Forget dry, flaky skin this fall! With plummeting temps outside and the constant blow of heat inside, it’s easy to see why dry skin is a common complaint this time of year. Fortunately, all it takes for beautiful, hydrated skin year-round are a few, simple tweaks to your skincare routine. Try the easy ideas below and give dry skin the boot for good!
Fall Skin Care Tips
DIY Hydrating Face Scrub
While it may seem a little counter-intuitive, exfoliating is the first step to well-hydrated skin. This simple DIY face scrub is quick, easy and will leave your face smooth and beautiful.
Recipe: Mix a 1 TBS of brown sugar with 1 tsp of coconut oil in the palm of your hand until it forms a paste. Using gently, circular motions, apply the scrub to your face. Rinse with cool water and pat dry.
DIY Lip Scrub
Don’t forget the lips. The skin on your lips is very thin and so it is often the first place dryness will appear. Combat chapped lips, with this amazing lip scrub.
Get the DIY Lip Scrub recipe.
For your body, hydration starts in the shower. Make sure you keep the water temperature mild and use a gentle cleanser like St. Ives Refresh and Revive Pear and Soy Nectar Body Wash. This cleanser not only smells fabulous but it’s made with 100% natural moisturizers and is works to boost skin’s natural radiance. After showing lightly dry skin, and then apply a…
Full Body Moisturizer
Apply a rich full body moisturizer daily. I have been using the St. Ives Pear and Soy Nectar Body Lotion and absolutely love it. Like I mentioned above, the scent is gorgeous and, with shea butter and soy bean oil, it leaves my skin super hydrated.
Apply at Night
My favorite tip for keeping skin hydrating all year long is to shower and moisturize at night. Immediately following your shower, slather on your favorite lotion from head to toe, slip on your pjs and socks, and hop into bed. This works to lock in the moisture and keep skin hydrated.
Talk to Me: What is your favorite tip for keeping skin hydrated during the cooler months.
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