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    31 Winter Beauty Products That Actually Do What They Say They Will

    The weather outside may be frightful, but your beauty and skincare routines will be oh, so delightful.

    1. L'Oreal Voluminous Primer Mascara goes on white and adds additional fibers to lengthen and thicken lashes. Using a primer like this one actually makes it easier for makeup removal and results in less lash fall out. Easier makeup removal results in less irritated skin (which your sensitive winter complexion would probs prefer less of — irritation that is).

    2. Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick lasts for up to 16 hours on the lips (literal sorcery). With an abundance of shade options, you'll have a new go-to lipstick for any cold-weather event you have coming up.

    3. And E.l.f. Lip Laquer glosses lips with serious shine if you want something hydrating on top. Wear it on its own or over your favorite matte lippie for a juicy pout. Keeping this handy will instantly expand your lipstick collection by allowing your matte lip products to also be utilized as glossy lip products with this as a topcoat.

    4. Bioré Deep Cleansing Pore Strips remove dirt and oil from clogged pores which certainly can occur after a ton of mask wear. These are a must-have in your winter nighttime skincare routine.

    5. First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream infuses skin with shea butter and calms with oatmeal so any flaking skin can stop, well — flaking. This is thicker than your typical face cream in case that lightweight one you currently own just isn't cutting it for those freezing temps outside.

    6. Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer supplies the illusion that you've gotten your beauty rest especially after having had taken your dog out in the snow at midnight, and 2 a.m., and 6 a.m. the night prior... This brightens and covers dark circles so you'll look ~fresh~ throughout the day.

    7. Avarelle Acne Patches make breakouts vanish overnight. We all know the feeling of stress breakouts, regardless of the time of year — somehow they always show up unannounced.

    8. Moroccanoil Curl Defining Cream defines and preserves curls so they stay intact and bouncy all day even if you're tossing on a beanie. Static-y, dried out curls? No thanks.

    9. Lanolips 101 Ointment Superbalm rejuvenates chapped lips, which is a MUST this winter. Apply this balm wherever else you need some extra moisture as well (cuticles, skin, etc.)

    before and after using lanolips on chapped lips

    10. Or for nails specifically, CND SolarOil conditions cuticles with almond oil and vitamin E so you can say goodbye to dry skin. Your hands deserve some TLC after all that snow shoveling you've been doing lately.

    Before and after using cuticle nail oil

    11. Nizoral Anti-Dandruff Shampoo rids the scalp of any flakes that occur due to dry skin. We all know wintertime = the season of beanies, so wear them with confidence knowing when you take it off later, you won't have an incredibly itchy and irritated scalp.

    reviewer before and after using anti-dandruff shampoo

    12. Kiss Strip Eyelash Adhesive keeps faux lashes in place for hours with its waterproof and aloe vera formula. I use this eyelash glue and it's so easy to brush onto lashes and lasts practically all day without having to reapply. It also withstands intense winds (I've tried it) which makes it a great must-have in your winter beauty bag.

    13. AxV Beauty Hydrating Face Oil features ingredients like jojoba oil, vitamin E, and tea tree oil to assist with inflamed skin. This is a great product to try if your skin tends to be irritated, dry, or red (basically all the aftermath of winter-stressed skin).

    Before and after showing the oil helped get rid of user's red, irritated cheek breakouts

    14. Hair Dance Dry Shampoo Powder removes unwanted excess oil especially if you're trying to increase time between hair washes. Pop this bb into your roots and ~voila~ no more greasy hair.

    15. Beauty By Earth Self Tanner supplies the sunkissed glow your skin has been desperately missing since summer rudely decided to transition to fall, and fall rudely decided to transition to winter...

    person before and after using self-tanner

    16. Aunt Jackies Curls & Coils Detangler keeps curly hair hydrated and defined. The winter wind can take such a toll on our hair this time of year that we want to make sure to preserve its hydration and bounciness. Major bonus? It's under $12.

    17. Cuticle Guard Tape Kit assists with at-home manicures and comes in major clutch when you want to paint your nails those deep, wintery, dark shades like red, green, and brown that leave a ton of staining around the cuticles.

    18. Dr. Teal's Foaming Bath Soap creates a bubble wonderland in your tub you'll want to soak in after that commute from the train back to your apartment. This will ease your frostbitten fingers and toes.

    19. And Good Juju Herbal Scrub buffs away winter-induced dry skin with calendula and rose sugar. There's nothing quite like having buttery smooth skin post bathtime.

    Person pouring out the scrub into their hands

    20. Or an exfoliating mitt removes dead skin to prep for a hydrating moisturizer your skin is sure to drink up immediately.

    21. Bread Beauty Supply Wash-Day Essentials Kit detangles curly and textured hair easy peasy. If your hair takes a beating from harsh winter winds, you won't be sorry for adding this to your haircare lineup. It comes with hair wash, a mask, hair oil, and a bread puff (aka a scrunchie)!

    Two packets of conditioner and shampoo, a glass bottle of oil, and a large white scrunchie

    22. Biossance Sheer Mineral Sunscreen hydrates and protects skin from harmful UV rays that yes — are even as dangerous in the winter as they are in spring and summer. SPF all the timeeeeeeee folks.

    hand holding bottle of sunscreen with light swatch of product on arm

    23. Or Tower 28 Tinted Sunscreen Foundation blends seamlessly into the skin and offers a light coverage with the benefits of SPF. This light coverage foundation doesn't hide your skin like other heavyweight foundations, it just evens it.

    24. Maybelline Master Chrome Highlighter keeps skin looking glowy wherever it's applied on the face even when these colder months may have dulled our complexions.

    25. Annatato Eyebrow Soap grooms brows into a budge-proof finish (even if it's an incredibly blustery day outside). Fluffy brows are all the rage right now, so if you're going the route of toning it back on makeup wearing this season, you can still feel put together with a product like this one.

    closeup of reviewer's eyebrows that appear fluffy and full

    26. Bio Oil heals and soothes scars, balance uneven skin tones, and add immense hydration back to the skin wherever it's used. TBH, my hands have been getting beat up from the mix of cold weather, hand washing, and hand sanitizing that something tells me this would be lovely for my knuckles...

    27. Haus Laboratories Lip Gloss (from Lady Gaga's beauty line) sparkles as the cherry on top of your makeup look. Give your pout a break from the matte liquid lipsticks (which can be super drying for some) and opt for this shinier option instead.

    28. AJ Crimson Lipstick replaces lipsticks of years past with its creamy and opaque formula in a slew of winter hues.

    model swatching various shades of lipstick

    29. A reusable Revlon oil-absorbing roller stick because even though it may theoretically be dry skin season...face oil just loves to crash the party. This is made with volcanic stone that soaks up skin oil with ease. It also has a setting powder within the roller to mattify skin with no white cast.

    30. Oui The People Sugarcoat takes shaving to a whole new ~hydrating~ level. This gel-to-milk formula features dandelion root, aloe vera leaf juice, and is rich in antioxidants for an enjoyable shave. If you're choosing to shave through the winter, use a product that'll help you avoid irritated, dry skin.

    31. Revlon Blow-Dry Brush