How five skin-care experts are tackling dry skin this fall

Fall sweater weather brings a pleasant season, but the cooler weather may cause your skin to react. As the seasons change, so does your skin, and you need to adjust your skin care routine accordingly.



According to the five experts we spoke to, dry skin is the biggest thing to watch out for. "Hot showers, cold air, and hot stoves are the top culprits when it comes to dehydrated skin," says Natalie Aguilar a celebrity esthetician and dermatology nurse.




"In the fall, humidity tends to drop and winds become cooler and stronger, which can cause dry, flaky, and sometimes irritated skin."




Dry skin can also affect other aspects of your skin's appearance. Since the skin produces less moisturizing oil, "this tends to make the skin look duller," says Dr. Loretta Skin Care, a Miami dermatologist. Loretta Siraldo. "When skin is dry, fine lines and wrinkles become more noticeable. Skin takes on a rougher, slightly rougher texture, primarily because in cold weather our skin sheds surface dead cells more slowly."




The experts we interviewed have not only seen these changes in their clients, but are actively working to avoid them themselves. They generally agree that the key is to use lots of occlusive ingredients to help the skin retain moisture.




Consider using a thicker cream instead of a lightweight moisturizer, try them out, and don't be afraid to apply facial oil. To learn more about how to keep your skin happy and hydrated this season, read on to see what changes experts are making to their skincare routines this fall.




Natalie Aguilar. "Common skin concerns brought about by fall and its notorious drop in humidity and harsh wind chills include dry skin, chafing, irritation and, more commonly, a weakened skin barrier," says Aguilar.




"When the skin experiences transepidermal moisture The skin barrier weakens when it's lost, exposed to harsh elements or drastic weather changes, and when harsh or over-exfoliating products are used."




This expert focuses on adding hydrating serums and oils to her fall routine, as well as supplementing her nutrition Daily skin care products help fight dehydrated skin from the inside out.

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Le Prunier Plum Beauty Oil. To focus on hydration, Aguilar plans to "swap out my lightweight lotions and gel-like creams for beautiful, rich oils, serums, and creams." She's already started incorporating this single-ingredient facial oil into her In your morning care routine.




Cured Moisturizing Electrolyte Blend. Aguilar also recommends adding electrolytes to the water in the fall. "The best way to combat tight and dehydrated skin in the fall and winter is to maintain internal moisture," she explains.




“Most of us don’t feel thirsty in cooler weather so it’s important to stay hydrated and replenish our electrolytes.” She likes Cure’s mixable electrolyte packets because they’re sugar-free, delicious, and “the electrolyte content is like a ton of Sugary sports drinks.




PhD. Dawar G.Bhanusali. In addition to improving your moisturizing products, Dr. Dhaval G. Bhanusali recommends a series of fall exercises. The celebrity dermatologist, Rhode Skin Care Advisory Board member, founder of Hudson Dermatology and Laser Surgery and the new Aesthetica Skin Lab is a fan of broadband light (BBL) and intense pulsed light (IPL) for those People who spend their summer outdoors. sun.




“It helps reverse sun damage and reduce brown/red pigment issues,” he explains, adding that “Laser Genesis is great for evening out skin tone and stimulating collagen” when sun exposure and damage is fairly minor.




To better prepare you for the changing seasons, you can’t go wrong with a custom facial. "For a boost of hydration, we can perform custom facials at Aesthetica Skin Lab to slightly awaken the skin and focus on soothing and moisturizing throughout.




Combining these treatments with an at-home skincare routine that focuses on hydration and preventing moisture loss is a great way to get your A great way to prepare your skin for a successful transition into fall.




Rhodes Barrier Repair Cream. Bhanusali says he uses this shea butter and squalane-enriched moisturizer regularly, especially when the humidity starts to drop.




Avène Cicalfate+ Repair Protective Cream. Dermatologists recommend this healing skin cream as an intense moisturizer. It contains postbiotics, copper-zinc sulfate complex and thermal spring water to soothe and restore skin.




Cliganic Organic Argan Oil 100%. "I also like to apply argan oil once a week at night to keep my skin well hydrated without weighing it down," he says. "Bonus: It also helps treat acne-prone skin."




PhD. Loretta Siraldo. Ceraldo makes it a point to give her skin a dose of healthy oils during the dry fall months. "I've inherited very dry skin, so I need to make sure I don't miss my morning or evening skincare routine as fall begins because I need to step up my exfoliation and replenish my skin with healthy oils," says Ciraldo.




"Usually in the summer I use SPF as my only morning moisturizer, but in the fall I start applying a layer of moisturizer first and then the SPF." PhD. Loretta Micro Peeling Peptide Pads




"To compensate for the slower shedding of dead cells due to seasonal changes, I increase the frequency of my peels: I use our Dr. Loretta Micro Peel Peptide Pads on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday nights," Ciraldo explained. "[Although] I only use it twice a week in the summer because exfoliating more frequently can make you more sensitive to the sun." PhD. Loretta Anti-Aging Repair Moisturizer




Instead of just using hydrating sunscreen during the day, Ciraldo supplements her fall routine with this lightweight cream packed with hydrating and antioxidants. Dr.'s Concentrated Firming Serum Loretta "I also started a Ph.D. "Using Loretta's Concentrated Firming Serum with 0.5% Retinol in a glycolipid- and phospholipid-rich base replenishes all the healthy skin oils that are depleted during cold weather and when using retinol ," Ciraldo said.