6 Beauty Buys to Help You Through Cold Season

Pretty (and potent) pick-me-ups that help fend off sickness—or give you a boost if you've already fallen prey.


Neal's Yard Remedies Organic Defence Hand Spray


Keeping your hands clean is one of the best ways to stay healthy, but a sink isn't always accessible. This portable spray is formulated with an antiseptic blend of essential oils that kills up to 99.9 percent of cold-causing bacteria without drying skin. Just spray directly onto hands and rub in whenever you need a refresh.

To buy: $10.50, us.nyorganic.com.

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Neutrogena Healthy Skin Blends Sheer Highlighting Blush in Pure


Looking a bit pale? Swirl a fluffy brush across this quad of pinks and shimmers, and then brush onto cheeks for an instant lift and a flush of color that reads healthy—not ruddy.

To buy: $13, amazon.com.

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Pursoma Hot Tub Bath


If you feel a cold coming on—or have succumbed to one despite your best efforts—soak your aching body in a warm tub filled with this trio of healing ingredients. Sea salts and warming ginger root help stimulate circulation and clear sinuses, while French clay helps remove any toxins.

To buy: $34, thedetoxmarket.com.

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Farmaesthetics Deep Lavender Rub


Whether you have a lingering cough or aching feet, rub this natural salve wherever you need instant relief. Lavender and eucalyptus oils calm the senses and soothe away any pain without the overwhelmingly medicinal scent you'd expect from traditional rubs.

To buy: $25, farmaesthetics.com.

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Blithe Tundra Chaga Pressed Serum


Get the skincare benefits of a serum and the hydration of a moisturizer in one step—and product. Packed with chaga mushroom extract and argan oils, this potent pick leaves your face brighter and softer with every use.

To buy: $49, sephora.com.

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Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Day Tint SPF 15


With hydrating ceramides and aloe vera, SPF, and a hint of pigment, this supercharged moisturizer softens, protects, and evens out sickly-looking skin upon application. Hands down, this is the fastest way to look better without much effort.

To buy: $48, sephora.com.

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