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    27 Amazing Products That'll Give You Better Winter Skin

    These products will keep your skin looking lovely all winter long.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A hydrating primer, such as Glossier Crème de Glossier, you can wear solo or use for prepping your face before applying makeup, leaving you looking dewy and refreshed.

    Crème de Glossier features ingredients like fatty acids, murumuru butter, lavender oil, and red algae complex to keep your skin moisturized for hours.

    Promising Review: “This moisturizer has been a lifesaver for my dry skin. I've been wearing it in the mornings over my regular serums. My makeup sets beautifully and lasts all day. I also noticed that my skin is dewy and moisturized all day long, which is not the case with other rich creams I've used in the past. I've told everyone I know about it and will definitely be repurchasing it. And I like the lavender scent.” —Silvana Myrella

    Get it from Glossier for $35.

    2. A Luna 2 Facial Cleansing Brush, which comes in four styles to match your specific skin type, that'll give your skin a deep clean and combat fine lines and wrinkles.

    The silicone Luna 2 uses T-Sonic pulsations to clean and exfoliate your skin, removing dirt, oil, makeup residue, and dead skin cells. The technology can also assist in the removing blackheads and reducing the visibility of pores. It can also be used to firm and tighten skin areas. It is waterproof and features three cleansing zones and eight adjustable intensities. It is charged using a USB plug-in, and there are four Luna 2 units designed specifically for combination, normal, oily, and sensitive skin types.

    Promising Review: “This is a fabulous little product. It cleanses better than any brush and is far more hygenic. It makes cleansing your face quick, easy and a real pleasure. It charges quickly and the charge lasts for ages. I’ve used it with a variety of cleansers, both cheap and expensive, and the result is the same. It leaves me with soft, clean skin ready for skincare products which absorb more easily.” —Anonymous

    Get it from Amazon for $155.22 (available in two skin type styles), Jet for $155.22, or Foreo for $199 (available in four skin type styles).

    3. A Vitamin E-packed bottle of Now Sweet Almond Oil you can use as your body lotion or body butter's replacement, seeing that it's free of the added ingredients and fragrances often found in those products.

    You can use a sweet almond oil daily in place of your lotion or after your weekly body scrub to really pamper your skin. Almond oil can also be used as a carrier oil for essential oils or for mixing into DIY skincare product recipes.

    Promising Review: “Almond oil is very good for people with dry skin — like me! This amount of oil at such a low price is a dream come true! My skin sucks up the oil without feeling greasy.” —Laura A.M. Wopp

    Get it from Amazon for $5.70+ (available in three sizes), Jet for $9.06, or Walmart for $12.43.

    4. A bottle of The Ordinary 2% Retinoid for increasing skin cell turnover, which will help improve acne, reduce wrinkles, and fade hyperpigmentation.

    It’s recommended you apply your retinoid at night to avoid any possible sun sensitivity.

    Promising Review: “I was using Sunday Riley Luna oil, but this is much better and a lot cheaper. My skin is smoother and my fine lines were minimized after a week or so. Plus, you are able to use this product with sensitive skin.” —Emilie Richardson

    Get it from Asos for $10.50 or Amazon for $19.

    5. A tube of Jack Black Lip Balm formulated with SPF that'll protect your pucker from those ruthless UV rays — because they can still get sunburned during winter months.

    Promising Review: “This is a good lip balm that isn't too waxy and isn't too thin. It's got the consistency of something like Carmex lip balm. It smells quite nice and doesn’t have any odd tingleyness to it or anything. It’s just a simple, good lip balm in a good container.” —Kelid

    Get it from Amazon for $7.50 (available in four scents), Jet for $8.43, and Walmart for $7.50.

    6. A pack of Yes To Tomatoes Blemish Clearing Wipes, which'll give clogged pores the cold shoulder every night.

    The wipes contain salicylic acid to helps fight breakouts and blemishes and tomatotes for controlling oil and sebum production. You can use the wipes after cleansing your face, and the pack is the perfect size for traveling.

    Promising Review: “This is basically the only thing that has helped with my stubborn, painful adult acne. After a shower, these are good for removing soap residue and for soothing oily skin before bed or between washings.” —M. Francis

    Get a 30-pack from Amazon for $3.22, Jet for $6.52, or Walmart for $4.27.

    7. A set of Tonymoly Sheet Masks for treating your skin without all the fuss and mess of masks you have to mix together yourself.

    You can easily travel with paper masks, even using them on long plane, train, or car rides, for a little bit of solace on the way to your destination.

    Promising Review: “I love these masks so much! A friend got one for me a few months ago, and I've been reordering them ever since. They’re so cooling and smell amazing. I really love the avocado one. My face feels so moisturized and fresh after using it!” —Janelle Burron

    Get a two-pack from Urban Outfitters for $5.

    8. And a facial mask brush, if you prefer to mix up your own. It’ll let you easily spread the mask on your face and is lot more hygienic than dipping your fingers into your mask's storage jar.

    Promising Review: “This brush is soft on the skin and applied my mud mask like a charm. It’s easy, hygienic, and it makes me want to do my mask more frequently. It’s a great tool to have to make your at-home spa day feel like an expensive treatment.” —Amazon Customer

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $8.23.

    9. A bottle of Acure Argan Oil so you can put Vitamin E, essential fatty acids, and proteins to work on your face, keeping your skin healthy and glowing.

    Argan oil can be used on your face, body, hair, and even your beard. You can use it on its own or as one of the steps in your skincare routine.

    Promising Review: “This little bottle lasts a very long time. The scent is very subtle and the oil is high-quality. I use it every other day or so, when I feel like my face needs a little moisture boost. This is mostly at night, seeing that I live in a pretty humid climate. It does not leave a heavy, oily feeling at all. And the top locks, so it's also great to travel with.” —ZenLife

    Get it from Amazon for $7.13, Jet for $9.10, or Walmart for $23.99.

    10. A bottle of Belif Hungarian Water Essence that'll help your skin better absorb beauty products and bless your face with some nutrients and hydration.

    An essence — which should be the first step in your skincare routine after washing your face — provides your freshly cleansed skin with a lightweight douse of moisture in the morning or at night.

    Promising Review: “This stuff does wonders for my skin. I use it with the Belif True Cream moisturizing bomb, and my skin is moist all day!” —Calla

    Get it from Amazon for $33 or Sephora for $42.

    11. A Body Essentials Coconut Milk and Honey Body Scrub for washing away dead skin while spoiling your body with nourishing oils.

    Try using a body scrub once to twice a week to keep your skin healthy and those dead skin cells far away.

    Promising Review: “This stuff is great! I have used it on my face and body, and it makes my skin so soft! I've been having issues with acne and eczema, and I think this has really made a difference. I have super sensitive skin and I tend to be allergic to a lot of products. So it's great to find something that doesn't make me break out and dry out more and instead actually helps my skin.” —Jamie

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95 (available in five scrub types).

    12. A bottle of Simple Cleansing Oil, which can clean your face without stripping away the natural moisture and oils from your skin.

    Promising Review: “I found this cleansing oil to be very, very effective at removing makeup and grime from my face at the end of the day! When I cleanse with this oil and then use Simple micellar water as the next step, my skin feels soft and clean. This product has become a part of my cleansing routine. It’s easy and quick to use!” —Paula

    Get it from Amazon for $7.88, Jet for $8.67, and Walmart for $8.48.

    13. A jar of EveHansen Hyaluronic Acid Cream formulated with Vitamin A and E to repair dry, damaged, and flaky skin.

    Hyaluronic acid will help lessen fine lines, wrinkles, and blemishes, as well as moisturize tired, dull skin.

    Promising Review: ”This has been a wonderful cream that I use under makeup during the day. I have sensitive skin and it does not irritate me while nicely hydrating my face. My oldest daughter tried it and liked it so much that she purchased it. I am on my second jar and plan to keep it stocked.” —Shopwise

    Get it from Amazon for $23.70.

    14. A bottle of Son & Park Beauty Water Toner that can remove any leftover dirt, grime, or makeup on your face.

    Using a toner is key to clear, healthy skin. It helps wash away dirt and impurities and leaves you with a clean palette on which to apply your skincare products and makeup.

    Promising Review: "This is a good price for a good product. It makes my face feel so smooth. And it works well with my sensitive skin. It also smells nice, with the fragrance fading fast.” —Solemio

    Get it from Amazon for $19.90, Jet for $26.98, or Walmart for $29.99.

    15. A high-quality eye cream — such as Tula Revitalizing Eye Cream or Baebody Eye Gel — for brightening dark circles, decreasing puffiness, and firming your under-eye area.

    An eye cream will also come in handy after any holiday parties you attend, waking up a tired under-eye area. Just make sure to lightly dab the eye cream under the sensitive under-eye area to avoid damaging your skin.

    Get the Tula eye cream from QVC for $49 and Baebody eye gel from Amazon for $19.95.

    16. A tube of The Body Shop Vitamin C Microdermabrasion to gently scrub away dead skin, dirt, and grime while preventing breakouts and revealing a healthy glow.

    There are limitless face scrub options, so be sure to pick one that’s formulated for whatever skin care goals you may have. Whether you’re hoping to fade blemishes, treat acne breakouts, or even out your complexion, there is an exfoliator to fit your needs.

    Promising Review: “I really like this product. It cleans and exfoliates with the perfect size of grain. Some exfoliators can be too coarse and hurt, but not this product. It really gets your skin feeling clean and refreshed.” —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.85 or Jet for $16.12.

    17. A body wash — like Dove’s Men+Care’s Charcoal Body Wash — that won't strip moisture from your skin like bar soaps, leaving you feeling hydrated instead of dry and itchy.

    Also avoid using extremely hot water when taking a bath or shower, which can cause your skin to lose hydration. It is instead recommend that you take lukewarm showers and baths to keep your skin from losing moisture.

    Promising Review: “I love the smell of this body wash. It has a very refreshing and calming fragrance. It’s also very moisturizing. They have axed the competition, some of whom offer non-moisturizing washes!” —A

    Get it from Amazon for $5.47 or Jet for $6.68.

    18. A solid body moisturizer — like Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter — can be perfect if you aren’t a fan of using oil to moisturize your skin. It'll give your skin a major boost of nutrients like Vitamins A and E and antioxidants that keep your skin radiant as you take on the elements.

    Raw shea butter isn’t formulated with the dyes, fragrances, and other added ingredients possibly found in your favorite body butters or lotions. So it's a great option if you are looking for a more natural body moisturizer.

    Promising Review: “I have psoriasis on my elbows and legs and this made my skin look so much better. My elbows and knees are not itchy or flaky like they used to be. This was a great find!" —Kathy

    Get it from Jet for $13.88 or Walmart for $10.97.

    19. A bottle of Cover FX Clear Cover Sunscreen, which you should honestly be wearing year-around to protect your face from those savage UV rays.

    Cover FX Clear Cover sunscreen is beloved for its lightweight, gel-like texture. Plus, it’s colorless, and is highly rated for blending perfectly with all skin tones and types, leaving a smooth finish without any residue.

    Promising Review: “Why aren’t all sunscreens clear!? I love this sunscreen. It goes on easy and can be used underneath makeup! It’s great to use every day. I have very sensitive skin and break out very easily. But this did not break me out at all.” —Ashley

    Get it from Cult Beauty for $47.89 or Amazon for $71.96.

    20. A jar of Korres Wild Rose Sleeping Facial, a lightly scented cream that features wild rose oil and Vitamin C for brightening and hydrating your skin.

    You can apply the sleeping facial alone or over a serum after cleansing your face.

    Promising Review: “This product is amazing. It leaves my face silky smooth. I simply do my face routine and apply this on at the end before I go to sleep.” —Natazha

    Get it from Amazon for $48, Jet for $38, or Walmart for $35.92.

    21. A face moisturizer, such as Scotch Porter Charcoal and Licorice Face Lotion, to prevent your face from drying out or getting irritated as the temps drop.

    Be sure to apply your moisturizer as soon as you finish washing your face. Putting it on a damp face will ensure you seal in as much moisture as possible.

    Promising Review: "This is a great moisturizer. It's non-greasy a fragrance-free. Plus, the size is perfect for airplane travel." —Damon J

    Get it from Scotch Porter for $15, Jet for $9.90, or Rudy’s for $15.

    And check out our roundup of moisturizers people actually swear by here.

    22. A face brush so you'll lift dirt and oil while giving your skin some light exfoliating action with every wash.

    A face brush can also prevent facial hair from curling back into your freshly shaven skin and causing hair bumps.

    Promising Review: “My skin has cleared up so much since using this brush. No blemishes, no pimples. It gives me a deep cleaning and scrub. Definitely recommend this product to anyone with acne or just wanting to remove dead skin.” —L. Worthy

    Get it from Amazon for $1.63.

    23. A face cream like Josie Maran Argan Face Butter for an extra layer of moisture, especially if you have very dry skin.

    You can use a face cream as your moisturizer or pair it with your fave moisturizer for a serious hydration boost. This will be a welcome addition to your skincare regime, seeing that cold temperatures and biting winds can seriously dry out your face.

    Promising Review: “This is my top choice for a face moisturizer! It leaves my skin feeling and looking amazing and it’s not greasy. I can’t be without it!” —SueK

    Get a two-pack from QVC for $49.96 (available in three scents) or one jar from Amazon for $55.91 (available in three scents).

    24. A tube of Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10 acne spot treatment you can put on problem areas before turning in for the night.

    Hats, beanies, and other cold weather headgear can irritate the skin on your face and forehead and clog pores, leading to breakouts. But this acne treatment, which is suitable for normal, combination, and oily skin, uses 10 percent benzoyl peroxide to decrease oil production and kill acne-causing bacteria.

    Promising Review: “I have sensitive, slightly oily skin. As a teen, I had terrible acne. But that was before this product. As an adult, I have an occasional outbreak and I've found this product, combined with good hygiene, to be the best over-the-counter treatment available for my skin.” —Mickey Dee NYC

    Get it from Amazon for $8.63, Jet for $5.94, or Walmart for $4.99.

    And check out our list of drugstore acne products people swear by here.

    25. A bottle of Volition Mattifying Mist to refresh tired skin throughout the day, especially if you’re doing a lot of traveling or moving between the cold air outside and warmer air inside your home or workplace.

    The vegan toner is formulated without gluten and features rose water to soothe and hydrate your skin.

    Promising Review: “This product is a game changer! I received this product about two weeks ago and have seen a huge difference with my skin. In this desert heat I needed this product more than ever! It controlled my oily skin and minimized my pores, which I was not expecting. It truly makes my makeup look flawless!” —TChirstia

    Get it from Sephora for $29.

    26. A tube of L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream for tossing in your backpack, tote, or purse to moisturize your digits back to life after exposing them to the cold air.

    Promising Review: “I got this brand in a Causebox and fell in love. It has a nice scent that’s not too heavy. It’s fast-absorbing, lightweight, and not too greasy.” —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon $12+ (available in two sizes), Jet for $32.16, or Walmart for $23.50.

    27. And a bottle of purified LIFEWTR, sparkling Perrier, ionized alkaline Essentia, or whatever your water of choice is to keep your skin healthy and your body’s moisture levels from getting too low.

    No matter the season, drinking water is essential to having great skin. But we tend to drink less water during the winter months, which can lead to dehydration, dull and dry skin, and decreased energy. So remember to put drinking several glasses of water daily at the top of your winter skincare must-haves and you'll easily maintain your already fabulous glow.

    Get a 12-pack of LIFEWTR for $14.24.

    Your wintertime skin is going to be oh-so FLAWLESS.

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