Top Skincare Tips for Warm Weather
As the weather warms up, the desire to get out and enjoy the sun grows ever stronger. If you are looking forward to becoming a bronze goddesses this summer, it’s a good time to give your skin the tender loving care it needs. By adjusting your skin regimen to suit the season, you can reap all the benefits of the sun without having to sacrifice soft, dewy, and youthful skin.
Here are some guidelines for making your skin look its best this summer:
Lighten Up Your Moisturizer
Summer time moisturizing is more about finding light, fast-absorbing products that won’t feel heavy on hot and humid days. Lighter moisturizers will keep your skin supple without being too oily, which contributes to breakouts in hot weather. While on the hunt for the right summer moisturizer, look for non-greasy formulas, or natural ingredients that are more efficient at absorbing into the skin. For an extra boost against free radicals, choose a formula that contains nourishing antioxidants such as vitamin A, C, or E.
With all the activity that warm weather inspires, it’s easy to become dehydrated from sweating and not drinking enough water. Dehydrated skin is one of the leading causes of fine lines and wrinkles, so taking action to keep your skin plump and hydrated is a critical component to the long term health and appearance of your skin. . A Hydralessence spa treatmentis a super effective way of replenishing moisture quickly, but drinking water full of electrolytes and other nutrients will also do your skin a world of good.
Use a Mist
A mineral or herbal mist is a treasured thing to have during hot summer days and can work wonders for different skin types. Facial mists can act as a light, non-drying toner when your face is starting to feel a little too oily, or as a cooling dose of moisture if you’re more prone to dryness. A mineral infused mist will help replenish skin of lost minerals due to sweating during a workout or a hot day.
Don’t Forget Your Hands and Feet
They say that the hands are always a giveaway to a person’s true age, so when applying your sunscreen and moisturizer, make sure to give your hands the same attention. Also, since warm weather often brings sandals and other open-toed shoes, you’ll want to moisturize, exfoliate, and protect exposed feet as well.
Peel Your Skin Woes Away
A skin peel is great way of evening out any discolouration that occurs from prolonged sun exposure or reducing excess oil and shine from skin. While some peels can be done at home, this treatment is best done by professionals, so it’s a great way of giving yourself some pampering. You can get special peels with herbal blends that calm and nourish the skin.
With the extra sebum secretion that often occurs in warmer weather, keeping up with sloughing off dead skin should be included in your regimen. Exfoliating plays an important role of will reduce the amount of oil getting clogged and producing pimples. Use a gentle exfoliator a couple times a week to keep your skin smooth, pores small, and clean during the summer.
Protect Your Skin from the Sun
Sun damage is one of the leading causes of premature aging of skin, so any steps taken to reduce excessive sun exposure or sunburn is worth the effort in the long run. There are many great kinds of sunscreen on the market in the form of sprays, powders, sticks, and lotions. Don’t neglect to wear an SPF lip balm either, your delicate lips need protection too!
Take Up Skin Brushing
When most people think of skincare, usually it’s the skin on their face that they give the most attention to, but during shorts and tank top weather you’ll want to keep the rest of your skin looking just as radiant. Skin brushing is a great way of giving your skin a healthy glow and natural flushed look this summer. Some of its benefits include increased circulation, reduced cellulite, and improving appearance by removing dry, dull skin.
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