Mountain Rescue


1 Climate Control from Dermalogica £25.50, 0800 591818 is great for wind burn, sun burn and chapped skin. Apply before sunscreen to act as a buffer between your skin and the elements.

2 Lifeguard’s Choice by Burt’s Bees £3.15, is a backpack essential to keep you kissable. Good enough too for heart-throb Bear Grylls, the youngest Brit to climb Everest and sail the Atlantic, who wore it on both record-breaking journeys.

3 P20 £11.95, is perfect for riders who don’t like to carry kit on the mountain as you only need to apply once a day. It’s also sweat-proof, waterproof and quickly absorbed, allowing make-up to be applied over the top.

4 When you’re not up the mountain, slather on a rich moisturiser like Dr Hauschka’s Quince Day Cream £16, which protects skin from heat and cold.

5 Melissa Hand Cream from Neal’s Yard Remedies £9.95, keeps mitten-clad hands soft and hydrated.

6 Origins A Perfect World Nighttime Antioxidant Mask with White Tea £23.50, is a luscious overnight moisturiser for wind-battered skin.


7 Can’t bear the thought of going barefaced? Eau Thermale Avène Tinted Extreme Compact 50 SPF £13.95, 0845 117 0116 gives high protection, flawless skin and a gorgeous, healthy glow.

8 Make sure you use a waterproof mascara like Rimmel Volume Flash Waterproof Mascara £4.99, or you’ll end up with panda eyes.


9 Super-hydrating MOP Mixed Greens Shampoo £8.95,, is loved by Cameron Diaz after snowboarding.

10 Kiehls Leave-In Hair Conditioner £15.50, contains a sunscreen to protect long locks.

11 For extra protection, spray L’Oreal Elvive Solar Sun Protection Spray £4.99,, then plait hair or tuck it under your hat.

12 Legendary Kiehls Lecithin and Coconut Enriched Hair Masque with Panthenol £22.50, restores lost moisture and injects shine.


13 achy? Help For Heaven’s Sakey! £18, is chock full of warming oils to get muscles ready for the slopes.

14 Olverum Bath Oil £13.95, has been used by skiers since the 1930’s to soothe weary muscles and can double up as a massage oil.

Top Tip:

‘Avoid extremes in temperature. Don’t jump straight in the sauna when you come off the mountain or you’ll end up with dilated capillaries (permanent red cheeks).’ – skin specialist, Sally Penford.


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