September is the most beautiful month to be in Philadelphia, to take breezy walks, sit at cafes and enjoy the outdoors. Yet at the same time our skin reacts immediately to the weather becoming cooler and drier. Skin takes time to acclimate, so this is the best time of year to change your skincare routine. Focus on rich creams and a little extra exfoliation to get rid of any post summer build up on your skin. I recommend adding a professional peel to your next facial. We have a options such as Alpha Beta or TCA peels, depending on your individual needs. Incorporating a serum into your skincare routine is also a smart choice. Serums are potent, have small molecules, and quickly penetrate the epidermis. They also layer beautifully under moisturizer. Pay attention to the way your skin reacts to products and only do what is necessary to achieve a healthy balance. Remember, although it’s no longer summer you still need to apply your sunscreen daily!
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