Summer Skincare Tips to Help Keep Your Skin Glowing and Healthy
During the summer, people ten to show more skin, so here are six tips on summer skincare.
1. Exfoliate, Exfoliate, Exfoliate for That Summer Skincare
What it does: Exfoliating the skin is the process of removing dead skin cells and debris before they clog your pores.
When: It’s best to exfoliate in the morning before using a toner and moisturizer. Also, it’s best to exfoliate before applying your makeup.
Tip: Make sure to use a hydrating body cream after exfoliating to seal in all the moisture you can.
Don’t forget: After you exfoliate, follow with a hydrating body cream to seal in moisture, and always shield freshly exfoliated skin with an SPF (as recommended by the FDA).
Recommended: Daily Microfoliant®, Body Hydrating Cream.
2. No Thirsty Skin!
How: Utilizing hydration masks at least twice a week.
Recommended: Antioxidant HydraMist, Skin Hydrating Booster, Skin Hydrating Masque.
3. Become One With H2O
Why: As temperatures rise, it leads to dehydration, which can make you feel sick.
What you can do: Drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day to maintain moisture on the inside of your body and the outside.
Tip: If you drink beverages with caffeine, triple your daily water intake.
Recommended: Plain old water!
4. Apply and Reapply Sunscreen Throughout Your Day
Why: According to studies, people don’t apply for as much daylight protection as they should during the summer months.
How much: For your face, apply a teaspoon amount. For your body, a shot glass full.
How often: At least every two hours
Tip: Try to stay out of the midday sun as best as you can.
Recommended: Oil Free Matte SPF30, Super Sensitive Shield SPF30.
5. Take Care Of Skin That Is Always In The Sun
What: Say you forgot to reapply, or apply any sunscreen at all.
What’s next: It’s too late! However, you don’t have to suffer in silence. Using botanical and cooling gels help to reduce inflammation and peeling.
How: Apply aloe or a cooling balm excessively over skin exposed to the sun.
Prevent: Blisters and Melanoma
Recommended: After Sun Repair
6. Repair Skin That Has Sun Damage
What causes skin damage: UV light can cause brown spots to form as well as wrinkles. When sunlight reaches the skin, it causes inflammation and can stop oxygen from entering healthy cells.
What to do: Though people like to tan to get that summer glow, it is very damaging to your skin. Intake vitamins that may help undo any damage.
Recommendation: Power Rich™, MultiVitamin Power Recovery® Masque, MAP-15 Regenerator.