The change in seasons can make everyone’s skin a little funky, especially when we transition into fall and winter. Here are some easy tips to help keep your skin feeling dewy and glorious for the rest of the year and onward.
Swap Out Your Moisturizer for Something a Little Richer
The face lotion you’ve been using all summer might just not be cutting it come fall. I would reach for something that feels a little thicker. If you want to keep things lightweight for daytime, try using a richer cream at night.
My favourite options are the Cosmetics 27 Baume 27 or the Dr. Barbara Sturm Face Cream Rich.
Wash Your Face Less
I know, this might seem counter-intuitive but trust me. In the summer, we sweat more and we wear more sunscreen, which means that our skin benefits from more of a scrub. In the fall and winter, we simply don’t need to be as hardcore with our cleansing. In addition to this, cleansing too much can upset the delicate balance of the skin’s microbiome. Preserving all that good bacteria living on the epidermis means that your skin’s hydration levels will stay more balanced.
I like to use a cream or balm cleanser every evening. My favourites are the Kypris Cleanser Concentrate, the Omorovicza Thermal Cleansing Balm or the Cosmetics 27 Cleanser 27.
Add an Oil Into Your Regimen.
There’s so much talk about face oils and I feel like by now, most people have accepted that they’re a good thing. If you don’t already use a face oil, try adding a few drops into your moisturizer to beef it up, or a few drops on top of your serum and moisturizer to lock all that hydration in.
We sell a bunch of fantastic face oils at a variety of price points. Right now I’m using Agent Nateur Holi(Oil) but I can safely say I love each and every one that we sell.
Don’t Skip Out of Sunscreen.
In the winter months, I feel less inclined to reach for my tinted sunscreen. I know this is stupid because I should be wearing sunscreen all year round. Enter: Ilia Radiant Translucent Powder. This powder has a built-in brush and the products itself is completely sheer. The SPF 20 protects your skin from the winter sun without feeling like you’re blocking out all of that vitamin D. A little dusting on top of your makeup and you’re good to go. Toss it in your handbag and reapply with ease throughout the day.