THE ULTIMATE SKYN WINTER SURVIVAL PACK
Let's face it, winter can suck...
Winds get harsh, temps start droppin', and everything around will just start to freeze.
It might not have hit yet, but thanks to SKYN - when it does, you'll be ready!
Check out this next list to discover all the keys for surviving the season.
#1. THE JACK BLACK SURVIVAL PACK
Just 'cause the weather is rough, doesn't mean your skin has to be! Keep yourself soft as snow and protected from the elements with these Jack Black moisture must haves.
Let's be real - no woman likes a dry, cracked face. That's why this powerful, non-greasy cream is the best. It works fast and provides long lasting moisture for dry skin. Not only that, but it's actually great on sensitive skin and can help knock down that red irritation that can come with all the bitter winds.
Cool Moisture Body Lotion
Don't get flakey. Flakey skin sucks - and can be super embarrassing. Make sure you protect your skin with this this lightweight, quick-penetrating lotion. Nourish your body and keep it soothed from the dry weather.
Don't ever underestimate the power of soft hands... actually though. Women don't, so why should you? Give yourself the softest hands ever with this rich rich, non-greasy formula that'll help heal and soothe your dry, chapped, cracked hands. Trust us, she'll love it.
#2. SOME SERIOUSLY STYLISH AND RESISTANT KICKS
Forget those big clunky boots your dad used to wear. The new age men's boot is sleek, sophisticated, and definitely livable. Catch some of our favourite selections here.
Robert Wayne Chukka - Dress Boot for Men
Want to look effortlessly put together this winter season? Don't get distracted by those standard bulky boots, and get yourself a pair of these svelte leather boots that're definitely designed for comfort and style.
Ben Minkoff - 'Manet' Black Leather Dress Boots
Want to look classy on a night out AND be protected against that horrid slush? Then look no further than these super sleek Ben Minkoff ‘Manet’ Black Leather Dress Boots.
With a sleek leather look and understated buckle, these winter wonders will be your perfect classy going out go-tos.
To Boot New York - Stallworth Cap-Toe Boots in Cognac Leather
Meet your next classic pair. These shoes scream low-key sophistication. Great for pairing with neutrals, they're the perfect pop of rich cognac brown for your insulated winter wardrobe.
Double bonus, is that these bad boys would actually transition super smoothly into fall, spring AND summer!
#3. WHEN LIFE GETS COLD - BUNDLE UP!
Winter can get super cold, but you legit don't have to be. Not with one of these three sweet finds that'll keep you insulated, stylish, and ready for anything.
Look no more, gentleman: Stefano is your new go to winter jacket. Constructed with genuine lamb leather details, ribbed cuffs and a genuine raccoon fur hood, this down filled jacket will surely keep you warm. From early mornings at the gym, those mid day meetings and those precious hours of weekend freedom, this stylish parka will ensure you arrive in style.
It's classic, it's basic, and it's simple perfection. The Acne Studios Selo black is an iconic bomber jacket with minimal padding and an elongated fit to keep you looking on point all season long.
Best bet about this one is that it's great when the weather gets harsh, and actually transitions with you throughout spring. Keep it with you all year long.
Zara - Feather Three Quarter Length Jacket
It's stylish, it's warm and it's so freaking warm. Look like a total winter lord in this insulted quarter length feather jacket.
The perfect fit for the king of any Winter Wonderland.
#4. WARMED SMARTS
Keep that brain of yours toasty (and lookin' sharp) with any of these top winter picks.
Melin - The Bar
Just because you've got to bundle up, doesn't mean you can't look good. Keep that head topped with something that'll protect it from the elements AND keep you fly.
The hat's actually dope, the side and back crown panels are made of a tuxedo wool, the brim's made of fancy black lamb leather, and the under visor is this silky black suede with a signature enamel seal. Double bonus is it's lined with a moisture wicking performance sweatband on the inside making it a solid bet for any weather.
The name says it all. This hat is just flat out dope. Made from a black acrylic/cotton been, this beanie is a classy classic that'll take your basic wardrobe to tailored new heights.
Keep your head warm in a low key way that'll be the perfect accent to any casual winter outfit.
Canada Goose - Aviator Hat
Ok, so it might not be the most stylish, but it sure is the warmest! If there's one thing Canadians are good at it's surviving the winter and no brand does this country more justice for that than good ol' Canada Goose.
Bring out your inner Top Gun with this turn-of-the-century pilot style chapeaux, complete with modern-day durability and warmth.
#5. BELLY WARMERS
The weather might give you brain freeze, but these delicious hot drinks definitely wont.
The heat, spice, sweet, and sour flavours are sure to get you feelin' warm in no time.
Boiling water | 4 Cloves | 1 Lemon twist | 2 tsp Demerara sugar or brown sugar | .25 oz Lemon juice | 2 oz Bourbon, rye whiskey, Irish whiskey or Scotch
It's got liquor, it's got caffeine, and it's sure to perk up any storm that comes your way.
1 cup heavy cream | 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk | 1 2/3 cups Irish whiskey | 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules | 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup | 1 teaspoon vanilla extract | 1 teaspoon almond extract
Spiked Apple Cider
It's rich with mulled spices, with just the right amount of kick.
1 gallon apple cider | 3 cinnamon sticks, broken into halves | 1 orange peel, cut into 1-inch chunks | 2 tablespoons raisins, or to taste | 1 tablespoon whole cloves, or to taste | 1 (750 milliliter) bottle spiced rum
Winter might suck, but with this sure fire survival guide, at least your next winter adventure won't
So suit up, lather up, and enjoy your temporary winter wonderland.
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