Cold Weather Skin Care Products for Kids and Families

by Morgan DeBoest Julson

Cold Weather Skin Care Products for Kids and Families
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If you live in a part of the world that experiences cold weather, you’ll know that frigid temperatures can wreak havoc on your kiddo’s skin, both on the face and body. It gets dry, flaky and can sometimes even crack, which can be painful, itchy, and downright annoying.


Here are our editors’ top product recommendations for keeping your whole family’s skin healthy and hydrated throughout the cold months.

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Vornado Evaporative Whole Room Humidifier


The Vornado Evaporative Whole Room Humidifier uses natural evaporation, which eliminates the mist and messy white dust other humidifiers leave behind. Along with its modern, minimalistic design, it features push-button controls and multiple humidity settings, allowing you to personalize your humidity experience. The crystal-clear tank was designed so that one glance shows you when to refill.

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Seventh Generation Free and Clear Natural Liquid Laundry Detergent


Seventh Generation Free & Clear Laundry Detergent is made specifically for sensitive skin. It lifts stubborn stains like tomato sauce, grass, and coffee with an enzyme-rich formula. You won't find any dyes, fragrances or artificial brighteners, so wash with confidence.

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Aveeno Protect Hydrate Face Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50


You don’t want to forget sunscreen for you or the rest of the family, even in the dead of winter! Aveeno Protect + Hydrate Face Sunscreen Lotion with Broad Spectrum SPF 50 provides 24-hour hydration and sun protection to keep skin feeling soft, smooth, and healthier than before going in the sun. This facial sunscreen lotion contains antioxidant oat and delivers broad-spectrum UVA and UVB sun protection while also moisturizing skin.

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Crane Adorable Elephant Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier


The Crane Cool Mist Elephant-shaped humidifier gives your little one relief from a dry cough and nasal congestion for a good night's sleep. It uses ultrasonic technology to humidify the environment, and we can’t get enough of its ultra-quiet operation and kid-friendly design. This Crane ultrasonic humidifier has a 1-gallon water tank and can run up to 24 hours on a single refill.

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Unscented Aquaphor Healing Ointment Tube


Aquaphor has long been lauded as the essential solution for protecting, soothing, and restoring healthy skin. Whether you’re fighting chapped lips, dry hands and cuticles, or cracked heels and feet, Aquaphor will create a protective barrier on the skin to create an ideal healing environment.

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Everyone Lavender Coconut Hand Soap


Everyone Lavender Coconut Hand Soap is safe and gentle enough for the whole family’s daily use. Calm and creamy, this hand soap is scented with pure essential oils and real fruit essences — no fake fragrance, ever! Gentle Coconut-derived cleansers are balanced with Vitamin E to keep hands clean and moisturized.

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Burt's Bees Ultra Conditioning Moisturizing Lip Balm


Burt's Bees 100% natural moisturizing lip balm is ultra-conditioning with the addition of kokum butter. Rejuvenate chapped, cracking lips this winter and look good doing it.

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Eucerin Intensive Repair Very Dry Skin Lotion


Eucerin’s Intensive Repair Body Lotion delivers 24-hour hydration — it moisturizes, exfoliates and conditions very dry, flaky skin to improve the appearance of rough skin. The deep moisture formula is enriched with Natural Moisturizing Factors that are found naturally in skin and immediately improves skin's appearance.

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Honest Beauty Soothing Daily Moisturizer


This soothing moisturizer is safe for the whole family to use year-round, but you’ll especially love it during the dry winter months. Hyaluronic acid replenishes moisture to stressed-looking skin, and a special blend of marine ferment, reishi and saw palmetto extracts helps soothe and balance.

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Honest Beauty Gentle Gel Cleanser


We love the Honest Company’s plant-derived, ultra-safe products for kids and adults alike. This gentle cleanser doesn’t overdry skin, and chamomile & calendula help soothe all skin types.