Spring Skin Treatments and Assessments

Thursday, April 20th, 2017 Skin Treatments.
spring skin treatments

Spring skin treatments offer an opportunity to renew and refresh your skin before the hot and humid summer months.

After a long winter, the Spring is a good time to reassess your skin goals.

Our favorite 12 spring skin treatments and assessments

1. Know your skin

Before you go out and purchase any new skin care products, have a skin assessment. Let a professional analyse your skin and give you some insight into your skin type. You need to know your skin type before purchasing any product.

2. Reassess your skin goals

After a long winter, the Spring is a good time to switch up your skin care routine. The products you use in the winter may not be what you need in the Spring. A lighter moisturiser, an SPF, good exfoliation for the face and body etc.

3. Cleanser

Sunlight, solar radiation, pollution and pollen are significantly more intense in the Spring. Clean your skin 2 times a day to remove the residue pollution leaves on the skin.

4. Exfoliate

Although you should be exfoliating throughout the year, there is no better time than the Spring to get back on track with exfoliating. Give the skin all over your body the attention it deserves. Don’t forget to slough off the winter skin from your elbows, knees and feet. Have Glycolic peel to give your skin a kick start into Spring.

5. Moisturiser

Spring is often the time to switch to a lighter moisturiser. If you have an oily skin use an oil-free moisturiser, if you have a dry skin use a creamier moisturiser.

6. Hyaluronic Acid

I am a big believer in Hyaluronic Acid (HA) all year round. A Hyaluronic Acid serum will trap and draw water/moisture to the skin. Continue to use an HA serum under your moisturiser in the Spring. My favorite HA serum is a Schrammek product, “Hyaluron Performance Serum”.

7. Sun protection – SPF

Often during the Winter people stop using an SPF. Spring is the time to start using your SPF again. As long as there is daylight you need sunscreen. Learn more about skin sun damage and facts about sun exposure.

8. Balance the oil

Skin changes with the seasons. The skin tends to produce more oil in the Spring and Summer. The products you use for the Spring/Summer should take this into consideration.

9. Get rid of old makeup

The Spring is the perfect time to go through your make up drawer. Get rid of old makeup and replace it with the new Spring colors. Wash all your make up brushes. Check out “Mountains of Youth” Instagram blog, for the latest makeup tips and products. My favorite.

10. Drink more water

Spring is a good time to get into the habit of drinking more water.

11. Change your diet

Try to eat more fresh vegies and fruit. The food we eat and the way we prepare it changes in the Spring. Take advantage of the fresh fruit and vegetables that become more available in the Spring.

12. Have a Facial

A facial is a must at the change of the seasons.

I hope you found this article on spring skin treatments and assessments valuable. If you have any questions about skin treatments of if you would like to schedule a skin consultation, I invite you to contact us at the clinic. It will be our pleasure to answer your questions.

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Lorie Docker

Lorie Docker

Lorie Docker is considered to be one of Montreal’s top experts in skin analysis and non-surgical anti-aging treatments. Lorie has been featured and quoted as an acknowledged expert on medical esthetics in several newspaper articles, and has appeared on Global's "This Morning Live" television show, and CJAD's "Health Show”.
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Lorie Docker

Author: Lorie Docker

Lorie Docker is considered to be one of Montreal’s top experts in skin analysis and non-surgical anti-aging treatments. Lorie has been featured and quoted as an acknowledged expert on medical esthetics in several newspaper articles, and has appeared on Global's "This Morning Live" television show, and CJAD's "Health Show”.