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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Kinerase Hydraboost

Kinerase Hydraboost, $75 from
For me, this is THE moisturizer. I've been using it since I was in college. I don’t know how, but this one feels light and non-greasy, but still rich. Light lotions can be as effective as heavy ones, so opting for something super heavy isn’t the solution. Unless of course, you prefer a heavier one.