To maintain that mild summer glow, proper hydration is crucial. “You’ll likely notice your skin getting drier with the onset of fall,” Rodney notes. “The air is cooler, and you’re more likely to raise the temperature indoors. It’s important to use a thicker humidifier to set it in and provide more hydration.”
Many people also experience more breakouts once the weather gets more flaky—yes, sweaty summer days are notorious for promoting clogged pores, but acne and dry skin Often they go together. “When your skin becomes drier, it compensates by producing more oil. This process can clog your pores, causing acne,” Rodney explains. “Add a product that contains retinol or benzoyl peroxide, such as a gentle cleanser or serum, which can help with cell renewal, skin tone, and acne.” Again, make sure you moisturize your skin adequately after washing—benzoyl peroxideIn particular, it can be a bit dry.
Of course, we’d be remiss not to mention internal hydration either. “Drinking plenty of water is part of your skincare routine,” Rodney stated (remember: it’s all about skincare!). “Of course, you don’t feel hydrated or drink a lot of water when the temperature drops, but that doesn’t mean you don’t lose water daily or you should stop drinking water. Listen to your skin and keep it hydrated every day.”