Changing Your Skincare Routine for Fall

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Every season brings new challenges to your skin. Every few months, you should relook at the skincare products you use and determine if they're worth keeping. If it won't help you during the season, put it away. You don't want to overload your routine with a bunch of products that your skin doesn't need. Let's take a look at what's needed for the cooler season ahead of us:


Changing your skincare routine for fall


Keepers

There are two keepers on my list: primer and SPF lotion. Primer is great for any season. It's an essential during the summer because it keeps your foundation intact and diminishes pores. What I really like about primers is that it creates a barrier between your skin and your foundation/makeup. I don't want my foundation or my makeup to start absorbing into my skin; primers add a layer in between to keep makeup where it is - on the surface. I use Soap & Glory One Heck Of A Blot Primer.

SPF is another great product to use for fall. Though the weather isn't as hot, the UV index is still high, so you want to make sure that you're staying protected. I would downgrade the SPF used from like a 30+ to a 15+. I really like L'Oreal Paris Ideal Moisture Day Lotion For Sensitive Skin SPF 25.

Additions

As the weather gets colder, skin gets drier and requires more attention. Facial oils and serums are something to consider adding to your routine. Oils are great for hydrating the skin, especially in the tough spots like elbows, knees and for me, cheeks. If you get a multipurpose oil, they can be great for keeping your scalp healthy as well.

Serums are great as well (and what I prefer to use for hydration). It absorbs much better into the skin. If you feel like your skincare product isn't working effectively, apply a serum on your face first and then the product over it. The serum will help the skincare products penetrate deeper into the skin, improving the results you see.

Another way to use serums is to convert powders to liquids. For example, I love using Studio Gear's Dual Identity Mineral Foundation. During the summer, I use it as a powder foundation. But as the months get colder and my skin gets dryer, I like to mix it in with their Revitalizing Day Serum to create a sheer to medium liquid foundation. This way I don't have to switch from a powder to a liquid foundation every 6 months. I can keep using my favorite foundation all year long. There are other fun ways to wear this foundation, learn more here.

Studio Gear Dual Identity Mineral Foundation

Studio Gear Dual Identity Mineral Foundation

Studio Gear Mineral Foundation

Studio Gear Mineral Foundation

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Giorgio Armani Sheer Blush in '12'


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How are you changing up your routine? Share below!

          
*Studio Gear sent me products in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

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140 comments

  1. Ohh, I'm excited to try out the serum and recovery oil! And I always love new makeup products :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  2. I am most excited to win the Giorgio Armani Sheer Blush in '12'.

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  3. i've always wanted to try kiehsl!

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  4. I'm excited about the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil! And the Giorgio Armani Blush!!
    ~ Kim Pincombe Cole

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  5. I'd be really excited to try the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil.

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  6. I'm most excited about the mascara

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  7. I am most excited about the mask

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  8. Great tips and giveaway! Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil sounds the most divine.

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  9. Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil sounds like a really unique product :)

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  10. I'm most excited about the Sephora Lotus Mask.

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  11. I've been wanting to try that Kiehl's Recover Oil, so I'd love to win that. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  12. The Lotus Mask and the Day Serum!

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  13. I am most excited about the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil. I have been looking for a quality oil like this and have heard great things about this product line! Everything in this package looks amazing.

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  14. I love skincare and trying anything that is new.

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  15. Not Your Mother's Thickening Hair Lifter. With a name like that I just have to give it a try.

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  16. Im most excited for the L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Balm in 'Nourishing Nude'

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  17. I'm definitely most excited about the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil. Oh how I adore quality skin care products!!!

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  18. My skin could really use the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil!

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  19. I would be most excited about winning the YSL eyeliner brush.

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  20. I am most excited about the day serum! I am almost out of the serum I am currently using so I would love to switch it up and try something new :)

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  21. I'm most excited about winning Keihl's Midnight Recovery Oil.

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  23. I'd love to win the Studio Gear Revitalizing Day Serum!

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  24. I am most excited to win Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil.

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  25. Lancome Hypnose Mascara I have always wanted to try have always heard such good things about it

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  26. I would love to try the Sephora Lotus Mask.

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  27. I'm very excited about the mascara

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  28. I am most excited to try the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil and Lancome Hypnose Mascara. Thank you so much for the giveaway!

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  29. Being a skincare fiend, it's the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil that excites me the most!

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  30. excited to try the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil :D

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  32. I'm most excited about the mascara, brushes and face mask

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  33. I would probably say the face mask!! :)

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  34. Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil sounds awesome!I really want to try it.

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  35. Im most exit3d for tje midnighy recovery oil.

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  36. Iam most excited for Not Your Mother's Thickening Hair Lifter

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  37. it's a tie between excited to win the day serum or the midnight recovery oil! i mean i could most definitely use both! haha..

    i don't think i've ever changed my skin care routine!!! (hides behind something) this is probably why i still encounter the same problems, huh! i can't wait to see when i go through my stuff what i need to keep and what i need to toss!

    adoruhs@gmail.com

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  38. I'm most excited to win Not Your Mother's Thickening Hair Lifter

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  39. I am most excited about the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil.

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  40. Thanks for this giveaway !!! :)

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  41. All these products are must-haves foe a girl!!

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  42. I'm excited about the Giorgio Armani Sheer Blush!

    (Rosie A)

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  43. I'm most excited about winning the Sephora Lotus Mask.

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  44. I am most excited to win Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil.

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  45. All the products sound great, would try the L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Balm in 'Nourishing Nude' and Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil first:)

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  46. The Studio Gear Revitalizing Day Serum looks amazing, I'd love to have it. Although the Lancome mascara ain't bad either.

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  47. Lancome Hypnose Mascara

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  48. as a kiehl's fan, the midnight recovery oil appeals to me--so thanks for this chance

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  49. i would like to try the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil

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  50. Im excited about the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil!!
    Thanks for doing thi giveaway!

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  51. I am most excited about winning the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  52. I am excited to try the Giorgio Armani Sheer Blush!

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  54. would love to try the L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Balm in 'Nourishing Nude'

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  55. I really love Giorgio Armani sheer blush..its look cool :)

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  56. I think the Kiehl's oil would be great to try. Thanks for the chance!

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  57. I'm excited about the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil!

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  58. Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil sounds awesome!

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  59. I'm most excited about winning the L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Balm in 'Nourishing Nude'

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  60. I would love to try all these products

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  61. I'm excited to try out the serum, the recovery oil and the mask! :)

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  62. Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil!

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  63. I'm excited about the lancome and loreal products!!!

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  64. Giorgio Armani Sheer Blush in '12'!

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  65. the lpotus mask is exciting, i need some pamepring!

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  66. the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil!

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  67. I am most excited about winning the lotus mask

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  68. I'm most excited to try the Lancome mascara. I can't find one I like so I would love to find something new.

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  69. I'm most excited to try the Lancome mascara. I can't find one I like so I would love to find something new.

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  70. I love testing new products :)

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  71. The mascara and the eyeliner brush!

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  72. I like Kiehls products, so I am excited about the Kiehls midnight recovery oil.

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  73. Studio Gear Revitalizing Day Serum

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  74. I'm addicted to mascaras recently so I would like to win the most Lancome Hypnose Mascara!

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  75. Everything is so cool! But I'm most excited to win the Lancome Hypnose Mascara! Thank you for the chance in this awesome giveaway! ^^

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  76. OMGGGGG I hope I win!!!! Reallly want to try the lotus maskkkk

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  77. Lancome Hypnose Mascara, I'm a sucker for mascaras! :)

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  78. Excited! I'm most excited for the Recovery Oil!

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  79. Would love to win the Studio Gear Revitalizing Day Serum!! :)

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  80. I am most excited about the Studio Gear Revitalizing Day Serum

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  81. super excited about the Recovery Oil :D

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  82. I'm really excited about the Recovery Oil. :)

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  83. I am most excited about Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil!

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  84. I am most excited about Armani blush! :-D

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  85. I would be most excited about winning the Armani Sheer Blush because I've never tried makeup products by them

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  86. I am so excited for the face mask

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  87. I am most excited about the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil. Never tried any of their products, but I've heard so much great things about them!

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  88. I would most like to try the Studio Gear Revitalizing Day Serum, I love a good nighttime treatment.

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  89. I am most excited about the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil.

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  90. I am most excited about the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil.

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  91. I'm most excited about the Lancome Hypnose Mascara.

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  92. Giorgio Armani Sheer Blush in '12'. Thank you!
    Marta

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  93. I AM MOST EXCITED ABOUT THE Lancome Hypnose Mascara :)

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  94. I would say the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil. I need so good skin care!

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  95. I am really excited to try the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil.

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  96. I love a good mask so I would most like to try the lotus mask.

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  97. I would love to try the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil. It sounds amazing! :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  98. All of it! :) I want to try the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil first.

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  99. I would love all of it and any especially the blush and Lancôme mascara. Thanks so much.

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  100. I'd love the Kiehl's Midnight recovery oil

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  101. I'm super excited about the recovery oil !!

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  102. I'm excited about all of it, especially the Kiehl's!

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  103. any of it would be great

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  104. I would be excited about it all. If I had to say one thing it would be the Lotus Mask.

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  105. I would be most excited about Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil.

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  106. My wife would like the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Oil.

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  107. I am most excited about the Kiehl's Midnight recovery because I have been wanting to try it out. Im also very excited about the Lancome mascara it looks great too.
    crazyweirdo33@yahoo.com

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  108. The Armani blush sounds amazing.

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  109. I am most excited about the Lotus Mask

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  110. Im excited to try the Kiehls Midnight Recovery Oil

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  111. I am excited to try the Not Your Mother's Thickening Hair Lifter

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