The heat is on during summer the escalating mercury takes a toll on the skin. When the temperature rises the hotness and mugginess make your oil glands hyperactive. You will wind up with unwarranted sebum around the T-zone, prickly rashes, sunburn, and early signs of aging. This takes the joy out of walking on crystal, powdered sand and watching the sun turn candy colors as it sets. As you prepare to show more skin, get ready to take care of your skin during summer to face excessive UV rays with these easy-peasy skin care treatments you can follow this summer.
Exfoliate your body
Exfoliation is meant to remove any dead skin flakes from the body resulting in a more radiant, softer skin than before. If you don’t remove them, they will make your skin look dull and dry even though you use lotion.
Grab a body scrub and hit the shower this will open up your pores making exfoliation easy. After the body scrub squeezes some exfoliator on your hands and gently swirl around your skin to sweep away dead skin cells. Three minutes on the face is enough; the rest of the body warrants a less intensive exposure to your exfoliator. Rinse your body to wash the product away make sure that none was left it will irritate your skin later on.
Apply moisturizer after the ritual to curb the dryness or irritation and improve hydration.
Continue doing this 2 to 3 times a week and you will be rewarded with beautiful skin the whole year.
Keep yourself hydrated
Your love for summer comes with dehydration, mostly because of the scorching sun and heat. Make water your best friend drink at least 8 glasses are needed. Don’t forget to carry a water bottle with you, keep sipping at least once every 30 minutes. This miracle drink will help you feel fresh, prevents dehydration, and wash out lots of toxins from the body.
Sunscreen is a must-have item during summer. It protects the exposed parts of your body from excessive UV rays that can permanently harm your skin and cause sunburn, wrinkles, fine lines, and early sign of aging.
Do not regret throwing away last year’s sunscreen bottle they don’t last forever. Buy a new one that has UVA and UVB products and comes in SPF 30 and SPF 70.
Apply a teaspoon full on the face and a shot glass full for the body, reapply every 1 to 2 hours for a safe sun fun summer.
Use minimum make-up
Less make-up is best during summer because your skin needs to breathe when the weather is sizzling hot and the atmosphere is humid.
If you cannot avoid using a foundation also apply face powder with SPF to avoid any patchy spots. To make your lips look fresh use a lip balm with SPF of 15 instead of lipstick. Eye make-up should be avoided during the summer.
Do not forget your feet
It’s out with the winter boots and hello to the summer sandals. Nothing is so scary than seeing yucky feet inside cute sandals.
Before exposing your feet make sure that it is sandal ready. Apply nail care to get rid of cuticle, stains, and overgrown nails and scrub your feet off the dead, dry skin.
For that chic look, apply summer scream colors on your toenails.
Get enough exercise
During summer, staying inside, watching a movie and sipping a cold drink is a tempting option, but a workout is equally important for keeping healthy skin.
Physical movement improves blood circulation the skin cells get more oxygen consequently your body cures tissue damage such as sunburn or skin inflammation. Make your exercise routine enjoyable and try Zumba. Even better, go cycling and enjoy the flora of summer, play beach volleyball with your friends, or try rock climbing. Any type of workout is good for health.
Take cold showers
Hot showers and steam baths should be avoided during summer they dry out your skin. Instead, take a cold shower it will unclog your skin pores and stops acne breakout.
Cold showers help your skin by preventing it from losing too many natural oils.
Your body gets shocked when cold water hits it resulting in deep breaths and an increase in a heartbeat this leads to a rush of blood through the whole body. This jolt provides an energy booster for the day.