Skip to main content

Skin Care: My Favorite Moisturisers, Creams, Lotions and Other Potions This Winter!


My Top Creams & Moisturizers This Winter

My dresser is a mess... My cupboard is a mess... My bed is not made... My kitchen feels cold and sterile... My laundry basket is full... All this because of no sun... Come winters and the winter sun just doesn't do it for me any more... Without the Sun I am irritable, lethargic to the point of being a sloth, my house becomes a mess and my skin and hair just go for a toss! I feel lifeless without the sun and so the pati calls me "jadoo", you know of the Koi Mil Gaya Fame... Ummm yeah... No surprise there!

So finally I pulled myself up and decided to make Winters work for me... I rounded up my favorite skin care products that work wonders for me and here I am sharing it with you all :)

My Top 6 Winter Skincare Products (Dry Skin)

1. The Body Shop Body Butter in Brazil Nut

It is no secret that I am a TBS Body Butter lover so my Winter skincare starts and ends with a body butter. After having tried out so many, I zeroed onto this Brazil Nut Body Butter. Its moisturising properties and the way it makes me smell yummy the whole day makes it a clear winner!
For a full fledged review click HERE

2. The Body Shop Vitamin E Night Cream

Women with dry skin need to be extra careful of the cold and the dryness it brings along with it. This is due to the fact that we tend show wrinkles earlier than our oily skin counter parts... Thus a hydrating and a repairing night cream is a must and The Body Shop Vitamin E Night Cream is my favorite on all accounts :)
To know more about it click HERE

3. The Body Shop Cocoa Butter Hydrating Moisturising Stick

This was a implusive purchase but something that I don't regret picking up. It is a moisturising stick and is best used for very dry parts of your body like elbows and knees. I personally use it as a chapstick as well... It smells divine and is a quick fix for itchy dry areas...

4. Pond's Silk Cream

This was a PR product and it had been a while I had picked up any Pond's product... So when I received this in my mail, I was pleasantly surprised by how well it worked for me :) I apply it as a day cream under my makeup and even though I work in an AC environment all day my face never feels dry... The subtle Pond's fragrance is a plus as it brings back all childhood memories for me :)

5. Olay Total Effects 7-In-1 Cream + Serum Duo

Another PR product that achieves cult status on ISLM... This is one product that I feel works wonders for me... I generally wear it when I wear no base makeup at all and that means almost 70% of my time... It moisturises, it provides sunscreen and it is anti-aging... What else could I ever ask for!
For a review please click HERE

6. Vaseline Cocoa Radiant Vitalising Body Gel Oil

Now this is one product that  have recently started using all thanks to my bestie for bringing it for me all the way from the US... It claims to be a gel oil and is perfect for applying all over your body after a hot shower. It locks in moisture and keeps your skin supple and glowing... It is a serious threat to my Body Butter addiction and I know I will eventually choose one over the other... Till then let me have both co-exist in harmony atleast this winter :)

So what products constitute your Winter skin care kitty?
Are you a one product for all kind of a person or do you need various potions to help you survive winter?


  1. i am looking for a night cream..i shld try TBS night cream then..:)

  2. Vaseline cocoa looks so good.!! why don't they launch it in India??! :(

    1. I wish they did! Its not fair that brands don't launch half the stuff in India :(

  3. Does the gel oil have a good fragrance? If it has a cocoa scent I'd eagerly wait for its launch in India!

    1. Do a full review on it na Sam... !

    2. Oh yes it does... very subtle and yummy!!! yup will do a full review real soon Marianne :)♥

  4. I have not tried olay 7 in 1...will check thi one out now!

    1. sure do :) You'll love it if you have normal to dry skin :) Am not sure how would it work for oily skin though :/

  5. Me love TBS body butters. they are worth every penny. :)

  6. I love love TBS Vit E range. The Hydrant variant works for my combination skin too!
    I make the night cream work ;) And Butters! *melts*
    Oil Gel, Ahhh. I can imagine it absorbing into the skin *.*

  7. awesome post :D ive tried the tbs night cream n vaseline body oil love them both :)

  8. I love the Pond's Silk Cream, it is so non-greasy yet so hydrating!

    and about body care, as I have normal/oilyish skin, everytime I see a post like this don't know if I should be happy or sad, happy since I can live without lotions and sad cause while everybody else is slathering body butters, I am feeling greasy with lotions :( lol.

  9. Winter perfect skin care products ! I love The Body Shop body butters !

  10. Wow I like that gel oil. I have really dry skin as well :( I'm loaded with TBS body butters but I need a body oil as well. I hope I can find it.


Post a Comment

Make Me Happy :) Leave A Comment!

Popular posts from this blog

REVIEW: Johnson's Baby Lotion on Adult Skin

I am itching to do some makeup EOTDs and LOTDs since a while now but with guests at home I am not getting any time... So for a while you guys are stuck with me doing reviews. Not that my reviews do not need much efforts but as compared to EOTDs and LOTDs, reviews are a little bit less demanding where time constraints are concerned... Don't you agree? :)

Today I shall be reviewing the Johnson's baby lotion and before you raise your eye brows and say to yourself "WTF" let me make it absolutely clear that I bought it when I was out of a moisturiser and needed one pronto! This was the only one available and so I just bought it. I figured if it was good for babies, how could it be bad for me? The truth? Read on ;)

Johnson's Baby Lotion is Clinically proven to be mild and mild it sure is. It has a soft and soothing fragrance, which I love. Once applied it gets absorbed really fast and does not leave a residual oiliness or greasiness. It would be perfect for normal ski…

REVIEW: L'Oreal Paris Infallible Blush Paint Longwear High Impact Stick - Fuchsia Fame

Review of L'Oreal Paris Infallible Blush Paint Longwear High Impact Stick - Fuchsia Fame
Right now am sitting at the dining table trying to figure out a way to start this post in an "interesting" way... I am obviously struggling... There are these times when your mind just goes blank and you can't think of anything, right? Yeah, I am having one of those moments...

So, I guess I'll directly dive into the review and not mull around. I bought the L'Oreal Paris Infallible Blush Paint Stick on a whim... I was out window shopping at Shoppers Stop and I just happened to glance at the L'Oreal counter and this cute little stub caught my fancy... The moment I swatched it I knew I had to buy it...

Price of L'Oreal Paris Infallible Blush Paint Stick It costs a whopping INR 999/-

There is nothing much to talk about the packaging. It is exactly what it looks like, a rotating chubby stick with a cap. The plastic doesn't seem cheap and is pretty sturdy. I have d…

How I Wear My Denim Jacket To Be In Trend for 2018

How I Wear My Denim Jacket To Be In Trend for 2018 Denim is forever. It's versatility makes it a classic and in the form of a jacket it not just looks dapper and en vogue but is also comfortable and convenient... I love denim jackets because they are perfect for Pune's so called Winters and because they are the best accessories for any kind of outfit...

Going through some of the Fall Winter 2017-18 collections from the likes of Calvin Klein, Christian Dior and Stella McCartney, denim on denim seemed to be the trend in boxy and boyish silhouettes. I am not a very big fan of denim and denim and hence I prefer to pair my boxy denim jacket with a flowy, floral dress that makes the look strike a balance between feminine and androgynous.

 Faded Denim Jacket: Westside Floral Dress: Marks & Spencer Red Shoes: Zara Black Bucket Bag: Zara