24 January 2013 by

The Top 10 Beauty Solutions For Skiing and Other Snowy Situations

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While there is nothing we love more than a skiing holiday, or in fact, any kind of snow (so fun/so pretty/always the chance a snow day from work etc.), there’s no denying this is a weather type which plays havoc with your beauty look.  We'd be prepared to put money on there being a fair few among you who have a) forgotten to apply SPF pre a day’s skiing, b) been so stiff after a day’s skiing that you’ve doubted you will ever move again and c) l those of you that just get really sore, red chapped lips and hands whenever it’s nippy outside.  But fear not.  We Grazia beauty girls have rounded up the 10 ski (and just plain cold weather), saviours from SPF’s to skin saving balms that we just can’t live without.  Take a look though our gallery above and click to get shopping beauties!


Words by Rose Beer and Jade Whitehouse

1. Elizabeth Arden

Elizabeth Arden’s 8 Hour Cream [a target="_blank" href="http://www.elizabetharden.co.uk/product/111/Eight-Hourreg-Cream-Skin-Protectant/">£25[/a]

It's not a worldwide best seller for no reason! This skincare classic soothes, restores, calms and helps relieve chapped, cracked, dry skin.

2. Bliss

Bliss High Intensity Hand Cream [a target="_blank" href="http://www.blissworld.co.uk/bath-body/shop-by-category/hands-feet/bliss-high-intensity-hand-cream/">£18.40[/a]

Your poor dry hands will suffer no more with this super duper hand cream enriched with all the goodness of macadamia nuts and grape seed extract to hydrate and leave your hands feeling nourished without that greasy after-feeling. Perfect for after a hard day on the slopes.

3. Clarins

Clarins Super Restorative Nightwear [a target="_blank" href="http://www.clarins.co.uk/Super%20Restorative%20Night%20Wear/C010409004,en_GB,pd.html">£69.00[/a]

Treat your skin to some overnight TLC with this intense nightwear cream which is guaranteed to renew and repair dullness for bright young skin come morning.

4. Eucerin

Eucerin Aquaphor Smoothing Skin Balm [a target="_blank" href="http://www.eucerin.com/en/product-finder/aquaphor-soothing-skin-balm/8c60115b37408705522df6a940a98d5c/">£8.50[/a]

We wont be without this incredible skin balm which soothes and heals absolutely any chapped, cracked sore bits by speeding up your skin's natural regeneration process. 

5. Sisley

Sisley’s Bread Spectrum Facial Sunscreen SPF 50 [a target="_blank" href="http://www.selfridges.com/en/Beauty/Categories/Shop-Bath-body/Tanning-suncare/Sun-protection/Broad-Spectrum-facial-sunscreen-50-_466-85075701-168202/">£103[/a]

This uber luxe and very gentle facial sun cream is an absolute must for those with sensitive skin.

6. Lanolips

Lanolips 101 Ointment Multipurpose Balm, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.boots.com/en/Lanolips-101-Ointment-15g_1132900/">£11.22[/a]

Quite possibly the best lip balm in the entire world,  this small but perfectly formed tube contains the answer to even the sorest, most chapped lips about.

7. Garnier

Garnier Ambre Solaire UV SKI SPF 20 [a target="_blank" href="http://www.garnier.co.uk/_en/_gb/our_products/product-struct.aspx?tpcode=OUR_PRODUCTS^PRD_SUNCARE^UV_SKI^UV_SKI_DISCOVER^UV_SKI_EXTREME^UV_SKI_EXTREME_RTN1&prdcode=P31013">£6.33[/a]

This suncreen has been especially created to combat UV rays at altitude and is full to bursting with jojoba and vitamin E to keep skin feeling nurtured and comfortable.

8. Ole Henrikson

Ole Henriksen Muscle Comfort Lotion [a target="_blank" href="http://www.beautybay.com/bathandbody/olehenriksen/musclecomfortlotion/?pcrid=12485385563&gclid=CN7vwf6PgbUCFe_MtAoddBoAmg">£31[/a]

Apply lashings of this essential oil infused lotion to tired legs and sit back and relax while it works to relieve those tired, aching muscles. 

9. Dr Murad

Dr Murad Waterproof Sun Block SPF 30 [a target="_blank" href="http://www.murad.co.uk/water-resistant-sunscreen-broad-spectrum-spf30-pa">£29[/a]

This waterproof treatlet is essential for off-piste and snow storm lovers - It won't be washed amy by flood nor (snow) flake!

10. Kiehl's

Kiehl’s Cross-Terrain UV Face Protector SPF 50 [a target="_blank" href="http://www.kiehls.co.uk/mens-grooming/by-category/moisturizers/cross-terrain-uv-face-protector-spf-50.aspx%20">£21.50[/a]


This water, wind and sweat resistant treatlet is loved by sporting heroes everywhere.  And us too.


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