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    39 Problem-Solving Products You Should Have If Winter Is Your Nemesis

    We've still got a few months to go until spring, but these things will make you dread the cold a little less. ❄️

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    1. A mini portable space heater you can easily transport from room to room (it's even small enough to keep right on your office desk). As someone who's ALWAYS cold, I can tell you having one of these babies around is a lifesaver when it comes to keeping shivers to a minimum.

    2. Some sinus relief shower steamers, because if you're anything like me, painful sinus pressure is the BANE of your existence, especially once winter rolls around. They contain eucalyptus, peppermint, rosemary, and lavender oils, which, when paired with steam from your shower, can help alleviate sinus pressure by clearing your nasal passages.

    A stack of four shower steamers

    3. A small but mighty ice scraper that reviewers say can bust through caked-on frost like nobody's business. Unlike longer scraper/brush combos, this one gives you more control, and is small enough to keep stashed in the car all year long.

    4. A pair of soft touchscreen gloves so you'll be able to scroll and text without your fingers turning blue. Plus, they're machine washable!

    5. Or some insulated waterproof touchscreen gloves for when weather conditions get a liiittle more intense.

    6. A tube of tried and true Aquaphor lip repair ointment to help soothe chapped lips that are in desperate need of hydration from dry winter air. Plus, it's SUPER affordable!

    7. Some highly-rated Nizoral anti-dandruff shampoo, because if we have to deal with "flakes" this winter, they should at least be the pretty ones we can admire outside, rather than the pesky ones that appear on our dry scalps.

    Reviewer before and after photos showing a flaky scalp next to one that's flake-free after using the anti-dandruff shampoo

    8. An adorable satin-lined hat to help keep static-y tresses at bay (yes please!). P.S. The faux-fur pom-pom is removable, if that's not your thing!

    9. A super useful waterproof windshield cover for anyone whose least favorite winter task is trying to scrape a stubborn sheet of ice off of their car's largest pane of glass first thing in the morning. It comes with elastic straps to secure to your side mirrors, so you won't have to worry about it blowing away.

    10. A wildly popular foot repair ointment to smooth out even the most cracked winter skin and caked-on calluses. It's got the American Podiatric Medical Association's seal of approval, and delivers essential exfoliation and moisture to severely dry skin. For best results, slather it on at night and wear socks after applying.

    11. A reversible dog coat that'll make sure your best furry friend stays bundled up when they want to play in the snow. It's designed for use with a harness, and even has reflective trim for added visibility when, you know, the sun goes down at 5pm.

    reviewer's bernese mountain dog wearing a blue vest

    12. And, some waterproof, anti-slip shoes to keep your pup's paws nice and toasty during snowy walks.

    13. A fleece cap with built-in ear warmers for anyone who refuses to let a cold day come between them and their love of running (respect!). It has a ponytail opening to keep long hair out of the way, and once your ears have adjusted, just flip up the warmers and wear like a regular baseball cap!

    14. A hydrating face cleanser to gently remove makeup and other gunk without stripping parched winter skin of its natural moisturizers. FYI, this is one of my personal *holy grail* winter products.

    A bottle of the hydrating cleanser

    15. Orolay's famous down jacket (otherwise known as the "Amazon Coat") for anyone wanting to keep warm without sacrificing style. Why is it so popular? Not only is it fashionably oversized, it's also got six big pockets, side zippers, and a comfy fleece-lined hood, aka what more could you ask for?

    16. And, if you're in need of something with a little more heft, Orolay's puffer coat, which is filled with lofty down so you'll stay extra toasty. One reviewer even said it's a great Canada Goose dupe for a fraction of the cost (and minus the real fur).

    17. A popular Levoit air purifier to help keep those winter sneezes and sniffles at bay! Plus, it's really a twofer, since reviewers also say it's effective at eliminating bad odors.

    18. A multipurpose balm you can use pretty much anywhere you experience severe winter dryness, like your feet, hands, lips, cuticles...plus, it's vegan!

    Two pairs of hands holding tubes of the balm

    19. A pair of spiky ice and snow grips to attach to your winter boots so you'll have some extra traction when it comes to walking on slippery surfaces. Each grip comes equipped with 19 stainless-steel spikes to dig into the ground, and the harness just slips on over your boot!

    20. A pack of air-activated HotHands hand, toe, and body warmers, because those of us who are perpetually cold know it's gonna take more than just thick gloves and socks to get the job done. To activate, simply remove the warmer from the package, shake, and give it 15–30 minutes to heat up.

    21. And a rechargeable hand warmer to keep in your pocket for a rainy — I mean — cold and snowy day. It warms up in seconds and can last for 4–6 hours on a single charge. Plus, you can choose from three temperature levels depending on just how chilly it is.

    22. A tub of O'Keeffe's hand cream for when your hands are at their most cracked. Not only does it provide instant dryness relief, it creates a protective barrier over your hands to help them retain moisture.

    23. A warm, puffy blanket that folds up small enough to fit inside a compact carrying pouch. It's water-repellant, in case you ever decide to try your hand at winter camping, but it's also perfect for snuggling up with on the couch, if that's more your speed.

    24. A Hydro Flask travel coffee mug to keep your hot drinks hot, even on the go. After all, we've SEEN what happens when you take a swig of lukewarm coffee, and it's not pretty.

    model pouring coffee from a french press into a red travel mug

    25. And, a coffee mug warmer, because no one should have to endure a beverage that goes from hot to "meh" mere minutes after they've poured it.

    A mug filled with coffee placed on the pink warmer

    26. Some insulated snow pants so you can take part in winter activities without freezing your butt off. What's great about these is that they're far less bulky than the ones you likely remember from childhood, meaning you'll have more mobility when it comes to things like skiing or even just maneuvering around in the snow.

    27. An *ingenius* bottle of anti-fog spray for literally anyone who wears glasses and wants to conquer that frustrating lens mist once and for all (brb, stocking up on this now). You can also use it on your bathroom mirror, windshield, and pretty much anything else that's prone to fogging up when it's cold.

    Reviewer wearing glasses, where one lens was treated with ant-fog spray and looks clear, while the other untreated lens is misted up

    28. A waterproof ski jacket with over 15,000 5-star ratings to help you stay nice and snug on brutally cold days. The furry lining is super cozy, and the adjustable cuffs and detachable storm hood even protect against harsh winds. Plus, at less than $80, it's a total steal!

    29. A pair of waterproof Columbia snow boots for when trudging through snow, sleet, and slush is just unavoidable. Their rubber soles will give you more grip on slippery surfaces, and they're cushioned, but lightweight, so you won't feel like you're clomping around.

    30. A super silky Glossier moisturizer you can slather on to combat winter dryness without feeling greasy, as it was designed to absorb quickly. Plus, it's really a two-in-one, since it doubles as a primer. ✨

    31. Some faux fur wrist cuffs that are great for when the arms of your jacket are a liiittle too short and you need some extra coverage. Plus, they'll give your parka a luxe touch.

    32. A heated seat cushion so you won't dread sitting on an ice cold surface when you get into your car. Reviewers say it heats up in a snap. 🔥

    black heated seat cushion placed on a car seat

    33. A set of long thermal underwear as an extra layer when just one won't do. Not only are they lightweight and squat-proof, they're also moisture-wicking to keep you from getting too sweaty as you stay warm.

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