Autumn is often associated with monotony, wind, rain and low morale. But why look gloomy when a new season means a new routine ? You can enjoy hot chocolates and take advantage of cocooning moments to give your skin the care it needs! In this article, find out how to take care of your face in the fall when you have black , mixed-race or dark skin.
What are the changes undergone by the black skins after the summer?
Nubian skins are suitable for sunny and humid areas. Even if you were born in a country with a cold climate, your skin suffers from the lack of sun and humidity. These deficiencies present themselves in different ways.
In the summer, your face looks good . As soon as the sun goes out, you notice a change in your skin. Your complexion becomes dull, grayish and lacks evenness.
It is common to confuse dry skin with dehydrated skin. However, these two terms should not be confused.
Dry skin produces less sebum and lacks lipids. While dehydrated skin lacks water. In both cases, it results in tightness, lack of flexibility and tingling.
Black skins are naturally rich in lipids. However, they suffer from dehydration when they find themselves in areas where the climate is cold. In Africa and the West Indies, hygrometry (air humidity) reaches 98%. In Europe, it is 80%.
pimples and blackheads
In autumn, the stratum corneum of your skin becomes thicker. It becomes difficult for her to achieve a natural exfoliation. As a result, toxins accumulate on the face and cause blemishes such as acne pimples and blackheads.
👉🏾 By the way, this phenomenon is called the rebound effect! Does it speak to you? Discover our 5 tips to avoid it and preserve the beauty of your skin.
Black skin facial care: what routine should you adopt with the arrival of autumn?
Finding a dapper skin is not a complicated mission. But that requires giving your face all the care it needs to help it regain its beauty and natural glow .
Get rid of toxins accumulated during the summer
To eliminate them, you will need to exfoliate once or twice a week.
- Eliminate dead cells;
- to purify the skin in depth;
- regulate sebum production;
- revive the complexion;
- and blur imperfections.
👉🏾 Exfoliation is an often overlooked step. And yet, it is essential to preserve the beauty and radiance of your skin. Want to know the benefits? Read this article !
Hydrate the face
Morning and evening, we recommend applying a moisturizing toner with a cotton ball or your hands right after cleansing your face . You can then finish with a cream. Don't forget to take care of the eye area with suitable products.
nourish the lips
The cold and the lack of hydration cause cracks in the lips. To avoid them, remember to drink plenty of water and moisturize them with a balm with a rich and nourishing texture.
Protect your skin against UV rays
Believe it or not, sunscreen will become your companion all year round… and not just in summer! Why is that ? Even when the sun goes down, the UV rays are not idle. Regardless of the season, you must apply a cream that protects you from the harmful effects of the sun (even when it seems absent).
What products will be welcome in your bathroom in this new season?
To eradicate dull complexion
Our soap-free exfoliant with apricot kernel powder purifies and brings radiance to the skin . It is suitable for combination to oily skin and gently exfoliates the skin.
To prevent skin dryness
While it's essential to talk about facials on black skin, your body deserves to be pampered too. For this, you need a cream with a rich texture. Our unifying and moisturizing body milk quickly penetrates the skin and provides optimal long-lasting hydration.
To eliminate pimples and blackheads
Our complete anti-imperfections range contains micellar water, a soap-free cleansing gel, an exfoliating gel, and an anti-imperfections cream. Applied regularly, they purify the skin and correct imperfections .
How to take care of your skin from the inside?
A healthy diet
We know that the cold seasons are conducive to hearty (and fatty) meals! Without forbidding you to indulge yourself, we suggest that you adopt a healthy diet and favor the consumption of fruits, vegetables and oilseeds. As for sugar, meats and foods rich in lipids, it is best to eat them in moderation. Your skin will thank you!
We tend to drink less when it's cold. Remember that it is essential to consume at least 1.5 liters of water per day.
At least 8 hours of sleep
Sleeping well helps prevent signs of fatigue on the face . To facilitate the onset of sleep, move away from screens and all sources of distraction.
As you have understood, seasonal changes impact the condition of your skin. To prevent the appearance of imperfections, there is no secret. A routine and appropriate care can prevent them and help the epidermis to regenerate.