21 Ways To Keep Winter From Ruining Your Skin
How to fake it 'til you make it. Also, how to actually make it.
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Bio-Oil, the OG concoction for vanishing stretch marks and scars, as a face and body oil to keep your skin looking supple. Kim Kardashian, Mel B, AND Pamela Anderson do it.
Soak up the beauty icon/burlesque star's moisturizing knowledge from
Dita Von Teese's , like squeegeeing water from your shower into your skin instead of toweling off right away. Your Beauty Mark book
Your skin — and coffee table — will thank you.
Get the hardcover from Amazon for
$25.34. (Also available in Kindle.)
Moisturize like an ancient Egyptian (um, OK) with this combo of honey bee pollen, beeswax, royal jelly, and other hydrating stuff found in
Egyptian Magic. It's kinda like La Mer for people balling on a budget.
Seriously though, people on the internet are NUTS about this stuff.
Get a 4-ounce jar from Amazon for
Place a humidifier in every room of your house — or at least your bedroom. This kid-friendly
frog humidifier is a good bet with cool mist and a refillable water tank that fits under most bathroom sinks.
Stay committed to baking your makeup — not your skin — by spritzing on
Mario Badescu Facial Spray with soothing aloe and rosewater once your makeup's as you want it.
Before you go running outside, rub some
Aquaphor on your nose, lips, and any other places on your face that get really dry, really fast. It'll keep you face from getting wind chapped.
Start using a damn serum already. Try out
Glossier's Glow between washing your face and applying moisturizer.
Get it from Glossier for
$28. / Also available in a Super Pack (with Glossier's two other serums) for $65.
Drink allll the water, even though going outside without a coat on would kill you right now. Tote around this cute AF
Pusheen water bottle around as a constant reminder.
Switch to a
cleansing oil that'll dissolve makeup without drying out your skin like regular facial cleansers.
Look like an awards show statuette by wearing this
24K gold illuminator solo or under your foundation.
Its optical diffusers scatter light so you look like the picture of health going on 12 hours of sleep and GALLONS of water.
Get a 1.7-ounce bottle from Sephora for
Or artfully draw on a glow with
Glossier's Haloscope, a dew-effect highlighter that has an oil core for extra-hydrated skin.
Get it from Glossier for
$22. / Available in Quartz, Topaz, and Moonstone.
Hydrate like crazy — minus the grease — with
Kiehl's Creme de Corps, an ultra-rich body moisturizer that's worthy of its price.
Get an 8.4-ounce bottle from Kiehl's for
$29.50. / Available in five sizes.
Sneak a few cups of good ol'
green tea into your daily bev rotation to see a cheap, noticeable difference.
Take an occasional break from guzzling (budget-friendlier) green tea and sip on this
Kusmi BB Detox tea, which is specially formulated with beauty-enhancing ingredients.
Get a box of 20 muslin tea bags from Amazon for
Or, get six 16-bag boxes of less-spendy Yogi Skin Detox from Amazon for
And, naturally, just use some of the current health oil of choice,
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