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    23 Beauty Products That Will Help You Battle Your Winter Demons

    Chapped lips? I don't know her.

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    I don't mean to alarm you all, but winter is finally here and unfortunately, that means things are about to become a lot drier.


    Dry skin, dry hair, dry LIPS.

    A change in weather generally means a change in your beauty routine, so here are some super hydrating products you should consider adding to your rotation.


    1. This Mario Badescu lip wax that's the answer to all the prayers that have ever passed your chapped lips.

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    This one is enriched with jojoba oil, vitamin E and beeswax, which means your lips are going to have a healthier diet than you (probably).

    Promising Review: “I’ve tried so many different lip balms that seem to dry up my lips instead of actually making them softer. This stuff was the answer to ALL MY PRAYERS. It’s smooth as velvet going on and tastes and smells like literal buttercream. There’s also an unscented one if you prefer, but I’ll probably judge you.”

    Hameda Nafiz

    Buy it from Mecca for $10.

    2. This Innisfree serum, which uses green tea extract and seed oil to hydrate the crap out of your skin.

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    Promising Review: "So, I've been getting serious about my skin this year. Part of that included doing a Korean skincare challenge for a month, which led to me discovering this green tea serum. Besides from smelling fresh and fantastic, this product feels like absolute heaven on my skin — especially after washing my face. It moisturises, hydrates and has became a staple in my skincare regime. I don't think I could live without it!"

    Isha Bassi

    Buy it from Innisfree for $39.

    3. This Frank Body Rose Gold Shimmer Scrub, which will get your skin silky smooth and leave you with a glow like no other.

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    This scrub contains coffee seed oil to get your skin perked up and excited and rose gold mica particles that will distribute all over your skin for a body highlight to die for. Use it on a particularly cloudy day, so that you can transform into your own sunshine!

    Read more about this glorious scrub here.

    Buy it from Mecca for $19.95.

    4. This Sleepy lotion by Lush that will hydrate your skin and have you feeling relaxed and ready for your eight hours.

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    This body lotion contains lavender to calm your mind, oatmeal to soothe your skin and jojoba oil to moisturise the heck out of your skin. It also smells absolutely phenomenal.

    Promising Review: "I kid you not, this lotion has changed the quality of my sleep. It's this heavenly mix of oatmeal, lavender oil, organic cocoa butter and a bunch of other natural goodness, plus it smells divine. My colleague swore up and down I would never sleep better than getting out of the shower, lathering this on, then jumping under my covers— and he was not wrong."

    Mariela Summerhays

    Buy for it from Lush for $17.95.

    5. This Sukin exfoliating mask for all skin types that uses coffee grounds and coconut shells to exfoliate the skin while simultaneously using aloe vera to soothe it.

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    Promising Review: "I have used different products from the Sukin range for quite a while now. I love how affordable they are, but the best thing is that they're all natural. This coffee mask doubles as an exfoliant — it always leaves my skin feeling rejuvenated and smooth. Plus, it doesn't irritate my sensitive skin, unlike other masks."

    Zeta Morgan

    Buy it from Sukin for $16.95.

    6. This Kiehl's moisturiser that you can use day and night to give your poor, thirsty skin the hydration it deserves.

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    It's paraben, fragrance and sulphate free, so you can use it on sensitive skin!

    Promising Review: “I love this cream — will not go a day without it. I first discovered it when I was stuck in an airport for hours. I was going around the stores trying on products and the store assistant swore this was the best thing for dry skin (especially when flying). She was not wrong. It’s creamy, but not greasy, and is so light. I find it serves as a great primer for under my makeup, too.”

    Mariela Summerhays

    Buy it from Adore Beauty for $51.

    7. This Sephora hair sleeping mask that you can smother your hair with before bed, so you can wake up with goddess-like hair, regardless of the damage you did dying it a crazy colour during self-iso.

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    This hair mask contains coconut, shea, rose, acai, aloe vera and dragonfruit to repair and nourish your locks for optimum shininess. It also comes in a protective hair cap, so it won't stain your pillow when you're sleeping with it on.

    Buy it from Sephora Australia for $5.00.

    8. This super hydrating lip mask that you can apply to your lips before bed and wake up with the softest pucker you've ever had.

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    This lip mask contains hyaluronic acid blended with a mix of berries that are filled with vitamin C and antioxidants to nourish and moisturise your lips.

    Promising review: "This sleeping mask was a gift, but I’ve used it every day since I got it a year ago. Not only does it smell so damn good, but it keeps your lips feeling hydrated all night long. The best part about it is that it lasts FOREVER. I’ve had it for longer than a year now and there’s still so much product left in the pot. Also, it looks super cute sitting on my bed side table."

    Sohan Judge

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $36.50.

    9. This Neogen Bio Peel that will yeet your dead skin cells to hell, so that you can show off the bright and beautiful skin underneath.


    These soaked cotton pads are packed with antioxidants and are super exfoliating, so if you suffer from large pores and sagging or generally dull skin, this will change your life.

    Promising Review: “My absolute go-to exfoliator when I want to take off all my dead skin cells is the Neogen Bio Peel Gauze. Yes, I know you're thinking, 'WTF? Bio Peel? Is my face going to fall off?' Not at all my friend! The package comes with individual cotton pads that have an exfoliating side and a gentle side to clean off all the excess stuff on your face. After you rinse it off, I can guarantee that your face will be smoother than a baby's butt!”

    —Lisa Hua

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $29.40.

    10. This Drunk Elephant facial oil that is rich in natural antioxidants and omega properties, which help protect and hydrate your skin.

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    It's made with 100% unrefined marula kernel oil, which means it's free of animal products, gluten, fragrance, silicone, essential oils and anything else that may harm rather than help your skin.

    Promising Review: "I love, love, love this oil! The moment I apply two drops to my pre-washed skin, I feel like a new woman. Pair it with some hyaluronic acid and an SPF50+ moisturiser, and there's your skincare regime.

    Plus, if I wear this morning and night, I'm almost guaranteed to be asked for ID when going into pubs. It's a sheer winner!"

    —Nicki Williams

    Buy it from Mecca for $115.

    11. This Korres Wild Rose Vitamin C Serum that's boosted with super C to really let the vitamins do their work.

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    It brightens skin, repairs tone and provides antioxidant protection against free radical and UV damage that may have been caused during summer.

    Promising Review: "This is, hands down, the best skincare product I own. It is literally LIFE JUICE for my face. The consistency is the same as the oil your face naturally produces, so it doesn't clog you up or make you look oily (this is coming from someone who has oily skin!). Yes, it is a little pricey, but it's worth every cent."

    Sohan Judge

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $69.90.

    12. This Aesop Spot Treatment to target blemishes and pimples without drying them up, which is the best for people who have skin dryer than the Sahara.

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    It's made with niacinamide, sodium ascorbyl phosphate and salicylic acid.

    Promising Review: "Aesop Control is a great pimple/spot blemish thing I use. It's all natural and goes on clear, so it doesn't look like toothpaste on your skin."

    —Charleen Hughes

    Buy it on Aesop for $25.

    13. This The Jojoba Company Oil that's made right here in Australia.


    This oil is naturally rich in vitamin A,D and E and omegas 6 and 9. It works perfectly to hydrate all skin types, so go nuts!

    Promising Review: "I love, love, love this jojoba oil— I use it everyday as a night cream!"

    —Alicia Hosking

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $26.90.

    14. This wellness scrub to exfoliate your skin and get your skin glowing just the way you like it.


    This body scrub contains natural exfoliates to get rid of dead skin cells, dirt and anything else you may be carrying on your face from walking around all day. It contains pomegranate to nurture and protect your skin and promote skin cell renewal.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.96.

    15. This rosewater night serum by Natio that will hydrate your skin while you sleep.


    This serum will moisturise, revitalise, nourish and rejuvenate your skin — all while you sleep! It's suitable for all skin types and the natural antioxidants it contains slow the signs of ageing.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.96.

    16. This set of satin pillowcases that will ensure all your skincare and haircare absorbs rather than ending up all over your bedding instead.


    These hypoallergenic pillowcases are made of 100% mulberry silk, which is better for your hair and skin. They won't soak up your skincare products when you go to bed and they allow your hair to slip and glide when you move around. They also regulate temperatures, so you won't have to do the pillow flip manoeuvre in the middle of a hot night to get to the cool side.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.95 (available in eight colours).

    17. This hair mask that will rehydrate dry hair to the point where frizz will no longer be an issue.


    This mask contains Argan oil, coconut oil, jojoba oil, rosemary oil and heaps more to revitalise and nourish your hair. It's safe to use on all hair types, including colour treated hair.

    Buy it on Amazon Australia for $25.50.

    18. This concentrated hand cream that will give you smooth, soft hands regardless of how cracked and dry they are.


    This hand cream creates a protective layer on your skin to lock in moisture and encourage your skin to repair itself.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $21.93.

    19. And this foot cream to repair your poor, cracked heels so that you don't have to live in tennis shoes in fear of embarrassment.


    This foot cream is non-greasy and will smooth and hydrate even the most cracked, painful and sore heels.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $22.95.

    20. This cuticle oil, so that you never have to experience the pain of peeling skin by your nails again.


    This cuticle oil contains grape seed oil, sesame oil, kukui oil, sunflower oil and capuacu oil to condition your cuticles. It's also fast absorbing so you don't have to wait too long after applying it to dig into a bag of chips.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $17.95.

    21. This brightening face scrub that is so good, you'll be getting all the compliments at your next virtual work meeting.


    This face scrub contains vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, silk protein and shea butter to leave your skin cleansed, fresh and moisturised after each use. Plus, this face scrub uses walnut shells for its exfoliating particles which aren't super harsh on your skin.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $23.40.

    22. This leave-in conditioner that will have your hair feeling silky smooth every time you use it.


    This conditioner is infused with aloe vera as well as sea shell protein, which will protect your hair from the sun while it repairs and revitalises it.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.03.

    23. And finally, this LUSH lip scrub that is super moisturising and will ensure that you don't suffer from chapped lips syndrome this winter.

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    This lip scrub is made with jojoba oil and caster sugar. It's super soothing on your lips even when they're cracked and flaky.

    Buy it from Lush for $11.95.

    You, facing winter with all these products by your side.


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