As the leaves turn golden and the air becomes crisp, our skincare routine needs a seasonal adjustment to keep up with the changing weather. Fall brings its own set of challenges that require extra care and attention to maintain healthy and glowing skin.
Here are some essential tips and steps to include in your fall skincare routine:
1. Gentle Cleansing
With the drop in temperatures, our skin tends to become drier due to the lack of moisture in the air. Switching to a gentle cleanser will prevent stripping your skin away from its natural oils, which act as its protector. Switch to oil cleansing methods, or look for cleansers with hydrating ingredients like aloe vera and honey that will nourish and cleanse without drying.
2. Moisturize More
As the weather gets colder, keeping your skin well moisturized is crucial. Invest in a good moisturizer that provides intense hydration. Look for ingredients like shea butter, ceramides, or squalene to lock in moisture and repair the skin barrier. Use our oil-based serums that act as a moisturizer and a targeting treatment. They contain abundant plant oils rich in natural squalene and fatty acids compatible with skin nature. Apply your moisturizer immediately after cleansing to seal in moisture while the skin is still damp.
3. Exfoliate Regularly
The warm months of the summer can bring a lot of build-up and congestion to the skin. Exfoliation is an essential step to get rid of dead skin cells and promote cell turnover. However, make sure to choose a gentle exfoliator to avoid over-exfoliation and irritation. Opt for a natural exfoliator like our Bright Lily Mask, formulated with clays and enzymes that gently lift and break down impurities stored in the pores while physically removing the old skin cells from the surface. Exfoliating once or twice a week will help your skin absorb the products better and reveal a smoother and brighter complexion.
4. Add Antioxidants to Your Routine
With the changing season, our skin has to combat environmental stressors, like colder weather and indoor heating, which can lead to dull and lackluster skin. Incorporating antioxidants into your fall skincare routine can help protect your skin from free radicals and boost its overall health. Look for products rich in vitamins C and E, green tea extract, or niacinamide, which will rejuvenate and revive your skin. Check out our Sunrise Day Serum, which is boosted with antioxidant-rich fruit oils, CoenzymeQ10 and Sea Buckthorn Extracts.
5. Hydrating Masks
Treat yourself to a weekly hydrating mask to rehydrate and soothe your skin. Look for ingredients like hyaluronic acid, aloe vera, or honey, as they provide deep hydration and restore your skin’s vitality. Set aside a self-care night once a week to relax and let the mask work its magic.
6. Lip Balm and Hand Creams
Don’t forget to give some extra attention to your lips and hands as part of your fall skincare routine. The cold weather can cause dryness and cracking, so keep a lip balm and hand cream nearby at all times. Opt for products with nourishing ingredients like shea butter, coconut oil, or beeswax to heal and moisturize.
7. Don’t Forget the Sunscreen
Yes, even in the fall, sunscreen is a must! The sun’s rays are present year-round and can still damage and age your skin. Although, you don’t have to go overboard in applying sunscreen if, for example, you are about to spend the whole day indoors. But if you plan to spend over one hour outdoors, apply a broad-spectrum mineral sunscreen with at least SPF 30. Look for lightweight and moisturizing formulas that won’t leave a greasy residue on your skin.
Remember, consistency is key when it comes to skincare. Stick to your fall skincare routine diligently, and you will notice a visible improvement in your skin’s radiance and overall health. Embrace the season with confidence, knowing your skin is well cared for.
So, grab a warm cup of tea, cozy up, and embark on your fall skincare journey today. Your skin will thank you!
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