Here’s a cold hard truth: Winter isn’t pretty
. While Olivia Palermo manages to look effortlessly cool in the middle of a polar vortex
, the rest of us struggle with static-charged hair, chapped lips, windburned cheeks, cracked hands, flaky scalps, scaly legs, and a generally drab complexion.
Perhaps more irritating than Palermo's snow-time sartorial superiority is feeling like the rest of us mere mortals have zero control over the winter weather that wrecks our skin and hair. But, there’s no need to feel like victims at the whims of Al Roker’s forecast. We asked the best in the beauty business for their proven tactics to battle the winter weather — so you can feel hot, no matter how low the mercury goes.
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