As the seasons change, we switch up all kinds of things in our
the way we dress and eat, and especially our grooming habits all
the environment. You wear warm clothes to protect your body in the
and cool outfits to stay refreshed in the summer.
Similarly, you will want to rotate your face cleaning routine to give
skin the care it needs as the weather changes. Here is how we
change your skincare
products with each season.
*Autumn and Winter*
During the chillier months, your primary concern is dryness and you
take particular care to protect and nurture your skin especially your
To get the help your skin needs, start with a natural “super-fatted”
this will help to get the skin clean, while the leftover oils in the
act as the first line of moisturizer that you’re thirsty skin will
The next step is moisturizing, so try skincare products loaded with
vitamins, ceramides, and plant-based oils. It’s also okay to use a
heavier product that has more fatty acids, as these cultivate health
hydration. Even though you don’t get as much sun in the winter, you
still apply SPF to prevent damage to your skin.
There are many great locally made options in Fort Wayne and these are
types of soaps that will generally be “super-fatted” and contain
ingredients we’ve discussed. As a bonus tip – one often
overlooked part of
the skin is the lips, the value of a natural lip balm should never be
*Spring and Summer*
When it’s hot and humid outside, your skin can become oilier. You
accumulate more sweat than you would during the other seasons. Rather
letting this sit on your skin for days, adjust your routine to one
cleanses well without stripping away needed moisture.
We suggest using a facial bar with a light exfoliant to scrub off the
skin and buildup, soaps with peppermint or tea tree have the added
of opening the pores and helping the skin to feel cooler during the
For the body, we again suggest a super-fatted soap to help clean the
and provide most of the moisture you would need. If you find that
is still a tad dry, pick up a light moisturizer to add to the skin
you towel off.
For the lips, you’ll want to grab a lip balm with some SPF
well. There are many great locally made products here in Fort Wayne
would fit the bill.
In the spirit of supporting local businesses, one of our favorites is
5 Soap Company.
They have awesome products for every season and
carry not only their own products but also fantastic soaps and
products from other local Fort Wayne makers as well.
We love their Chaotic Neutral bar – it has activated charcoal and
at removing make-up and helping to control acne.
They are always happy to help customers learn about better skincare,
can reach out via their website www.household5.com or drop by their
in the Georgetown Shopping Center!