6 Natural Beauty Essentials to Keep Your Skin Looking Fly This Season

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Keep your skin soft and smooth all winter long with these must-have products.

Sweater weather is officially here and with it comes a whole new 'tude. Beyond switching up your sartorial lineup, your diet makes a significant transition too — say sayonara to fresh tomatoes in your CSA box and hello carrots, beets and kale.

But what's in your closet and on your plate aren't the only things that need an upgrade — your beauty routine needs a boost too. While summer is all about keeping things light and airy, cold weather calls for more heavy-duty products that will keep your skin hydrated and protected in the face of dropping temps and drier air.

To help your skin transition in flawless fashion, we've curated a list of essential natural products that will keep skin looking its best all season long.

  1. balm
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    One word: obsessed. Be it chapped lips, dry elbows or less-than-fabulous cuticles, this little pot of goodness does it all — and does it well. Plant-based ingredients like myrrh, chamomile, organic shea butter and wild-crafted candelilla wax promote healthy, hydrated skin and kick dryness to the curb. The best part? A little bit goes a long way. This is one product you'll want to take with you wherever you go.

    SHOP NOW: Repair Balm, $18, MeowMeowTweet.com

  2. facial scrub
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    Exfoliating is an important part of your skincare repertoire, especially with dry, flakey skin being a cold weather reality. Oats, herbs, minerals, honey and floral essences combine for a an ah-mazing scrub that not only smooths, softens and exfoliates, but nourishes skin. Bust this baby out once a week to reveal a softer, more radiant complexion.

    SHOP NOW: Organic Oatmeal Facial Scrub, $8, Formulary55.com

  3. lotion
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    That lightweight moisturizer you swore by all summer long just isn't going to cut it come winter. This advanced therapy lotion is deeply hydrating is a powerhouse when it comes to combatting dry, irritated and sensitive skin. Ingredients like beta glucan and St. John's wort bring a collagen-boosting element to the table, while calendula and aloe are an anti-inflammatory duo that is great for calming and soothing skin.

    SHOP NOW: CV Skinlabs Body Repair Lotion, $36, CredoBeauty.com

  4. probiotic skincare
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    Ready to get your glow on? This petite product is your girl. Packed with probiotics, which encourage cell regeneration, omega rich baobab, hibiscus and vitamin E, this powerful little serum works hard to promote a hydrated, luminous and glowy complexion. We're so in.

    SHOP NOW: Probiotic Skincare Revitalise & Glow Serum, $96, CredoBeauty.com

  5. bath scrub
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    Destress while reviving skin with a soak in the tub with this luxe bath soak. Formulated with vegan ingredients like green French clay, gray sea salt and seaweed that deeply cleanse the body of environmental irritants and toxins, while restoring hydration and vitality.

    SHOP NOW: Resurrection Bath, $36, PursomaLife.com

  6. skincare
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    This little bottle packs a serious punch. Formulated with avocado and jojoba oils rich in vitamins A, D, and E, as well as omegas 3 and 6, it nourishes and quenches dry and dehydrated skin, leaving it with a soft, dewy look you crave.

    SHOP NOW: Pai Skincare Avocado and Jojoba Hydrating Day Cream, $55, CapBeauty.com