The driest months of the year are coming up soon, which means we’ll be starting to feel it in our skin within the next few weeks. Cracked heels, sore hands, itchy arms and legs, and chapped lips — none of these is a fun way to spend the holidays season, so let’s do something about it, shall we?

Your sore skin doesn’t have to own you this season! Here are a few ways you can battle your dry skin woes this winter.

6 Ways To Battle Dry Skin This Winter

Mmm, two of my favorite essential oils make for a fantastic dry skin lotion. Lavender and tea tree oil not only smell amazing, but you’re going to love how they make your skin feel this winter. (via Unexpected Elegance)

You only need three simple ingredients to make this delicious lotion to soothe your skin this season. You could even your favorite essential oils as an added bonus. Frankincense is said to be incredible for everything skincare-related. And it smells amazing which is a total bonus. (via Little Yellow Barn)

If your lips take a serious beating during the winter, you’re going to love this awesome lip scrub. It’s edible, it’s yummy, and it’ll help you to rid your lips of all that flaky, chapped skin. Keep them kissable even through the worst months! (How Does She)

6 Ways To Battle Dry Skin This Winter

Oats and honey are the perfect combinations for making your face feel totally amazing. You can scrub this recipe into your skin before you go to bed and wash it off in the morning for some seriously happy skin! (via Free People)

One of my favorite ways to nourish my skin during the winter — and to stop pesky winter morning nosebleeds from wrecking my AM vibe! — is to sleep with a humidifier in my bedroom. I use one in my daughter’s room as well, especially when she has a pesky cough. (via Good Housekeeping)

Shea butter is such a treat for your skin, which is what makes this recipe so awesome. Check out all the ways that you can customize it to suit your needs! (via Feathers In Our Nest)