Moisturizing Products for Dry Winter Skin

Soft, moisturized skin is key to maintaining happy and healthy pores. Makeup and other beauty products will also apply much more evenly if your skin is hydrated and smooth. Optimal results can be hard to achieve, though, especially when strong winds and dry winter air seem to be working against you. Fight back against patchy, flaky skin! Here are some moisturizing products for all  ages and skin types.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream

Ultra Repair Cream

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Recommended for people with extremely dry or scaly skin, First Aid Beauty’s Ultra Repair Cream can be used head-to-toe. Soothing eucalyptus oil, shea butter, and ceramides work together to intensely heal and hydrate skin. This magical stuff also contains colloidal oatmeal, a key ingredient in soothing and calming down eczema. The cream can be applied day and night, and also applied as needed over makeup on stubborn dry patches. For only $30, you receive 6.0 fl oz, which is enough to last an entire winter season and more! Click here to buy.


L’Oreal Age Perfect Hydra-Nutrition Facial Oil SPF 30

Loreal Facial Oil

Photo Courtesy Loreal Facial Oil

One of L’Oreal’s newer skincare products is their Age Perfect Hydra-Nutrition Facial Oil. Although many facial oils are to be used at night, this oil can be used during the day and will protect your skin because of SPF 30. The oil harnesses the hydrating power 8 essential oils and adds radiance to aging skin. Absorbing quickly into the skin, the oil is lightweight and not greasy, perfect for daily use. Click here to buy.


Burt’s Bees Hand Salve

Burts Bees Hand Salve

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Burt’s Bees Hand Salve moisturizes and hydrates severely dry, cracked skin using herbs, beeswax, and botanical oils. Marketed as a hand salve, this product can actually be used anywhere on the body. My roommate introduced me to this product, and I highly recommend it for dark, dry patches that never seem to go away. Formulated without phthalates, dyes, or sodium laurel sulfate, this salve is 100% natural and even comes in a reusable tin making it virtually zero waste. Click here to buy.

Mario Badescu Ginseng Moist Cream

Mario Badescu Creme

Mario Badescu Moisturizer

Dry and cracking skin can lose elasticity, making skin even more dull and parched. Mario Badescu’s Ginseng Moist Cream helps bring hydration and bounce back into balance. This cream is perfect for combination skin, as it moisturizes without making skin too oily or greasy. Also great for aging skin, as it smooths out wrinkles and fine lines. Click here to buy.

What are some of your favorite moisturizing products for the winter season? Want to share your “holy grail” products with us and fellow readers? Tweet us photos at @Hip_Latina!

Auna Grignoli is a media studies student and lifestyle blogger in San Francisco, CA. Stay up to date with her life and latest projects on Instagram @aunabgrignoli.




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