Summer has come and gone. Swimsuits and tanks are now replaced with sweaters and boots. Time to sip tea, stay warm and keep your skin hydrated. As the season changes, so should your skincare routine, but not drastically! A few tips for fall:
Still Wear SPF
A common misconception is that sunscreen should only be applied on sunny days when you’re at the beach or by the pool. If you plan to be out and participate in fall/winter sports like skiing or snowboarding, sunscreen is a necessity. Sunlight exposes us to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, the main cause of skin cancer. If sunlight bounces off a surface, it can increase UV exposure.
During the drier seasons, choose cream-based cleansers if you tend to have drier skin and try to avoid products that contain alcohol which can further dry your skin. At night time, use a richer moisturizer on your face.
For your lips, apply a moisturizing balm that can help keep them from getting chapped.
Add A Chemical Peel
If your skin is feeling uneven, blotchy, or rough, consider scheduling an appointment for a chemical peel. Chemical peels are a great way to begin the fall season with a fresh face look.
Facials are a relaxing opportunity to get fall weather ready and get pampered. Facials can be customized to combat the effects of wind, cold or snow that may have your skin dry, red or irritated. Microneedling, hydrafacial & microdermabrasion are also particularly effective to start off the fall season.
For patients still self-conscious about any pigmentation or discoloration issues brought on by the summer sun, a laser treatment is a quick and easy way to restore your skin to its natural even tone. In the summer we are exposed to the sun regardless of the copious amounts of sunscreen we lather on and fall is the perfect time to reverse sun damage.
As we all know, skin can be a challenge regardless of the season. It can sometimes feel overwhelming and discouraging to keep up with a consistent skincare routine. If you’re struggling to find your skin’s perfect fall skincare routine, book with Corina, RN, CANS today!
Corina, RN, CANS is Board Certified and trained in several types of cosmetic procedures. She is a true artist creating natural looking results!