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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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Illustrated by Sydney Hass
We’re finally starting to shed our layers in NYC, opting for
just one jacket rather than four. As for our friends on the west coast? Well, they’ve
been enjoying coat-less living for a
few weeks now. Meanwhile, those in the middle may still need their parkas.
Spring weather is better than winter no matter where you read
On any given day, our browsers are open to Shopbop because of its on-point selection. The retailer carries the most sought-after items from top brands that aren’t available anywhere else. So, naturally, when the site has a sale (with some items up to 70% off!), we scour it to add everything we can to our carts read