ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Gone are hot and humid summer days replaced by the cool crisp feel of fall, and as the seasons change, so does your skins look, feel and needs. Lower temperatures and humidity can drain skins moisture causing it to become itchy, dry and chapped. So, as summer transitions to fall, Hispanic women should adjust their skincare regime to protect skin and keep it looking beautiful and radiant all year round!
Here are a few tips from board certified dermatologist Dr. Janice Lima-Maribona, official spokesperson for Dove Deodorant, to help protect skin during the fall season.
Say No to Hot Showers
During the colder months, a hot shower can seem very appealing. However, hot water removes the bodys natural oil barrier, which helps retain moisture and keeps skin supple and smooth. Instead of indulging in a 30-minute hot shower session, try bathing in warm water for ten minutes or less. This will help skin retain its moisture which in turn helps prevent dryness. After showering, remember that the best way to dry off is by gently patting the skin with a towel instead of rubbing in a harsh up-and-down motion, as this can cause skin irritation.
Revitalize your Skin with Moisture
Moisturizers not only increase the skins water content, but they also protect the skin, improve tone and texture, and mask imperfections. When choosing skincare and beauty products, make sure the items you are selecting contain moisturizing ingredients, such as shea butter, to keep your skin hydrated. Heavier creams and body butters are best for fall months and should be applied while skin is still damp to help seal in the moisture.
Indoor, Outdoor Temperature Swap
During the fall, skin is frequently exposed to indoor heat, causing it to rapidly lose natural moisture. Due to increased layering of clothes during this time of year, sweating indoors is a common problem faced by many when trying to balance outdoor clothing needs with indoor heating realities. To combat odor and wetness, try Dove Clinical Protection Anti-Perspirant/Deodorant, which offers prescription-strength wetness protection while also moisturizing the delicate underarm skin area. Dove Clinical Protection is the only clinical formula to contain Dove 1/4 Moisturizers with sunflower oil to soothe and condition underarm skin, and best of all, its available without a prescription! For best results, apply Dove Clinical Protection before bed. This gives the formula time to work and build a strong level of protection overnight.
Combating Free Radicals
Many Hispanic women do not know that free radicals can cause skin cells to break down, accelerating premature aging. These radicals can be found in UV rays, air pollution, iron in tap water, stress, cigarette smoke and poor diet. To protect your skin against free radicals it important to wear sunscreen daily, consume plenty of antioxidants such as Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Beta-carotene, which help the body neutralize the effects of free radicals.
Switching up skincare routines is important and does not have to be a difficult change. Simply recognizing the shift in weather and its subsequent effects will allow you to adjust your daily beauty regimen to match your specific skin needs! For more great tips on how to care for your skin during fall and winter, visit www.vivemejor.com/Dove24horas.
Dove, manufactured by Unilever, is the No. 1 personal wash brand nationwide. One in every three households uses a Dove product(1), which includes beauty bars, body washes, anti-perspirant/deodorants, body mists, hair care and styling aids. Dove Men+Care™ is the newest range of products from Dove, developed specially for men. Dove is available nationwide in food, drug and mass outlet stores. Dove is committed to inspiring all women and girls to reach their full potential by caring for themselves and each other. The Dove Movement for Self-Esteem invites all women to join the brand in creating a world where beauty is a source of confidence, not anxiety. For more information, visit www.dove.com, www.dovemovement.com or www.facebook.com/dove.
(1) AC Nielsen (2004)
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