Chapped lips. Hair full of static. Dry cracked skin. Winter isn’t always a glamorous time. However, if you make these easy swaps or add these products to your arsenal, you’ll keep glowing from head-to-toe.

Allyson Rubin Cosmetics Chantalle Lip Kit

New Jersey-based makeup artist Allyson Rubin created her cosmetics line with her love for animals in mind. Her entire line is vegan- and cruelty-free. I love this lip kit because it is the perfect pinky nude, and the packaging is so fabulous. Available at

Muah Makeup Overnight Recovery Sleep Mask & Treatment

One of my favorite local makeup boutiques has come out with another amazing product. This rich and creamy mask stays on overnight and is packed with tons of goodness. You wake up with soft and glowing skin. Available at Muah Makeup & Lash Bar, Westwood.

Fresh Rose Deep Hydration Toner

Perfect to soothe dry winter skin, this toner, which contains real rose petals, soothes and hydrates your skin while minimizing your pores. It is the perfect step to add to your morning routine for some extra hydration. Available at Blue Mercury, Closter.

Not a Perfume by Juliette Has A Gun

This is one of my favorites by this line. This is perfect for those people who dislike or don’t even wear perfume. It has a very light clean smell that people seem to love and will constantly be asking you what you are wearing. Available at Indigo Chic Boutique, Closter.

Sente Dermal Contour Pressed Serum

I was introduced to this line by one of my favorite dermatologists, and I love it. It helps to restore volume and elasticity to your skin and also adds in extra moisture. After one week of use I see a huge difference in my skin already. Available at Skin, Laser and Surgery Specialists of NY & NJ, Hackensack.

Briogeo Superfoods Hair Pack

I have shared other products from this line before; it really is amazing. This is the perfect duo for your wintertime hair. This nutrient rich duo gives life to parched dull hair and I love that it is a natural line free from parabens and sulfates. Available at Sephora, Paramus.

Borghese Rinfrescante Sugar Body Polish

I love a good exfoliator in the wintertime, and this one is amazing. It is a very gentle exfoliant so it is perfect for sensitive skin. It leaves me smooth and glowing. Available at Lord & Taylor, Paramus.

Travel Makeup Bag

I love to carry all my makeup in something cute and these little travel bags are perfect.  Available at Boutique 518, Allendale.

Hada Labo Hyaluronic Acid Lotion

I have been really into K-Beauty and 10-step skincare routines (yes, I said 10) and this is perfect for winter skin. It locks in moisture and really changes the overall feel of your skin. It is amazing and under $20! Available at

KMS Hairstay Anti-Humidity Seal

I don’t know about you, but in the winter my hair is always full of static. This product protects your hair for up to 72 hours from that annoying static we all seem to get in the colder months. Available at Changing Heads Salon, Northvale.

By Kristin Favaloro

Kristin Favaloro is a Jersey girl with a serious makeup and skincare obsession. Follow her on Facebook at or visit her blog at to discover all that Bergen County has to make a beautiful you. Have a product you’d like Kristin to check out? Email her directly at

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