Summers are here! If you love going to the beach and love spending time outdoors, then you need to take care of your skin. You wouldn’t want the heat and the sun to cause blemishes and sun burn. Here are a few simple tips to not just take care of your skin during summers but also to look fresh even in the heat.
First Things First
While there are a number of skin lotions and cream that help you keep your skin fresh. It is also important to have a healthy diet. Avoid fried and fatty food. Eat fresh fruits and vegetables. Fruits have vitamins C that not only cleanse your system but also keep you hydrated and your skin glowing.
A non negotiable rule. Drink lots of water. It’s important to have lots of water to keep yourself and your skin hydrated. You can make your favorite flavored water with fruits and herbs and carry it around in a bottle. Not just water you can have lots of liquids during the day. Summers is the time when you can indulge on your favorite juices and smoothies. Just keep the sugar low.
Scrub Away Dead Skin
You need to exfoliate regularly to remove the dirt from your skin. Have a regular morning routine to exfoliate your skin. Exfoliation removes the dirt and and dead skin which improves hydration. Use a natural scrub which suits your skin. If you don’t want to scrub everyday then use a cleanser that cleans your skin properly.
Hydrate Your Skin
It is important to hydrate your skin after cleansing. Use a toner to keep your skin cool and also to protect your skin from damage caused by the sun. You can also use a cooling mask. These masks help keep the skin hydrated and remove signs of tiredness.
Apply More Sunscreen
Sunscreens are an absolute must in the sunny season. Get a waterproof sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or above. It is imperative to apply enough amount of sunscreen on your face, neck, hands, and to any part of the body that is exposed to the sun. You will also need to apply the sunscreen more frequently especially if you are out in the sun for more than two hours. Try not to go out during midday till late afternoon when the sun is at the highest point.
Repair And Soothe The Damage
Sometimes even after taking precautions you end up being overexposed to the sun. This may cause sunburn or dark spots. Apply some cooling gel or cooling gel mask to repair the damage. You can also use some face masks with natural ingredients to get the glow back. Keep your skin moisturized to prevent it from peeling.