The 6 Coolest Winter Skincare Products Ever!!!!

Winter skincare is more essential perhaps than anytime of the year. I personally cannot keep enough lip balm in stock because my lips get desert dry in the winter. I carry it around in triplicate – its in my purse, my coat pocket, my pants pocket, lol. You get the picture. Rough, dry patches on thirsty skin, peeling lips, cracked feet and hands can be an all around bummer during the cold season.  Don’t let it get you down. Below, let’s explore some great products YOU NEED for your winter skincare arsenal.

Archipelago Botanicals - Black Honey Body Butter $30

Archipelago Botanicals – Black Honey Body Butter – $30 – smells amazing and is made with soothing natural butters and plant extracts: Black honey, cocoa butter, shea butter, coconut oil and honeysuckle to name a few. Buy It Now.

e.l.f. Lip Exfoliator $3

e.l.f. Lip Exfoliator – $3 – Highly rated, ultra popular product super affordable for $3 bucks and it does the trick. If you haven’t heard about it or haven’t added it as yet in your skin care regimen then stop playing and GET IT NOW this is a MUST HAVE. To use the e.l.f. Lip Exfoliator, apply to lips in a circular motion, wipe off with a moistened cotton pad or damp cloth, follow up with a lip balm or gloss. Buy It Now

Lotil - Foot Cream - $18

Lotil – Foot Cream – $18 –This widely beloved product gets rave reviews for it’s deep penetrating, intensely moisturising, cream formula that helps to seal in moisture and bring life back to hard, dry skin creating suppleness. Lotil Foot Cream also contains added Rosemary Extract, a highly effective anti-oxidant to protect and soften the skin, and Aloe Vera, to moisturize, and soothe as well as provide anti-inflammatory benefits. This cream is a miracle. Buy It Now


md formulations - Lip Balm SPF 20 - $12

md formulations – Lip Balm SPF 20 – $12 Providing year-round defense against harmful UVA/UVB rays, whether at the beach or in snow. Loving the fact is has broad-spectrum SPF 20, which is something we don’t always think about in the winter time, but it’s also antioxidant-rich Vitamin E and Aloe Vera which is perfect for keeping lips moist and soothing for relief from dryness and irritation. Also contains Shea Butter, Tea Tree, Peppermint and Sunflower Seed Oils to soothe, heal and noursh. What could be better? Buy It Now


AHAVA - Hibiscus & Fig Mineral Botanic Velvet Cream Wash - $24

AHAVA – Hibiscus & Fig Mineral Botanic Velvet Cream Wash – $24 – This luxurious cream body wash is formulated with the power of Dead Sea minerals and enriched with vitamins and antioxidants. It contains Hibiscus which has natural anti-bacterial properties and promotes the healing of dry skin, paired with the natural moisturizers and the anti-inflammatory properties of Fig extract. Best when used with Hibiscus & Fig Body Lotion to infuse additional nourishment to soften skin. Buy It Now


Le Couvent des Minimes – Gardeners Hand Healer – $16

Le Couvent des Minimes – Gardeners Hand Healer – $16 – If its good enough to heal and repair gardener’s hands, then its good enough for me! The labels says “20% Shea Butter and Seven Magical Plants” Whoa!!! (lol) It is recommended for “dry and damaged hands and for individuals looking to enhance the appearance of their hands by making them softer, smoother, and moisturized.” This cream is loved by Dermatologists. Awesomely paraben free. Also free of artificial colorants. Buy It Now


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