Packing warm and packing light might sound like a contradiction in terms. How are you supposed to stock up on woolens and thermals when you only have a carry-on in your baggage allowance? Whether you’re embarking on an Arctic adventure or a cross-country jaunt to see the family, packing light always has its advantages – and the savvy traveler will know how to prepare for torturous temperatures without going overboard on the luggage. Here are a few top tips to point you in the right direction.
The colder months might increase the temptation to hunker down with comfort foods like pizzas, pastries and puddings, but there’s no reason why you can’t eat cleanly and healthily throughout the winter. There are plenty of tasty, nutritious vegetables which continue to flourish right through the frost, so stock up your pantry in preparation for these winter recipe stalwarts and keep that diet fresh and clean until the spring thaw sets in.
Making yourself exercise in winter can be tough going. If you’re in a regular routine and tend to be a bit of a gym bunny, the colder weather and darker nights might not seem quite as intimating. If like most of us you start to find it harder and harder to keep yourself on track, here are a few tips to keep your activity and motivation levels up.
When it comes to having glowing and hydrated skin this winter, it’s important to know which products work best for your skin. A beauty routine changes with the seasons, and now that fall is in full swing and winter is just around the corner, this is the perfect opportunity to ensure you have the right products so your skin doesn’t dread the colder months.
With summer over and the temperature definitely dropping, it’s time to think about changing your skincare. With less humidity in the air our skin becomes affected leaving it dehydrated, sensitive and often dull and dry looking. Banish those winter-skin blues with Ellis James Designs’ tried and tested top ten skincare products that will not only hydrate your skin but keep it glowing as the days get darker.