additional following ingredients and benefits:
- Immortelle flower – for healing, regenerating and anti ageing
- Cocoa seed butter – for its anti oxidant and anti-inflammatory phytochemicals
- Saffllower oil for – reducing sebum
This replenishing moisturiser from sustainable skincare brand NAYA, contains bioactive antioxidants, fatty acids and vitamins to hydrate, soothe and transform the skin. The protective cream also contains an innovative anti blue light complex to protect the skin from HEV light. The addition of Cacay Oil Cacay improves elasticity, plumps and reduces signs of scars.
Ecooking’s Day Cream works to tone and firm the facial contours whilst providing long-lasting hydration. Harnessing the power of hyadisine (which mimics hyaluronic acid), this award-winning cream provides plumps and restores the skin for a natural looking glow. Trylagen supports collagen production to improve skin elasticity for a brighter, more youthful complexion. AllergyCertified, vegan, and dermatologically tested. Available scented or fragrance free.
A fine and melting emulsion, specially formulated to moisturize and protect the skin throughout the day. True anti-pollution and antioxidant filter, it protects the skin from external aggressions (thermal shock, pollution, air conditioning). Energizing and relaxing, it decreases the drawn features and awakens the complexion while preventing the appearance of expression lines. The skin is perfectly hydrated, radiant with vitality. RRP: £60
Sandalwood Moisture Cream is an ultra-hydrating moisturiser infused with pure Young Living essential oils. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) – a naturally occurring, plant-based chemical, softens skin and promotes elasticity.
BLOOM by Young Living Brightening Lotion, featuring the Sheerlumé Brightening Complex, is infused with the most advanced naturally derived ingredients available, brightening the skin’s appearance while boosting the natural radiance. BLOOM’s lightweight hydration helps moisturise skin while strengthening the moisture barrier.
Wo Wonder Cream RRP £28.00
This rich and creamy lightweight Wonder Cream simply glides on and melts into the skin effortlessly, cleansing & hydrating as it goes. Luxuriously silky smooth texture, blended from seven concentrated natural plant oils and butters, it spreads with an incredible skin sensation. As its name suggests, it’s a WONDER CREAM! Perfectly balanced and combining the best of a butter, balm, gel and cream all in one delightful Daily Base™.
RINGANA’s FRESH cream light is a lightweight moisturiser that is perfect for day-to-day wear, it absorbs into the skin quickly making it suitable to wear under makeup. This day cream contains a plethora of oils from acai to grape seed oil, as well as Bisabolol and extract of magnolia bark that have anti-inflammatory properties meaning the cream will soothe the skin as you wear it.
This revitalising fluid features a lightweight texture that sinks in easily to moisturise and firm the appearance of the skin. It is enhanced with three forms of vitamin C: pure vitamin C that releases gradually throughout the day, vita c asimil to promote assimilation and stabilised ascorbic acid that works to reduce the look of wrinkles. Together, this vitamin-rich formula works to improve elasticity and brighten dull skin. The addition of provitamin D helps to reduce inflammation, while turmeric oil helps to boost the skin’s defence against environmental and sun damage.
Imparting a matte finish, this skin-nourishing fluid helps to promote a supple, even and luminous complexion.
RRP £97 50ml www.spacenk.com
The skin:genius® Soothing Moisturiser is calming, light and balancing. It provides long-lasting hydration while minimising the appearance of pores and scarring. Babassu, Macadamia and Hazelnut nourish the skin leaving it silky smooth while vitamin E aids skin recovery. Importantly, this moisturiser contains ingredients that behave similarly to sebum which signal to your skin to stop producing this substance which, when produced excessively, leads to oily skin and blocked pores. Recently voted the Best Moisturiser for Acne Prone Skin in the 2021 Beauty Shortlist, this is the perfect choice for troublesome skin. (50ml; £18.50 from skin-genius.co.uk)
Hydration is imperative to achieve healthy and glowing skin. During colder months it is important to regularly moisturise to fight the drying effects of the cold weather and lock in moisture. Promote smooth skin with this vitamin-enriched formula. Containing essential oils of jojoba and vitamin E; freshen your skin back to its smooth, silken self – whatever the weather!
The Formulas Jojoba & Vitamin E All Weather Moisturiser is £13.00.
Sebamed Anti-Dry Day Defence Cream calms sensitive, dry skin, relieving tension and irritation. Created with the same pH 5.5 value as healthy skin, it supports and protects the natural barrier function of the skin’s acid mantle, rapidly absorbs and leaves skin perceptibly smoother and suppler.
- For sensitive, dry skin.
- Calms flare-ups.
- Rapidly absorbed.
- Vitamin E neutralizes free-radicals.
- The pH 5.5 promotes the natural barrier function of the skin’s acid mantle.
- The rich lipids of avocado oil and its high content of vitamin A+E provide dry skin intensive care.
- Optimal active ingredient combination replenishes and balances moisture content.
- Effective defence against additional detrimental impacts.
- Preserves and maintains the natural moisture content of the skin, making it firm, smooth and supple.
- Highly concentrated rapeseed Phytosterols helps to soothe sensitive, dry skin and relieves tension and irritation.
- Dermatologically and clinically tested.
- RRP: £10.29