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Stay cool on the slopes with these ski holiday essentials

Blogger @nakawunde braving the cold for the ‘gram
Blogger @nakawunde braving the cold for the ‘gram

You might be a black diamond trailexpert, but unless you spend your entire year flitting between peaks, it’s likely that your skin and hair are going to feel the effects of the cold on your next ski trip. Luckily, we’ve got the low down on the best products to help you keep your cool.

MARKS & SPENCER Sun Smart Sensitive Moisture Protect Sun Stick SPF 50+

MARKS & SPENCER Sun Smart Sensitive Moisture Protect Sun Stick SPF 50+, £5

UV rays are rife at a higher altitude, plus they reflect off the snow and onto your skin, leaving you at increased risk. Wear a good SPF at all times to avoid sunburn. Trust us: placing ski goggles over burnt skin is not a pain you want to endure on holiday.

DR.PAWPAW Original Clear Balm

DR.PAWPAW Original Clear Balm, £6.95

Don’t neglect your lips! As well as an SPF, apply lip balm regularly to help prevent your pout from drying out.

NSPA Expert Nightly Repair Cream

NSPA Expert Nightly Repair Cream, £10, George at Asda

If you’re having too much fun during the day to worry about your skincare regime, let your products do their thing overnight. This NSPA Expert Nightly Repair Cream will restore moisture to worn out skin – plus, it’s vegan!

TWISTED SISTA Clarifying Curl Cleanser

TWISTED SISTA Clarifying Curl Cleanser and 2 in 1 Moisturising Conditioner, £1.99 each

Skiing, like any other sport, can get a little sweaty. Clean away all that extra sebum with a clarifying cleanser, and follow it up with a thirst quenching conditioner. These sachets by

TWISTED SISTA are the ideal size for popping in your carry-on.

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