Summer is a daydream away, and it’s now time to transition into your Autumn skin care routine. After months of summer sun exposure, it’s time to regain great skin through revitalization and moisturization of your poor epidermis.
Start preparing for the cooler temperatures because as seasons change, skin sensitivity, redness, and irritation is very common. It is important to hydrate your skin to help it deal with the change and then refuel the moisture that summer has taken out of it.
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With the cooler temperatures of autumn, it’s a good time to nourish skin from head to toe. Treating the whole body requires some effort and attention, but there are some excellent Perricone MD products make this easy and enjoyable.
The most important thing that needs to be done first is exfoliation to slough off all the dead skin cells that have built up due to summer sun-damage and skin dehydration. Other symptoms are present after summer and can be fixed with moisturizers and toners.
Post Summer Symptoms Include:
- Dry skin
- Fines lines become more visible
- Dull skin
- Sun and age spots present
- Flaking skin
- Sagging skin
If you are experiencing any or all of these symptoms and want to fix them, make the investment in your skin and looking great.
As skin is recovering from the summer dryness, be sure to take the extra time and lather on Perricone MD Products. Apply enough product so you do not need to pull the skin or be rough. Apply generously and massage into skin.
To moisturize thoroughly and achieve an instant healthy glow filled with rich nutrients for the skin try Perricone’s Hydrating Nutrient Mask.
To encourage regeneration and renewal from damage the summer caused, be sure to try Perricone’s Skin Clear Hydrator and relieve dryness and get smooth, firm skin.
Wearing a liquid foundation is a great way to moisturize and glow even in the dry months; however, layering this over dry, flaky skin results in a less than attractive look.
Instead of living with flakes, Perricone MD recommends using a toner formulated with alpha lipoic acid and DMAE which he says are “two excellent antioxidants that act as natural anti-inflammatories.” They are a great ingredients to use because, “they will remove the flaky skin while refining and toning skin texture.” However, for the best long term protection, treat skin with a thick moisturizer.
- Be gentle with skin
- Lather products from head to toe
- Use products generously
- Wear sunscreen
- Moisturizeoften (best right after shower when skin is still damp)
As the Autumn rolls in and everyone gets super busy, it is important to not throw diet and exercise by the wayside. It is crucial to keep hydrated with plenty of water and green tea as well as maintain a healthy diet filled with healthy fats found in fish, fish oil, and extra virgin olive oil. Perricone says, “while topicals with strong anti-inflammatories can do wonders it is of critical importance to not forget the dietary component.”