Winter Wonders: Survival Kit

It doesn’t matter how prepared we think we are for winter, we’re never really ready for how our skin, and hair will react to the dry winter air.

As such, we looked through our makeup bags to find those products that are perfect for this weather, and help keep our hair, and skin healthy looking. Here is our winter survival kit with something for everyone.



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Price is never an issue when we find something that we love. You’ll notice that we have some budget busters, and some steals.

Healthy skin starts in the shower so you want to find products that you can build on from there.

Kiehl’s Lip Balm SPF 15 $12. – We’re in love with this lip balm. It not only goes on smoothly, but it doesn’t taste half bad either. 

Epic Blend $3.49 There are so many great things about Epic Blend. The best one is how great they work when you need them to. It’s been in our pocket this entire winter. We love that it’s gluten, parabens,  any other synthetic preservatives free. And it comes in a ton of different flavours!

Bioderma Atoderm Gentle Shower Gel for Dry Sensitive Skin $15. This is the perfect foundation to add a bit of hydration to your skin in the shower.

Uriage Lipstick $9.95. This is a must have to avoid chapped lips this winter. We use it under some of our lip glosses/lipsticks.

MaskerAide $5.99  This is all we pack when we’re on the road. The perfect mask for when our skin gets dry, or grey. No need to carry multiple bottles of different things, when this gets your skin hydrated really quickly! Want a get a great face mask, but don’t want to invest a huge amount?Well this is the perfect product for you! It’s a STEAL!

Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure Fibre Force $25.95  Your hair dries out really quickly in the winter. This strengthens dry and damaged hair so you don’t have breakage.

Crabtree & Evelyn La Source Hand Therapy $20. The holy grail of all things hand creams. Goes on like butter, and doesn’t leave a greasy feeling afterwards.

Moroccanoil Intense Hydrating Mask $54.40 . We love this mask, and use it all year round. It’s perfect not only for dry hair, but also if you dye your hair frequently like we do. People forget that they damage their hair by colouring, or bleaching it, and need something like this to balance it out.

Chanel Le Jour $89, La Nuit $89 and Le Weekend $110. This 3 step process is perfect to help your skin protect, regenerate and rejuvenate itself. And have different products for weekday and weekends!

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