You know the feeling—you wake up in the morning and your skin feels dry, taut, and itchy. It’s time for a drink (of moisture that is). Even if you have your skincare regimen dialed in, you can still suffer from winter skin issues. The combination of cold weather outside and forced heat inside does a number on your body’s largest organ. We’re here to help. From super moisturizing night creams to serums that help reduce the appearance of fine lines, we’ve rounded up our eight favorite winter skin-savers.
DERMA-E Ultra Hydrating Alkaline Gel Booster | $22
For dry skin: Hylauronic acid quenches while alkaline water naturally balances your skin’s pH and protects its moisture barrier.
Mad Hippie Triple C Night Cream | $33
For dry skin: Adaptogens abound to counteract dryness and wrinkles. A little of this cream goes a long way, but don’t worry—the tiny spoon ensures you don’t overindulge.
Mixx Laboratory Idebenone 1% Antioxidant Essence | $23
For sensitive skin: A light but powerful blend of antioxidants protects sensitive skin from damaging free radicals and UV rays (they can do damage year-round!).
Andalou Naturals 1000 Roses Heavenly Night Cream | $27
For sensitive skin: This rich formula contains alpine rose stem cells, aloe, and pomegranate to soothe and revive reactive skin.
Beauty and the City Vitamin C Serum | $52
For combination skin: Citrus stem cells nourish and regenerate skin while vitamins and antioxidants help even out skin tone in this A+ C-rich serum.
Farmacy Daily Greens Oil-Free Gel Moisturizer | $38
For combination skin: Hyaluronic acid and the same phytonutrients found in green smoothies remove impurities as they hydrate. Shine? Never met her.
Mychelle Dermaceuticals Clear Skin Serum | $30
For oily skin: This complex serum with probiotic stem cells diminishes pores and fine lines. Its matte finish makes it ideal for daytime.
Shani Darden Retinol Reform | $88
For oily skin: Minimize fine lines and wrinkles with this nighttime treatment. The retinol and lactic acid work in tandem to smooth from within.