Skin Care Products You Need To Try This Winter

We all (at least try) and make New Year’s resolutions… Skin care is one of my tops! Over the years I’ve tried so many brands and types of skin care, never finding one that worked for me (see my SheaMoisture African Black Soap Kit experience here), but after having some consultations, I think I’m on the right path.

Skin Care Must-Haves

Face Cleanser and Exfoliator 

A basic need! I love the Fresh Soy Face Cleanser. It goes with my bareMinerals Mix Exfoliate Smooth perfectly! Using the Mix Exfoliate Smooth eliminates the need to have an entire bottle of facial scrub. You just mix the granules in with your favorite cleanser and BAM! You’ve got a completely customizable face scrub.

Facial Radiance Pads

So I got the First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads in a set and wasn’t sure I’d love them, but I’m down to the last one and boy was I wrong! These pads totally beat out my old favorite toner. They make my face feel clean and brighter than before!

Eye Cream

Even though I’m in my 20s, I think eye cream is a very important part of my daily routine! First Aid Beauty Eye Duty is the perfect AM eye gel that helps wake me up and make my eyes look a little less tired.


I never understood the importance of a serum until I started using it and it made my skin so much better! It really helps to absorb all of the product that you put on your skin! I discovered the First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Hydrating Serum in a set and haven’t stopped using it.


A nice, hydrating cream is just what I need for the winter! First Aid Beauty’s Ultra Repair Cream is my favorite. The tub lasts forever and the cream feels amazing going on!

Lip Care

My lips get ridiculously dry sometimes so I find it important to use a scrub and balm. For my balm, I usually use Smith’s Rosebud Salve. It’s not very expensive and definitely gets the job done! Plus, it offers a little bit of a rosy tint. For my scrub, I recently discovered the e.l.f. lip exfoliator which totally kicks butt! It’s inexpensive and there’s no pot of scrub to mess with, which means no wasted product or messy fingers!

Skin Care Tool

There is one skin care tool that I just can’t live without and that’s my Clarisonic Mia 2! It’s not a replacement for exfoliating, but a more effective way to wash your face!

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