The Weather has always been a considering factor in my beauty routine. After a chat with my sister, I realized I should share my thoughts on the temperature and what I do about it.
I've been finding on a lot of beauty blogs and sites lately, that the sharing of beauty routines has
Anyway, plenty of beauty blogs now are asking around to find out how everyone preps for the day. To be honest, I rarely get through an entire written routine, but after much skimming, one thing I find interesting, is in omission, what isn't mentioned. Rarely, does anyone mention the weather. Or the climate. It darn near seems weird. For me, my morning (or afternoon - I do work from home) routine always starts with the question: what's it doing outside? And from there I reach up and touch my skin to see how dry/oily/normal it feels, and then I prep.
I'm not alone. I know I'm understood by at least one other person: My sister, Ange. She lives on the west coast, travels
Here's the thing, the cosmetics industry has broken it down for us by skin type: You're either, dry, normal, sensitive, oily, or 'combination'. Well, not to brag, but I am all of these things, all of the time. My skin condition depends directly on a number of things: The weather, my food choices from the past week, and how I'm feeling (stress versus in-love etc.). What cream or lotion or oil or cleanser I reach for depends on what time of year it is, how far down or up the mercury is and wondering why I don't live in Bali.
When it comes to my beauty routine, mapping it out to give an idea of all the products I use would be different every day. I regard my beauty products as tools; solutions for what my skin needs. It's less about routine and more about examination - though often it feels like a science experiment.
The first thing I reach for before I hop in the shower is my weather app. It's the best beauty tool I have, after of course, actually looking at my skin to see what's up.
What do you think, do you think about the weather when you get ready?
Image by AngieAdventure.