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2020 Winter Buyers Guide

The Best Grooming Gear of 2020

Soothing helpers for all your winter ailments

(Photo: Inga Hendrickson)

Fjällräven Kanken Art Toiletry Bag ($45)

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Adorable lunchbox vibes aside, this sturdy rectangle is an organizational dream—the main compartment lets bottles stand upright, while tools and tubes stow in side pockets. There’s also a slim back pocket that’s perfect for travel trinkets.

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Avène Cicalfate Restorative Hand Cream ($25)

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If you suffer from cracking, hangnails, or dryness, look no further than this hypoallergenic hand cream. It uses sucralfate (a common ingredient in ulcer medications) to form a tenacious protective barrier: a pea-size amount stays put through five washes.

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Sachajuan Scalp Conditioner ($31)

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After a day suffocating under a helmet, your scalp will love a good scrub with this creamy conditioner. It pairs serious antimicrobials with exfoliating salicylic acid and nourishing oat oil to reduce flaking and irritation.

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Paula’s Choice Hyaluronic Acid Booster Serum ($36)

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Cold, dry air robs skin of moisture, but hyaluronic acid replenishes it in no time. Paula’s Choice adds ceramides, making this serum exceptional for treating windburn.

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Endoca Hemp CBD Salve ($64)

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Ski-boot pain is its own kind of hell, and CBD offers salvation. Melt a quarter-size dollop of Endoca’s salve in your palms and go to work on hot spots, cramped tendons, and anything else screaming for help.

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Glossier Mint Balm Dotcom Salve ($12)

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The consistency of Glossier’s goo is great for applying thick on skin and lips. The mint scent will be your new best friend when cold season ravages your sinuses.

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Brooklyn Grooming Pilgrim’s Recovery Oil ($18)

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We like arnica for reducing bruising, swelling, and inflammation. Brooklyn Grooming infuses it in sunflower oil scented with cedar and bergamot—the ultimate post-hot-tub skin treat.

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All Good Herbal Freeze Pain-Relief Spray ($12)

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You could push through the discomfort of an annoying spasm, backache, or crampy strain. But why would you when this botanical analgesic spray provides such glorious icy-menthol relief?

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From Winter 2020 Buyer's Guide
Filed To: Health and BeautySkinToolsAccessories
Lead Photo: Inga Hendrickson

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