Though we’re spending this rainy season mostly cooped up indoors, your skin can certainly feel the seasonal change. The next few months will bring heavy showers, humidity, random extra-hot days, all of which can affect in skin that feels sticky, dull, and prone to breakouts. At a time like this, consuming the right skincare products is of even more vital—ditch your heavy creams and serums for lighter formulas that’ll cool and soothe your skin. Here’s our edit of 10 masks, mists, cleansers, creams, and gels that’ll be appropriate for your monsoon skincare routine.
The Body Shop British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask
Rose is a miracle ingredient when soothing your skin is the need of the hour. Pop this tub in your fridge for an hour or so before you use the gel for skin that’ll feels rapidly refreshed. It’s the flawless blend of real rose petals, rose essence, rosehip oil and aloe vera—no matter your skin type, this mask will cool and improve your skin.
Innisfree Green Tea Mist
Green tea works to control surplus oil production on your skin which often comes with the humidity. Keep this mist handy and use it every time your skin starts to feel too gluey. You can also lightly mist this on your skin, dab it off to take away the additional oil and mist again to recall the fresh feeling.
A-Derma Rheacalm Light Soothing Cream
This season can also cause your skin to feel irritated and reddened—in fact, itchiness is the common worries that tend to arise during the rains. Use this soothing cream (as a night cream if it feels too heavy for the day) to calm your skin’s barrier while you sleep.
O3+ Chamomile Hydrating & Soothing Cooling Masque
A chamomile mask is one of the finest products to introduce in your skincare routine while facing with heat and humidity. This jelly mask is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, calming and decongestant your skin to deep cleanse and cool it at the same time.
Dr Sheth’s Clarifying Sulphur Face Mask
Sulphur is identified to detoxify skin and rid it of the dirt and gunk which gets collected over the course of the day. If your skin appears to be breaking out thanks to the oiliness, use this mask twice a week to exfoliate and give it a deep cleanse.
Purearth Wild Rose Himalayan Mist
Steam distilled rose water is one of the most multipurpose skincare products. This multipurpose face mist can be merely spritzed on over the course of the day to refresh your skin, used as a toner in the am to soothe and minimize your pores or after a deep cleansing face mask to preserve your skin’s hydration levels.
Avène Eau Thermale Spring Water Mist
No matter your skin type or concerns, this spring water mist will look after you. It helps to decrease skin sensitivity, itchiness, redness and can be used numerous times over the course of the day.
Nourish Mantra Cucumber Mint Upvan Facial Cleanser
A cleanser that wipes the day away and cools your skin at the same time? Yes, please! The mixture of cooling cucumber, calming aloe and nourishing niacinamide with energizing mint works as the perfect therapy to start your day with a fresh canvas.
Pixi Glow Mud Cleanser
Skin’s feeling too oily, dull and congested? Switch your cleanser to this clarifying mud and glycolic acid one at least three-four times a week to start with. The acid systematically exfoliates and brightens your skin while the aloe vera safeguards that your skin stays soothed and hydrated.
Plum Hello Aloe Calm This Way Soothing Gel
Does your body feel strangely dehydrated and sticky at the same time? We don’t blame you for shying away from your normal body moisturizer. Try this aloe vera-based body gel to keep your skin feeling fresh without any of the tackiness—it’s your rainy-day best friend.