By Alyce’ Piazzolla


There are so many things to love about winter … fresh snow, Christmas, hot chocolate!

Another thing that comes along with this festive time of year: dry, chapped skin.

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Here are some of our favorite moisturizers for dry, rough, red & itchy skin:
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream (Starting at $12.00)

Good for use on even the most sensitive of skin types. Great as a nighttime treatment or as a day cream to protect your skin during those bitterly cold days.
Yu-Be Moisturizing Skin Cream (Starting at $16.00)

This #1 selling medicated cream in Japan is used by mountain climbers to protect and heal their skin in extremely harsh conditions. The non-greasy formula is great for spot treatment of patchy and dry areas but is also perfect for the whole face.  (Make sure to give it a sniff before using. It contains camphor and the scent isn’t for everyone).
Philosophy’s Hope In A Jar (Starting at $16.00)

This lightweight moisturizer works best for those who are trying to fight dry and aging skin. It improves fine lines and texture while keeping your skin well hydrated.
Clarins Multi-Active Night Youth Recovery Cream ($59)

This deep treatment encourages cellular renewal and fights dry skin while you catch some beauty sleep.
CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion $13.99

Consider this your skin’s shield! Developed by dermatologists, this lotion is available in day and night formulas. Not only will it repair damaged skin,it also has a time release that keeps you skin well-nourished all day long.
My Beauty Diary Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Mask $14.70

Do you need some intense moisture? Jump start the process with one of these Taiwanese Facial Sheet Masks.
Josie Maran 100% Pure Argan Oil

Keep dryness at bay with this little wonder product that is chock-full of vitamin E and essential fatty acids.  Use nightly after washing your face.