Whether you're a makeup artist or just a girl who likes to look her best, winter is a great time to shine. The cooler temperatures and lower humidity levels make your skin less likely to break out. Here are some great products for winter-proofing your makeup routine.
My skin is oily in the winter and extremely oily in the summer. ...Perfect for winter....I love this powder - been using it since high school. It makes your skin very matte and shine-free, so it's perfect for the fall and winter months.
What it is: An oil-free formula that maintains a fresh look and feel, all day and night.
Skin Type: Combination and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Oiliness, Dryness, and Uneven Skin Tone
Formulation: Pressed Powder
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, mineral oil, and fragrances.
What Else You Need to Know: Clinique’s Stay-Matte Sheer Pressed Powder Stay has a matte finish with sheer coverage. It’s also dermatologist-tested and non-acnegenic.
Size: 0.3 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 2107852
Color: Medium Deep
Nice powder for someone that does not have dry skin. I have a very dry T-Zone and this literally sits in the crevices and makes my makeup look horrible. ...Great match to many skin tones...This powder goes on very easily and is a perfect match to many skin tones. (I tan very dark in the summer, can use it during summer and in winter when not tan.)
What it is:
A high-performance translucent powder that sets makeup for lasting wear without weight or texture, in a convenient, portable compact that's perfect for touch-ups on the go.
What it does:
Prolong the wear of your makeup while staying color-true throughout the day with this high-performance, translucent powder. This lightweight formula sets and perfects makeup with a shine-free, natural-matte, velvety finish for up to 12 hours. This no-flashback formula means you'll look great in photos, and it creates a soft-focus effect to smooth away the look of fine lines and imperfections. It’s available in two shades designed to look and feel natural on all skin tones.
Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 g·ITEM: 2145399
Color: 020 Light Beige - light: neutral undertone
I wear very little makeup and have itchy dry skin. This is amazing gives beautiful coverage without feeling like you have anything on your skin. ...Darkest color (030) is perfect for my winter skin tone. Decent coverage and gorgeous dewey finish. ...Asian light/medium skin
What it is: A skincare compact that blurs the look of imperfections and helps minimize visible signs of aging, leaving skin looking flawless.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Pores, and Dullness
Formulation: Lightweight Serum
- Longoza Flower: Renowned for its exceptional, visibly age-defying effectiveness.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban.
What Else You Need to Know: The formula visibly corrects an uneven complexion, dark spots, pores, redn
Size: 0.21 oz/ 6 mL·ITEM: 2248946
Goes on smooth, doesn’t clog pores and it’s doesn’t leave your skin with that chalky look after long hours. It can be used on all skins tones, a clean fresh but yet sophisticated finish, I received this product from Influenster to test and It’s perfect! ...As someone with normal skin I often times don’t need a lot of powder and the mesh dispenser makes it easy to not over apply.
What it is: An air light, ultra-fine powder that synchronizes with skin and enhances the finish and wear of your makeup.
- Responsive Sensory Technology: Adapts to skin’s condition, tone, and texture.
- Protective Polymer: Helps keep pollution from adhering to skin.
- Smart-correcting Powder: Supports skin’s surface texture and tone.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
What Else You Need to Know:Shiseido’s air light, loose setting powder brings makeup finish to a new dimension.
Size: 0.05 oz/ 1.5 g·ITEM: 2389708
Color: Expensive - translucent
I loveeee the small glow it gives my skin. It’s a highlighter without seeming like a high lighter. ...i love to use this product for a subtle yet perfect addition to any makeup! i love to use it for “natural skin-dramatic eyes” looks. this is perfect for either “no-makeup makeup looks” or to make any more glam look less cakey. a must need to any makeup enthusiasts bag!
What it is: A translucent balm that gives a dewy glass-like glow for the eyes and face in a nourishing, emollient formula.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.
What Else You Need to Know: With a balmy, hydrating texture, Master Secret Glow gives eyes, cheeks, and lips an alluring, glass-like effect. Apply to bare skin or tap over makeup as the final touch to your look. The lustrous formula melts onto the skin for a stunning, super dewy look that stays in place.
Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2463586
Color: Deep Glow - deep neutral brown
Holy grail for dry skin!...I like looking tan but the sand and the honey are pretty dark for winter might have to mix with the Ivory. Quite obviously not for oily skin don’t even bother....Best complexion enhancer/skin tint I’ve tried...Wears beautifully throughout the day and doesn’t exacerbate oil or dry patches. I’m a makeup junkie and have tried almost any foundation/cc cream/ skin tint you can name, but this one is my favorite for a healthy natural look.
What it is: A multifunctional, sheer, full-face base that gives skin a luminous under-glow or a subtle highlight.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: The Radiance Complexion Booster is Iconic London’s first-ever full-face base glow-giver that combines filter-like properties for selfie-worthy skin.
Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2501500
Color: Cool Sand - light beige with pink undertones; for light skin.
It's perfect to use in the winter, but I wouldn't suggest it in the summer if you're oily/combination skin. ...Perfect for the winter!!!...I love it the texture, the color, and how it blends seemlessly into my skin. My face feels moisturized and hydrated after using this foundation, especially this winter when my skin tends to dry out the most.
What it is: A serum foundation that is powered by 25 skincare ingredients and leaves skin looking smoother, plumper, and more radiant.
SPF: SPF over 30
- Cordyceps and Ginseng: Replenish skin’s natural energy for healthy-looking, visibly glowing skin.
- A Moisture Complex including Hyaluronic Acid: Softens, visibly plumps skin, and reduces the appearance of fine dry lines.
- Vitamin E and UV Filters: Defend against skin-dulling UVA/UVB rays, pollution, and blue light.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan.
Size: .11 oz/3 g·ITEM: 2552909
Color: Sand - light beige with yellow undertones
It is a little darker but that is most likely not matching to my winter complexion/skin tone. I love the packaging and concealer coverage. ...It provides great coverage, isn't too thick, sticky, or super creamy, and doesn't have any of those weird smells you sometimes get with creamy makeup. While the shade I got was a little too dark for my pale winter skin now (my mistake!!)
What it is: A color-true concealer stick for evening and brightening imperfections with up to 12 hours of crease-proof comfort.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan. It is also gluten-free and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Bobbi Brown’s first-of-its-kind transformative stick conceals imperfections with creamy coverage. The comfortable formula stays the day without settling, creasing, or caking and delivers immediate and all-day moisture for smoother, plumper-, healthy-looking skin.
Size: 0.74 oz / 21 g·ITEM: 2569341
Color: 3 Tan - Medium Deep Bronze
I always assumed that cream bronzers would not be suitable for my combination skin and would wear off quickly. Charlotte tilbury products have never failed me so I decided to give this a shot. ...Light Olive/Cool/Neutral Skins Tones... Rejoice!...So much so, I've resigned to shipping in my bronzers from Korea, because they tend to actually be neutral and cater to lighter skin with green undertones! (3CE and Jung Saem Mool are two of my fave's) I can finally save on shipping costs, because this CT large beauty is made for green undertone light skin.
What it is: A 16-hour wear cream bronzer in 4 beautiful sun-kissed shades for face and body that blurs skin, hydrates with hyaluronic acid, and is sweatproof.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and visibly revitalizes skin.
- Vitamin D3: Helps protect skin upon exposure to sunlight.
Size: 0.85 oz/ 25mL·ITEM: 2574929
Color: 7N - light to medium skin with neutral undertones
Maybe not for oily skin....So at the end of my work it’s shine and so much it transfer to my mask. I touch my skin and I have foundation on my hand. So I will try this again in the fall/winter to see if does the same thing in colder weather. ...I am a true believer that skin should look like skin (rather than porcelain) and this foundation does just that!!!
What it is: A skincare-hybrid foundation with medium, buildable coverage that effortlessly creates a natural-looking, skin-like glow.
- Jojoba Oil: Intensely moisturizes and softens skin.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and plumps the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Olive-Derived Squalane: Known to balance oil production and diminish visible signs of aging.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan.