The Best New Skincare Products For Winter 2022


Between freezing temperatures outdoors and dry heat indoors, our skin goes through a lot in the winter. But to help prevent the weather from taking a toll on your skin, the latest skincare products are here to save your complexion. From Drunk Elephant’s latest facial oil that will give you a gorgeous glow to the debut of Chanel’s clean skincare collection, there’s plenty for you and your skin to get excited about. These are the best new skincare products of winter 2022 to pamper your complexion.

Dior Le Micro-Serum de Rose Yeux

Made with 97% natural-origin ingredients, this contouring eye serum lifts skin while turning back the clock. Rose de Granville takes center stage on the ingredient list with 22 micro-nutrients from the flower. Eye wrinkles and puffiness are shrunk by 50%, while the ergonomic applicator has 11 rotating micro-pearls to stimulate the skin and provide a cooling effect, leaving peepers luminous. $245,

Ildi Pekar Lip Butter

Trained in her native Budapest, esthetician Ildi Pekar is famous for her magic facials. Now you can take that home with her natural and certified organic Lip Butter that smooths and revitalizes your pucker with CBD, kokum butter and Sicilian lemon. It’ll heal even the most chapped lips while protecting your kisser from the elements and providing lasting moisture. $21,

N°1 DE CHANEL Revitalizing Cream

N°1 DE CHANEL is the house’s first clean, eco-responsible and holistic beauty collection, centered on red camellia extract, which targets the signs of aging. This silky face cream smooths fine lines and softens skin, diminishing pores and adding radiance. As part of the collection environmental commitment, the cream is refillable. $110,

Drunk Elephant A-Gloei Maretinol Oil

Let’s be real about retinol—it can be intimidating. The “retinol uglies” of redness and irritation are enough to scare anyone away. That’s why Drunk Elephant created their latest launch, for retinol newbies and those with sensitive skin. Since the retinol is at a lower concentrate, it makes it a cinch to build up a tolerance, especially when paired with virgin marula oil to hydrate and soothe. $72,

Omorovicza Cushioning Day Cream

This luxe Hungarian line certain knows how to pamper skin and their latest is no exception. This gem reinforces the skin barrier, plumps, firms and protects skin from both internal and external aggressors. Its secret to success is its micro-reservoirs that release actives and moisture throughout the day. $238,

Fresh Floral Recovery Calming Mask

Dealing with sensitized skin is always tricky and harsh winter weather can take that challenge up a notch. Fresh’s first overnight face mask designed for sensitive skin works to calm and reduce redness and irritation. Floral extracts—passionflower, cornflower, cherry blossom and peony—do the heavy lifting to hydrate, soothe and improve texture, while vitamin C and squalane brighten and smooth. $68,

Youth To The People Triple Peptide + Cactus Oasis Serum

When your skin is feeing as dry as, well, a cactus, then this is the serum for you. The triple peptide-infused serum has four different weights of hyaluronic acid for maximum hydration, as well as organic cactus to help skin hang on to moisture longer. Antioxidants help turn back the clock, so skin is left plump, smooth and bouncy. $54,

Sweet Chef Carrot Ginger Blemish Rescue Patch

Adorable yet effective, these pimple patches almost make breakouts fun! The spot treatment busts breakouts with salicylic acid, beta-carotene, and vitamins C and E to speed up healing. Carrot and ginger extracts are chock full of antioxidants that prevent hyperpigmentation, so you won’t be left with a dreaded dark spot once the pimple is gone. The set includes 36 patches total in a range of sizes in both clear and decorated options. $15.99,

Biossance Squalane + Copper Peptide Rapid Plumping Serum

Talk about a triple threat! Hyaluronic acid, polyglutamic acid (PGA) and sugarcane-derived squalane team up to draw in moisture and keep it there, leaving skin looking lifted and plump. The lightweight serum is also spiked with copper peptide to boost elastin and collagen for smoother skin, as well as paracress extract to instantly lift and firm. $68,

Peter Thomas Roth Even Smoother Glycolic Retinol Resurfacing Peel Pads

How a-peeling! Get your beauty sleep by applying this peel pad before bedtime. It’s infused with 20% glycolic acid complex and 1.5% time-released microencapsulated retinol, so you’ll wake up with improved texture, clarity, tone, fine lines and wrinkles. To prevent irritation, it also has allantoin and adenosine to soothe, as well as hyaluronic acid to hydrate. $52,

Kinship Naked Apple Oil-Free Blemish Control Gel Cleanser

An apple (cleanser) a day keeps acne away! Designed for daily use, this deep pore cleanser bans breakouts and balances oil, all while preserving the skin barrier—no stripping here. It works into a foamy lather to gently remove makeup, plus it tones and mattifies skin. Sustainably sourced Botanimoist AMS is an apple polysaccharide humectant that’s clinically proven to improve skin’s moisture by 88%, plus there’s vegan lactic acid to exfoliate and niacinamide to minimize the appearance of pores. Don’t forget the dreamy fresh apple scent. $23,

Peach & Lily Power Cocktail Lactic Acid Repair Serum

From the beloved K-beauty brand that brought you the cult-favorite Glass Skin Refining Serum, their second serum is all about getting a gorgeous glow. The potent blend includes black ginseng, red algae, probiotics and 10% lactic acid to effectively yet delicately resurface skin. That translates to a youthful complexion with minimized lines, wrinkles, texture and pores. $49,

Happy Dance Look Alive Eye Cream + CBD

Puffy eyes who? Spotlighting 100mg of full spectrum hemp-derived CBD to hydrate and depuff the most sensitive skin on the body, you’ll look more awake during the day when you slather this yummy cream on in the morning. It also helps dark circles and eye bags. Give it another go at bedtime to help your skin recharge overnight, courtesy of avocado oil to hydrate, quinoa extracts to smooth fine lines and wrinkles, and a peptide blend to brighten up. $26,

Amorepacific Vintage Single Extract Ampoule

Camellia flower takes center stage in this super concentrated serum that moisturizes and strengthens skin. The camellia flower is known for surviving harsh winter weather conditions in South Korea before blooming into a beautiful flower. The flower is fermented for 100 days and then undergoes a single extraction technique to capture its antioxidants and properties so it can leave skin nourished and radiant. $140, 

Gisou Honey Infused Lip Oil

Honey is known for being a natural humectant—meaning it attracts and binds moisture to the skin—so just imagine what this lip oil does for your pucker. Made with Mirsalehi honey, hyaluronic acid and a blend of oils, it smooths, plumps and defines lips while leaving high wattage shine behind. $32,

Mary Kay Clinical Solutions C+ Resveratrol Line-Reducer

One of the hottest skincare ingredients right now, resveratrol is a potent antioxidant that protects the surface of the skin, fights signs of aging, boosts collagen and elastic, and guards against photodamage. A power wrinkle resistor, the serum also contains vitamin C and acetyl hexapeptide-8 to target signs of aging. $38,

Tula Skincare Bright Start Vitamin C Antioxidant Brightening Moisturizer

The perfect moniker for this moisturizer, it really is a bright start to your day literally and figuratively, with its subtle uplifting citrus scent. The lightweight gel moisturizes, smooths, balances and brightens with vitamin C, ferulic acid and tranexamic acid. It’s also infused with Tula’s patent pending S6Pro Complex, a proprietary blend of prebiotics and probiotic extracts. $54,

Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Sunscreen

You no longer have to decide between chemical and mineral sunscreens, since this hybrid has both. Glow Recipe’s first sunscreen—or as they call it, a “skinscreen”—goes on sheer and blends like a dream. The non-greasy formula combines watermelon extracts, niacinamide, hyaluronic acid and aloe to brighten, hydrate and soothe while providing broad spectrum protection. $34,

Lawless Forget the Filler Overnight Lip-Plumping Mask

True to its name, you’ll wake up to a plumper pucker when you slather on this overnight lip mask before bed. Doubling as a balm, the line-smoothing treatment gives natural collagen production a boost and makes lips look bigger over time. Shea butter and hyaluronic acid hydrate, sooth and soften lips. $21,

EltaMD UV Stick Broad-Spectrum SPF 50+

A favorite of dermatologists everywhere, EltaMD introduces their beloved sunscreen in stick form. Ideal for tossing it into your purse or carry-on, that means on-the-go application has never been easier. The mess-free, all-mineral and water-resistant formula blends into skin like a dream with no white cast on any skin tones. $34,

Benefit POREfessional Lite Primer

Whether or not you apply makeup after (which will wear a lot longer if you do), this 73% water-based face primer blurs and shrinks pores for 12 hours. The super lightweight primer also delivers a cooling sensation, plus it’s breathable and fragrance-free. $32,

Pixi Hello Kitty Anywhere Patches

The cute collab you didn’t know you needed! Place one of these patches anywhere your skin needs a little extra TLC—think on your forehead to smooth lines, in between brows to minimize 11 lines, as eye patches, around the lips or any dry spots. No matter where you place them, peptides, hyaluronic acid and ceramides will calm and hydrate skin. $24,

Mario Badescu Brightening Eye Serum

Everything you need in an eye serum is in this little tube: It brightens, tightens, tones, blurs and firms. Its illuminating effect instantly masks dark circles to help you look wide awake, while caffeine, glycerin and niacinamide nourish the delicate skin. $24,

Garnier Green Labs Super Smoothing Serum Cream

Save yourself a few steps with this multitasker that functions as a night cream, serum and eye cream to smooth fine lines and uneven texture. Spiked with retinol and a super berry blend to turn back time, it works on all skin types. As part of Garnier Green Labs, it’s better for your skin and the planet, with an eco-designed formula, recycled packaging and made in a plant powered with renewable energy. $21.99,

Pai Resurrection Girl

Even the thirstiest complexion will be left soft and moisturized after using this face mask. Named for its hero ingredients, the resurrection plant is impressively resilient and can revive itself after being completely dehydrated. It only takes 10 minutes for this mask to put moisture back into your skin. Blue tansy oil delivers antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties to soothe, while hyaluronic acid plumps and hydrates, and inulin rebalances the skin’s microbiota. $49,

Kate Somerville EradiKate Clarifying Acne Gel Cleanser

Busting breakout starts with your face wash and this one will do the trick. Infused with 1% salicylic acid to unclog pores and treat and prevent breakouts, niacinamide tightens pores and evens skin tone, plus botanical fruit extracts gently exfoliate. A prebiotic complex balances skin and restores the protective microbiome. $44,

e.l.f. Cookies ‘N Dreams Milkshake Overnight Mask

Bring all the boys to your yard with this milkshake mask that smells good enough to eat—and feels like the real deal with its whipped, creamy texture. While you snooze, it works to soothe and nourish the skin, with hydrating jojoba beads to deliver moisture. $9,

Dermalogica Clear Start Post-Breakout Fix

We know that you know you shouldn’t pop that zit, but hey, it happens. For those times, this treatment speeds up healing and helps avoid the dreaded hyperpigmentation it can leave behind with hexylresorcinol. It’ll fade dark spots both old and new, with a helping hand from carob fruit extract and squalane. $22,

Clarins Double Serum Eye

Quite the twofer, get two serums in one formula to smooth, firm, hydrate and revitalize the eye area. Made with 96% natural ingredients, the fast-absorbing plant-based treatment has 13 anti-aging extracts that deliver instant results, including turmeric, kiwi, and organic wild chervil. $79,

U Beauty The Barrier Bioactive Treatment

Inspired by the immortal jellyfish and its rare ability to revert adult cells into stem cells, this rich overnight mask is all about fortifying the skin barrier with bioactive marine ingredients. It boosts the body’s own stem cells to help renew skin and repairs damaged cells. Even dull, dry complexions will be revived in the dead of winter with this luxe, soothing cream that reenergizes skin at the cellular level. $198,

Coola Classic Face Mist Sunscreen

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean that you can skimp on sunscreen—it should still be worn daily, rain or shine. This facial mist makes application a cinch. Spritz it on throughout the day whenever your sun protection needs a refresh. Super lightweight, it spotlights Coola’s Plant Protection complex, with antioxidant-packed ingredients to fight free radicals, including buriti oil and prickly pear extract. $28,

Versed Firm Ground Retinol Body Lotion

Retinol isn’t just for your face! This body lotion is spiked with the stuff, along with squalane, cocoa butter, vitamin E and retinol to ensure it does a lot more than moisturize. It smooths and firms skin, leaving it glowing. Bonus: The tube is made of 75% PCR. $17.99,

True Botanicals Phyto-Retinol Vitamin A Booster

Taking all of the guesswork out of using a retinol, each vegan capsule has the exact right dose of plant-based vitamin A. The phyto-retinol fights breakouts, dark spots, fine lines, and uneven skin tone and texture. Best of all, this retinol is safe to use during the day, alongside vitamin C and exfoliators. $120,

Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate

It only takes three days to see a brighter complexion from this potent serum. The lightweight formula also minimizes signs of aging, improves hydration and guards against environmental damage. ImuGenerationRED Technology features fermented roselle extract and heart leaf extract to aid in the delivery nutrients to the skin. $110,

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Overnight Rehydrating Mask with 10.5% Squalane

The cult favorite Ultra Facial Cream is taken up a notch with this new mask that delivers even deeper hydration and nourishment. It works overnight to improve the skin’s barrier and reduce moisture loss with plant-derived squalane, stopping dryness for up to three days. $40,

Herbivore Nova 15% Vitamin C + Turmeric Brightening Serum

For the ultimate brightening dream team, Herbivore paired 15% vitamin C with turmeric to tackle dark spots and dullness while going easy on the skin. Bearberry arbutin and chebula fruit provide an instant glow. $64,

Wander Beauty B.O.M. Voyage Cleansing Balm

Removing makeup has never been so easy. This tri-phase cleansing balm starts off as a balm, transforms into an oil and rinses off as a gentle milk, simply by adding water. The single step cleanser melts away makeup, dirt and sunscreen, without leaving any residue behind. $34,

Alpyn Beauty Bearberry & Vitamin C Glow Serum

Like all Alpyn Beauty products, their latest spotlights wild plants that are wildcrafted in Jackson Hole, spotlighting bearberry leaf, which resurfaces, hydrates and plumps even the thirstiest complexions. The vitamin C serum instantly brightens and fades dark spots over time, courtesy of licorice root. $59,

RéVive Moisturizing Renewal Day Cream SPF 30 Broad Spectrum

Powered by the brand’s Rapid Renewal Complex, the potent combination of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins C and E, and marine adaptogens safeguards skin from environmental aggressors. More than a simple daytime moisturizer, it prevents signs of premature aging, firming skin and smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. To top it all off, it delivers broad spectrum SPF 30 protection. $195,

Dr. Jart+ PHA Exfoliating Serum

Tough on dead skin cells and decongestion, yet gentle on skin, this 7% PHA serum works to resurface and smooth skin while minimizing pores. Safe for sensitive skin, it’ll also get excess oil under control sans stripping skin. Panthenol helps moisturize and macadamia seed oil controls sebum. $45,

Evereden Healing Eczema Treatment

Eczema requires extra delicate care and this healing cream is up to the task. Gentle and safe even for babies and kids, it quickly relieves itchy and irritated skin sans steroids. The brand’s Barrier Restore Technology spotlights naturally-derived anti-inflammatories like golden spent barley and quercetin, as well as ceramides and colloidal oatmeal to strengthen and soothe skin. It’s clinically proven to reduce redness and dryness by over 98%. $26,

Lancome Rénergie H.C.F. Triple Serum

Literally three separate serums in one, this triple threat includes hyaluronic acid, C+ niacinamide and ferulic acid serums, a feat in cosmetic chemistry. Held in separate chambers for maximum efficacy and freshness, they cover all the bases and treat volume loss, wrinkles and dark spots. $135,

Tatcha The Texture Tonic

This liquid exfoliator instantly gets to work clarifying and smoothing skin with fruit AHAs, niacinamide, Japanese mugwort and wild rose. Tone and texture are left more even without stripping the skin, leaving it calmer and brighter. $59,

Josie Maran Argan Apothecary Intensive Daily Repair Body Butter

Josie Maran has long known the power of plants and she’s taking it up a notch with her first Argan Apothecary product. Designed to deliver eczema relief, it contains colloidal oatmeal .8% (an active FDA-approved OTC skin protectant), aloe leaf juice, shea butter and argan oil, instantly hydrating and soothing skin from irritation and itching. $46,

Clé de Peau Beauté Brightening Serum Supreme

Practically a derm treatment in a bottle, this serum banishes dark spots and dullness in just two weeks, courtesy of brightening ingredient 4MSK. Sea ferment prevents hyperpigmentation before it even happens and it’s also infused with vitamin C ethyl, so over time skin has an improved even tone. The nourishing formula hydrates skin for up to 24 hours. $330,

Rose Inc Skin Enhance Luminous Tinted Serum

In the best example of skincare meets makeup hybrids, this has the skin-loving ingredients of a serum (including squalene for weightless hydration and peptides to guard from environmental damage), and the blurring effects of a skin tint. The pigments spheres are suspended in a skincare base in 14 flexible shades. It’s just as good for the planet as it is for your skin: The formula is manufactured with 100% renewable energy, the entire bottle and cap is recyclable, and it is packaged in a recyclable bottle with a 50% post-consumer recycled plastic cap and placed inside of a recyclable carton made from FFSC-certified paper and hemp. $49,

The Klog Snail Mucin Energy Essence

Who knew the humble snail could be so good for your skin? Snail mucin is collected without harming or stressing the little creatures. The K-beauty ingredient does everything from strengthen the skin barrier to fight breakouts, plump and fade hyperpigmentation. $17,

Neogen V.Biome Soothing Cream

Since we’re all more germ conscious these days, to say the least, the applicator is the answer to our neat freak prayers. The globe applicator is attached to the lid, so you’ll never have to stick your fingers inside, not to mention the soothing sensation it brings. The gel cream delivers 10 layers of deep hydration and helps repair the skin barrier to prevent moisture loss. Brightening and calming, the formula is chock full of probiotics and vitamin C. $38,

Decorté Lipsome Advanced Repair Serum

Luxe Japanese brand Decorté debuts another game changing serum, made with one trillion multilayer bio-liposomes to deeply hydrate, revitalize, strengthen and firm skin. Providing 24 hours of moisture in a time-released formula, it contains hyaluronic acid, ceramides, vitamin E and Shirakaba Water. $75,

Philosophy Hope In A Jar Biome-Balance Glow Serum 

Get your glow on with this serum that boosts the skin barrier, improves texture and hydrates, leaving skin smooth and radiant. Hyaluronic acid, vitamin C and a prebiotic made from biotechnology balance the skin’s microbiome. $45,

Figaro Apothecary Botanical Face Serum

New luxury beauty and wellness brand Figaro Apothecary was founded by Scott Formby and Jen DeKlaver, two designers, artists and former creative directors who have worked for brands like J.Crew, West Elm and Target. This do-it-all serum is crafted with 100% natural ingredients, including rosehip, pomegranate, evening primrose, fig, vitamin E and 600 mg of CBD to fight aging, moisturize, calm irritation and leave skin glowing. $135,

Smashbox Photo Finish Correct Anti-Redness Primer

Seeing red? This green-toned primer will erase any traces while soothing and balancing stressed skin with antioxidants, hyaluronic acid, probiotic extract, vitamins and algae. Breathable and lightweight, it also protects from pollution and blue light. Makeup will glide right onto skin and stay put longer. $39,

Caudalíe Premier Cru La Crème

Caudalíe founder Mathilde Thomas partnered with Dr. David Sinclair of Harvard Medical School to create the Premier Cru collection, powered by an exclusive new patent called TET8, fights the eight signs of aging below. It firms; plumps; boosts hydration, radiance and elasticity; and reduces deep wrinkles, fine lines and dark spots. The rich La Crème features the brands first refillable capsule and is 100% recyclable. $119,

Pause Moisture-Lock Ultra Hydrator

Between winter weather and menopause, those two can cause your skin to turn into the Sahara. Enter this helpful hydrator that’s designed to be worn over your moisturizer or solo to lock in hydration. In addition to the face, it can also be applied to scaly spots anywhere on the body, like the hands, elbows or knees. $65,

Embryolisse Firming Lifting Cream

French beauty at its best, this daily wrinkle correcting cream works to lift and firm skin with 21 ingredients, 95% of natural origin. Organic kangaroo flower extract smooths lines, while plant-based hyaluronic acid plumps. $55,

Ole Henriksen Strength Trainer Peptide Boost Moisturizer

Strength training isn’t just for the gym—in this case, it’s also applicable to skin. All about a stronger skin barrier, this daily moisturizer is loaded with peptides, collagen and hyaluronic acid to get the job done, while improving elasticity and fine lines and wrinkles along the way. $48,

Frances Prescott Tri-Balm 3-in-1

Save yourself a few steps with this facial balm that does it all. In a single step, it cleanses, exfoliates and moisturizes. You can also leave it on for 10 minutes as a hydrating mask. The natural formula features botanical oils, oats and starflower to gently remove makeup and impurities; pumpkin seed enzymes to exfoliate and brighten; and hyaluronic acids and antioxidants for lasting hydration. $65,

Bondi Sands Bondi Babe Purifying Clay Mask

Australian tanning brand recently launched skincare with their Everyday Skincare range, powered by Australian botanicals, packaged in 100% recyclable post-consumer packaging. The Bondi Babe Purifying Clay Mask taps blue spirulina extract, bentonite clay and matcha to draw out impurities, detox and reduce redness in just 10 to 15 minutes. $18.99,

Paume Probiotic Hand Balm

Hands really take a beating in winter and this balm is here to help. Plant-based active ingredients promise younger-looking mitts by improving skin tone, elasticity and texture. The brand’s signature scent of cedar, citrus, rosemary and lavender adds another delightful element, plus the tube is made of 75% PCR. $22,

Kumiko Matcha Supreme Cellular Restoration Mask

Stressed skin will be transformed after just 10 to 15 minutes with this cream mask that revitalizes and soothes. It also resculpts, firms and adds radiance, plus minimizes fine lines and facial tension with antioxidants and plant extracts. $123.50,

Algenist Genius Liquid Skin Resurfacing 2% BHA Toner

Take your basic toner up a peg with this exfoliating one that smooths wrinkles, firms, plumps and tackles breakouts. The combination of alguronic acid, vegan collagen, azelaic acid and 2% salicylic acid improves natural cell turnover and purifies skin. $40,

Perricone MD Ultra-Smooth Clean Shave Cream

Shaving can leave skin dry and irritated, but not when you use this shaving cream formulated with 99% pure CBD to soothe, calm and nourish skin. The rich texture prevents redness, razor burn and ingrown hairs while providing a smooth glide for your razor for an extra clean and close shave. $10,

Dr. Dennis Gross Advanced Retinol + Ferulic Intense Wrinkle Cream

Perfect for winter, thirsty complexions will drink this rich cream right up. The potent wrinkle treatment is formulated with retinol, bakuchiol, rambutan and ferulic acid to repair and strengthen the moisture barrier while shrinking fine lines and wrinkles, all sans any irritation. $75,

CoverGirl Priming Glow Mist

After decades of creating beloved makeup products, CoverGirl took their first foray into a new category with their Clean Fresh Skincare Collection. This all-in-one ultrafine mist—made for all skin types—primes, tones and hydrates skin with rosewater, vitamin C and cactus water. Apply it as a primer or throughout the day whenever your skin needs a refresh. $13.99,

Pacifica Vegan Ceramide Face Oil

Pacifica’s very first facial oil absorbs in a jiffy and is loaded with ceramides to hydrate and plump skin, giving it a dewy finish. Ideal for winter, dry skin will drink it right up. $16,

REN Glow and Protect Serum

A vitamin C serum is key to a skincare routine and this vegan formula is chock full of the stuff, thanks to Kakadu plum, which has 100 times more vitamin C than oranges. There’s also mineral-rich dragon fruit and omega-5 loaded pomegranate. Skin is left smoother, more even, brighter and protected from free radical damage. $68,

Lancer Instant Brightening Booster

Brighten up your complexion with this silky cream enriched with 30% vitamin c and turmeric. Skin tone will be more even, soft and lifted. $150,

Dermalogica Awaken Peptide Eye Gel

Wake up to brighter, depuffed eyes, powered by caffeine and palmitoyl tetrapeptide. There’s also succinic acid to smooth fine lines and wrinkles, rosemary leaf extract to boost the skin barrier and soothe, and voandzeia subterranea seed extract for radiance. $56,

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