The 10 Best winter moisturisers

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The mixture of cold, winter weather and  piping-hot rooms can play havoc with your skin – these creams will lend a helping hand

1. Skin Insulator

£35, Ole Henriksen, bathandunwind.com

For skin vulnerable to the harsh elements, this contains an SPF of 35 and essential oils of borage seed and grape seed.

2. Intense repair body balm

£5.39, Neutrogena, Boots nationwide

The much-loved, rich Norwegian formula is ideal for extremely dry skin. There’s also an unperfumed version for sensitive skin.

3. Frankincense  Hydrating Cream

£21.25, Neal’s Yard Remedies,  nealsyardremedies.com

While frankincense and myrrh claim to rejuvenate, this cream is also packed with herbal goodness.

4. Replenishing Face Cream

£10.57, Eucerin, eucerin.co.uk

Chapped skin can be a real curse, but this non-greasy formula should go some  way to soothe damaged skin and help repair its natural moisture levels.

5. Melissa Day Cream

£24.95, Dr Hauschka, drhauschka.co.uk

This cream is aimed at sensitive combination skin conditions, helping soothe reddened skin whilst helping dry zones stay moisturised.

6. SOS Hand Balm

£3.63, Nivea, boots.com

There is nothing worse than chapped hands, so a good hand cream is a must, and this intensive concentrated formula will keep your mitts presentable.

7. Confort Extreme Day Cream

£111, Sisley, urbanretreat.co.uk

This luxury cream will deeply moisturise whilst still leaving your skin feeling refreshed thanks to its velvety consistency. For use on very dry and sensitive skin.

8. 24-Hour Skin Saviour

£33, ESPA, espaonline.com

 Evening primrose oil, shea butter and manuka oil ensure this is a moisture-rich product which is intense enough for once-daily use. It smells deliciously spa-like.

9. Santal Face Treatment Oil

£29, Clarins, clarins.co.uk

Don’t be afraid of oils for the face, this product is like performing a mini-facial. Each night, warm a couple of drops into your hand before pressing into skin.

10. Skin Relief  Moisturising Lotion

£7.15, Aveeno, Superdrug

Fragrance-free, so ideal for those with super-sensitive skin. This product really soaks quickly into the skin.

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