The 8 Best Skin and Hair Saviors We're Hoarding This Winter

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'Tis the season for gift guides and beauty buys, but fret not: we compiled the best of the best when it comes to keeping hair and skin healthy, even when the weather outside is frightful. Scroll below to explore our favorite cold-weather warriors. Or, score them all in one place in our special edition Winter TestTube

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Grande Cosmetics GrandeLash-MD Lash Enhancing Serum ($120)

What It Is
An ophthalmologist-approved lash booster, GrandeLASH-MD harnesses amino acids and hyaluronic acid to condition and enhance for longer-looking lashes. It is even safe for use with eyelash extensions.

Expert Insight
"GrandeLASH-MD has become a cult favorite for a reason: It’s clinically tested and approved to yield undeniably lush lashes. I’ve bottled a powerful blend of ingredients to enhance your natural lashes—100-percent all your own." –Alicia Grande, Founder and CEO

Key Ingredients
A super potent blend of lash-loving L-proline, soothing botanical extracts ginseng root and chamomile, and hydrating hyaluronic acid condition, thicken and fortify the appearance of fringe.

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StriVectin SD Advanced Plus Intensive Moisturizing Concentrate ($79)

What Is Is
A next generation of the beloved anti-wrinkle and stretch mark cream, this moisturizer with copper tripeptide, sea salt ferment and lily addresses fine lines in the face and stretch marks on the body by targeting a wide scope of collagen.

Expert Insight
"There are 28 types of collagen in your body. This supercharged formula is clinically proven to target the ten most important to skin." –Francine Krenicki, VP of Product Development

Key Ingredients
Copper tripeptides target ten types of collagen, while marine ferment—essentially sea salt—and white water lily extract lock in moisture to plump skin and restore lost volume.

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Doctor Rogers RESTORE Healing Balm ($66)

What It Is
A dermatologist-developed, do-it-all skin savior that can literally be applied head-to-toe to treat damaged or dry hair, skin and nails.

Expert Insight 
"RESTORE supports the skin to do what it is made to do: heal itself without unnecessary and unwanted ingredients that can slow the process, irritate skin or accumulate in our bodies and our world." –Dr. Heather Rogers, Founder and CEO

Key Ingredients
Just three vegan ingredients comprise this beauty balm: castor seed oil, castor oil and glycerin, ensuring a formula perfect for soothing sensitive skin.

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FOREO LUNA play plus ($49)

What It Is
A lightweight, battery-operated sonic-cleansing facial brush designed with ultra-hygienic silicone to remove dirt, oil, makeup and bacteria.

Expert Insight
"The LUNA™ play plus is great for those who are new to facial cleansing devices or those who may not be ready to purchase one of our rechargeable LUNA™ products, but want to experience our award-winning technology." –Beki Hoxha, General Manager of FOREO North America*Colors will vary per tube

Key Ingredients
Two silicone bristle lengths address both sensitive skin areas—like underneath the eyes—and larger areas in need of deeper cleaning—think the T-zone—with the aid of 8,000 sonic pulsations per minute.

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KNESKO Skin Nanogold Repair Natural Collagen Face Mask ($45)

What It Is
A biodegradable, gold-infused sheet mask packed with marine collagen, hyaluronic acid and niacinamide—aka vitamin B3—to address signs of aging, volume loss and pore size.

Expert Insight
"Our Natural Collagen Masks are an enlightened pathway to beautiful skin and glowing spirit. Many people are looking for ways to care for their skin and this is the perfect addition. Leave it on for 30 minutes and your inner beauty will shine, and the mask will reveal radiant skin." –Lejla Cas, Founder and President

Key Ingredients
Aloe extract soothes skin and reduces inflammation. Marine collagen and hyaluronic acid restore moisture. Antioxidants colloidal gold and vitamin E fight free radicals.

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Juice Beauty PHYTO-PIGMENTS Satin Lip Cream ($24)

What It Is
The lovechild of skin care and long-wearing lip pigment, the satin cream has a plant-derived formulation that protects pouts and plumps with moisture, thanks to a blend of oils, antioxidants and shea butter.

Expert Insight 
"The rich shea, jojoba and vitamins nourish the lips while the amazing plant pigments of rose, moringa and eclipta provide vibrant and rich colors. Made with certified organic ingredients. No synthetic dyes." – Karen Behnke, Founder

Key Ingredients
Shea butter, jojoba oil and sunflower oil soften. Vitamins C and E helps defend against free radical damage. Rose, moringa and daisy provide pigmentation.

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amika Nice Cream Cleansing Conditioner ($22)

What It Is 
A two-in-one shampoo and conditioner with grape seed oil and oat peptides formulated for kinky, coiled and wavy tresses—or just hair in need of hydration—that’s deeply nourishing.

Expert Insight
"It’s so hard to find the right shampoo and conditioner combo for curly hair. amika Nice Cream Cleansing Conditioner is the answer to curly girl prayers, providing all the must-haves in one easy tube—a small victory for curly and coily girls everywhere." –Naeemah LaFond, Global Artistic Director

Key Ingredients
In addition to amika’s signature sea buckthorn berry, the cleansing conditioner boasts lightweight grape seed oil, protective oat peptides and strengthening soybean protein for silky, yet supported strands.

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Mimi Luzon 24K Pure Gold Serum Sample + $100 Gift Card ($20)

What It Is
A twice-daily serum packed with hyaluronic acid and oils that’s as good as gold—and not just because the metal is also a major moisturizer in the formula.

Expert Insight
"The unique combination of hyaluronic acid and pure gold particles is the ultimate solution for skin that is more elastic, smooth, hydrated and beautifully luminous." –Mimi Luzon, Founder and CEO

Key Ingredients
Heavyweight hydrator, hyaluronic acid, teams up with gold and an assemblage of oils—namely, sunflower seed, coconut, argan and avocado—to boost moisture content for dewy, glowy skin.