Don’t let this pleasant—but vaguely concerning—spring weather fool you—we’re about to enter a tundra-like burst of coldness, my least favorite time of year. In preparation, things that will prevent you from being stripped of your moisture—and your dignity.

This a little something extra to apply before your moisturizer. It attracts water to your skin cells and makes your moisturizer work better.

Secrets to Great Winter Skin

TBF note: Warning some of these products are very expensive, but according to Lucky, they work.

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Dermalogica Active Moist

Dermalogica Active Moist, $54 from Dermalogica
This one that has retinol in it—it’s anti aging, anti acne all around skin-improving. It doesn’t feel greasy or sunscreen-y at all. Who wants to be reminded of a beachy scent during the winter? It’s too depressing.