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10 Spring Skincare Tips for Healthy, Glowing Skin

Written by: Erin Sevigny

With spring just around the corner, it’s time for a refresh – and we’re not just talking about your wardrobe and home decor. Your skin deserves some attention too! So how can you tailor your seasonal skincare? Best tips for spring skincare will feature different recommendations than for other seasons, based on environmental factors that can have an impact on our skin.

It’s only natural that with spring flowers, comes warmer, and more allergy-ridden weather. From changes in humidity to increased sun exposure, more outdoor activities, and spring allergies, you’re going to need infallible spring skincare tips to ensure your complexion maintains its “glow” status. But don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of our 10 most effective skincare recommendations, specifically for this season of renewal.

Incorporating these skincare tips and tricks into your daily routine can help you achieve a clean and radiant complexion – so let’s spring right into it!

10 Spring Skincare Tips for a Refreshed Complexion

1. Stay Hydrated

Drinking plenty of water will help to flush out toxins and keep your spring skin looking plump and youthful. Harvard recommends that men drink 15.5 cups and women drink 11.5 cups of water per day. However, your individual needs might vary based on things like your activity level and climate. To make hydration easier, we suggest carrying a reusable water bottle that measures the amount of water you drink daily. You can also infuse your water with fruits like berries or citrus for a refreshing twist.

Hydration isn’t limited to beverages either – consider adding hydrating foods to your diet, like watermelon, cucumbers, and leafy greens. Who knew you could “eat” your way to a healthy complexion.

2. Use a Lighter Moisturizer

On top of boosting your overall hydration, you may find that the spring humidity brings in a good amount of moisture to your skin compared to the winter. In fact, as the temperatures and humidity levels rise, you may find that your skin doesn’t require that heavy moisturizer it demands in the winter. Switching to a lighter formula can help prevent clogged pores and breakouts while providing the hydration your skin deserves.  We recommend looking specifically for non-comedogenic moisturizers with healing ingredients to avoid exacerbating potential springtime skin issues.

3. Apply Sunscreen Daily

One of the most vital spring skincare tips is to apply sunscreen every day to prevent sun damage and premature aging. You might hav lost the habit of wearing sunscreen in the winter, but now that it’s warmer, you’re likely spending more time outside, enjoying the warmth of the sun’s rays. We don’t want to deprive you of your vitamin D, so the best approach is to add sunscreen to your morning routine.

Choose broad-spectrum sun care products with an SPF of at least 30 and apply generously to your face and body. if you’re spending significant time outdoors, we recommend setting an alarm on your phone to reapply every two hours. The easiest way to keep your skin healthy from the start is prevention and protection!

4. Exfoliate Regularly

Incorporate a gentle exfoliator into your spring-season skincare routine 1-2 times a week to remove dead skin cells and reveal fresh, glowing skin underneath! Exfoliatnts can also help prevent clogged pores, improve ski texture, and even out your skin tone. For more intense treatments like chemical peels, visit a skincare professional like Franklin Skin Studio to ensure your skin is in the best hands!

5. Revitalize with a Facial

While it’s important to maintain a thoughtful at-home spring skincare routine, it’s also worth going the extra mile to treat yourself every once in a while by getting a professional facial. This will deeply cleanse, exfoliate, and hydrate your skin, leaving it refreshed, rejuvenated and getting the boost it needs in springtime.

Learn how to prepare for a facial to ensure your skin is properly prepped before your treatment. Then all you need to do is show up, lay back, and enjoy your much-deserved pampering!

6. Incorporate Antioxidants

Antioxidants are especially important to incorporate into your spring skincare regimen since you’re naturally exposed to more environmental stressors like pollen and other allergens in the spring season. Look for skincare products that have antioxidants like vitamin C, vitamin E, and green tea extract. These ingredients will also help protect your skin from the free radical damage, reduce inflammation, and brighten your complexion. Including antioxidant-rich products in your skincare routine is an extremely beneficial way to care for your skin without the hassle.


7. Switch to a Gentler Cleanser

As winter fades into sunny spring, our skin tends to produce more natural oils as the environment carries more humidity in the air. For this reason, we recommend switching to a gentler cleanser. To us, this is one of the best beauty products in spring skincare routines. Gentle cleansers are ideal for providing your skin with a deep, nourishing clean without stripping away natural oils thanks to sulfate-free and non-drying ingredients.

You may also want to consider adding a cream or gel-based cleanser into your rotation that can effectively remove dirt and oil without leaving your skin feeling tight or dry to fully round out your cleanser game.

8. Use a Vitamin C Serum

Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that helps to brighten skin, fade dark spots, and even out tone, giving an overall radiant complexion. We recommend serums as the most effective way to incorporate this all-star ingredient into your product lineup. Look for a serum that contains vitamin C for extra benefits for your skin. It’s important to note that vitamin C can make your skin more sensitive to the sun, so remember to wear sunscreen during the day, even if you’re staying indoors. This will help protect your skin from sun damage and ensure that your vitamin C serum can work its magic without sun interference. 

9. Keep Lips Moisturized 

Your lips are often overlooked in skincare routines, but they’re just as important as the rest of your skin! The delicate skin on your lips is prone to dryness and cracking, especially during seasonal transitions like spring.

To keep them feeling soft and mosturized, look for hydrating lip care products that contain ingredients like shea butter, coconut oil, or beeswax, and regularly exfoliate them gently to remove dead skin cells. Try your best to avoid licking your lips, as it can make them dry and chapped.

10. Pay Attention to Eye Care

We’ll sometimes forget the delicate skin around our eyes can be prone to dryness, especially with the fluctuating weather that we often experience in spring. An eye cream is a great product to utilize for helping alleviate what we refer to as the dreaded “spring dry skin”. To maximize the benefits of an eye cream, we recommend choosing one that helps hydrate and brighten while also reducing puffiness and dark circles.

When applying your eye cream, it’s important to av oil pulling or tugging on the delicate skin, which can cause further damage. For an added dose of self-care, use a cooling eye mask or gel pad to reduce puffiness and soothe your tired eyes even more. Also, remember to wear sunglasses outdoors to protect your eyes from UV rays and prevent squinting, which can lead to fine lines and wrinkles.

Find Your Glow at Franklin Skin Studio

Nourish and reinvigorate dry skin in spring with our tried-and-true skincare recommendations. Whether it’s updating your at-home skincare routine or treating yourself to a spa day, these spring skincare tips will serve you all the way into the summer. Get ready to glow like never before!

Start your spring skincare revival today by scheduling an appointment for a relaxing and rejuvenating facial in Franklin. We look forward to taking care of your skin’s unique needs this season!

We offer services and skincare in Franklin with a wide range of skin care treatments to suit your needs. From hydrating facials to deep-cleansing treatments, rejuvenate and refresh your skin today! We carry Hydrinity, Face Reality and IS Clinical and can get you started on the right regimen today!

To speak to a Franklin Skin Studio skin care specialist, book an appointment for a facial, or find out about the kind of facial that would be right for you, give us a call at 615-509-4730 today.

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