The scorching summer is here. This season can be trouble for your skin. Heat can cause considerable damage to your skin: oily skin, annoying rashes, sunburns, tan, and acne. It’s very important to protect our skin from any more breakouts and damages. Here are a few summer skincare tips that’ll protect your skin throughout this summer.
1. Face Wash to Remove Excess Oil
Increase in the temperature skin becomes oily. People with oily skin are more prone to bacteria and oil in the skin mix with the sweat causing acne and clogged pores. Use a face wash best suited for your skin type that can deep cleanse and remove all the dirt, oil, bacteria, and grime. People with dry skin can use non-foaming cleansers.
2. Exfoliate your Skin
Use a face scrub best suited for your skin type scrub gently in a circular motion. One should scrub at least twice a week. Scrubbing removes excess oil, dirt, dead skin, bacteria for the skin.
3. Wear Sheet Mask
Sheet mask is the ultimate hydrating tool. Hydration is key at all times during summer. Sheet mask are face shaped fabric sheet soaked in serum. Your skin soaks the serum in the mask. This helps remove dehydration and dryness. Facial sheet masks instantly hydrate, clarify, and give a glowing complexion to your face skin. Even when you barely have time you can wear your sheet mask anytime while watching a film, reading a book, doing chores, or even sitting on your laptop and working.
4. Wear Sunscreen
When your skin is exposed to the harmful UV rays, melanin. Heat can cause itchy skin, sunburn, and rash. Excess melanin results in darker, tanned skin. It can also cause premature aging, dark spots, fine lines, and wrinkles. It’s very important to wear good sunscreen with SPF 30-50 for the summer months for all skin types. Make sure that you apply the sunscreen not just on your face but also on the exposed body parts.
5. Avoid Heavy Makeup
One should avoid using heavy makeup, especially in summer. Heavy makeup prevents the skin from breathing. Heat and an increase in temperature make the skin more oily. Heavy makeup and an increase in oil levels result in acne and pigmentation. Instead of heavy foundation and other makeup, moisturize your skin, use a good tinted lip balm, an oil-free primer, or a lightweight foundation and you are good to go!
It’s very important to moisturize your skin, especially in summer. Apply a moisturizer after your bath every day. Choose a moisturize best suited for your skin type. Look for ingredients like vitamins A and C and even SPF.
7. Stay Hydrated
Hydration is always important for our skin, but even more so in the summer. The most basic yet important skin care routine involves drinking lots and lots of water. Drink as much water as you can not only does it flush out all the toxins from your body but also keeps your skin soft and radiant. Hydration can also help skin recover after a sunburn.