Plummeting winter temperatures and icy cold winds make dry skin common, the last thing we need with all the big Christmas events in the diary. Two ways you can help to avoid it is by becoming a hermit crab or choosing a cleanser that will help to hydrate skin. Here are our top picks of moisturising cleansers…

Cetaphil Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser 473ml £9.95 Buy Now

There are so many things we love about this cleanser. It’s fragrance free, which makes it a go-to daily product for sensitive skin, and soothes, cleanses and hydrates for a healthy-looking complexion.

Nip + Fab Nip+Fab Glycolic Fix Cleanser 150ml £7.95 Buy Now

A foaming facial cleanser that’s packed with glycolic acid, amino acids and olive oil to deep-cleanse and soften skin.

Avene Avene Cleanance Cleansing Gel £10.99 Buy Now

A cleansing gel that works a bloomin’ treat for blemish-prone skin. It’s free of soap and parabens, and gently cleanses and purifies. Put a small amount on a cotton pad and rub over your face in circular motions.

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La Roche-Posay always nails it with its skincare for sensitive skin. This cleanser soothes, purifies and hydrates, while removing all traces of makeup.

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A dual-action cleanser that works to combat dull, dry skin. Its salicylic acid gently removes impurities and unblocks pores, while the exfoliating particles buff away any dead skin cells. Try using it a couple of times a week.