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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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1. Slather on 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.

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Get a 4.2-ounce bottle from Amazon for $12.34.

2. Soak up the beauty icon/burlesque star's moisturizing knowledge from Dita Von Teese's Your Beauty Mark book, like squeegeeing water from your shower into your skin instead of toweling off right away.

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Your skin — and coffee table — will thank you.

Get the hardcover from Amazon for $25.34. (Also available in Kindle.)

3. 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.

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Seriously though, people on the internet are NUTS about this stuff.

Get a 4-ounce jar from Amazon for $31.90.

4. 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.

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Both cool- and warm-mist humidifiers are equally good for skin. But cool mist is better if you live with kids and/or clumsy adults.

Get it from Amazon for $44.99. / Also available in Hello Kitty, owl, elephant, puppy, cow, dragon, polar bear, monkey, and hippo.

5. Keep a mini humidifier at your desk to fight dry office heat.

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Get it from Amazon for $12.88.

6. 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.

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Get a 4-ounce bottle from Amazon for $7.

7. 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.

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Get a 14-ounce jar from Amazon for $11.79.

8. Start using a damn serum already. Try out Glossier's Glow between washing your face and applying moisturizer.

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Get it from Glossier for $28. / Also available in a Super Pack (with Glossier's two other serums) for $65.

9. Pat on a bit of this panda eye-cooling stick to make your under eyes look super supple and moisturized.

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Get it from Amazon for $7.69 or Urban Outfitters for $12.

10. Cover parts of your body that are occasionally exposed this season in Burt's Bees Radiance Body Lotion to look all glow-y and less sun-deprived.

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Get a 6-ounce bottle from Amazon for $9.64.

11. 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.

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Get it from Asos for $15.50.

12. Switch to a cleansing oil that'll dissolve makeup without drying out your skin like regular facial cleansers.

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Get a 6.7-ounce bottle from Amazon for $26.50.

13. Look like an awards show statuette by wearing this 24K gold illuminator solo or under your foundation.

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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 $42.

14. Or artfully draw on a glow with Glossier's Haloscope, a dew-effect highlighter that has an oil core for extra-hydrated skin.

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Get it from Glossier for $22. / Available in Quartz, Topaz, and Moonstone.

15. Stock up with a 10-pack of this moisturizing aloe sheet mask from beloved Korean beauty brand Tony Moly.

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Get 10 from Amazon for $7.99 or four from Urban Outfitters for $10.

16. Hydrate like crazy — minus the grease — with Kiehl's Creme de Corps, an ultra-rich body moisturizer that's worthy of its price.

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Get an 8.4-ounce bottle from Kiehl's for $29.50. / Available in five sizes.

17. Or, go OG (and cheap) with Palmer's Cocoa Butter for delivering moisture ASAP.

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Get a 13.25-ounce tub from Amazon for $10.03.

18. Sneak a few cups of good ol' green tea into your daily bev rotation to see a cheap, noticeable difference.

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Get 100 tea bags from Amazon for $14.45 or 150 from Stash Tea for $22.95.

19. 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.

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Get a box of 20 muslin tea bags from Amazon for $16.70.

Or, get six 16-bag boxes of less-spendy Yogi Skin Detox from Amazon for $20.34.

20. Lock in moisturize right away with in-shower body lotion.

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Get a 13.5-ounce bottle from Amazon for $5.17.

21. And, naturally, just use some of the current health oil of choice, coconut oil.

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Get a 16-ounce tub from Amazon for $10.47.

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