Skin Care is Self-Care: A Guide to Great Products for Loving Your Skin and Hair in 2024 with Mulberry Park Silks

In this article we deliver some helpful suggestions for easy-to-use skincare products and tools to help you banish dry winter skin and rejuvenate hair in 2024.

As the winter chill sets in, bringing with it the familiar discomfort of chapped lips and dryness from post-Halloween until April, it's essential to acknowledge that this season can be particularly harsh on both our skin and hair. With the added stress of holiday hosting and the responsibilities of playing Santa, adhering to skincare and hair care routinesmight feel like a challenge. However, embracing comprehensive care for your skin and hair is key, especially during the winter months.

National Healthy Skin Month in November serves as a timely reminder to prioritize and rejuvenate our skin and hair. At Mulberry Park Silks, we recognize the significance of this theme and have curated a list of essential winter skincare and hair care products. These offerings are crafted to pamper and shield every skin and hair type, ensuring a radiant and resilient complexion and more manageable hair throughout the colder months.

Embark on a journey towards not just glowing skin but also luscious, healthy hairwith us. Below, explore a thoughtfully selected collection of user-friendly, luxurious skincare and hair care products that promise to elevate your daily routine into a cherished ritual. These essentials not only simplify the task of maintaining healthy skin and hair during winter but also transform it into a self-care practice you'll eagerly adopt.

1. JVN Prewash Scalp Oil

Indulge your hair in a fabulous spa day with JVN Pre-Wash Scalp Oil by Jonathan Van Ness! Packed with sustainably sourced ingredients like Rosemary Extract and Neem Seed Extract, this scalp elixir promotes balance, strength, and a scalp soothed from dry, itchy annoyances. It's the VIP treatment your locks have been begging for, reducing hair fall and breakage while clarifying your scalp. Fear not the harmless, dust-like sediment – it's just the fabulous dance of Hemisqualane and Turmeric Extract. This clean beauty darling is silicone-free, sulfate-free, color-safe, cruelty-free, and vegan. Application is a breeze: 2-3 droppers, a luxurious massage, and 10-15 minutes of self-love. Embrace your hair journey with JVN, because when Jonathan Van Ness says, "You're gorgeous, honey!" – your hair believes it!

2. Mad Hippie Hydrating Nutrient Mist



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We love Mad Hippie Hydrating Nutrient mist for so many reasons, especially its ingredients: Vitamin C for antioxidant purposes; the plant-based flavonoid Hesperidin for reducing discoloration and dark spots; and the naturally occurring humectant Sodium PCA for moisture, Mad Hippie Mist delivers a dewy glow that hydrates while nourishing skin. We love the clean ingredients but who are we kidding? We might buy it for the name alone. Check out Mad Hippie Hydrating Nutrient Mist here.

3. TATCHA The Water Cream

Tatcha Water Cream

If you’re looking for an oil-free moisturizer TATCHA The Water Cream perfectly fits the bill with optimal hydration for pure skin and less-visible pores. This product is a lightweight, clarifying water cream that releases a burst of hydrating nutrients and pore-refining botanicals for healthy aging and smooth, balanced skin. Grab your jar of TATCHA The Water Cream here.

4. Silk Glam Band from Mulberry Park Silks



While you’re getting down to the business of skin care, remember to grab a Silk Glam Band from Mulberry Park Silks. These stylish bands are the perfect solution for holding back hair during workouts, skin care, product treatment, makeup application, and more . Made from 22 momme Grade 6A silk in seven designer shades, these one-size bands fasten with Velcro to gently hold back hair while preventing breakage and damage. A true spa-like vibe guaranteed to enhance your winter skincare routine! Check out Silk Glam Bands from Mulberry Park Silks here. Remember to grab some silk scrunchiesto steer clear of those pesky creases caused by traditional hair elastics.

5. NuFace Trinity Complete Facial Toning Device



Nu Face Trinity Facial Toning Device



Dry, flaky skin is prone to wrinkle. Stave off botox for a few more years and pamper your face with this facial massage that results in glowing skin.  Definitely an investment, the NuFace Trinity Complete Facial Toning Device combines three powerful treatments into one skincare tool . This skincare set is FDA-cleared to deliver professional microcurrent and red-light therapy result . Improve facial contour and tone; smooth and firm skin; and reduce appearance of wrinkles with regular use. Find the NuFace Trinity Complete Facial Toning Device here .

6. Scalp Scrubber

In the winter months, a scalp brush emerges as a must-have tool, offering a manual operation that's waterproof and versatile for various hairstyles, be it thick or thin, short or long, and applicable to both wet and dry hair. Beyond its practicality, this soft shampoo brush takes your shower routine to new heights by ensuring a thorough cleanse for both hair and scalp. The gentle massage it provides becomes a soothing remedy for winter-induced itchiness and scalp stress, turning each wash into a relaxing spa moment at home. The ergonomic design, perfectly fitting in your palm, ensures easy handling, while its lightweight nature makes for effortless storage. A true gem for those with long, manicured nails, as this excellent shampoo brush promises a damage-free hair wash, finally freeing you from the worry of ruining that flawless manicure during winter hair care sessions.


7. A Reversible Silk Bonnet from Mulberry Park Silks


Is your New Year's resolution is taking better care of yourself? This one is so easy, you can do it in your sleep- literally. This bonnet is not just a hair care essential; it's the VIP pass to the "Silky Way" of life. With generous sizing, it accommodates even the most majestic mane. Crafted from Grade 6A Mulberry silk, it's like a spa retreat for your hair every night – consider it the five-star hotel of sleep accessories. And let's not forget the bonnet's reversible feature – because, really, why shouldn't your hair enjoy a wardrobe change too? Say goodbye to messy morning hair and say hello to tress perfection. Your hair will thank you, and who knows, it might just start demanding its own red carpet. If you prefer a head scarf, we have many beautiful hues available. Sweet dreams, silk queens!


8. StackedSkincare Dermaplaning Tool



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Treating your face with the Stacked Skincare Dermaplaning Tool gently removes peach fuzz and itchy scaly  dead skin cells for softer, more luminous, smoother skin. Perfect for eliminating dry patches on the face while removing fine facial hair which can make for a smoother makeup application as well. The missing piece in your winter skin care arsenal that you didn't even know you needed. Reveal your freshest facial skin with the handy StackedSkincare Dermaplaning Tool .

9. Mulberry Park Silks Pure Silk Charmeuse Sleep Mask



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They don't call it beauty sleep for nothing! The Mulberry Park Silks Pure CharmeuseSleep Mask can get you on your way to a great night’s sleep (or even a well-deserved nap! . This sleep mask from Mulberry Park Silks is made to fit comfortably and block light for dreamy rest either in bed or on the go. Hypoallergenic and naturally moisturizing to the delicate skin around your eyes . One size in 22 or 30 momme weight silk, 13 colors Treat yourself to a Mulberry Park Silks Pure Silk Charmeuse Sleep Mask today .

10. Silk Pillowcase from Mulberry Park Silks

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A Silk Pillowcase from Mulberry Park Silks can help you care for your skin (and hair) while you sleep in comfort and luxury. (That’s definitely the kind of multitasking we can get behind.) Our 22 momme silk pillowcase is incredibly smooth; it won’t tug on delicate skin (which helps to prevent sleep creases and formation of fine lines and wrinkles ). Unlike cotton, which absorbs moisture out of your skin, our silk pillowcase is made to moisturize and hydrate the way only pure silk can. It is also a game-changer when it comes to reducing frizz and helping to keep hair moisturized overnight.


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Our silk is also hypoallergenic, which is good for skin problems such as acne and sensitive skin.  If you are working with an esthetician or doctor who offers more comprehensive treatments such as microneedling, lazer therapy or injectibles, a silk pillowcase is most definitely doctor's orders, That’s why board certified dermatologist, Dr, Anna Chacon recommends sleeping on silk post procedure. "Silk helps maintain the skin's natural moisture, preventing dryness and irritation Dr. Chacon explains, " which can be a common side effect of many dermatological procedures". Our current obsession? Our current obsession? This Hollywood Magenta Pillowcase that practically screams, starlet!, which has us dreaming in the shade of cool leaves under an island sky.

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No matter your specific skin concern or skin type, we hope you’ve found some ideas here for improving your skin care routine. Lastly, remember that skin health is a part of overall health. So as you set your priorities and intentions for the balance of 2023, make sure to make an appointment with your dermatologist or primary care doctor to get a quick skin cancer checkup. It takes just a few minutes and can be a true lifesaver.

No matter your specific skin concern or skin type, we hope you’ve found some ideas here for improving your skin care routine. Lastly, remember that skin health is a part of overall health. So as you set your priorities and intentions for the holiday season, make sure to make an appointment with your dermatologist or primary care doctor to get a quick skin cancer checkup. It takes just a few minutes and can be a true lifesaver.


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Remember, it's crucial to prioritize not just the skin on your face but also the health of your hair. Hair is a significant aspect of our overall well-being, and caring for it is essential for optimal results. Just as the skin is the body's largest organ, treating both our bodies and skin is integral to achieving holistic well-being. Consider incorporating a silk pillowcase and pure silk robe into your routine to enhance your post-shower experience, nourishing not only your hair but also your entire epidermis.

This comprehensive approach ensures that you embrace a complete self-care routine, fostering not just the health of your hair but also the well-being of your skin and body.

As always, the Mulberry Park Silks team is here to answer any questions you have about our products, including the many benefits of sleeping on silk and guidelines for silk product care . If you can’t find the answers you need in our blog or on our website, please reach out to us directly.

Mulberry Park: Accessible and Affordable Luxury Silk

We founded Mulberry Park with one simple mission: to design the highest quality silk items in the market and offer them at an affordable price. And we've done just that, with a full range of silk products made from 100% pure mulberry long strand silk fabric. The silk fabric used for our silk sheets and silk pillowcases has also been OEKO-TEX® Certified (Standard 100) to be free of chemicals.

Visit us online or call us at (800) 860-1924 to learn more about our silk sheets, silk pillowcases, duvet covers and shams, and real silk accessories including sleep masks, travel pillows, and silk hair scrunchies.