As we inch closer to the end of the year, a fresh start is on our horizon, and it's the perfect time to take stock in our life. There's never been a better time to take inventory on what is or isn't working in our lives and begin to make strides towards improving just that. And, one room in our home that often flies under-the-radar when it comes to making these improvements?
To be clear: when we say "improvements," we are not talking about upgrading our shower towels or carpets (though that isn't a bad idea either). Instead, we're talking about our skincare routine and the skincare products we turn to day-in-and-day-out, and unfortunately, it's most likely in need of some serious editing.
The right skincare products (or skincare saviors) are just as important as a foolproof the best vacuum or best juicer, and if we don't take the time to invest in them? We're setting not only ourselves (and our skin) up for failure.
Sure, we could upgrade our mattress, mattress topper, and bedding, but if we don't have the right moisturizers or masks, our skin will never look as well-rested as our bodies may feel. And, who wants that? Not us — and that's where the Real Homes team comes in.
To keep your skin from drying out this winter, we've gone ahead and rounded up so many products to keep your skin looking as flawless as ever. So, for anyone who's looking to turn the page on this horrible year and start fresh in 2021?
Here are seven skincare saviors to do just that.
1. This at-home microdermabrasion machine
Is anyone out there missing the spa? You're not alone, and this microdermabrasion machine will bring you spa-quality results from the comfort of your bathroom. This trusty tool will smooth and evens skin tone, reduces blemishes, and improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. To the point, you won't ever need to schedule another spa day (or at least, not anytime soon!). View Deal
2. This sensational serum
Drunk Elephant B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum for $48, at Amazon
I will not lie to you: this Drunk Elephant serum is actually one of my everyday essentials, and since first testing it out first-hand last year, I can not even begin to explain the endless benefits I've noticed on my skin (though I will try). This miracle worker locked in enough hydration and moisture and did so all winter long. No matter how frightful the winter weather got, I knew that my face would remain flake-free all season long.
To the point, I gifted this to more than one friend this holiday season. Run, don't walk to your nearest computer and add this to your shopping cart. View Deal
3. This foot mask
Aveeno Cracked Skin Relief CICA Balm for $12.99, at Amazon
Enter: this foot mask.
This fragrance-free formula contains dimethicone skin protectant and triple oat complexes to moisturize cracked and dry skin. Furthermore, it works overtime to create a protective layer to help reduce the loss of moisture.View Deal
4. This miracle mask
Summer Fridays Overtime Mask for $58.49, at Amazon
Want to wipe away 2020 completely? Go ahead and start fresh by implementing this must-have mask into your regular rotation. This skin clarifying mask is vitamin-packed with pumpkin and exfoliating apricot seed powder to rid your face of dead skin cells, leaving a luminous effect that's fresher than ever.
5. This dreamy duo
Charlotte Tilbury Goddess Cleansing Ritual for $46, at Nordstrom
Another must-have to keep stocked in your bathroom cabinet? This dreamy duo. The citrus-based cleaner is perfect for removing any day's worth of makeup, whereas the bamboo charcoal-based purifying cleanser will clean pores to perfection. Oh, and the best part? Both products are suitable for morning, day, and night use. View Deal
6. This top-selling tonic
Pixl Skintreats Glowing Tonic starting at $18.39, at Target
Treat the sensitive skin on your face with the Skintreats Glow Tonic from Pixi. Glycolic acid gently exfoliates skin to reveal healthy, glowing skin underneath, while ginseng improves circulation to keep your skin looking great. Aloe vera soothes skin as you tone, preventing irritation that can come from exfoliating. Plus, it's suitable on all skin types and textures and rings in at just under-$20! View Deal
7. This celebrity-approved must-have
Talika Visibly Smoothing Eye Patch for $58, at Amazon
Naturally, we've saved the best for last — and the one-and-only eye product everyone should be eyeing: these Talika eye patches. Not only did it receive a ringing endorsement by Will Smith (who snapped a selfie on Instagram wearing them), but it's an absolute essential for anyone looking to reduce puffiness, dark circles, or wrinkles surrounding your eyes. Oh, and the best part? It works miracles in under-15 minutes. View Deal