As Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton told us at the beginning of summer, it is important to switch up your skincare routine at least twice a year to compliment the current season you are in/entering.
“I think switching it with the seasons is a good rule of thumb, like twice a year would be good. In terms of some of the basic elements, you don’t have to change everything,”
Dr. Ingleton continues by saying —
“When it’s warm, you want to have a certain ritual that you use, and in the colder months you want a different one. Because the cleanser that you use in the summertime may be more like a gel and foamy and makes you crisp, that’s not going to cut it in December because your skin needs more moisture. I would change my cleanser with the seasons and the consistency of my sun protection moisturizer.”
Now that fall is in full gear, and before we know it winter will be knocking on our doors, we think it is time to switch up our beauty regime and consider some new products:
Biore Baking Soda Cleansing Micellar Water Facial Cleanser
PHOTO: Target | Retails for $6.49
Created for combination skin, this Biore cleanser is a multi-use product that helps you remove makeup, remove dirt and oil from your pores and refreshes the skin without drying it out (perfect for the winter months). The baking soda allows the product to give you a deeper clean that you can feel, and you won’t believe it’s considered a micellar water!
TOLERIANE PURIFYING FOAMING FACIAL WASH
PHOTO: Laroche Posay | Retails for $14.99
While this cleanser is said to be made for normal/oily skin, it is gentle enough for sensitive skin as well! The refreshing gel formula foams up to remove makeup, dirt, impurities and excess oil from the face as it maintains the skin’s pH and natural protective barrier. Your skin will feel clean and refreshed post-wash, every time!
Credo Beauty Kosas Tinted Face Oil
PHOTO: Kosas | Retails for $42
Although this product can be used as a medium-coverage foundation, it provides some powerful ingredients to nourish the skin and instantly even skin tone, minimize pores and erase imperfections. The key ingredients in this oil are: avocado oil, red raspberry oil, green tea seed oil, meadowfoam oil, jojoba oil and rosehip seed oil. You can choose the level of intensity through the number of drops you apply.
Youth To The People Superberry Hydrate + Glow Oil
PHOTO: Sephora | Retails for $44
Described as an “ultra-enriched, flash-absorbing face oil,” the Superberry Hydrate + Glow Oil is the answer for dry, dull and uneven skin. With the combination of maqui, “the most antioxidant-dense fruit in the world,” and intensely hydrating prickly pear, your skin will get a hydration boost without feeling weighted down or looking greasy.
Nivea Soft Moisturizing Creme
PHOTO: Target | Retails for $5.19
An oldie but goodie! Nivea creams have been doing our skin justice for years and for an affordable price with tons of moisturizing benefits, we say: “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” This cream can be used all over your body, as well as on your face. It is lightly scented and made with jojoba oil and vitamin E for incredibly soft skin.
Glossier Priming Moisturizer
PHOTO: Glossier | Retails for $35
Glossier knows all about wintertime skin troubles and the need for nourishment as the seasons change. Their priming moisturizer cream is packed with “ceramides and fatty acids, [reinforces] the skin barrier and [locks] in moisture over time.”
Also, thanks to its anti-redness and oxygenating agents, it turns your face into a smooth, dewy canvas for makeup application. It can be used in the daytime or at night so it’s the perfect pick for your beauty skincare arsenal.
Derma E Vitamin C Concentrated Serum
PHOTO: Target | $17.99
Now you all know we love a good serum, especially one packed with vitamin c. Derma E Vitamin E Concentrated Serum contains hyaluronic acid, boosts collagen health and minimizes fine lines and wrinkles. It will help you reveal fresher and healthier skin while combating dehydration, pigmentation and damage.
M. Roze Essentials Skin Glow – Vitamin C Serum
PHOTO: M.Roze | Retails for $42
This lightweight serum contains a highly concentrated level of vitamin c and hydrating antioxidants to help unlock a healthy glow. Formulated for daytime or nighttime use, it locks in moisture and helps to smooth texture to combat lackluster skin.
Simple Kind to Skin Facial Toner Soothing
PHOTO: Walmart | $8.20
After cleansing, this gentle toner helps to balance your skin’s pH balance and help minimize pores. It also prepares your skin to absorb your moisturizer for maximum effectiveness.
Mario Badescu Aloe Vera Toner
PHOTO: Mario Badescu | Retails for $15
“Refresh and re-balance skin while sweeping away traces of impurities.” This alcohol-free toner is made with soothing aloe vera to revitalize the skin.
SHISEIDO Ibuki Beauty Sleeping Mask
PHOTO: Sephora | $40
Want to show your skin some TLC while getting a good night sleep? This overnight gel mask is just what you need. Wake up to radiant skin thanks to vitamins C and E and experience youthfully dewy, hydrated, clearer, brighter, and more radiant skin in just one night.
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