Summer can be an exciting season, with the sun shining, outdoor activities to do and time spent with friends and family. However, the high temperatures and humid air can take a toll on your skin, leaving it feeling dry and dehydrated.Skin care for Summer
Luckily, with the right skin care routine you can maintain healthy, hydrated skin even during the summer months. The most important step in any summer skincare routine is proper cleansing.
To prevent sweat, oil and dirt from clogging your pores or leading to breakouts, cleanse your skin morning and night using lukewarm water and a gentle cleanser such as a foaming or cream cleanser that won’t strip away moisture.
In addition, use an exfoliating scrub once or twice a week to help slough away dead skin cells. After cleansing your skin, apply an antioxidant-rich moisturizer such as one containing vitamin C to nourish and protect your skin from free radical damage caused by UV rays.
Sun protection is also essential when it comes to summer skincare; make sure to apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF 30 before heading outside for the day.
Finally, don’t forget to hydrate your body both internally and externally; drinking plenty of water throughout the day helps keep your body hydrated while applying hydrating products such as serums, facial mists and sheet masks onto the skin will help replenish lost moisture.
Keeping these simple tips in mind should help you maintain glowing and healthy-looking skin all summer long.