Kate Sullivan, Allure magazine
Yesterday, after walking six miles both to and from work, my glutes were at least semi-grateful that Hurricane Sandy had wiped out subway service from Brooklyn to Manhattan. My face, however, was not. It was wind-whipped and dry, and the walk made my Halloween makeup (bunny!) look unintentionally scary. It's too bad I didn't heed the advice I'd gotten from dermatologist Ranella Hirsch just days before....
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I'd rung up Hirsch, a clinical assistant professor of dermatology at Boston University School of Medicine, to ask what her patients' number-one skin complaint is in the fall. "Everything is about dryness and if they should be using new products," she said. "People are coming off the summer, and the fall beauty ads makes them think they need to go out and buy a whole new line for the season. But that's not necessarily the solution. You don't want to throw out a whole routine that works for you, just tweak it. It's often as simple as swapping your summer cleanser, which is probably a gel or a foam, to a creamy cleanser-that's enough."
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As of last night, I've switched from my foam cleanser to Korres Milk Proteins Foaming Cream Cleanser. Have you made the switch yet?
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