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Beauty Products to Prepare Your Skin for Cold Weather 

Our summer skin-care routine usually doesn’t involve much, perhaps some micellar water, SPF day cream, and light night cream. Autumn, is not the time for lightweight skincare options. Cold weather is coming so we have to protect our skin from dehydration and redness. Here are some beauty products you want to add to your skincare arsenal. These products are must-haves in autumn and winter if you aim to have supple and hydrated skin.

Face and Body Exfoliation Cream

Exfoliation is a great way to turn over a new leaf! Now that summer is over, our skin could use some gentle exfoliation in order to remove dead skin and fade hyperpigmentation. A gentle scrub helps prepare skin for hydrating face and body creams. Think of it as the foundation for beautiful skin in upcoming seasons. However, be sure not to do it more than once a week. Origins Refreshing Scrub unclogs the pores, while its energizing aroma gives that boost of energy we so desperately need in cold weather.

Hydrating Face Cleanser

Adjusting our skincare routine according to the season plays a crucial role in keeping our skin healthy and protected. The colder weather means lower humidity. And lower humidity results in our skin being dry, red, and itchy. The key to hydrated and supple skin in fall is to avoid drying soap and facial cleansers. You’ll want to use a rich, hydrating cleanser that will leave your skin feeling smooth and nourished. CeraVe Face Cleanser is a go-to choice for autumn!

Thick Moisturizer

This is the time when our skin needs all the help it can get. Heavy moisturizers rich in hyaluronic acid and ceramides, such as CeraVe Daily Cream and Hydro Boost by Neutrogena, are the perfect options.


We often think of UV rays only when the sky is clear. Unfortunately, there’s more to it than that. UV rays reach our skin on cloudy days as well. And we all know that UV rays means premature aging and damaged skin. To protect your skin from premature aging, wear sunscreen every day. YES, even in fall. YES even on cloudy days. Your skin will appreciate it.

Hydrating Face Mask

Radiant and fresh-looking skin is so beautiful! To achieve this, apply a hydration mask once a week. Just remember to apply it on a fresh clean face. Leave it on for 10-15 minutes, depending on the instructions. A mask will deeply nourish your skin and keep it prepared for cold weather. You can enjoy all that fall has to offer without worrying about your skin. MEDIHEAL mask is a great choice for autumn skincare.

Body Lotion

Autumn is the time for buying our favorite body lotion and spoiling our skin from head to toe! Body butter or body lotion helps skin to stay hydrated by creating a protective barrier.  Once you start using body lotion every day, you’ll notice that dry, itchy legs are no longer a problem! If you don’t have a favorite body lotion yet, you can try this one. Body butter by Pistache Skincare smells wonderful and leaves skin smooth.

Lip Balm

Although autumn brings lovely weather, it also brings chapped lips.  But, before you rush into the drugstore and buy a lip balm, be sure to exfoliate your lips. Mix sugar and honey to form a thick paste. Apply the mixture to your lips and massage gently. Leave on for about 10 minutes and then rinse with warm water. The final step would be to protect your lips with an SPF or hydrating lip balm. Burt’s Beez Lip Balm is one of the top options out there, especially if you’re looking for 100% natural ingredients.

Hand Cream

Apart from our face and lips, our hands also feel the challenges of colder temperatures. It won’t take long for your hands to become dry and cracked, which is why it’s wise to act quickly. Start using hand cream several times a day to ensure your hands stay soft and supple throughout the cold weather. You can try Neutrogena Hand Cream.

Final Thoughts

It looks like it’s time for adding a few products to your fall skincare arsenal. And that means it’s time for shopping! Enjoy! 

Christy is a licensed cosmetologist with 10 years of experience working for one of the top 20 Paul Mitchell Salons in the US. She is also an experienced Brand Advisor, and Beauty Blogger.