5 Ways to transition your skincare routine into spring

It’s no secret that winter is harsh on your skin – the wind, snow, and cold can really make it dry and dull, especially with the low humidity which is unavoidable during winter. That’s why many women feel relieved when the spring comes, but this transitional period can be equally hard on your skin. Just imagine what a shock your skin experiences when suddenly faced with the warm weather and sun.
However, there are a few things you can do to make this spring transition smooth.

Go lighter

Low humidity during winter leads to dry skin and that’s why every skincare expert would suggest going heavy on moisturizer during the cold months. Spring, however, is the season that brings a lot of humidity to the air, so your skin will be fine with something lighter once the warm weather comes.

Consider hyaluronic acid or water-based formulas since your skin is more likely to hold water when it’s warm and doesn’t need that much protection. Keep your emollient light and get ready to welcome the spring days.

Don’t forget to exfoliate

Regardless of your skin condition, exfoliating is a must. This is especially true for dry skin since that’s the best way to shed off dead skin and let your natural glow come to the light. You should be gentle, though, and leave harsh scrubs for some time later.

Formulas that contain some amount of glycolic acid are considered to be the best choice. Also, consider using masks packed with antioxidants to delay skin aging and give your skin that healthy glow.

Do a spring cleaning

You’ve probably heard about the concept of spring cleaning your home or your wardrobe but did you know that it can be applied to your skincare, too? Spring cleaning of your face refers to deep cleaning of clogged pores and getting rid of product build-up on your skin.

In addition, you should do a spring cleaning of your skincare arsenal – throw away any products that are past their expiration date, wash your makeup brushes, and rethink your skincare choices – switching to organic skincare might be the best way to help your skin and give it a fresh, healthy, and all-natural start this spring.

Brighten up your complexion

The best way to combat winter dullness of your skin is to opt for products that will both protect and brighten your complexion. Since spring means a lot of sun, you should go for products that are packed with vitamin C because it’s good at breaking down discolorations and preventing future brown spots, as well as for keeping your skin fresh and youthful-looking. 

For night time, retinol-based creams are irreplaceable since these provide the best way to fight various skin problems, such as acne, wrinkles, and premature signs of aging.

Increase your everyday SPF

We hope you have been using products with at least SPF 30 during winter months because UV radiation can damage your skin even when it’s freezing outside. For spring, on the other hand, you’ll need something stronger, like SPF 50.

Skincare and makeup experts claim it’s not enough to go for a multipurpose product, such as moisturizer with SPF – a proper sunscreen should be a part of your everyday makeup routine. As for the reapplying, experts suggest two to three times a day is more than enough (unless you’re constantly sweating or rubbing your face with your hands).
Just like every change, winter to spring beauty routine transition can be hard if you’re not prepared for it. So, make sure you have all the tools in your skincare arsenal and then you can just sit and wait for the spring sun to come and fill you up with energy.

Author BIO:

Sophia Smith is Australian based beauty and fashion blogger. She is very passionate about latest fashion trends, DIY projects and organic beauty products. Sophia writes mostly in beauty and fashion related topics, mainly through blogs and articles. She is style editor at High Style Life.

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  1. These are actually useful tips, I use a few.

    Bernie, xx
    The Style Fanatic

  2. super cool tips! loved this blogpost so much darling :)

    Check out my latest blogpost if you want :)



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