October is here, and it is time to update your skin care routine for fall. Most people enjoy fall scents and autumn ingredients, like pumpkin and gourds. But how can these ingredients benefit your skin? \nThis October beauty guide will help you choose the best autumn products to incorporate into your skin care routine. We have options for all skin types, tones, and sensitivities. Everyone can find something this fall at Whish Beauty!\nAutumn Skincare Routine Changes\nIt is important to adjust your skin care routine as the seasons change. Your skin has different needs depending on the humidity levels and temperature of the air outside. \nAdditional Hydration\nMost people need more hydrating ingredients when fall comes around each year. This is because the moisture levels decrease while the temperature cools down. Without the right products, cold weather can make your skin dry, chapped, and uncomfortable. \nGentle Exfoliation\nIn addition, some of your oil control products might become too harsh for your skin in the fall. You tend to sweat less and produce fewer natural oils after the summertime is over. You may not need as many acne-fighting products to maintain your clear, radiant complexion. \nThicker Skin Care Products\nAutumn is usually the time for thicker cream products, nourishing masks, and fall-scented items. You can benefit from extra skin hydration and moisture-locking ingredients even if you have oily skin. Products like our Renewing Mud Mask with Bakuchiol will keep your pores clear while adding nourishing vitamins and minerals to your skin. \n\nWhen choosing fall skin care ingredients, it is important to know the chemistry behind them and how they work. You can add fun scents to your skin care routine without harsh chemicals and additives. \nFall Ingredients for Your Skin\nFall favorites like pumpkin are not just for candles and spiced lattes. Your skin care regimen can benefit from these ingredients as well. \nVarious autumn ingredients will benefit your skin this year. It all comes down to the chemical makeup of these ingredients. Certain acids, enzymes, and antioxidants have powerful benefits for your skin. \nYou can use this fall ingredient guide to make your own fall skin care, along with using your Whish Beauty favorites this autumn!\nPumpkin \nPumpkin skin care products contain beneficial enzymes for your skin. Pumpkin enzymes function as alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) on your skin. AHAs are gentle chemical exfoliators that help you shed dead skin cells and renew your complexion. \nThese enzymes work by loosening the chemical bonds in the top layer of skin cells on your face. Once the bonds are broken, your skin removes the cells it no longer needs. You are left with a glowing, radiant complexion. \nPumpkin enzymes also contain high levels of vitamin C, an important skin care ingredient. Vitamin C helps protect your complexion from environmental and sun damage. It can also brighten your complexion and save your skin from looking dull. \nOverall, pumpkin enzymes are a wonderful addition to any skin care routine. Make sure you are not using too many other harsh exfoliants in your routine before adding pumpkin products. You can get a natural glow and resurface smooth, even skin with pumpkin ingredients. \nGourds\nGourd is a beneficial skin care ingredient that many people are unfamiliar with. This ingredient has powerful moisturizing properties and functions as an anti-inflammatory for your skin. \nBitter gourd and ash gourd are wonderful additions to your skin care routine. They contain high amounts of vitamin E, a smoothing and moisture-locking ingredient. If you struggle with dry patches or rough skin, gourd can combat these problems. \nThis ingredient also combats fungal skin infections and damage from the sun and environmental toxins. It works by neutralizing inflammation and acts as an astringent, which shrinks enlarged pores. This protects your skin from absorbing harmful compounds around you. \nGourd innards can be made into a gel to use in your skin care regimen. If you are looking for soothing, protective fall ingredients, gourd is one to add to your list. \nRosehip\nRosehip is a very nourishing skin care ingredient. It works best when harvested right after the first frost of the season. \nProducts like our Rose Hip + Lotus Nourishing Dew Mask can transform dry, aggravated skin. Your complexion tends to dry out in the fall and winter months, so it is important to use hydrating masks like this one. \nWe also have a Rose Hip + Lotus Mineral Milk Bath that soothes and moisturizes dry, rough skin. This milk bath is the perfect addition to hot fall bubble baths. \n\nOur Rose Hip + Lotus Firming Sleep Mask works wonders for anti-aging and skin tightening. Overall, rosehip is a beneficial fall ingredient for your complexion. You can maintain soft, smooth skin while combating the effects of aging and skin damage. \nHow Autumn Dryness Can Lead to Aging\nDry skin is a major concern in the autumn and winter months. This fall, combat skin aging with hydrating products that restore moisture and radiance to your skin. \nWhen your skin matrix loses essential moisture, you can start to form wrinkles, fine lines, and rough patches. Aging speeds up the dehydration process as you produce less hyaluronic acid. \nThe Importance of Hyaluronic Acid\nHyaluronic acid is an important compound that stimulates collagen production and keeps your skin plump, firm, and hydrated. Around age 25, your body makes less of this essential skin acid. As a result, your skin dries out, becomes marked with fine lines, and loses youthful plumpness. \nThis autumn season, it is important to include hyaluronic acid in your skin care routine. Our Blue Matcha Hyaluronic Body Boost will keep the skin all over your body hydrated and plump so that you can look as youthful as possible. \n\nThis product promotes collagen production to keep your complexion firm and tight. You don’t have to show your age on your skin when you use this high-quality, anti-aging product. \nExfoliate First\nYour skin cannot receive proper moisture if you have layers of dead skin cells littering your complexion. It is important to exfoliate your skin regularly, even when it is cold outside. \nExfoliation clears away dead skin cells to expose the fresh layer underneath. This allows your skin to receive optimal nourishment and hydration. Even if you have sensitive or dry skin, make sure you exfoliate before applying hydrating products. \nFoot Scrubs: Exfoliate Away\nYou probably think of your face when you think of fall skin care. However, your feet are just as important. Your feet can dry out and become thick with dead skin if you do not exfoliate them properly. \nOur Exfoliating Foot Mask uses pumpkin enzymes to clear away dead skin cells. As a result, your feet will look and feel soft, smooth, and radiant. \n\nMany people like to take walks outside during the autumn season. You can view the leaves changing colors on the trees and walk through pumpkin patches. To do this comfortably, you need soft and nourished feet. \nUse products like our foot treatments to maintain perfect feet this fall! \nFight Dry Hands\nAs the weather gets colder, you probably experience dry, cracked skin on your hands. It is important to include moisturizing, protective hand creams, and cuticle oil to keep your hands soft and smooth. \nWe recommend putting Whish Hand Remedy all over your hands before you go outdoors this fall. Wearing soft gloves can lock in the hydrating properties of our hand and body lotions and keep your hands in good shape. \nUse our cuticle oil to nourish and soften your nails this season. You can maintain a great at-home manicure with this oil. With a beneficial blend of safflower oil, almond oil, coconut oil, and jojoba seed oil, this cuticle product will keep your nails and fingers nourished all season long!\n\nOther Whish Fall Products\nWe have a few fall products that can spice up your home and body this autumn season. At Whish Beauty, we are in the fall spirit, and that includes more than just skin care!\nOur fall \u0026amp; winter themed candles will spread a delicious scent throughout your space without being overpowering. Our candles are soy based and hand poured in the USA.\nAnd don't forget about your lips! Our Spiced Pumpkin Lip Treatment Duo gently exfoliates with lip scrub and locks in moisture with lip balm, keeping your lips nourished and moisturized this year. Adding extra layers of moisturizing products to your lips in the fall is important. The cool, dry air can easily lead to chapped lips. Nobody likes to sip on their fall latte with burning, cracked lips. \nOur pumpkin-based products can add some autumn cheer to your life this season. Be sure to watch for our fall and holiday selection available November 1st! Shop Whish Beauty for all things natural, nourishing, and cruelty-free!