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Jessica Frankopan, owner/founder of British skincare brand Green & Spring and A Curious Group of Hotels, shares with us her top tips for looking after your skin this winter. Readon for your best complexion yet.

Plus… We’ve partnered with Green & Spring to give you the chance to win a hamper and £200 to spend online at Great Plains. Don’t miss out – enter our competition here*

Your products are all made in Britain. What inspires your collections?
The great British countryside. Our inspiration is taken from fields, hedgerows and country gardens. All of our key ingredients are indigenous to the UK and known for their natural efficacy and gorgeous aromas.

What’s your ultimate winter skincare saviour?
I’d have to say emerginC Vitamin C serum – it really helps to protect as well as infuse the skin with goodness. We have just introduced the range to C-Side at Cowley Manor for more advanced facial treatments and it’s amazing! There's a host of therapeutic treatments from Green & Spring that complement the advanced facials beautifully.

What does our skin crave most during the winter months?
Moisture, moisture, moisture!

What’s the key ingredient for combatting dry skin?
Shea butter and lavender oil are brilliant for hydrating the skin. Green & Spring’s Indulging Body Cream is made from shea butter and will do wonders for your skin with daily application. Alternatively, you can chill out in the bath with our Relaxing Light Bath Oil – the lavender and chamomile work both outside and in, leaving you feeling calm with silky smooth skin.

What essential oil should we be using?
Frankincense essential oil is brilliant for its reviving and restorative properties.



What do you recommend for a quick and easy skincare routine for a woman with a busy schedule?
I’d recommend using Green & Spring’s Light Cleanser day and night alongside our Mild Toner and Nourishing Moisturiser. It only takes a few minutes and your skin will feel fresh, clean and revived. And don’t forget the emerginC Vitamin C serum – daily applications really do make a difference!

Complement your winter regime with the perfect knit… We’ll be wearing the Marlene Roll Neck Jumper to see us through the season.