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If you have trouble keeping that luminous summer glow come fall, check out these five lifestyle tricks from experts to help support your skin during the changing season. Side effects include glowing apple-picking selfies.
Cupuacu butter is by far my favorite plant butter, and for really good reasons too! The butter has this amazing soft, silky texture and a low melt point so it sinks right into the skin, delivering all it's goodness on a cellular level. It has an incredible ability to retain water and is also really high in phyto-nutrients and antioxidants that work with your cells to improve your skin's texture and protect it from the elements.
In part two of our series on dry skin, I discussed how inviting oils into your routine can help create topical balance and alleviate dryness. In part three I want to introduce the best way to fully incorporate oil into your routine as a moisturizer on a daily basis.
I’m a huge fan of face balms. When it comes to combatting dry skin, they are hands down the best face moisturizer to choose. Facials oil, lotions and creams can all do well to protect the skin and restore elasticity, but balms are especially useful when you are combatting stubborn dry skin or need to protect your skin from the elements.
I often ask my clients to take a moment and connect with their inner knowing before grabbing a product meant to "fix" something. In that moment of connection, ask yourself, "Am I choosing this product out of fear or out of love?". In my book, love is always the answer that best serves our needs and can transform our lives.
I remember being bombarded with ads as a teenager that touted the skin-fixing benefits of products that contained harsh ingredients. Today, these products feel like a relic of the 80’s, but the mentality surrounding them still remains: squeaky clean equals happy skin. It’s an unfortunate message because the fact is it couldn’t be further from the truth. Most of us are operating under the assumption that we need to really clean our face to keep it healthy. And in the over-cleansing we are actually perpetuating the problems we are trying to fix.
With fall finally here (is it just me or was this summer brutally hot?!), it's time to start thinking about switching up your skin care routine. Why you ask? Because what works well for your skin in the summer might not work as well in the fall. We put together this list of 5 fall skincare tips to help you prevent acne and dry skin, but first let's look further into why you might need to switch up your skincare routine this autumn.