6 Skin Care Tips For Changing Seasons 7 comments

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How to Care for Your Skin When the Seasons Change

 

Have you ever noticed that your skin feels different when the seasons change? Our skin is a sensitive organ, making it highly susceptible to alterations in weather. This means that what works for you during spring or summer time might not be the right skincare to choose during the colder months – a good and sustainable skincare routine always has to adapt your skin’s needs and the changing seasons. So, from ways to prevent oily skin in the summer, to dry skin remedies to soothe in the winter ­– we’ve got the skincare solutions you need.

 

How to Handle Dry Skin During Autumn & Winter

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The colder months can be seriously tough on your skin. It’s not just the freezing air outside that’s hard to handle – the intensity of indoor heating can leave skin feeling parched and in desperate need of moisture. But with a little preparation, you will be able to avoid the worst. If you are someone who suffers with dry, itchy skin patches year on year – why not take preventive measures? Ask your friends for advice on what they use on their skin, or search for dry skin remedies online! And with the following tips, you’ll be able to tackle winter skin head on…

 

  • Exfoliate to get rid of flaky skin

To get rid of dead skin cells, use a gentle exfoliator. If you exfoliate too much, your skin might become more irritated and dry, so make sure you only do it once a week. If you already have dry, sensitive skin, choose a gentle exfoliator that won’t be too aggressive. And if your skin type is normal or even oily, you can experiment with DIY exfoliating solutions – sugar scrubs are a popular choice and a cheap alternative to pricier products.

 

  • Moisturise, moisturise, moisturise

After you’ve removed those dead, dull skin cells, it’s time to protect your skin with a moisturiser – ideally one that’s packed with nutritious ingredients to help rejuvenate tired and dehydrated skin. You can stick to a light, oil-free lotion during the day. Take advantage of the night hours to really restore your skin – look for night creams with natural oils and butters to hydrate your skin.

 

  • Use a nourishing cleanser

Cleansing oils and lotions are the way to go during the winter, so swap your foaming face wash for a gentle, creamy alternative that nourishes and protects your skin while you are cleaning it. There’s no need to worry about using intensive moisturizers like Vaseline, but if you have concerns about petroleum jelly dangers, read more here.

 

How to Look After Your Skin During the Warmer Months

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We usually have fewer issues with our skin during the warmer, sunnier months of the year. But that doesn’t mean that you should ignore your skin – sweat can also lead to breakouts, and rich moisturizers can leave skin too oily. Here are our top tips to help reduce shine, and increase your natural glow…

 

  • Pick a foaming cleanser

During the warmer months, you will sweat more than usual. It’s crucial to make sure you get rid off all the dirt and oil at the end of every day, so pick a foaming face wash to clean your pores without adding more grease to your skin. If you’re really struggling with excess oil, sulfur-based cleaners can work wonders to control oil production and deep clean your pores.

 

  • Protect your skin from the sun

You should be using sunscreen all year long to protect your face – sun lotion is one of the most powerful and underestimated anti-ageing products at our disposal. But protecting your skin from the sun is especially important during the summer time. If you are prone to shininess and are worried about excess oil on your skin, try a tinted moisturizer with an SPF of at least 20.

 

  • Nourish your skin

You might not need to use the same moisturizer during the summer months as you do during winter, but it’s still important to moisturize! Opt for a lighter cream instead – or if your skin is particularly oily, use a mask once a week to combat the problem.

So there you have it! Armed with these dry skin remedies and summer time solutions, you’ll be able to take good care of your skin – whatever the weather.

Author: John B

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7 thoughts on “6 Skin Care Tips For Changing Seasons

    • Karren Haller Post author

      Because my skin has a tendency to flake, yuck, I exfoliate everyday.Plus it helps the new skin cells to the surface giving your skin a healthy glow.
      Thanks for your comment and your party!
      Have a great week!

    • Karren Haller Post author

      One more is moisture in the air, winter heat robs our home and skin. Very beneficial for skin, our noses and throats.
      Thanks for stopping by and your comment!

  • Lisa/SyncopatedMama

    I love that you list wearing sunblock for any time of the year – so often people forget that the sun’s damaging rays are still hitting us, whether the weather seems like it or not! Thanks for joining us at this week’s #FridayFrivolity!

    • Karren Haller Post author

      So many people do not understand, and its in the news all the time. To protect from skin cancer, premature aging and sunburns. I tired my darnedest to get my kids to listen ha, when we were in Hawaii, that the sunscreen would just help them to brown, instead of burn, but, you know, they didnt listen. Thanks for commenting, I appreciate it.
      Hope you can stop by for our #OMHGWW

      Have a great week!
      Karren