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Ep 209 - The #DamnGood Skin Barrier-Boosting Creams We’ll Use Forever

“Barrier Repair” is a big beauty buzzword - but what does it really mean? Today we’re bringing you a little Skin Barrier 101, along with a roundup of our #damngood skin-saving favorites.

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Jill and Carlene in a zoom holding up a few of their picks for this DamnGood episode.

Yellowjackets is giving us total beauty nostalgia, and all we wanna do is stay under the covers while the weather out there is fridg-id. But the dog still has to be walked, so while we’re out here in subzero temperatures we’re asking: Is there a difference between barrier creams and barrier repair creams?? (Carlene’s convinced they’re two different things, hear her out!) 

A photo of a crystal covered Vaseline that Jill mentioned in ep 209

One of Jill’s most prized possessions that just happens to be a rock solid barrier balm

Plus, we’re giving you our first-hand reviews of our #damngood barrier cream faves, with options for all skin types. From tried and true barrier-protecting balms – some that have literally been getting the job done for more than a century –  to newbie faves that include an SPF and a wind-blocking balm in one, you’re not going to want to hit the slopes or the sidewalks without listening to this episode first. 

An array of products mentioned in ep.209

Skinfix Barrier+ Triple Lipid-Peptide Cream; La Roche Posay Cicaplast Gel B5; Skinceuticals Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 Anti-Aging Lipid Replenishment Treatment

Products Mentioned In This Episode:

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For More Of Our #DamnGood Recommendations, Check Out These Past Episodes:

Ep 205 – The #DamnGood Trending Beauty Products from 2021 You Need To Know

Ep 196 – The #DamnGood Product Reformulations of 2021, So Far

Ep 193 – Fall 2021 #DamnGood Budget Finds: TikTok’s Favorite Tinted Serum, A Worth-The-Waitlist “Sunscreen Foundation,” An Under $10 Bottega-Green Nail Polish & More!


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Products mentioned in this episode:

Skinceuticals C E Ferulic Serum; Nars Orgasm Blush; CND Shellac

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