Winter Skincare Tips & Must-Haves

Winter Skincare Tips & Must-Haves

We have admired celebrities that have created their long and extensive skin care routines for decades. High-end purifying cleansers, restoring eye creams, and ultra hydrating facial emulsions. On top of the products that are used, finding those said products that are ideal for your skin type and how to incorporate them into your routine can seem challenging. There are thousands of quality skincare products out on the market. The question is what products are best and worth it for you and your needs. In similarity with every season of the year, winter can take a major hit on your skin. By knowing this aspect, you can achieve the skin of your dreams this holiday season. Skincare obsessed with an emphasis on clean within the industry, Verte Mode has collected together top tips to help guide you with our must-haves for the winter season you will absolutely fall for. 

Top Tips You Must Know

As mentioned previously, knowing tips that are ideal for your skin type and concerns is key. No matter what season of the year it may be. During the cold and frigid winter season, focus on hydration. I think of my skincare routine like building a house. You need an excellent foundation to hold up your structure.

 By starting off with a hydrating base you will achieve skincare success. Seeking out a gentle yet hydrating cleanser to get your skin looking and feeling its absolute best. When washing your face with a cleanser, turn the faucet water to cool. The cooler water will assist in pore appearance and locking in hydration. Following up with a toner is ideal for the colder months of the year. When shopping for one, look for ones that focus on hydrating, rose water would be ideal. When that has settled into your skin follow up with a facial cream, hydrator, or skincare oil for maximum results. This could be a gel cream for acne prone sensitive skin, or ultra rich creams for dry irritated skin. You know your skin best. There are other pieces of your skincare routine that you can add onto if you feel necessary. This includes eye creams, facial mists, and face balms. Now that we have gone over ideal tips for the season, let's take a look into Verte Modes must-have products to assist you in achieving your skincare goals!

Coconut & Quinoa Facial Cleanser- Seed Phytonutrients

As mentioned previously, creating a strong base for your skincare routine is key. Cleanser is the starting base and therefore picking an effective option will do wonders for you and your skin this winter season. Starting off strong with the Coconut & Quinoa Gentle Facial Cleanser from Seed Phytonutrients. The gentle yet effective pick is formulated with powerful ingredients. Coconut to soften the texture of skin, quinoa to restore high hydration with amino acids, camelina and sunflower seed oil to provide intense hydration with the help of vitamin E and omega-3s. All of which are key factors in giving you your best skin this current winter season. Paired with the light aroma of rose, chamomile, and davana, this pick is a major staple in any skincare routine. 


Vegan Gentle Foaming Facial Wash- 31st State

Vegan and gentle formulation, the Vegan Gentle Foaming Face Wash from 31st State is perfect for those who need their face wash to do a little more than hydrate. Curated with certified vegan ingredients including magnesium, copper and zinc, all of these assists in promoting skin barrier health. This is vital during colder months of the year when your skin's barrier may be compromised as a result of the drop in temperature. Causing cracking, flaking, and an irritated surface of the skin. This cleanser is also a great pick for those who have acne concerns. The impressive ingredient list combat acne-causing bacteria and keep pesky breakouts on the low. We love the multi-purpose cleanser for the colder months. 


'Botanical' Facial Cleansing Oil- Activist Skincare

Last for our cleanser top pick is the 'Botanical' Facial Cleansing Oil from Activist Skincare. This cleanser is oil based composed of lavender, rosemary, and grapefruit oil to assist in maximum hydration to lock in and keep skin looking supple all day long. Paired with a light spa-like scent, this cleanser allows for makeup and impurities to be gently dissolved without compromising the skin's surface or texture. Activist Skincare has made this product refillable with customers able to purchase at-home refill pouches that allow for minimal waste. Women-owned, vegan, and cruelty free, this cleanser is the perfect winter skincare piece you need this season. 


Lavender Rose Facial Toner- Lumi Basics


Next on the list are facial toners. Lumi Basics Lavender Rose Facial Toner is the perfect addition just right for everyone. Created to intensely hydrate and balance the microbiome of the skin, this mist-like toner has various benefits. Perfect for every skin type but especially for those with extra dry and mature skin. This toner has a unique formulation created with 100% antioxidant-rich ingredients such as lavender hydrosol, rose essence, and witch hazel extract. Highly improves dryness, smooths fine lines, tightens the look of pores, and reduces skin redness are all the benefits of incorporating this must have into your daily routine. 

'Healing Water' Toning Mist- Activist Skincare 

You can never go wrong with double the moisture. The 'Healing Water' Toning Mist from Activist Skincare is just that. The lovely formulation of cucumber and lavender allow for the consumer to achieve not only hydration but light exfoliation and gentle cleansing. This mist can be used throughout the day to refresh the skin and keep you looking bright. Not only a winter skincare must, but a year-round must have!

Everyday Facial Oil- Lumi Basics 

A good and solid facial oil achieves intense moisture. The Everyday Facial Oil from Lumi Basics is an amazing daily option. Ultra-hydrating and lightweight to the touch, this oil leaves the skin smooth and supple with the fast-drying formulation. The rich formulation of grapeseed, coconut, and rosehip oils make this oil a perfect addition for those who need more hydration than your average moisturizing cream this frigid season. 

'Precious Oils' Active Infusion Facial Oil- Activist Skincare

Another great option for consumers seeking an oil option is the ‘Precious Oils' Active Infusion Facial Oil from Activist Skincare. This skincare oil much in comparison to others, offers elite hydration and long-lasting supple skin texture. However, an aspect that makes this oil stand different from the rest are the phytonutrients and phytoceramides. These two active ingredients work together to reduce irritation, fine lines, and wrinkles. As well as use a long line of fatty acids to rebuild the skin barrier. Which with repetitive use, creates for an impeccable surface and healthier looking skin. Formulated with a light cucumber scent that is derived from natural sourced essential oils, this skincare oil is one to add to the must haves this holiday season. 

Vegan and Cruelty Free Quench CBD Moisturizer- Green Bee

Now, those who are looking for your classic moisturizer, the Vegan and Cruelty-Free Quench CBD Moisturizer from Green Bee is one of Verte Mode favorites for good reason. This cream jammed pack with high skin nutrient ingredients such as various antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, this moisturizer is truly multi-purpose. Formulated with CBG, a highly antioxidant cannabinoid, allows for this cream to must the skin at ease. Rosehip, mango butter, and light weight hyaluronic acid make this option ultra hydrating for those who seek it this winter season. 

Kokum Butter Lip Balm- Urban Pulse

 As much as it is important to focus on your facial skincare routine, lip care is equally important as well. Lips are skin too and can easily fall victim to dry skin and aging when ignored. The Urban Pulse Kokum Butter Lip Balm from Urban Pulse is just the pick! This balm heavily nourishes lips and is formulated with cocoa butter, coconut oil, vitamin E, and candelilla. All of these naturally sourced ingredients make together to make an excellent balm choice for the freezing winter season. 

Hydrating Sun Protection Lip Balm- Sunshine Rituals

Final on our list of must-haves is the Sunshine Rituals Hydrating Sun Protection Lip Balm. Along with being intensely nourishing and paired with a fresh scent, this lip balm provides sun protection with SPF properties. Natural ingredients such as shea butter, jojoba oil, and sea buckthorn work together to help you achieve the healthiest lips of the season. 

The end tip for all of the products mentioned is hydration. By focusing on how to be and locking in hydration on your skin, you can have supple and nourished skin. Say goodbye to dry and irritated skin this winter season with our tips and must-haves!

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