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Winter Skin

When it comes to this time of year there are endless number of things that I love – From the weather to the food to the cozy indoor activities to beat the outdoor temperatures.

What do I not love? What Winter can do to my skin. From chapped lips to dry, flaky skin to a general aura that feels lackluster.

So what’s my solution? Pump up the moisture. Both inside and out. Read on for my top three tips for beating Winter skin.

[1.] Moisturize

Drink your water! And green tea. And coconut water. And smoothies. And green juice.

Just drink!

Increasing your fluid intake {and sadly, neither coffee nor vino apply in this instance – Sniff} is the fastest and longest lasting way to improve your skin this time of year.

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[2.] Protect

Don’t be fooled by cloudy skies, you need your SPF just as much in Winter as you do during the Summer. Especially when snow is involved!

You also need heavy-duty moisturizer and some serious eye cream to give your skin the TLC it needs.

My top Winter skin care picks are Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream, Jack Black Protein Booster Eye Rescue, and Josie Maran Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 47.

[3.] Reveal

Getting rid of dry skin to reveal the gorgeous skin below is a Must this time of year, so invest in a dry brush for body brushing and a luxurious face scrub for much-needed exfoliating.

I adore Aveeno Positively Radiant, Yu-Be Skin Polish, and Whish Coconut Milk Exfoliating Body Wash.

Bonus tip? Sweat it out! Nothing makes your skin glow quite like a killer workout.

What’s YOUR favorite Winter skin tip?

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Winter Skin

It’s important to change your skin care products this time of year to deal with the dramatic shift in weather – Dryer, colder air, heaters blowing on your skin, accessories like hats, ear muffs & scarves touching your skin… All of these factors can leave your precious skin looking a little worse for wear.

Here are some of my tried and true tips for coping with Winter skin:

Gentle Exfoliation

If you don’t remove the dead skin cells, your natural glow can’t shine through. So using a gentle exfoliation cream like Aveeno’s Daily Detoxifying Scrub or

Winter Skin Scrub Exfoliator Face Scrub

{Red Velvet Lip Exfoliator from Sara Happ // Kiehl’s Coriander Gently Exfoliating Body Scrub}

Don’t forget about the rest of your body too – Your lips and skin need some TLC too!


I can’t stress enough just how important proper moisturizing is to cure Winter skin – Not only treating already drying skin, but to prevent additional damage.

Winter Skin Moisturizer Night Cream Day Cream Eye Cream

{Vichy Eye Cream // Perricone MD Face Finishing Moisturizer}

Finding a deliciously thick moisturizer is great, but you also need to make sure that you drink enough water on a daily basis.

Nighttime TLC

Night cream & thick eye creams are important year-around, as your skin does a great deal of healing while you’re sleeping, but they’re doubly important this time of year to help lock in moisture.

Winter Skin Moisturizer Night Cream Day Cream Eye Cream

{Origins Mineral-Enriched Renewal Cream // Clinique Repairwear Intensive Night Cream}

How do YOU protect your Winter skin?

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