With fall, comes dry air. And dry air brings drier skin. Even oily skin will notice a difference as the weather changes. So, what should you do? Making a few product swaps in your skincare routine will help your skin transition from summer to fall and into winter.
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Let’s walk through some types of products or tweaks to incorporate into your routine:
In general creams or oil-based products are more moisturizing on the skin. If you have oily skin, you still need moisture. But, you do want to be careful and not use too much oil.
A balm to remove makeup – I don’t want my skin to be too dry after double cleansing so, a balm does the trick. I’ve been using Versed Day Dissolve Cleansing Balm. It has Eucalyptus Oil so it gives a little spa moment.
Use gentler products – like exfoliating pads rather than a physical exfoliator. Ever Reveal Pads are my favorite.
Hydrating eye cream– I’ve actually been using 2 eye creams because my eye area has been extra dry. I apply Cerave Eye Repair Cream first and then I’ve been applying Neutrogena Hydro Boost Eye Gel-Cream over it for extra hydration.
Hyaluronic Acid – I’ve shared my love for The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Serum on Instagram. HA helps the skin maintain moisture so it’s a great product to add to your fall routine.
Sleeping mask – This is my first time trying a “sleeping mask”. It’s essentially a thicker, more hydrating moisturizer to wear at night. I was worried that it may be too much for my skin, or cause me to break out, but it seems to be okay. I’ve been using Elf Holy Hydration! Sleeping Mask a few nights a week as the last step of my routine.
Can’t forget lips! Personally, my lips have also been extra dry recently and some of the products I tried didn’t do enough. I do like ChapStick Total Hydration in coconut, Aquaphor Lip Repair Stick, and NYX Bare With Me Lip Oil.
Tip: If your lips are really dry, layer the oil over a balm to give that extra hydration. Especially before bed!
When we talk about skincare, do you tend to think about your face? I know I do. But, we also want to keep our bodies and hands from being too dry as we move into fall.
Try a thicker lotion or butter – Body favorites of mine are Ever Lavish Body Butter and Eucerin Advanced Body Repair Lotion. Hand favorites are the same, just in a hand formulation, haha – Ever Lavish Hand and Nail and Eucerin Advanced Repair Hand Cream.
You can buy the Lavish Body and Hand in a duo here.
The best way to transition your skin to fall is to add hydration and use gentle products. Of course, different products work best for different people, but I hope this was helpful and gave you some ideas to implement in your own routine!
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