Winter is fast approaching, and our skin's moisture is disappearing. We've been furiously reviewing the best skincare and makeup for the inevitable dry weather. Balms, moisturizers, cleansers, and oils - you name it, we have it. Over the next few weeks we will introduce you to our favorite skin care and take you into our daily beauty routine. It's time to take your skin care seriously - understanding what your skin needs is the first step to bettering it.

[Photos by Vanessa Kowalski]