Skincare Changes You Should Make
Spring is the season of rejuvenation. Following these five tips from dermatologists can help your skin achieve that same blooming, fresh feeling.
Start scrubbing
Our skin has a bad habit of building up dead skin and environmental toxins in the cold and wet weather of Winter and Fall.
So dermatologist Ava Shamban can’t recommend anything more than exfoliating, up to three times a week. “Light microdermabrasions, followed by a moisturizing mask, will help get rid of that old dead, winter skin,” says Shamban.
For optimum skin hydration, we recommend the Tonymoly Megatox Ampoule Mask and the Frank Body Glow Mask.
Lighten your load
Now that we’re not fighting blistering winds and freezing rain, switch out your heavy formulas for lighter lotions. “While ingredients like petrolatum help protect the skin,” said New York dermatologist Joshua Zeichner. “Certain products can weigh you down.”
Oil-free moisturizer like the Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture SPF 15 is the way to go.
Apply (and re-apply) sunscreen
It’s Springtime so put those coats away and bring out the sunscreen. Miami dermatologist Christopher O’Connell says there is high risk of sunburn and sun damage in the Spring. “Altough the weather is warmer, it’s still so mild you might not feel how strong the sun is,” O’Connell said.
His recommendation is EltaMD Skincare UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46.
Add an eye cream
Now that the sun is out, you will be doing a lot more squinting. New York dermatologist Debra Jaliman says this can actually result in fine line and wrinkles around your eyes.
She recommends using an eye cream with both antioxidants and peptides.
Olay Eyes Ultimate Eye Cream is the perfect product.
Go Shopping
Washington D.C. dermatologist Elizabeth Tanzi also has some makeup tips for protecting yourself under the sun.
“Hit up the local beauty store,” she said. “To find the perfect color BB cream with tint, SPF, and antioxidants.
The Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Aging Perfector is just what the doctor ordered.