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1.A tub of O'Keeffe's hand cream to replenish moisture in dry, cracked hands. It forms a protective layer around your hands, locking in hydration and preventing moisture from escaping.
2.A tube of Burt's Bees lip balm that'll both moisturize your lips and make them tingle thanks to antibacterial peppermint oil. This paraben-free balm contains beeswax and vitamin E, which are known to hydrate and help with cell regeneration.
3.A NYX oil primer for dry skin-types that want to add moisture before applying foundation. It's made with jojoba oil, which is ideal for reducing eczema- or psoriasis-related redness as well as safflower oil, which smooths the skin while removing dirt and oil.
4.A Maybelline liquid foundation to give your skin a dewy finish and hide flaky patches. It's buildable and comes with SPF 18 to protect your face from sun damage (very important!!).
5.Garnier's micellar water for cleansing the skin without introducing harsh, drying chemicals. Say goodbye to your waterproof mascara and longwear foundation. Too late; there they go!
6.A pack of Cetaphil cleansing wipes to scrub away the day's makeup without stripping the skin of its natural oils. While you shouldn't get in the habit of using wipes every night to remove everything from your foundation to waterproof mascara, they're an easy option after a long night out or for those lazy days when you just can't be bothered.
7.A container of The Body Shop cleansing butter for melting off your waterproof makeup with ease. This one's made with chamomile, which is super gentle on your skin and won't irritate your eyes — even if you wear contacts.
8.CeraVe's face and body moisturizer to enjoy 24 hours of head-to-toe hydration. It contains three ceramides, which are lipids that help the skin retain its moisture, plus hyaluronic acid, another ingredient known for keeping skin plump and hydrated.
9.A brightening facial scrub so your skin is ✨glowing✨. A combo of sea kelp, lemon peel, French green clay, and Madonna lily can slough away the dry, flaky dead skin cells and de-gunk your pores to help reduce breakouts.
10.A Foreo Luna Mini 2 to gently exfoliate your skin without leaving it red, raw, or tight. Wave goodbye to your dead skin cells! 👋
11.A bottle of Mario Badescu's toner with aloe that'll soothe dry, sensitive skin with a burst of cooling aloe vera. Plus, antioxidant-rich aloe is believed to help not only with dry skin, but also with reducing acne and keeping your pores squeaky clean.
12.A Neutrogena gel cream made with hyaluronic acid that'll turn your cells into sponges that can absorb 1,000 times their weight in water.
13.A hyaluronic acid serum to inject your face with intense hydration. Hyaluronic acid is a humectant, meaning it draws in moisture from its surroundings. The result = plumper, softer, smoother, more hydrated skin.
14.Hada Labo's hyaluronic toner that'll preserve your skin's optimal moisture balance. It also helps prepare your skin to better absorb whatever skincare products you use next.
15.A vegan and cruelty-free Pacifica face oil for dry skin that could use a little spoiling. Blue tansy oil reduces redness, rose oil delivers omega fatty acids that plump the skin and lock in moisture, and vitamins A and C encourage healthy cell synthesis.
16.A vitamin E serum to strengthen your skin's barrier and prevent much-needed moisture from escaping. It'll also protect your skin from free radical and sun damage and helps speed up the acne-healing process.
17.A vitamin C oil cleanser that'll wash away dry, flaking skin while penetrating deeply to leave behind hydrating oils. Vitamin C may help increase your skin's hydration by nourishing and reinforcing the skin's moisture-retaining barrier.
18.A tube of Embryolisse cream, a cult-favorite French face and body moisturizer, so you can enjoy dewy skin without breaking the bank. Use it as a moisturizer, cleanser, or as a base for a flawless face of makeup. Bonjour hydration!
19.La Roche-Posay's repairing balm, which hundreds of reviewers swear by for hydrating their dry skin when all else fails. The formula contains shea butter and glycerin to soothe flaky, irritated skin without leaving behind a greasy coat.
20.The Ordinary's squalane oil to prevent moisture loss and keep your skin feeling supple. Your body naturally produces squalene, but it's highly unstable oxidizes when it comes in contact with air. Fortunately, there's squalane, a form of squalene that's easier to work with and still bolster's the skin's moisture barrier. It's also great for balancing sebum production, which could lead to fewer breakouts for acne-prone skin types.
21.Cosrx's ceramide cream for all skin types but especially dry skin, which will soak up its rich-yet-lightweight formula. The ceramide repairs cells along the skin's moisture barrier to keep out environmental irritants while keeping in water.
22.Laneige's overnight gel mask to solve all your dry, dull skin woes. Orange flower, rose, sandalwood, and primrose extracts restore much-needed hydration so you wake to reenergized skin.
23.A container of Aquaphor so you can tackle dry skin everywhere — hands, lips, heels, (shoulders, knees, and toes). Petroleum jelly, lanolin (produced by sheep to condition their coats), and glycerin hug your skin, creating a blockade to prevent moisture from leaving. Aquaphor is an occlusive, meaning it traps your moisturizers, serums, and oils on your face so they can penetrate the skin rather than evaporating. Think of it as a skincare swaddle that should be applied as the last step in your nighttime routine.
24.A tub of O'Keeffe's foot cream for anyone who's too embarrassed by their heels to wear sandals. Slather it all over your feet and then stick 'em in a pair of thick socks. Within a few days you'll have super soft heels just in time to soak up the last few weeks of flip-flop weather.
25.A humidifier that'll add moisture to the air. This adds hydration to your hair and skin, plus it keeps your nasal passages moist, which has the added benefit of potentially helping prevent congestion.
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