A brutal winter doesn’t just impact our immune systems or emotional well-being; it does a good job of ripping apart the skin’s natural protective barrier, too, which means winter skin care isn’t just a good idea — it’s a necessity.

Cold air and icy winds strip away the lipids in our skin that are responsible for keeping moisture locked in and for defending us against bacteria. This disruption to the protective barrier means most of us can look forward to red patches, flaky patches, chapped lips and some chronic itchiness well into spring.

Clarins Men – with its crisp new packaging and same excellent plant based formulation – has all your skincare needs covered. Here are 3 of Clarins Men products you need this winter.