4 Skin care tips to tackle the heat
Come summer and your body suffers the most from the heat. While you on the whole suffer from dehydration, your skin suffers through sun damage, blisters, sun burn, pigmentation and tanning. Whilst summer is inevitable, you can do your bit to take proper care of your delicate skin so that it can bear the brunt of summer. The following tips will surely be of great help at keeping the glow and youth in your skin intact.
- Hydrate yourself
This is something you need to do not only during summer, but throughout the year. This does not mean you have to just apply moisturizers as it facilitates external moisturizing. You also have to hydrate your body by drinking as much water as possible. So make it a point to drink at least 8 glasses of water every day and you will notice a marked glow in your skin from within.
- Sunscreen is a must
As UV rays can cause havoc to your skin while outdoors, make it a point to apply sunscreen before stepping outdoors. The UV rays can lead to premature aging, pigmentation, lines and tanning on not only your face, but your body too. Besides, if you apply sunscreen every time you go outdoors, you also preserve your natural beauty by preventing your bright complexion from darkening.
- Regular cleansing
You need to give your skin a regular cleansing, especially if you have oily skin. The dirt, sweat and oils of your skin can lead to skin irritation and problem, so you need to prevent all this by washing your face using a mild and gentle cleansing foam in the morning and evening.
Then keep washing your face using plain water through the day to get rid of any greasiness. It’s helpful keeping some face fresheners handy, especially if you will be outdoors a lot to clean your face in seconds to give you a glow without any oil and dirt.
- Minimal makeup
It’s also better if you use as little makeup as possible in summer so that you skin has more time and space to breathe and thus suffer from fewer skin problems. If you do need to use makeup, check the products and use only water based ones if you have oily skin.
In addition to all these summer skin care tips, you need to make it a point to exfoliate your face twice a week and then follow it with a good face mask meant for your skin type. Last, but not least, wear wide brimmed hats during the day so to protect your facial skin while you enjoy the summer breeze!