Looking for the best skincare routine for dry, winter skin?

Grab some peppermint cocoa and let’s talk cold weather skincare.

When the weather gets colder (or any change in season occurs) it can wreak havoc on your skin. With plummeting temperatures, drier air, cold wind and moisture-sucking indoor heating, there is a lot to adjust to.

Sitting by fireplaces, wind whipping at our faces as it snows, seeing our breath in icy outdoor settings....all of these special seasonal occasions call for special kinds of skin TLC. Not to mention the sudden lack of sun, AKA lack of vitamin D, which usually presumes dull skin.

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Even if you found your best skincare routine in the summer, your winter skin may need something completely different. Read on to learn about a few simple swaps you can make to keep your skin feeling soft, supple and glowing.


Truth Serum is an icon for any skincare lineup, and with good reason. Like a daily multivitamin for your skin, this vitamin C face serum is made with our True-C Complex™ and boosted with collagen. Truth Serum is one of Ole’s first formulas and remains our best face serum for brightening (you’ll glow as bright as the holiday lights), firming and all-day hydration. Plus, with its silky texture and energizing citrus scent, this face serum is like sunshine in a bottle for an addictively indulgent experience.

Looking for a bit more glow? Reach for Banana Bright Serum. Both of these options help give skin that extra boost to thrive during the winter months, and different days may call for different treatments. Keep both onhand for optimal options all season long.

Now for your AM/PM powerhouse: Strength Trainer Peptide Boost Moisturizer. If your skin is dull, irritated or dries out quickly, it may be a sign that your moisture barrier is compromised and needs a boost. Strength Trainer is the ultimate hydrating moisturizer for winter weather because it reinforces your skin barrier and helps your skin lock in moisture all day. Peptides, collagen, ceramides and hyaluronic acid bring bounce and resilience back to your skin—no matter what skin type you have.

Lastly, don’t forget eye cream, even during the day. Banana Bright+ Eye Crème has gold-complexed vitamin C, a highly stable triple vitamin C complex that improves delivery of vitamin C to the surface layer of the skin.It brightens both instantly and over time, while also hydrating and visibly reducing fine lines and wrinkles.

Winter is looking brighter already!

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Trying to get rid of dry, flaky skin? One word: Exfoliation. Inspired by a refreshing glass of lemonade on a hot summer day, Lemonade Smoothing Scrub brings life back to dull, rough skin. This dual-action lemon sugar face scrub physically and chemically exfoliates to instantly retexturize and polish skin, while also reducing the look of pores. High-potency AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acids) help loosen and liftdead skin cells, while lemon peel powder and ultra-fine sugar exfoliants gently sweep away rough skin. So, go ahead and refresh your skin in a slush!

Beat waking up to winter dryness! Remember, Strength Trainer Peptide Boost Moisturizer can also be used as night, working overtime to strengthen your skin’s moisture barrier and bring back a dewy complexion. It's comfortable for nighttime due to it’s whipped, creamy texture that’s not ultra-thick but ultra-hydrating, literally doubling hydration on impact. Its soothing, lightweight texture doesn’t feel heavy on skin, making it a perfect addition to your routine after layering toners, essences and serums. We’d call this the ultimate beauty sleep!

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Finally, apply 5-6 drops of HydraBarrier Nourishing Face Oil after your moisturizer. It instantly locks in essential moisture and maximizes your entire skincare routine. In addition to enveloping skin and moisture, HydraBarrier Oil also helps to diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles, and is clinically tested to improve skin texture by 25%* and strengthen your moisture barrier by 19% in just a night*.

We’d call this the ultimate beauty sleep!

*In an 8-week clinical study on 39 people.

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Your morning and nighttime routines are set, but what about those dreaded dry winter lips?

Exposure to frigid air and drying heaters can leave our lips parched, but Pout Preserve Lip Treatment goes beyond hydration. It’s formulated with skin-strengthening peptides and kokum butter, so it instantly plumps lips with hydration and smoothes fine lines. Super-portable (and cute) packaging makes it easy to reapply whenever and wherever.

Now you’re ready to face winter head-on with the best skincare products.

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