Fall Skin Care Secrets: 8 Tips to Try Now

How to make the best of the skin you're in all season long.

Fall Skin Care Secrets - Seasonal changes can be harsh on the skin, but don’t worry; making a few tweaks to your everyday beauty routine can help preserve healthy-looking, glowing skin. Read on to discover a few tips to help you take good care of the skin you’re in as you transition from summer to fall.  By Dontaira Terrell   (Photo: Wavebreak Media Ltd./Corbis)

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Fall Skin Care Secrets - Seasonal changes can be harsh on the skin, but don’t worry; making a few tweaks to your everyday beauty routine can help preserve healthy-looking, glowing skin. Read on to discover a few tips to help you take good care of the skin you’re in as you transition from summer to fall. By Dontaira Terrell (Photo: Wavebreak Media Ltd./Corbis)

Smooth Operator - Gentle exfoliating face and body washes help smooth away dry skin so moisturizing ingredients can penetrate more deeply. Look for soothing, natural oils like jojoba and shea butter, which both lock in moisture.   (Photo: Ariel Skelley/Blend Images/Corbis)

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Smooth Operator - Gentle exfoliating face and body washes help smooth away dry skin so moisturizing ingredients can penetrate more deeply. Look for soothing, natural oils like jojoba and shea butter, which both lock in moisture.  (Photo: Ariel Skelley/Blend Images/Corbis)

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Break Out the Moisturizer - In order to protect the skin from fall’s colder air, you’ll want to apply a rich facial moisturizer. Not only does it provide hydration, but it helps reduce water loss and a creates barrier to safeguard your skin from the elements.  (Photo: Lena Clara/Getty Images)

Switch It Up - Scented bath soaps leave us smelling good and feeling even better. Unfortunately, added fragrance is one of the top allergens related to skin irritation and dryness, especially if you have very sensitive skin. This can be exacerbated during the colder autumn months. If you?re experiencing some irritation, try switching to an unscented body wash or a soap and always follow up with a moisturizing lotion.  (Photo: I Love Images/Corbis)

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Switch It Up - Scented bath soaps leave us smelling good and feeling even better. Unfortunately, added fragrance is one of the top allergens related to skin irritation and dryness, especially if you have very sensitive skin. This can be exacerbated during the colder autumn months. If you’re experiencing some irritation, try switching to an unscented body wash or a soap and always follow up with a moisturizing lotion. (Photo: I Love Images/Corbis)

Try a Humidifier  - With indoor heaters constantly running as it gets colder, you may notice your skin feeling extra parched as you?re spending much more time indoors. Investing in an air humidifier system for your home can make the environment more comfortable by infusing the dry air with moisture.   (Photo: Vick's)

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Try a Humidifier  - With indoor heaters constantly running as it gets colder, you may notice your skin feeling extra parched as you’re spending much more time indoors. Investing in an air humidifier system for your home can make the environment more comfortable by infusing the dry air with moisture.  (Photo: Vick's)

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Drink Up - Drinking plenty of water flushes out toxins and nourishes, hydrates and moisturizes your skin from within.  (Photo: Image Source/Corbis)

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Drink Up - Drinking plenty of water flushes out toxins and nourishes, hydrates and moisturizes your skin from within.  (Photo: Image Source/Corbis)

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Wear Sunscreen - Just because summer is over doesn’t mean it’s time to pack it away! Contrary to popular belief, your body is constantly exposed to sun rays regardless of the season. Applying sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher can help prevent premature signs of aging and decrease your risk for developing skin cancer. (Photo: Courtesy Mario Badescu)

Werk It Out - Instead of crawling up indoors due to the cold weather, bundle up and go for a walk or work out from the comfort of your home. Exercising allows you to produce natural body oils as well as boosts oxygen and blood flow to the skin, leaving you with a natural, healthy glow.  (Photo: Yuri/Getty Images)

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Werk It Out - Instead of crawling up indoors due to the cold weather, bundle up and go for a walk or work out from the comfort of your home. Exercising allows you to produce natural body oils as well as boosts oxygen and blood flow to the skin, leaving you with a natural, healthy glow. (Photo: Yuri/Getty Images)

Don?t Forget About Your Feet - Once sandal season is over, we tend to neglect our toes. Although our feet are covered by chic fall boots, it doesn?t hurt to treat ourselves to a pedicure, or at the very least a moisturizing foot cream, every now and then. Besides, don?t you want beautiful skin from head-to-toe, whether it?s spring or fall?   (Photo: Sean Justice/Corbis)

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Don’t Forget About Your Feet - Once sandal season is over, we tend to neglect our toes. Although our feet are covered by chic fall boots, it doesn’t hurt to treat ourselves to a pedicure, or at the very least a moisturizing foot cream, every now and then. Besides, don’t you want beautiful skin from head-to-toe, whether it’s spring or fall? (Photo: Sean Justice/Corbis)