Beauty The 8 Best Clean Moisturizers for Dry Winter Skin With the way this cold weather is set up, your skin needs it. By Kayla Greaves Kayla Greaves Instagram Twitter Website Kayla Greaves is the Executive Beauty Editor for InStyle, overseeing all beauty coverage on the site. She has previously held positions at HuffPost and Bustle. InStyle's editorial guidelines Published on January 29, 2021 @ 02:35PM Pin Share Tweet Email We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. Not that I've been outside or anything as of late, but when it's winter, my skin be knowing. Aside from the frigid temperatures outside, the heat constantly blasting in my apartment has my skin parched and often flakier than a pie crust by morning. Since I'm not someone who enjoys the ashy look (I'm much more of a dewy glow kinda gal), I'm always on the hunt for moisturizers that have nourishing formulas and can get the job done. Thankfully, if you're more inclined to use clean products, there are a ton of options to choose from, and I've rounded up a few of my faves to share with you. The eight best clean moisturizers for dry winter skin, ahead. How Exactly Does Turmeric Benefit the Skin? nyakio Baobab Youth-Infused Daily Defense Crème Courtesy Buy on Target I am obsessed with nyakio products because, quite honestly, they're just so good. This ultra-rich, ultra-thicc moisturizer is formulated with baobab oil straight from Ghana to leave your skin hydrated and blessed (amen) — even after a night of having the heat on full blast. Humanrace Humidifying Cream Courtesy Buy on Humanrace.com Buy on Goop.com Buy on The Detox Market Pharrell's Humanrace line made waves when it launched fall, not just because he's a musical icon, but because he had the good sense to work with the brilliant Dr. Elena Jones to create products that work. The Humidifying Cream, which boasts squalane and snow mushroom, quickly became a fan favorite for its ability to instantly lock in moisture and keep skin dewy for hours. Dr. Barbara Sturm Face Cream Rich Courtesy Buy on Sephora Buy on Nordstrom Buy on Spacenk.com If you're looking to splurge on skincare, go the Dr. Barbara Sturm route. This face cream, which is adored by celebrities and beauty editors alike, not only deeply moisturizes skin, but also features skullcap to reduce the look of fine lines and support cell renewal function, as well as antioxidants like vitamin E to help keep skin smooth. VIDEO: The Best Moisturizers for Year Round Dry Skin SkinFix Barrier+ Triple Lipid-Peptide Face Cream Courtesy Buy on Sephora Buy on QVC Buy on Amazon If there's one thing this cream is going to do, it's pack a punch. Filled with a triple lipid complex, peptide protein blend, and lily root extract, this moisturizer restores the skin's natural lipids and fatty acids, protects skin from free radical damage, and helps reduce water loss, so you can wake up with a morning glow. Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Moisturizer with Ceramides Courtesy Buy on Sephora Buy on Amazon Buy on Ulta When your skin is in need of a little extra TLC, Drunk Elephant's Lala Retro Whipped Cream is here to rescue you — literally. Formulated with a blend of oils and ceramides, this cream improves moisturize balance and helps to curb skin's water loss. fresh Lotus Anti-Aging Night Moisturizer Courtesy Buy on Sephora Buy on Ulta Buy on Amazon While this cream may be lightweight, don't think it's going to go easy on moisture. With its antioxidant-rich formula, it not only nourishes skin, but also helps to protect against free radical damage. Farmacy Honey Halo Ultra-Hydrating Ceramide Moisturizer Courtesy Buy on Sephora Buy on QVC Buy on Amazon Farmacy is not lying when they its Honey Halo moisturizer is ultra-hydrating. Using buckwheat honey as the product's humectant, this cream seals in hydration, while also using fig fruit extract to plump the skin. By morning, you're left with the supple face of your dreams. Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Night Concentrate Courtesy Buy on Sephora This concentrated moisturizer melts into skin at night, helping to resolve dryness and stay true to giving you its namesake by morning: dewy skin. From non-toxic makeup and skincare to sustainability practices, Clean Slate is an exploration of all things in the green beauty space.