TRANSFORM YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE FOR Fall
TRANSFORM YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE FOR Fall
Recovery from hot summer days takes a toll on your skin. We’ve had our time in the sun and what a glorious time it was, but now it’s time to transition to a fall and winter skincare routine. You need to prepare your skin for this transition. The same way you prepare your wardrobe for seasonal changes. Drier, colder air changes the skin game. It’s all about temperature and humidity. You’ll also be spending more time indoors with heaters – and while they keep you warm, they draw the moisture out of your skin. But you’ve got this. You just need to treat your skin a little differently.
PREPARE THE SKIN
First (always first), a good cleansing with a natural soap. We have six amazing soap blends to choose from: Avocado & Glacial Clay (superb hydration properties); Moringa & Rose Clay (good for wrinkles); Shea & White Koalin (reduces inflammation); Boabab & Activated Charcoal (antioxidants that rejuvenate cells); Marula & Black Clay (full of vitamin C); Argan & Rassoul Clay (high in vitamin E).
COLD-PRESSED NATURAL SOAPS
Obakki’s signature soaps are made from ingredients that create sustainable employment opportunities for women entrepreneurs in Africa. We use 100% all-natural ingredients that are cold pressed by hand in small batches. We have assorted gift packs of these incredible soaps – so you can try them all. It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas, either. Just saying.
Another tip for fall and winter skincare – you need to cut down on shower time and temperature. Hot water can strip the skin of natural moisturizer, leaving you drier than ever.
After cleaning your skin with one of our amazing natural soaps, your routine should always move to exfoliation. Nobody likes dead skin flakes, in summer or winter.
EXFOLIATE FOR HEALTHY, BRIGHT SKIN
As you transition your skincare to fall and winter, it’s a pretty good bet that sun, salt and chlorine have taken their toll on your skin during the summer. Along with dehydration and sun damage. Now is the time to reconstruct your skin by exfoliating.
Exfoliating cleans your pores and improves cell oxygenation while removing dead cells. It’s a must as you transition to cooler weather.
Our natural sugar scrubs – in sensual or earthy scents – remove dry skin while moisturizing with precious, hydrating oils. Sugar scrubs offer a gentle - but effective - exfoliation. Sugar grains are smaller than the salts used in other scrubs and less abrasive to your skin. And sugar retains moisture, where salt dries your skin. As you massage Obakki sugar scrubs into your skin, you’ll unlock the aroma of their luxurious scents. Available in sensual or earthy – but why not try both?
HYDRATE, HYDRATE, HYDRATE
The number one rule for your skin in the winter: hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. That’s where Obakki’s Whipped Shea Lotion comes in, following your sugar scrub exfoliation. It’s a luxurious, moisture-rich lotion for hands, body, and face, formulated to condition and reinvigorate skin. Never greasy, and never heavy, this whipped lotion is available unscented or choose from our earthy or sensual bouquets.
Made from ethically-sourced 100% organic West African Shea Butter, the earthy scent is a blend of cedar, ho wood and grapefruit while the sensual scent is a blend of sandalwood, vetiver and amber.
You need to moisturize as often as you can in this upcoming season, and not just your face but your hands, too. It’s your secret weapon against winter weather. Invest in a humidifier – it will help. And use all natural skincare products.
You can be sure that Obakki skincare products never contain palm oils, artificial fragrance or colourants, parabens, sulfates, or animal products. They are natural and ethical but there’s more. Your purchase directly supports women entrepreneurs in developing countries.
You are the new, conscious consumer. You shop ethically. You live intentionally. And you look great doing it, all seasons.
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Recovery from hot summer days takes a toll on your skin. We’ve had our time in the sun and what a glorious time it was, but now it’s time to transition to a fall and winter skincare routine.
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