11 Lotions and Potions to Give Life to Your Skin This Winter

Winter brings sparkly snowflakes, cozy sweaters, and . . .  itchy, dull skin. Not exactly the look you want to own for those holiday photos and get-togethers. But cross off “find skincare saviors” from your to-do list — you have enough going on as it is, we’ll take care of this one. From masks and serums to gentle cleansers and new go-to moisturizers, we’ve gathered up the best of the best when it comes to hydration and revitalization for your dry, desperate skin.

Stock up on some new favorites before it gets any harsher out there and get ready for some good ol’ feel-good vibes to start coming your way. Added bonus? Many of these treatments have some of the prettiest packaging we’ve seen in awhile; your bathroom counter is bound to sparkle just like those snowflakes outside!


Summer Fridays R + R Mask

This mask buffs away dead dry skin, and then embraces your face with a ton of restorative, natural oils.


Sunday Riley C.E.O. Glow Vitamin C and Turmeric Face Oil

Vitamin C is a magic ingredient when it comes to glowing skin, especially in the darker days of winter.


Beautycounter Cleansing Balm

A cult classic, this balm removes makeup and cleanses, leaving skin baby soft smooth.


Future Dew Serum

Instant dewy glow in one easy-peasy product? Yes, please!


Sephora Collection Glow Peel Pads

These pads are an easy way to swipe off dead skin and debris and reveal smoother, softer skin pronto.


Fresh Soy Face Cleanser

A go-to moisturizing cleanser that skincare aficionados recommend time and time again!


LAPCOS Pearl Sheet Mask

My secret weapon when it comes to needing an amazing pick-me-up. It's perfect for holiday parties!


Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cream

A lightweight cream that works like a heavy duty moisturizer, it’s on our bathroom counters from October through April.


Vermonts Original Bag Balm Ointment

This old school balm has been around forever and rightly so; it helps smooth even the toughest, roughest of skin (knees, elbows, and heels included).


Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gentle Cleansing Lotion

A gentle yet effective hydrating cleanser that locks in moisture so your skin doesn’t feel tight or itchy.


Honest Beauty Hydrogel Cream

This feels refreshingly cool when applied to your thirsty skin, making your skin care routine a whole lot more enjoyable.