Redness, dryness, overall irritation—sound familiar? Come winter, it’s a daily occurrence. From a smoothing night cream to a superhydrating hand lotion to carry your purse, here are the 11 essentials we reach for when in need of some serious soothing.
Chilly winds and indoor heat lead to the inevitable appearance of dry, flaky skin. Grab this gentle exfoliator and let its soothing blend of fruit extracts slough away dead cells and stave off redness.
The ingredients in Jessica Alba’s skincare line are gentle enough for babies, so you know they’ll be just as kind to your sensitive adult skin. Pack these essentials (which include a hand sanitizer and a healing balm) in your bag to battle all of winter’s curveballs snowballs—from germ-filled public transportation to dry, chapped
Just because you’re in need of a moisturizing toner doesn’t mean you have to give up on effectiveness. This cranberry-based formula stops bacteria dead in its tracks and seals skin with a healing layer moisture via antioxidants and calming witch hazel: a perfect way to wake up your skin in the a.m.
Chapped lips can really cramp your lipstick style, causing color to build up in all the wrong places. Before applying your favorite shade, prep lips with this healing lip balm that both exfoliates dead skin and moisturizes lips to leave them kissably soft.
Everyone needs a powerhouse hand cream for the winter months, and this subtly sweet-smelling formula gets the job done. How does it pull it off? This formula teams a blend of therapeutic ingredients—calming chamomile, calendula, and natural plant oils—to deeply moisturize thirsty hands. Don’t leave home with out it!
This gentle mud mask aims to quench dry skin with a dose of green tea, chamomile, and olive extracts. Slather on a layer on Sunday nights as a weekly skin-saver, or use in place of shaving cream for a gentle, redness-free shave.
Originally created for nursing mothers, this restorative balm is one of our best sellers. Why? You can use it anywhere you need a medical-grade dose of moisture: Smooth over cracked lips or dab it on rough elbows for instant hydration and comfort.
We love all-natural products, especially ones that are cruelty-free. This organic lotion combines omega-3 fatty acids and plant oils to create a rich, nourishing cream to heal and protect dry skin—it even comes in an unscented version for those with particularly delicate complexions.
In the winter, we need a face wash gentle enough for our finicky faces. Enter this calming, no-lather cleanser that uses Pycnogenol, a powerful antioxidant, to reduce rosacea and act as a force field to protect skin from further irritation.
Treat your skin to some TLC as you catch some Zs with this remedying overnight facemask. Not only does it moisturize, it uses a combo of powerful antioxidants to combat blemishes and redness in combination skin.
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