As we approach the Fall season, let’s look at tips to transition our Summer skincare routine to brace for the dry weather.
This post will show you seven things to do to help keep your skin moisturized.
And I’d also recommend some of my favorite skincare products to prevent skin from drying up during fall.
Let’s get started.
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How Do You Transition Your Skincare Routine From Summer To Fall?
1. Take showers daily
While some of us would cut down on showers during Fall or Winter, I always recommend you take proper showers every day, no matter the weather.
It is not showering that dries up your skin; rather, it is a lack of skin moisturization and some harsh soaps/shower gels that cause that.
Therefore, if you moisturize your skin immediately after baths or showers – whatever the weather – you’re good.
And don’t be scared to wash with exfoliating gloves; they remove dead skin and open up your pores to absorb moisture.
2. Transition from oil-free summer soaps to moisture-rich soaps/body wash/shower gel
As I said earlier, your skincare products can moisturize your skin efficiently or take away all the oils.
And with Summer heat, your skin produces more sweat and oil, so it is only normal to use oil-free soaps.
But now, to change your skincare routine from Summer to Fall, bring on the moisture-rich soaps.
And this can be bar soaps, body wash, or shower gel.
In my shower essentials caddy, I always prefer to have a variety of soaps because sometimes you’d want to use bar soap over a shower gel.
Some of my favorite drugstore soaps/body wash are:
3. Introduce exfoliants with moisturizing oils to your Fall skincare routine
I can’t say to stop skin exfoliation altogether because that won’t make sense.
However, you can exfoliate less often or use a body exfoliator with moisturizing oils in your Fall skincare routine.
And you can exfoliate and moisturize your skin in the shower without worrying about dryness.
4. Moisturize the heck out of your skin with a thicker moisturizer
Oh yes, more moisturizing.
Retire the light moisturizers, and unveil the thick moisturizing creams and lotions.
I personally love this Gold Bond lotion. It is fragrance-free and moisturizes the heck out of your skin.
My hubby and kids use it all year round, but I’d rather use it as part of my Fall/Winter skincare routine.
It keeps my skin moisturized all day, whether I apply it immediately after a shower or reapply later.
5. Add a good lip balm to your lip care collection
While focusing on keeping your skin moisturized during Fall, don’t forget to take care of your lips.
So as you’re stocking up on Fall color makeup, remember to add a good moisturizing lip balm to prevent dry, cracked lips.
I love Carmex and use it every day.
But if you prefer Burt’s Bees or tinted lip balms, go for it.
You don’t have to buy anything pricey, just a good product to protect your lips from the harsh weather.
Also, remember to add a lip scrub to your Fall skincare routine.
- Mix a teaspoon of sugar with honey or olive oil, and exfoliate your lips.
- Wipe it off after a few minutes, then apply your lip balm.
This would keep your lips soft and supple throughout the Fall season.
6. Add a Fall-Friendly face mask to your skincare routine
No, you don’t have to stop using face masks; you must introduce a Fall friendly one.
If you love homemade skincare products, check out these natural face mask recipes:
- Mix a tablespoon of oatmeal flour(blend it yourself) with a teaspoon or more honey, and apply it to your clean face.
- Let it sit for as long as you want, it must be more than 1 minute anyway.
- Then rinse it with lukewarm water, and apply your face cream to lock in moisture.
- Mash a bite-size piece of ripe banana in a bowl, and mix it with a teaspoon of honey.
- And apply it to your washed face.
- Then rinse it off after a few minutes, and use a moisturizer.
- This face mask purifies, brightens, and retains moisture in your skin.
But if homemade skincare recipes are not your tea, check your local drugstore for some affordable but great skincare face masks.
I really love sheet masks.
I got a couple from my Birchbox subscription box, and I loved how my skin felt after using them.
So you can try sheet masks too.
7. Invest in a good foot and heels cream
Cracked heels are almost inevitable during Fall and Winter.
So you must pay more attention to your feet.
This foot cream contains shea butter to heal and soften cracked feet.
Also, remember to buff your feet regularly with a pumice stone in the shower.
All these would keep your feet soft and even more pampered when you put on some socks.
Boom! 7 Tips to change your skincare routine from summer to fall
Remember, it all starts with taking good showers every day, which will help all these products work well on your skin.
Without washing and good skin exfoliation, your pores would be clogged up.
And your skin won’t benefit from the products you’re applying.
Also, this can cause the skin to appear dull and dry.
So remember to take showers, exfoliate, and moisturize immediately to keep your skin hydrated.
I hope you find these tips to change your skincare routine from Summer to Fall helpful.
What are your favorite Fall skincare products?
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