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Winter Skincare Essentials

As the winter chill sets in, our skin often suffers from the cold and windy weather. It becomes crucial to maintain healthy and hydrated skin during this season. Here's a guide to the must-haves for your winter skincare routine, featuring standout products that will keep your face and body glowing and nourished through the frosty months.

1. Hydrating Cleanser:

Start your skincare routine with a gentle and hydrating cleanser that effectively removes impurities without drying out your skin. Look for cleansing emulsions or oils containing plant-powered and anti-inflammatory ingredients. Remember to use appropriate formulas for both your face and body, especially during the cold and dry months.

Featured Products for Face & Body: Blue Azul Soothing Cleansing Emulsion, Love Your Face Cleansing Oil, Pink Coconut 4-in-1 Lather Bar

2. Sheet Masks:

Treat yourself to a weekly hydrating sheet mask. Packed with nourishing ingredients, it's a quick and effective way to revive your skin after cleansing. Follow your sheet mask with a moisturizer or oil to lock in essential hydration and targeted formulas.

Featured Product: Daily Mask Variety Gift Set

3. Hydrating Mist:

Refresh and hydrate throughout the day with a hydrating facial mist. Look for ingredients like rosewater or aloe vera. Give your skin and senses a little pick-me-up, and don't be afraid to use a mist to gently tone between cleanser and moisturizer, even in winter.

Featured Products for face & body: Pink Coconut Hydrating Face Mist, Spirulina Tonic Clarifying Face Mist, Take Five Reviving Aloe Mist

4. Moisturizing Powerhouses:

Invest in rich, potent elixirs, serums, and oils that combat dryness. Consider options with ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, tripeptides, ceramides, or squalane. Make any oil or moisturizer superpowered by applying a serum first or adding a few drops to the mix.

Featured Product: Youth Infusion Hydrating Face Elixir, Hyaluronic Acid Booster Serum, Shroom Face & Body Oil, Coconut Dew Hyaluronic Moisture Cream

5. Exfoliation:

Combat dull winter skin by incorporating a mild exfoliator into your routine. Exfoliants can help retain moisture and prepare the skin to absorb lotions and oils that follow. Exfoliants are especially helpful for prepping for a close shave. Choose a product with oils or natural minerals and salts that are better for you and the environment.

Featured Products for Face & Body: Celestine | Manifest Crystal Bath Bomb, Papaya Camu Camu Face Mask, Palo Santo Body Scrub

6. Protective Sunscreen:

Don't skip sunscreen, even in winter. UV rays can still harm your skin, and snow and cloud cover can reflect sunlight, intensifying exposure. Opt for a broad-spectrum SPF 30 or higher with natural ingredients that are non-toxic and reef-friendly.

Featured Products: Oh My Bod SPF50 Body Sunscreen, Resting Beach Face SPF30 Sunscreen Serum

7. Lip Care:

Cold weather often leads to chapped lips. Keep them soft and supple with a nourishing lip balm containing ingredients like beeswax, shea butter, or vitamin E. A powerful balm can be your BFF all year round with the right formula.

Featured Product: All Balm | All-Purpose Moisturizer, Viper Balm | Natural Lip Plumper (for a little kick)

8. Body Lotion & Oils:

Extend your skincare routine to your body with a luxurious body lotion or oil. Soothe, restore, and nourish with oils both in the shower (like bath bombs and lather bars) and after. Look for ingredients like shea or cocoa butter-infused products that provide intense hydration.

Featured Product: Pink Coconut 4-in-1 Lather Bar, Playa Organic Body Lotion, Pink Coconut Aromatic Body Oil

9. Hand Cream:

Our hands are frequently exposed to harsh elements and excessive washing during flu season. It's a labor of love to keep them from chapping or cracking. Keep them moisturized and protected with a rich hand cream or balm that provides essential nourishment and helps protect the skin barrier of your hardworking hands. For added support, apply your lotion or balm at night and put on a pair of cotton gloves or mittens while you sleep.

Featured Product: Palmistry Hand Cream, Garden Salve, All Balm | All-Purpose Moisturizer


Consistency is key, even during a slow and still winter. Even in the homebody months, your skin needs some TLC and attention. Turn each step into a part of your morning routine or evening unwind. By incorporating these essentials into your winter skincare routine, you'll be well-equipped to face the season with radiant and nourished skin—protected throughout the winter!

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