Winters in L.A. are far from severe, but I still notice a change in my skin. Besides the fact that my complexion turns pasty and pale, my face feels consistently parched. Here are some of the steps I follow to ensure that my skin stays hydrated and dewy, despite the slight drop in temperature.
a purifying mask as a way to rid my skin of toxins and make it appear a bit brighter. My skin is typically pretty good as far as breakouts, but once a month (no coincidence there!), I usually get a few blemishes around my chin and this helps clear them up.Once a week, I use
face oil. It makes me look like a greasy mess for approximately two minutes, until my skin pretty much drinks it all up. It's always the first step in my routine after I've exfoliated or washed my face.Before applying moisturizer, I slather on
Cetaphil and apply self tanner a couple of times a week - it always makes me feel better, but makes an especially big impact in colder months when I'm not spending as much time outside (here are my steps for applying it well). I always finish with a deep moisturizing lotion before bed.At night, I wash my face with