9 Natural Skin Care Products to Beat the Cold War of Winter

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Natural skin care products that will leave your skin healthy and radiant all winter long. For realz.

Between dipping temperatures, nasty winds, snow (ugh), and drying indoor heat, it’s no wonder winter sucks the life right out of your skin. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of ah-mazing natural skin care products to keep your skin nourished from H2T:

from the lab 24-hour face cream
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1. 24-Hour Face Cream

24-Hour Face Cream by From The Lab keeps your skin feeling soft and silky all day and all night (but I’m sure you guessed that already). Its anti-inflammatory properties even skin tone, while anti-pollution agents neutralize free radical damage: It purifies and protects your skin from environmental micro-toxins while stimulating collagen production and minimizing signs of premature aging.

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2. Hydrating Lip Primer

From The Lab’s Hydrating Lip Primer protects your mouth from environmental stressors and improves natural moisturization so your lips look and feel healthier. You can use it under lipstick or on its own – either way, your lips will be left plump, silky and smooth.

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3. Active Moisture Time Release Mist

One Love Organics’ Active Moisture Time Release Mist is just as snazzy as it sounds: Using a patented, time-release delivery system, the mist delivers bioactives and moisture to your skin for long-lasting hydration. It contains Ecocert-certified Alpine rose extract, which helps increase skin’s resistance to environmental stressors and dryness. Spritz throughout the day to refresh your skin, and you can also use it to set your makeup.

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4. SpaRitual Handprint Hand Salve

When it comes to icky winter dryness, our hands usually end up punished the most. Handprint Hand Salve by SpaRitual will solve all the woes your digits experience by softening, nourishing, repairing, and protecting dry hands. It’s formulated with Fair Trade organic shea butter, aloe ferox, marula oil, griffonia seed extract, and honey bush to deliver moisture and promote skin regeneration.

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5. SkinAgain Youth

The name speaks for itself: Youth by SkinAgain contains four powerful active ingredients that diminish dark spots and even out your skin tone so it looks younger, healthier and more vibrant. Best of all, Youth is one of the very few dark spot treatments available that focuses on natural ingredients that tap into your skin’s own healing properties. Fragrance-free, paraben-free, gluten-free and cruelty-free, Youth uses the highest-recommended percentage of each active ingredient – so you really do get what you pay for.

Juice Beauty Soothing Serum
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6. Soothing Serum

It’s virtually impossible for your skin not to flare up at some point during the winter months, and that’s where Juice Beauty’s Soothing Serum comes in. This natural skin care product soothes your skin and reduces redness thanks to a blend of certified organic, antioxidant-rich raspberry and aloe vera juices, licorice and bearberry botanicals, and essential fatty acids that will leave you with a healthy glow.

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7. Tata Harper Regenerating Cleanser

No natural skin care routine would be complete without a gentle exfoliating cleanser to banish dry, flaky skin from your repertoire. Tata Harper Regenerating Cleanser freshens your skin as it cleanses – minus the whole drying it out thing. The gentle scrubbing apricot seed powder deeply cleanses your pores and removes dead skin cells, while the antioxidant pomegranate extract hydrates your skin and promotes the regeneration of new skin cells. Cha. Ching.

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8. SW Basics Vegan Lip Balm Set

Variety is the spice of life, and this is especially true of the Vegan Lip Balm Set by SW Basics, which contains four delicious lip balms: Peppermint, Cocoa, Citrus and Cinnamon. No matter your mood, there’s a lip balm for that.

elizabeth dehn cleanser and makeup remover
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9. Active Moisturizing Cleanser + Makeup Remover

We rock at multi-tasking, so why shouldn’t our natural skin care products? One Love Organics’ Active Moisture Vitamin B Enzyme Cleaning Oil & Makeup Remover effortlessly lifts away impurities and makeup while restoring your skin’s natural moisture and pH balance. Bonus: It’s gentle enough for all skin types.

Which natural skin care products do you swear by in the winter?

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Krissy Brady

Krissy Brady is a women’s health + lifestyle writer who’s so out of shape, it’s like she has the innards of an 80-year-old. Instead of learning how to crochet, she decided to turn her emotional baggage into a writing career (genius, no?). You can follow her shenanigans on Twitter (you know, if you want).