It's a little bit hard to believe that party season is once again in full swing, but yes, Christmas drinks are on the agenda with work colleagues, close friends and even old school pals you haven't seen in ages. And while it's fun to swill endless glasses of prosecco and dine out on canapes, your skin may not necessarily thank you. Luckily, Dr. Om Prawarisa, of OM Skincare, has let us in on some super skin tips that can be used over the festive season and the 12 months following it.
"During this time of excess, the skin often reacts with dryness, dehydration, redness, and breakouts – the last thing you need when you want to look your very best," she told us. "Firstly, I would suggest not to sacrifice your basic cleansing and moisturising daily routine." Dr. Om suggests picking up her brand's Suggests Mindful Traveller, made up of Pure Glow cleanser and Daily Radiance Moisturiser. And invest a little time cleansing and moisturising the skin after work before you head off to the office party, that way your skin will feel fresh, and won't be clogged up with excess dirt and make-up by the end of the night.
Follow these tips to protect your skin over the party season
"I believe that prevention is always better than cure, however, I know that nights out aren't always planned," the skincare expert continued. "If your skin is already showing the signs of excess, try our No-Lines Nourishing Cream, a potent anti-ageing formula that provides long-term regenerative benefits whilst restoring a youthful glow to the complexion. A complex blend of dill seed extracts, hyaluronic acid and hand harvested brown seaweed, firm and tighten the skin, reducing the appearance of crow's feet, wrinkles and dark circles around the eyes." Alpha-H Vitamin C Serum and Indeed Labs Hydraluron Moisture Booster are also skin saviours for combating Christmas excess!
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