Transitional Skin Care: How to Take Care of Your Skin during the In-Between Months

With plenty of information out there on how to take care of your skin during particular seasons, people often don’t know what to do during the transitional months when the weather is changing and their skin is trying to keep up.

As we approach autumn, it’s important to recognize that the temperature isn’t the only change that comes with a new season (although it may be the most comfortable).  As summer turns to fall, the nights become longer and the air becomes drier. In fact, according to the National Weather Service, September and October are some of the driest months in Georgia. While this makes for great hay bales and corn mazes, the weather and climate of Atlanta can take a toll on your skin.

While the heat may be winding down, it’s still important to wear sunscreen every day. Wearing a broad spectrum sunscreen that is at least SPF 30 can protect your skin against melasma, or dark spots caused by the sun, skin cancer, and wrinkles in sun-damaged areas. Just because the weather’s cool, doesn’t mean the sun’s damaging rays are taking a break!

For those who have forgotten to protect themselves in the past,More