Beauty Hacks to Beat the Winter Dry Air! Plus, a #SheSpeaksBeauty Giveaway

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Feb 20, 2019

It's winter, which means there's a good chance that your body is craving moisture. Hair gets brittle, lips gets chapped, and skin gets itchy. But we have solutions for you.

Keep reading to learn how to beat the dry air and keep your body hydrated all winter long. Plus, enter to win a gift pack of three of these items!

Moisturized Hair

Shampoo can dry hair out so to help retain moisture in your hair, be sure to wash it less. Investing in an oil-based moisturizer will also help you lock in the extra moisture that your hair needs. And avoid putting heat on your hair - the heat takes away the little moisture your hair has during the winter.

To moisturize your hair, we recommend products such as Creme of Nature 100% Pure Argan Oil  and Miss Jessie's Leave-In Condish. The oil is better for fine hair while the leave-in conditioner is a good option for thicker hair. You can win a bottle of the Creme of Nature 100% Pure Argan Oil below!


Full and Beautiful Lips


To prevent dry lips, avoid lip balms that contain camphor, eucalyptus, and menthol. Instead, look for products with ingredients like beeswax, shea butter, moringa oil, and dimethicone. Sleeping with a humidifier will not only help with your lips but also your hair and body. And try using a lip scrub once a week to help get rid of any dead skin.


Both the Shea Moisture Shea Butter Lip Balm and Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm are helpful products to carry around in the winter. Pick your prefence - Burt's Bees is a thicker balm due to the beeswax, while the Shea Moisture squeeze tube has a thinner consistency. Enter to win the Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm below!


Healthy Glowing Skin

To keep your skin smooth, take lukewarm - not hot - showers, and moisturize immediately after showering. Exfoliate your skin to help get rid of any dryness or dead and flaky skin on the body. And invest in products that are made for AM and PM to help focus on parts of your body that may be drier than others. 

We like the Nivea Soft Refreshing Soft Moisturizing Creme because it leaves skin feeling soft throughout the day. If you are looking for something that will help you moisturize your face over time, the Kiehl's Ultra Facial Deep Moisture Balm would be a great addition to your skincare regimen. Find out how to win the Nivea Soft Refreshing Soft Moisturizing Creme below!



With these tips, you will be able to beat the winter breeze and allow for your skin and hair to glow all winter long.

How do you stay moisturized during the winter? Tell us and you'll be entered to win a prize pack of beauty items!

#SheSpeaksBeauty Giveaway

*One lucky constestant will be chosen at random to receive Creme of Nature 100% Pure Argan Oil,  Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm and Nivea Soft Refreshing Soft Moisturizing Cream. Giveaway is open through March 3rd, 2018 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

Update: Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to our winner, SheSpeaks member 1AlwaysNYC1!

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by Meanurse08 | RICHLAND, IN
Mar 13, 2019

I use coconut oil Epsom salts for bathing and moisturizer with coconut oil. It's great for dry ends in your hair too. You walk around smelling like summer.

by CheriG | Alhambra, CA
Mar 07, 2019

Skin I use Dove Cream Oil Shea Butter Body Lotion Face & Neck I use Baba de Caracol by AndesNature Lips I use good old Carmex in the small jar Popel say I look 10 years younger, just saying😊

by Ashwal123 | Lowell, NC
Mar 04, 2019

My Twitter post isnt verifying and I've posted it twice.

by mt2xe143 | GORHAM, ME
Mar 03, 2019

Coconut oil!

by apeski | blaine, MN
Mar 03, 2019

drink lots of water, use a good night cream

by klahaneridge | Woodinville, WA
Mar 03, 2019

Facial oils are my go-to for face! I use a small amount of leave-in conditioner on my hair. For my body I've been playing around with homemade body butters.

by catnip1222 | ROCKY FACE, GA
Mar 03, 2019

I use Olay moisturizer and Carmex lip treatment like crazy!

Mar 02, 2019

This was an informative article. Irronicly, I just had a visit to the doctor and have many issues with dry skin, lips and hair. It was suggested to use a lotion with Alpha Hydroxy, which I have started using. Its so hard to not take nice hot showers in these cold temps but another suggestion was to at very least rinse at end with cool water, both skin & hair. This would be a wonderful prize pack to win. Between winter, Lupus and aging I would get much use out of all products in prize pack. I've also heard that Argan Oil is very nurishing, not to mention we all love Nivea and Burts Bees products!!🌻

by jilliankw | OMAHA, NE
Mar 02, 2019

My skin gets extra dry in the winter, so I usually use a thick ointment like Vaseline.

by illyjns | Pittsburgh, PA
Mar 02, 2019

Always have plenty of moisturizer and tinted lip balm

by illyjns | Pittsburgh, PA
Mar 02, 2019

I always have lip balm and plenty of moisturizer

by Lcjones0519 | Forest City, NC
Mar 02, 2019

My skin is tricky to maintain at this time of year when the seasons change because it's combination skin and dry patches on my face. I usually try to keep a skin moisturizer on at night before going to bed.

by AlexShawnna23 | MEDICAL LAKE, WA
Mar 02, 2019

I use plenty of product lol argon oil, biosilk and MOSTLY and most important Avon advanced techniques lotus shield

by joleary | YARDLEY, PA
Mar 01, 2019

I usually put Vaseline on my lips which is helpful when it's cold and dry out, and for my hair, using leave in conditioners is great

by witchykitty39 | Beaver Falls, PA
Mar 01, 2019

Lots of moisturizer!