Autumn Skincare With Avène
As the leaves begin to change and the air takes on a slight chill, our thoughts start to turn to all things autumn. Suddenly, it’s time to say goodbye to those balmy summer evenings at the beach in favour of cosy evenings at home enjoying our autumn skin care routine.
But as the nights begin to draw in, the changing of the season can begin to play havoc with our skin. From breakouts and dryness to skin that looks a little lacklustre - it can be frustrating trying to regain balance again.
What causes dry skin in autumn?
During the summertime, the air is warm and carries humidity which keeps your skin moisturised without you even realising. But when the autumn and winter months arrive, so does the cold air which is dry. Thanks to this drop in humidity, your skin loses the natural moisture it tends to have over the warmer months. It’s heightened further using central heating within our homes: it can be tough and drying on your skin as you come inside from a cold, dry air environment to a forced warm, dry air environment.
Even those autumnal gale force winds can strip your skin of its natural protective barrier which prevents it from drying out. Similarly, those hot showers and baths are also harsh on your skin’s protective barrier as they strip the natural oils away.
And it’s not just the skin on your face that can suffer in the colder months. Your whole body can experience dry, itchy skin thanks to the change in the environment, and even that scratchy but oh-so-warm woolly jumper can cause skin irritation.
How can Avène help with your Autumn skincare?
Dedicated to dermatology, Avène is a contemporary dermo-cosmetic skincare brand with expert skincare products specially developed with vulnerable skin in mind.
With the uniquely composed Avène Thermal Spring Water at the heart of every product, Avène products have been clinically shown to soften, soothe and calm skin.
Beginning its journey when it falls as rain over the Cevennes Mountains, Avène Thermal Spring Water filters down through the soil and rocks for over 40 years before bubbling up to the surface, pure and clear, at the Sainte-Odile spring. The water is then directed straight from the source to the production plant where Eau Thermale Avène products are manufactured.
Avène offers a vast range of skincare solutions, so today, we’re going to introduce you to five of our favourite Avène skincare products to help you soothe and repair your post-summer unsettled skin.
If your skin is feeling very dry and dehydrated, you’ll love this super nourishing face cream that’s made of 100% natural ingredients.
Created without any fragrances or preservatives, this high tolerance comforting cream is gentle enough for the whole family to enjoy.
With 48-hour hydration*, the cream is enriched with high-weight hyaluronic acid along with Avène Thermal Spring Water to quench, refresh, and soothe your skin
Encased in an anti-contamination sterile cosmetic pump, the formula is perfectly protected for maximum freshness and effectiveness.
*After 7 days of use. Instrumental test after 7 days, twice a day application. 30 subjects.
Give your skin 24-hour hydration with this rich, softening daily moisturiser infused with Avène Thermal Spring Water.
The formula immediately leaves your skin feeling refreshed and radiant, whilst preventing water from evaporating from the skin.
As well as hydrating your skin, it also works to protect it against UVA rays, UVB rays, free radicals, and pollution.
Using an innovative, patented active ingredient called Cohederm™, your skin’s natural hydration levels will be restored.
Using the ultra-calming patented post-biotic active ingredient, D-Sensinose™, your skin will be relieved from the sensations of tightness, tingling, heating and discomfort.
In just 48 hours*, your skin barrier will be restored and intensely hydrated.
*Ex-vivo test on epidermis grown in reduced water conditions.
Suitable for normal to combination skin, Avène Tolerance Hydra-10 Moisturising Fluid is made with a blend of 100% natural ingredients.
The microbiome formula helps to hydrate your skin continuously for 48 hours* and has a lightweight texture that feels comfortable on your skin.
With high-weight hyaluronic acid along with Avène Thermal Spring Water, your skin will feel deeply hydrated and soothed.
*After 7 days of use. Instrumental test after 7 days. twice a day application, 30 subjects.
One area of your body that can often be overlooked when it comes to skincare can be your lips. But with a colder snap in the air contributing to dryness, dealing with chapped, cracked, and dry lips can be both painful and frustrating.
Cicalfate Lip balm will help to repair and nourish your dry lips and localised areas, whilst shielding them from external aggressors.
The water-resistant formula gives you long-lasting nourishment and protection, leaving you feeling comfortable and soothed.
One of the best Autumn skincare tips we can give is to make sure that you stick to a proper skincare routine that’s tailored for your needs. Don’t forget, our skin experts are here to help you find the perfect routine just for you. Take our online skin test here and let us help you feel amazing in your own skin.