Allison Kaplan's best winter moisturizers

The lower the temperature goes, the drier our skin gets. Here with some of the best winter moisturizers is Mpls.St.Paul Magazine shopping and style editor Allison Kaplan.

Balms: Generally waterless for more concentrated hydration

Three to try from Minneapolis-based www.lovecrate.com:

- One Love Organics Skin Savior beauty balm

- Vitamin E Eye Balm from Elizabeth Dehn for One Love Organics

- May Lindstrom Blue Cocoon beauty balm

Oils: Intensely hydrating, able to penetrate the skin better than most moisturizers

Three to try from Cos Bar in Edina:

- Odacites hydrating oil

- Laura Mecier Infusion de Rose Nourishing Oil

- Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil

Serums: Similar to oil, but generally with a specific purpose, like skin tightening or exfoliation

One to try:

- Vitamin C Serum by Elizabeth Dehn for One Love Organics, from lovecrate.com

Cream: The "glove" that gets layered over your oils and serums for more moisture and protection

Four to try:

- Beespa Hand + Foot Cream, from www.beespa.com

- D'Olives moisturizing cream, from CosBar

- Natura Bisse intese cream, from Blue Mercury at Galleria

- La Mer body crème, from Blue Mercury at Galleria

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