Autumn skincare swaps to make now

We all know how important it is to be using the correct skincare, but have you changed up your routine in time for autumn?

If you’ve had any sort of holiday, chances are your skin has been subjected to balmy heat, sunshine, salt water and chlorine meaning that it’s super dehydrated and in need of some TLC. Pair that with plummeting temperatures and the return of central heating, and autumn can play havoc with your skin. Here are a few simple swaps to make to re-energise your skin this season.

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Moisturise

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Skin gets thirsty at this time of year, but it can be hard to know just what to give it to drink when it’s feeling a bit dry. We love the Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser for dry and sensitive skin. It’s rich in skin-nourishing ingredients and will protect your skin against dryness whilst maintaining a wonderfully healthy glow

Liz Earle, £22 - Shop now

 
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Deep hydration

Hyaluronic acid is a huge support to skins hydration, an oil-free treatment that penetrates deep into skin’s layers to deliver intense, long-lasting moisture. Who wouldn’t want that, right? The Ordinary’s version has a brilliantly low price tag too - at under £6 for skin that’s smooth and perfectly plump, you can sign us up!

Cult Beauty, £5.90 - Shop now

 

Spritz

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The Caudalie Beauty Elixir, is a an absolute treat for the skin. With its multiple benefits, this plant-based facial mist is inspired by Queen Isabelle of Hungary’s Elixir of Youth. Caudalie use 100% natural ingredients, and this super gentle mist combines essential oils of lemon balm, peppermint, rosemary, grape and rose which is guaranteed to leave your skin feeling wonderfully energised and moisturised. Spritz this little beauty between makeup applications to keep your make up looking fresh and your skin beautifully fresh and hydrated.

Look Fantastic, £12 - Shop now

 

Bright eyes

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Forget the needles and botox injections, these super easy to use Night Eye Gels from Patchology are skincare made easy. We’re all after something that will work hard; something that’s guaranteed to give maximum results with minimal effort. The potent actives within the patches do just that. In just five minutes they brighten skin, reduce dark circles and soothe those poor overworked, overtired eyes. Best used just before you go to bed, enjoy with a wee glass of wine, in front of that gloriously cosy fire catching up on your favourite Netflix shows. Fabulous.

Cult Beauty £4 - Shop now

 

Lips

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Chapped lips are not cute. The last thing you need is your new autumn lippy looking patchy and cracked. The Lippe Balm from Drunk Elephant is filled with nourishing natural ingredients, with a formula that immediately gets to work hydrating, replenishing and softening those dried-out lips. Filled with vitamin C and green tea leaf used often will plump and moisturise whilst also fighting the signs of ageing.

Space NK £15 - Shop now