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Fall Might Be Your Favorite Season–But it's Not Your Skin’s

Updated: Feb 15, 2023

By Maya Serrano


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With the weather cooling down, it’s time to break out your scarves, jackets, fuzzy socks, and your moisturizer. Flaky and dry skin is almost inevitable with the temperatures ranging from 30-40 degrees fahrenheit; and the wind doesn’t knock the leaves off of the trees with ease! It may seem like I am only listing the negatives of fall, but that is far from the truth. Fall can be one of the most beautiful seasons and it’s important to be sure that your skin is ready for the photo opportunities! Here are four moisturizing lotions and face masks that will have your skin ready for that cool fall we all love.

Paula’s Choice Omega+ Complex moisturizer – $14

This moisturizer highlights ingredients like:

  • Omegas 3, 6 & 9 strengthen moisture barrier

  • Passion fruit & guava extracts soothe stressed skin

  • Chia seeds(calm skin), passion fruit (defends skin from environmental aggressors) , guava (source of vitamin c) , flax seeds (revitalize skin)

Paula’s Choice Omega+ Complex moisturizer can be used for all skin types. Another added bonus is that there are no artificial fragrances, dyes and the product is cruelty free!

Tatcha The Dewy Skin Cream - $22

Tatcha’s Dewy skin cream highlights ingredients like:

  • Japanese Purple Rice: a strong antioxidant that helps skin recover from and protect against stress, pollution, and UV damage for healthier-looking skin.

  • - Okinawa Algae Blend and Hyaluronic Acid: Captures water to help replenish skin’s natural moisture reservoir, immediately leaving skin soft, comforted, and deeply nourished; helps to replenish ceramides to ensure optimum skin barrier function, aiding in the reduction of future moisture loss, for skin that is visibly smooth and plump with hydration.

  • - Botanical Extracts: ginseng, wild thyme, and sweet marjoram; nourishes skin, enhancing its natural ability to retain and release moisture as needed, and imparts a dewy glow.

This product can be used for normal and dry skin, and is cruelty and gluten free!

La Roche Posay Cicaplast Balm Vitamin B5- $17.69

The La Roche Posay Cicaplast Balm’s key ingredients are:

  • Vitamin B5 (Panthenol) soothes dry, rough skin

  • Shea Butter and Glycerin help to nourish skin and visibly reduce the sign of irritation caused by dryness

  • [Madecassoside] + [Copper - Zinc - Manganese] help to visibly reduce the appearance of dry, irritated skin.

It can be used for normal and dry skin styles, and has no synthetic fragrances, is non-comedogenic, and is dermatologist approved!

Glossier Moisturizing Moon Mask– $24

Glossier’s Moon Mask is credited for ingredients like:

  • Oxygenating Agents that improves the look of texture and leaves a radiant glow.

  • Shea butter, plant-derived squalane, and sweet almond and soybean oils are superb moisturizers.

  • Licorice Root and Lemon Extracts Natural brighteners that work to even the look of skin tone.

  • Hyaluronic Acid is another mega hydrator.

  • Honey and Aloe Natural skin soothers that help attract and retain moisture.

This product can be used on all skin types, and is cruelty free!

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