The day is getting colder and shorter while my skin is getting dryer and flakier. The freezing air is sucking the moisture out of my skin and is leaving me high and DRY! Luckily, I own some products that help my skin retain its moisture. I created a fall skincare routine to keep my face looking vibrant and healthy. Today, I will share my skincare routine with you!
1. Wash the face
Currently, I use the Botanics All Bright Cleansing Foam Wash to get rid of the excess dirt from my face. I scrub the foam wash with a facial cleansing brush to keep my hands away from my face. After I finish washing my face, I proceed with my next step.
2. Toner time
When I was naive and uneducated, I didn’t understand the purpose of using a toner after the face wash. I thought the facial wash would be enough; I was wrong. My favorite toner to use is the Breedlove Beauty Tea Tree & Witch Hazel facial toner. It is black-owned and affordable to purchase. The product works wonders and keeps my skin clear. I’ll spray the product onto a cotton pad and gently wipe the pad on my face. Repeat this step one more time before trashing the cotton pad. Once I finish using the toner, I move on to the next step.
3. Spray the facial mist
Remember the time I told you that I have dry skin? Well, the next step hydrates my skin before I moisturize. The Garnier Soothing Rose Water Facial Mist leaves my skin feeling refreshed. I spray it all over my face and let it sink into my skin. The spray adds the right amount of hydration without my face looking drenched in the mist. When the mist dries, I progress to the next part.
4. Face cream part 1
I know what you are thinking, “Why is there more than one part to the face cream?” Remember my terribly flaky, dry skin? Yes, she needs more than one cream. Usually, I stick to one cream in the summer; I don’t want to start melting in public. Then again, my fall skincare routine has some modifications. My skin would cry out in pain if I did not use two face creams in the colder seasons. The first moisturizer I use is another product from Breedlove Beauty. The Triple Butter Whipped Body Butter is not specifically a face cream. The butter is meant to be used for the whole body. Personally, I have two different lotions that I use for my body, so adding the body butter to the list didn’t make much sense. On the contrary, I didn’t use any cream for my face. The body butter contains oils that hydrate the skin and reduce dryness – a perfect match for my face. After rubbing the butter upwards on my face and in small circles, I apply the next face cream.
5. Face cream part 2
Recently, I discovered Pond’s Dry Skin Cream and I fell in love. The cream keeps my face moisturized for the entire day. Adding the Pond’s cream with the Breedlove Beauty butter keeps my face hydrated and highlights my natural glow. I apply the Pond’s Dry Skin Cream in the same direction as the body butter. Rub the lotion upwards and in small circles all over the face. Afterward, I’ll spread lip balm over my lips and go out for the day.
And that is my autumn skincare routine. Remember to drink lots of water, do not touch your face with dirty hands, and use products that cater to your specific needs. Don’t forget to like, share, and comment on this post. Follow me on Instagram at @ken.monet for more blog updates.