Changing Your Skincare Routine This Dry Season

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changing your skincare routine this dry season

Changing your skincare routine this dry season has never been easier with Murad and Yves Rocher’s skincare products. In fact, it’s your best decision during the coming dry cold season.  Because as the season change, so does your skin’s needs. For instance, coming from a wet season to a dry one brings humidity, temperature, and other environmental factors that affect your skin’s health, look, and feel. Therefore, it’s at this point that changing your skincare routine this dry season becomes paramount.  You need to adjust your skincare regimen to block the effect of the harsh weather on your skin.

Why Dry Season Is Bad For Your Skin

Dry weather can be tough on your skin, whether you live in dry heat or humid heat areas. You often experience dry itchy skin, cracked lips, and a dried-out feeling. But by changing your skincare routine to dry season from wet you can avoid the harsh effects of this season and keep your skin looking radiant.

Why Your Skin Itches In the Sun

Understand The Seasonal Shift

First of all, before delving into the specifics of adapting your skincare routine, it’s crucial to grasp how your skin responds to changing weather conditions.  During the wet season, increased humidity can lead to excess oil production.  But in the dry season humidity drops, and your skin’s ability to hold on to moisture reduces. So, your skincare routine should evolve to meet these changing needs. This requires a carefully curated skincare routine tailored to address specific challenges as presented below:

Apply Moisturizer Regularly

changing your skincare routine this dry season

During the transition from wet to dry season, maintaining hydration is paramount.  Hence applying a moisturizer to your skin after showering or bathing is one of the most important things you can do to protect your skin from the drying effects of the dry season.

However, it’s important to look for a moisturizer that works by trapping water molecules in the skin and preventing them from evaporating. This helps to keep your skin hydrated and looking its best.

Murad provides solutions for seasonal changes by offering a range of hydrating products, such as their Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture, which is packed with hyaluronic acid and coconut extract to lock in moisture and replenish the skin’s natural barrier.

Also to note is that many traditional moisturizers contain ingredients like petrolatum and mineral oil that help to lock in moisture. Similarly, includes harmful chemicals that can hurt your skin in the long run. For this reason, it’s important to read the ingredients list of any moisturizer you are considering using and to choose one that is free of harmful chemicals.

Hydrate from inside

Drinking plenty of water is one of the most important things you can do for your skin health.  Drink at least eight glasses of water a day to help keep your skin healthy and looking its best. When you consume water, it travels through your body and helps to hydrate your skin from the inside out.

Exfoliate For Renewed Radiance

changing your skincare routine this dry season

Exfoliating your skin can be a great way to remove dead skin cells and improve your skin condition. This is because as the wet season subsides, the buildup of excess oil and dead skin cells may become more apparent. However incorporating a gentle exfoliant like Murad’s AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser can help reveal a smoother, more radiant complexion by sloughing away impurities.

Sun Protection Is Non-Negotiable

changing your skincare routine this dry season

Even in drier climates, UV rays remain a potent threat. Sunscreen helps protect your skin from harmful UV rays that can cause skin damage over time. Look for a sunscreen labeled “broad-spectrum” and has an SPF of 30 or higher.

Murad’s City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 is a lightweight, broad-spectrum sunscreen that shields the skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays while protecting against environmental pollutants.

Nourishment Through Natural Ingredients

changing your skincare routine this dry season

Yves Rocher’s commitment to harnessing the power of botanicals is evident in their extensive range of products. During the dry season, opt for their Hydra Végétal 48H Non-Stop Moisturizing Gel Cream, enriched with Edulis Cellular Water and Organic Agave Sap, for intense hydration.

Revitalize With Plant-Based Extracts

changing your skincare routine this dry season

The dry season can leave your skin looking dull and lackluster. Yves Rocher’s Elixir Jeunnesse, infused with seven plant extracts, works to rejuvenate and revitalize the skin, promoting a more youthful complexion. The repair lotion is also available.

Gentle Cleansing For Delicate Skin

changing your skincare routine this dry season

No matter how dry your skin, gentle cleansing at night is essential. Makeup, sunscreen, bacteria, dead skin cells, dirt, and oil build up on your face during the day. They can work their way into your pores, causing inflammation. Wash gently without scrubbing to avoid irritating your skin.

To combat potential dryness and irritation, opt for a gentle cleanser enriched with Organic Agave Sap and Free-Lathering Botanical Cleansers, to cleanse without stripping the skin of its natural moisture.


Changing your skincare routine this dry season is an essential step in maintaining a healthy, glowing complexion year-round. With the targeted solutions offered by Murad and the natural, plant-based approach of Yves Rocher, you can confidently adapt your routine to meet the evolving needs of your skin. Remember, consistency is key, so stay committed to your new regimen to enjoy the best results. Here’s to a radiant, happy, and healthy complexion, no matter the season!

Discover more MURAD and YVES ROCHER products @MontaignePlace or visit any of our spas for skincare rejuvenation, or chat with us on Whatsapp at 234700666824463.

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