Winter Skin Saviours

This time of year, my skin gets reaaaaally dry. I think all of the low humidity finally catches up to me and I'm pretty much devoid of moisture. Combine that with the fact that I'm using a Retinol product at the moment, and my skin is basically crying. But, I've got a routine down that's been really helping so I thought I'd share with any of you who are suffering! This is kind of like a skincare routine of the moment, but I'm also including some body products because the skin on my body gets so dry it's actually unreal. On to the products!
The cleanser you use during the drier months can make or break you. A lot of them leave your skin quite stripped, and it's hard to get moisture locked back in. I've been loving the Pixi Double Cleanse recently because it's really gentle on my skin and includes nourishing ingredients that actually help my skin. Things like Vitamin E and Evening Primrose Oil condition and heal the skin, as well as protecting it from outside forces. Extra treatments are also important this time of year, especially hydrating masks for an extra boost of moisture. The Glossier Moisturizing Moon Mask is super decadent, Hyaluronic Acid and Sweet Almond Oil leave my skin feeling plump and moisturized.

Super Bounce has quickly become my favourite of the Supers. Hyaluronic Acid plumps skin from the inside out, holding up to 1000x its weight in water. Added Vitamin B5 helps to regenerate skin layers that are softer and more subtle. Hyaluronic Acid products are things you need to be a little careful with, especially if you have dry skin. Make sure you're properly moisturized on top, with something rich like Glossier's Priming Moisturizer Rich. This is pretty much the love of my life at the moment, and if you want to learn more, I have a full post here. If you're interested in any of the Glossier products, don't forget you can get 20% off your first purchase by going to (am I a broken record yet?). Throughout the day and after my makeup I love to use the Pixi Glow Mist* to rehydrate my skin. It's full of 13 essential oils as well as aloe vera and fruit extracts to help keep skin hydrated. Someone please find me a synonym for hydrated.
Like I said before, the skin on my body is unbelievably dry, and shaving during the winter definitely doesn't help that. Not to mention that 'women's' razors are often super expensive and/or suck, damaging my poor skin. About a year ago I saw a Harry's endcap in Target, and decided to pick one up. I haven't looked back. I've been using the Truman razor handle, which is super inexpensive and delivers a super close, smooth shave. A closer shave with a better quality blade means much less damaging tugging on your skin. When Dani from Harry's reached out and asked if I'd like to collaborate, I jumped on the chance! She sent me the Winston* razor handle, which is gorgeous and extra luxe. The design of all of their products is beautiful and clean, something I really appreciate (considering usually razors are packaged really obnoxiously). Another sort of gross part of winter is how dry your feet get! I tried out this Grace & Stella Dr. Pedicure Foot Exfoliating Mask and was amazed at how smooth it made my feet. The shedding process is kinda gross, but kinda fun, although I would definitely recommend doing it when you don't need to wear open-toed shoes (until the peeling stops, eek!)

The only body lotion other than Nivea that's properly hydrated my skin is the NUXE Prodigieux Body Lotion*. This is enriched with skin-loving ingredients like Sweet Almond Oil (my absolute fave), Camellia, Argan, and Hazelnut. It's got a lovely light scent, and really provides long lasting hydration. At night or if I'm feeling extra dry, I like to load up on the Huile Prodigieuse* dry oil. I have a full post on this as well here, but it's also full of reparative plant oils. Also it's a spray and I'm super lazy so yay!

What have you guys been using to keeps your skin hydrated (synonym, please) in the winter?

*Some products featured in this post have been sent to me for consideration. This post is not sponsored and, as always, all opinions are my own.