Fall-Inspired Skincare That Will Boost Your Self-Care Routine
We don’t know about you, but we can take a wild guess that you’re probably ready to move on from a lackluster summer and right into sweater, boots, and pumpkin season. To help get you and your skin amped up for autumn, we’ve curated a fun little roundup of fall-inspired skincare goodies. From enzyme peels to sheet masks to luxurious hand creams, our goal is to keep you positively radiant all season long.
No autumn-inspired skincare roundup would be complete without this cult-favorite mask by Peter Thomas Roth. It smells hella divine, but more importantly, it does a major favor for your skin by upping the glow factor. The star ingredient is pumpkin enzyme, which works in tandem with AHAs and aluminum oxide crystals to nix dead skin cells for a super soft, bright, and even complexion.
You know how listening to Christmas songs puts you in the holiday spirit? We argue that a voyage to Bath & Body Works has a similar effect in getting you pumped for fall. There are basically a bajillion new autumn scents to choose from rn, but we’re partial to Sweater Weather which combines the brightness of sun-crisped apple with the warmth of autumn leaves.
Speaking of leaves, this luxe hand cream from Snowfox smells like you’ve wandered off into a beautiful damp fall forest with wafting hot tea in hand. It’s a must not just for the smell, but also for its ability to quench dry hands. It’s packed with rich shea butter, a vitamin E complex, hyaluronic acid, and aromatherapy-grade oils.
There’s a new pumpkin mask in town and we’re here for it. Really, is it possible to have too many? This one, by Wondergloss, uses straight-up pumpkin puree as the primary ingredient. It’s infused with nourishing vitamin E, hydrating sunflower seed and meadowfoam oils, antioxidant-rich vitamin C, exfoliating glycolic acid, and a blend of cinnamon bark, ginger root, nutmeg, and allspice powders.
Lush Figs in Honey Bubble Bar, $13.95
Draw a bath and throw in one of these bad boys. Figs in Honey is like a baby bath bomb — just crumble it under the running faucet and watch your tub turn into a foamy and bubbly paradise.
The scent isn’t your quintessential “fall fragrance,” but it totally evokes the season via myrrh and benzoin resinoids — think warm, sweet, cleansing, and very of the earth. It’s also made with luxuriously creamy cocoa butter to quench thirsty skin.
The Body Shop has the body butter game on lock, and their Vanilla Pumpkin option is a real autumn winner. It’s a thick and luxurious cream that’ll keep you hydrated from head to toe, and the vanilla addition makes this a sweet-versus-spicy scent. Think fresh-baked pumpkin bread with a maple syrup drizzle. YUM.
Your brain might not equate fall and cabbage to autumn, but this green veggie is a hearty, cold-weather crop! Not only is it good to eat, but topical applications have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. Serumkind harnesses the power of purple cabbage in this aptly named serum, which combines cabbage leaf extract with a bouquet of other botanical extracts, glycerin, and water.
You can never have enough pumpkin come fall, right? Too Cool For School helps you indulge via these Pumpkin Hydra Gold Eye Gel Patches. The (real!) gold-infused hydrogel patches are infused with pumpkin seed oil, pumpkin ferment extract, niacinamide, and adenosine for a brightening, plumping effect that’ll have you looking alert and perky for those Zoom calls.
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