Fall Skincare Tips & Essentials - Pink Moon

Fall Skincare Tips & Essentials

For those who are curious, the photo above was captured in Fall 2019 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia 😊 

With summer’s humidity slowly transitioning into autumn’s crisp air, this seasonal change has a much bigger impact on your skin than you might think. It’s time to transition over to fall skincare. 

A decrease in humidity can lead to a loss of moisture in your skin, meaning that the barrier can get disrupted and then lead to dryness, flaking or extra sensitivity. If you’ve ever noticed that your eczema or psoriasis tends to flare up during the cooler months, this is why. Fall skincare choices are noticeably creamier and more nourishing to protect your delicate barrier from this loss of moisture as well as other changes that come with the season, such as stronger winds and the dry heat from the heater.

Follow our fall skincare tips to maintain healthy skin all season long:

Apply an antioxidant-rich serum

Recover your skin from any damage it might have experienced over the summer. An antioxidant-rich serum works to address dark spots and sun-stressed skin while replenishing lost moisture. 

Choose a thick moisturizer

Compensate for the drop of humidity outdoors and the dry heat indoors. Add a thick, creamy moisturizer to your ritual to help your skin retain its precious moisture and adapt to the season’s environmental changes.

Use a lip balm

A lip balm creates a protective barrier between this super delicate area and the elements. Keep your lips moisturized to help them adapt easier to the colder temperatures and prevent drying or cracking.

Reach for a gentle exfoliator

If you weren’t exfoliating throughout the summer, it’s time to deep clean months of built up oil and sunscreen. As your skin might be a little drier than usual during this time of the year, take it easy with the chemical exfoliators (such as AHA and BHA acids) and opt for milder options like a facial polish.

And, of course, keep using sunscreen!

While UV radiation decreases during the fall, it’s still present throughout the whole year. Protect your skin from these harmful rays by applying an SPF every day.

Our Fall Skincare Favorites


AKT Therapy Elemental Sun Balm SPF 30

A light and creamy, tinted moisturizer, foundation and SPF that leaves an even-toned look on all skin tones. Makes transitioning your skincare ritual to the cooling temperatures a breeze. 

Thick Moisturizers

Earthwise Beauty Magical Babassu Face Oil 

Creamy, velvety heaven for sensitive and eczema or rosacea-prone skin. Backed by light, cooling babassu oil that’s celebrated for soothing redness and itchiness. Comforts that dry feeling you might experience during the colder months.

Earthwise Beauty Black Locust Firming Concentrate

A formula rich in vitamins, essential fatty acids and phytonutrients encourages a mega smooth, replenished complexion. Its secret is bakuchiol, a plant-based retinol alternative. Super dry or mature skin drink it right up. 

Relato Nativo Indigo Botanical Facial Elixir

An antioxidant-rich nighttime facial oil. Apply this rejuvenating cocktail of featherlight fractionated coconut oil and precious botanicals before bed to wake up to a supple, plump glow. 

Lip Balms

Earthwise Beauty Thelma Lip Treatment

Penetrates deep down into the lip tissue to mend and relieve dry, peeling lips without feeling heavy or glossy. Leaves behind warm notes of caramel, cocoa and vanilla.

Relato Nativo Nourishing Lip Balm

Crafted with restorative artisan botanicals such as cacao butter, shea butter and fractionated coconut oil to nourish and support healthy lips. Refreshing peppermint essential oil heals and soothes delicate, cracked skin.

Lhamour Beeswax Lip Balm 

Protect your pout from the elements. A lightweight, hardworking blend that includes beeswax and coconut oil works to keep your lips soft and moisturized throughout the day. 

Antioxidant-Rich Serums

Malaya Organics Rejuvenating Facial Serum

Sinks in quickly to help calm congested skin, boost elasticity and repair sun damage for radiance like no other. Abundant in the skin barrier strengthening properties of omega-rich plant oils like argan, sea buckthorn and Siberian cedar nut oil. 

Malaya Organics Hydrating Mist 

More than a mist, a potent ampoule for your skin. Features a combination of collagen-stimulating gotu kola with hydrating rose and bamboo waters to keep your skin feeling refreshed and replenished all day.

Gentle Exfoliators

moss skincare Illumina Vitamin C Treatment

This hyper-potent treatment was crafted to balance cellular turnover, even out your skin tone and smoothen, all with no harsh acids or retinoids. Formulated with brightening pumpkin enzyme, gentle exfoliator white willow bark and moth bean, a natural alternative to retinol.

Malaya Organics Cleansing Oil + Malaya Organics Herbal Facial Polish 

The perfect duo for a fresh luminous glow after cleansing. A blend of ultra-moisturizing apricot kernel, sweet almond and olive oils wipe away the day without leaving your skin feeling stripped. Teeming with a nourishing herbal complex, this fine powder clarifies, softens and calms inflammation.

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