The Best Cold Weather Skin Serums That’ll Keep Your Face From Flaking Off

Lauren Caruso
The Best Cold Weather Skin Serums That’ll Keep Your Face From Flaking Off
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If there’s one thing summer’s got going for it, it’s the humidity. No, seriously—hear us out. When winter hits, the cold, dry air, coupled with even dryer indoor heat, does a number on your skin. (And by “a number” we mean it sucks your skin dry until it’s literally flaking off your face, which isn’t fun for anyone.)

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And then the real conundrum sets in: Your lightweight moisturizer basically evaporates within minutes, but thick, heavy creams can feel like they’re suffocating your face. The solution? A coddling, cold-weather skin serum that’ll truly sink in and eradicate dryness, rather than just sit on top of your skin. Sure, it’s an additional step in your skin-care regimen, but because serums are often thinner and more concentrated than moisturizers, they’ll repair your lipid barrier more effectively than a lotion alone.

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From an ultra-luxe rosehip and marula oil to a hydrating, peptide- and collagen-packed fluid, the 19 best cold-weather skin serums to prep for the frigid temps to come, ahead.

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MŪN No. 1 Aknari Brightening Youth Serum; $95; at LeVert

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111 Skin Y Lift Neck and Décolletage Serum, $ 332.51; at 111 Skin

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Root Science Youth Facial Serum, $50; at Root Science

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African Botanics Resurrection Cell Recovery Serum, $160; at Credo Beauty

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Aurelia Probiotic Skincare Revitalise & Glow Serum, $96; at Credo Beauty

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Botanics Triple Age Renewal Face Serum, $16.99; at Ulta

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Colbert MD Stimulate The Serum, $170 at SpaceNK

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Fig + Yarrow Rosehip + Argan Facial Serum, $22.99; at Target

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First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Hydrating Serum, $36; at Target

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Immunocologie Hyaluronic Acid Serum, $195; at Immunocologie

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Jurlique Calendula Redness Rescue Restorative Treatment Serum, $54; at Jurlique

Nourish Organic Argan Face Serum, $19.99; at Target

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Olay Regenerist Regenerating Serum, $9.99; at Ulta

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One Love Organics Skin Savior Multi- Tasking Wonder Balm, $49, at Credo Beauty

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Pestle & Mortar Pure Hyaluronic Serum, $69; at Pestle and Mortar

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REN Clean Skincare Keep Young and Beautiful Firming and Smoothing Serum, $65; at REN Skincare

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Verite Spa Organics Rose Absolute Serum,$ 95; at LeVert

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Vintner’s Daughter Acitve Botanical Serum, $185; at Vintner’s Daughter

Youth to the People Age Prevention Firm and Brighten Serum, $62; at Youth to the People

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