Our Editors Tried Every Dry Skin Hack We Could Find Online--Here's What Worked

February 18, 2015 by Justine Schwartz
shefinds | beauty
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If our office is a good sample of the larger population, winter dryness affects everyone.  I recently polled my fellow editors at SHEfinds, and it’s true: winter dryness does not discriminate. It affects people with naturally dry AND oily skin (and everything in between). While the symptoms varied from person to person–from itchy skin (that’s from hot showers, people!) and chapped lips, to red noses, scaly skin and even bleeding knuckles (ouch!)–the culprit was the same.

If you crave softer, more moisturized skin like my coworkers and I did, then you need to click through the slideshow above. We tried every dry winter hack and at-home remedy we could find on Pinterest and around the web, took pictures and reviewed them here. So before you smear honey all over your face or slather yourself with coconut oil, read our reviews.


And if you want more winter hacks, check this out: 19 Ways To Win Winter: Avoid Dry Skin, Tame Static, Warterproof Any Shoes, More.

Oh, and also: My Sorel Secret–How I Got The Cult Winter Boots For Less Than $100

AND this: My Winter Boot Hack: Buy Moto Rain Boots Instead



Editorial Director

Justine Schwartz is a veteran women's lifestyle editor; she's written extensively about style & beauty tips, health advice and wedding planning for more than a decade. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine, Huffington Post and New York Weddings. Justine has been with SheFinds since 2010; you can reach her via email at [email protected]

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