Winter Skin Must-Haves

These products will help you deal with dry skin, cracked lips, and other cold-weather beauty issues. When you want a makeup-makeover, try our Instant Makeup Makeover!



Clinique Deep Comfort Body Wash

A gentle, ultra-rich body wash that won't strip your skin of its natural moisture is a must in winter. This cream mousse formula contains the powerhouse hydrators glycerin and sodium hyaluronate to leave your body feeling soft and smooth.


$20; available at Clinique counters nationwide and
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Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream

If the skin around your nose is raw from blowing it all day, or your lips are splitting and cracked, dab on this all-purpose petrolatum ointment. Bonus: It's also great for ragged cuticles, dry patches of skin, and even split ends.


$25; available at

Isotoner Spa Collection Gloves

Hand cream is a staple this time of year, but if you're burning through a tube of the stuff a week, consider investing in a pair of these gloves. The interior lining contains aloe and microencapsulated mineral oil so your hands get a dose of moisture even when they're covered.


$48; available at

Clean & Clear Morning Burst In-Shower Facial

During the winter your skin cells slough off at a slower rate, leaving your face looking dull. Use a gentle face scrub, like this zesty citrus-scented formula, a few times a week to help boost cell turnover and unclog pores.


$7.99; available at

Lubriderm Intense Skin Repair Ointment

If your skin is so dry that it's chapped or cracked, reach for an ointment that is thicker and more hydrating than a lotion. This new one has serious moisturizers including mineral oil, petrolatum, and dimethicone to help strengthen your skin's natural moisture barrier.


$4.99; available at

Aveeno Ultra-Calming Daily Moisturizer SPF 30

The wind and cold air can leave your cheeks looking red, and even trigger a rosacea flare-up. This face lotion has been clinically shown to soothe sensitive skin and reduce blotchiness in as little as a week. Plus, it has SPF 30 — a must even when it's gray outside.


$14.99; available at

Olay Advanced Healing Quench Body Lotion

During the winter months you should upgrade your daily body lotion to a more intensive formula. This non-greasy fragrance free one has vitamin E and Vita-Niacin to protect your skin from the elements and prevent dryness.

$7.49; available at

Softlips Pure

The best way to soothe tight, dry, chapped lips is with a waxy balm that acts as a barrier to keep moisture inside your pout. This new organic version has a combo of oils, shea butter, and beeswax and comes in a bunch of yummy all-natural flavors. Just try not to lick the stuff off your lips!


$2.99; available at mass retail supermarket and drugstores nationwide