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Fall Beauty Products
Beauty
Published Friday Nov 08, 2019 by Sara Lesher

Our 5 Favorite Fall Beauty Products

Beauty
Expert Advice
Fashion

Now that summer’s over and we’re officially indulging in PSLs and fuzzy sweaters, we need to switch up our beauty products to match the season. It’s time to admit our vacation tans have finally worn off, our skin is getting drier, and our hair is probably suffering from months of too much sun. Here are some of my favorite products for embracing autumn this year.

For your hair...

 

MOROCCAN GOLD SERIES TREATMENT MASK
This product is a miracle worker. If you have dry and damaged hair from too much chlorine and sun in the summertime or harsh cold come fall, use this product to rebind the proteins in each strand. After just one use, you’ll notice your hair looking healthy and smooth. 

 

Photo credit: Moroccangoldseries.com

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For your hair...

 

MOROCCAN GOLD SERIES TREATMENT MASK
This product is a miracle worker. If you have dry and damaged hair from too much chlorine and sun in the summertime or harsh cold come fall, use this product to rebind the proteins in each strand. After just one use, you’ll notice your hair looking healthy and smooth. 

 

Photo credit: Moroccangoldseries.com

For your eyes...

 

MORPHE 35OM NATURE GLOW EYESHADOW PALETTE

This is my absolute favorite eyeshadow palette. The colors are very pigmented, so you won’t feel like you’re constantly layering and dropping color onto unwanted areas of your face (what a waste). All of the colors in this palette are great for fall, and it features both matte and shimmery shades for you to play around with! Plus, it’s affordable compared to similar palettes on the market.

 

Photo credit: Morphe.com

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For your eyes...

 

MORPHE 35OM NATURE GLOW EYESHADOW PALETTE

This is my absolute favorite eyeshadow palette. The colors are very pigmented, so you won’t feel like you’re constantly layering and dropping color onto unwanted areas of your face (what a waste). All of the colors in this palette are great for fall, and it features both matte and shimmery shades for you to play around with! Plus, it’s affordable compared to similar palettes on the market.

 

Photo credit: Morphe.com

For your face...

 

IT BYE BYE UNDER EYE

I don’t know about you, but I find myself looking *extra*  tired during the fall and winter months. Maybe it’s because I’ve lost my summer glow, or maybe my body is confused because the sun goes down earlier. Whatever it is, this IT concealer has been a lifesaver for hiding my dark circles (and any other unwanted spots). It’s also anti-aging, waterproof, and comes in 48 shades so you can find the perfect match for your skin tone.

 

Photo credit: Itcosmetics.com

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For your face...

 

IT BYE BYE UNDER EYE

I don’t know about you, but I find myself looking *extra*  tired during the fall and winter months. Maybe it’s because I’ve lost my summer glow, or maybe my body is confused because the sun goes down earlier. Whatever it is, this IT concealer has been a lifesaver for hiding my dark circles (and any other unwanted spots). It’s also anti-aging, waterproof, and comes in 48 shades so you can find the perfect match for your skin tone.

 

Photo credit: Itcosmetics.com

For your nails...

 

OPI COMO SE LLAMA?

Part of their Infinite Shine collection, this deep burgundy color is long-lasting and bold. It complements any fall look! And it matches perfectly with that glass of pinot in your hand.

 

Photo credit: Opi.com

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For your nails...

 

OPI COMO SE LLAMA?

Part of their Infinite Shine collection, this deep burgundy color is long-lasting and bold. It complements any fall look! And it matches perfectly with that glass of pinot in your hand.

 

Photo credit: Opi.com

For your lips...

 

MAC SATIN LIPSTICK - TWIG

A “soft muted brownish pink,” this shade is perfect for fall. It’s natural enough to wear every day, but pigmented enough to layer for a more dramatic effect. I love this shade because it goes well with every outfit and can be worn on any occasion.

 

Photo credit: Maccosmetics.com

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For your lips...

 

MAC SATIN LIPSTICK - TWIG

A “soft muted brownish pink,” this shade is perfect for fall. It’s natural enough to wear every day, but pigmented enough to layer for a more dramatic effect. I love this shade because it goes well with every outfit and can be worn on any occasion.

 

Photo credit: Maccosmetics.com

Sara Lesher
Written by
Sara Lesher
Marketing Content Associate
About the author
Spoiled by the San Diego sunshine, Sara’s hobbies include beaching, hiking, concert-going, and brewery-hopping. As Mindbody’s Marketing Content Associate, she naturally loves reading and writing… so if you have any book recommendations, let her know. And just between us: she’s committed to health and wellness but loves a good taco (shoutout TJ Tacos in Escondido).
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The Latest
Published Tuesday Jun 30, 2020 by Dermatologist's Choice

The Summer Skincare Routine for Outdoor Workouts and Activities

Beauty
Fitness
Skincare

Summer is officially here, and with that, there are so many fun activities that will motivate you to get outside to stay in shape and strive for those post-quarantine fitness goals. But before you decide to get outside to enjoy some walking, yoga, swimming, or hiking, remember these best practice skincare habits to protect your skin from common skin concerns, such as, sunburns, chafing, and excessive dryness. 

Here, board-certified Dermatologist, Dr. Bottiglione, shares some advice to help your skin stay healthy as you embark into the great outdoors.  


But first, protect

When going outside, the sun is going to be your biggest culprit for damaging your skin. While the sun boosts benefits like vitamin D production, take notice when your skin is overexposed to the sun’s harmful rays as it becomes dangerous. When overexposed to direct sunlight, the skin is irritated, causing sunburns, dryness, and sensitivity that can increase the chances for wrinkles and skin cancer as we age.  

Luckily, staying inside when it’s so pleasant outside is not the only skincare alternative to avoid the sun’s damaging rays. Here are a few simple tips to prep your skin before stepping outside.  
Opt to protect your skin with a clinical-grade sunblocking lotion of 15 SPF or higher.

“Anytime you go outside, you need to apply sunscreen to your skin,” advises Dr. B. “Ensure you apply sunscreen to the full body and reapply often. In the morning, after cleansing your face, is the best time to apply.” He recommends a spray for oily skin, or the Dermatologist’s Choice Sunscreen Enhanced Moisturizer for dry to combination skin types that needs a little extra hydration.  
 
 
The key is the more intentional you are about proactively protecting your summer skin, the healthier it will be. It may sound simple, but your skin will be happier when you take a preventive approach rather than a reactive approach—for example, applying the sunscreen moisturizer before a walk to help to avoid the treatment of a sunburn after. When prepping your bag for the fun day ahead, make sure to add sunscreen, a hat, and plenty of water.  
 
 
Now the real excitement begins! However you decide to get your fitness outdoors, we have the skincare routine you need or a carefree and healthy day. 


Yoga / Walking 

Deep breath. Like our favorite flow, these skincare tips will keep our mind—and our skin—at ease. If you take your yoga practice outdoors, wear an SPF shirt, and lay your mat under a nicely shaded tree to help shield you from excessive sun exposure. 

“Avoiding direct sunlight and wearing protective clothing is smart to protect your skin from sun damage. Even if you are going for a relaxing walk or doing just a few sun salutations. Staying out of the direct sunlight will reduce your risk of sun damage and wrinkles.”     - Dr. B


Swimming 

Swimming is one of the best cardio and strength training workouts, while also an enjoyable activity during the summer. Whether you are swimming in open water or laps in the pool, the excess amount of water with exposure to pool chemicals and environmental pollutants can cause skin irritation and dryness. To keep your skin hydrated and protected, Dr. B. recommends applying the Dermatologist’s Choice Pre-Bath Oil to your skin before entering the water. This will seal your skin’s protective barrier to avoid skin irritation from chemicals and debris. He adds, “The Pre-Bath Oil is what I give to all my patients with eczema or dry skin. It is the only thing that will protect and also deeply hydrate the skin.” Just apply this serum before you put on your sunscreen, and you're good to go! 


Hiking 

With warm temperatures during the summer months, it’s the perfect time for hiking and exploring the mountainous outdoors. It is essential to take the necessary steps to avoid your skin becoming sunburnt, irritated, or breaking out. “Wearing a hat with a large brim that will shade your face and neck is key. A baseball cap is just not enough for the sun protection you need. After your hike, it is important to clean your face and pores of sweat, dirt, and toxins with Dermatologist’s Choice Glycolic Peel Cleansing Pads to avoid breakouts from occurring,” Dr. B. warns. Keep them in your bag for easy cleansing after a hike. 


Cycling/ Running 

One of the biggest skin concerns cyclists or runners usually bring to dermatologists is chafing. Even if you’re just cruising along the seaside or taking a cycling class, those tight clothes and friction can cause some intense irritation and redness. “When you have an issue with chafing, you need to protect your skin. You need armor over the skin. Beeswax, for example, is thick to coat the skin and protect it. Another effective option is the hydrating Dermatologist’s Choice Pre-Bath Oil. For best results, moisturize your skin, and then add a piece of clothing to cover it (that is actually like armor),” Dr. B. shares. Are you a runner? Feel free to use this tip too before your next mile or 30.  


Workout done, now what? 

At the end of your activity, the real results of that skin preparation set in. But sometimes, you need a little extra support afterwards. After any good workout, cleansing off the sweat, dirt, toxins, and irritant is paramount. Dermatologist Choice pH Balanced Cleanser helps to gently but effectively remove sweat, oil, and restore the skin’s natural pH levels.  

Did you end up getting a sunburn, or is your skin dry from the elements? Soothe with the Pre-Bath Oil with natural oils like sunflower and jojoba oil for deep hydration and healing.

“Sun damage can manifest in multiple ways. Most often, you will notice a sunburn first, which can then lead to irritated skin—and over time, sun damage increases the appearance of wrinkles.” For safe measure, at night regenerate sun-damaged skin with Dermatologist's Choice Ultra Anti-Aging Cream with 15% non-neutralized glycolic acid to your skin. This powerful dermatology treatment rebuilds the collagen and exfoliates fine lines, sunspots, and acne on the skin. “Do not apply the Ultra Anti-Aging Cream on a sunburn or irritated skin,” Dr. B. shares. These are long-term habits to aid in maintaining your best skin health.
 
 

Capture your best skin with everything you need this summer with the Dermatologist’s Choice Skin Kit, and get 20% off your order with code MB20 at www.dermchoice.com.

Dr. B Dermatologist
Written by
Dermatologist's Choice
Clean and Clinical Skincare Brand
About the author
Dermatologist’s Choice is founded, formulated, and tested by award-winning dermatologist, Dr. B. It's not just about keeping your skin clear, but providing clean and clinical formulations. DermChoice has no parabens and no fragrance, is certified cruelty-free, and is formulated with natural and organic ingredients.