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Switching Up Your Skincare Routine for Fall

Fall brings cooler, drier weather, which can often bring drier, thirstier skin. Coming off a sun and fun-filled summer, you likely have a little sun damage too. It's time to update your skincare routine for fall, and these simple switches and additions will have your skin glowing like an Indian summer sunset. 

Mo' Moisture, Fewer Problems

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When the air becomes cooler and drier, your body might feel dry and scratchy. While you may have been able to skip moisturizing your body during the humid summer months, it's a no-go now. We have 3 great tips for keeping your limbs feeling soft. Try taking shorter showers, showering at night, and trying a new concept--wet-skin moisturizer! Apply Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizing with Refreshing Coconut Oil while your skin is still wet in the shower, dry off, and enjoy hydrated skin that lasts all day! We know--it sounds so weird, but it totally works!

Remove Signs of Summer Fun

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If you spent some time on lake or land under sunny skies this summer, you'll likely have some sunspots as evidence. If you have some darker spots you'd rather bid adieu, Murad's Intensive-C Radiance Peel is one of our faves for brightening things right up. Its glycolic acid works fast to speed up cell turnover, and its vitamin C helps to lighten, brighten, and tighten!

Summer Scales Begone

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If you've been sweating all summer, your pores could likely use a little decongesting. Mary Kay's TimeWise Microdermabrasion uses the same ingredients that dermatologists use to loosen dirt, oil, and dead skin cells in and around your pores!

Tread Lightly

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While your skin might be a little more resilient in the summer, handling daily Clarisonic sessions, you might want to lighten up a little for the fall. With the air getting dry and cold, your skin will appreciate less abrasive cleansing methods on the daily. Try using your Clarisonic every other day or switching to a Konjac sponge like EcoTools Pure Complexion Facial Sponge. It will still cleanse and exfoliate but in a much gentler way, leaving you with healthier skin and less redness.

Stay Tan, Safely

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You don't have to accept your pale fate just yet! If you have a gorgeous glow you want to keep from the summer, try a sunless tanner! We love TanWise Sunless Tanning Spray for believable color, no stickiness, and minimal scent.

Ready, Set, Hydrate!

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If you use a setting spray after applying your makeup, why not try one that not only sets but hydrates? Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist does exactly that. It adds a beautiful glow before and/or after makeup with the help of green tea, rice bran oil, and red algae.

A Soft Base for your Face!

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Before you swipe on a drop of foundation, infuse additional hydration into your routine with Dermalogica's new Hydrablur Primer. Not only does it minimize pores, fine lines, and wrinkles and help to combat oiliness, but it also imparts serious moisture into your skin with fancy ingredients like Abyssinian Oil and Whu-Zhu-Yu fruit!

Kissable Lips

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If there is one thing everyone needs, it's an ultra-hydrating, natural lip balm. Farmacy is a new-to-Sephora line that makes herb-infused, emollient-rich balms called Lip Blooms that you'll look forward to applying day and night. Try Lavender Mint for a soothing sleep and Strawberry Basil or Apple Rosemary for a spicier fall scent!

Oil Up

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If you've been using a gel cleanser all summer, you might want to take a walk on the oily side for fall and winter. Even if you have oily skin, your skin can benefit from cleansing with an antioxidant-rich oil. DHC Deep Cleansing Oil uses a unique water-soluble olive oil to remove all makeup (even waterproof!), dirt, and oil. Plus, nothing feels as luxurious as massaging oil onto your skin!

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