Summer is knocking at your door and you are hiding from it. Now the warmth of the sun is turning into a scorching heat, hot coffee seems to be not tasty and it is replaced with cold coffee or cool drinks, and woolen gets packed and cotton fabric again becomes your friend during summer. Summer is the time when we face many skin care issues such as skin infections, rashes, dullness, etc. Therefore, we have to be extra cautious to take care of it.
Skincare in summer is a bit difficult for all because the oily skin becomes oilier and dry skin gets a patchy look. All over the skin, we experience pimples, rashes, roughness, blackheads, acne breakouts, and other skin care issues. To avoid all these problems and to keep your skin radiant and fresh, there are some tips which help in skin care treatment. You can follow such tips during the summer season. Also, listen to some dermatologists, what they have to say.
What does summer do to our skin?
Indian summer is very harsh and bad for the skin. The UV rays cause tanning as well as premature aging and other major skin diseases. It is the time to get ready to protect your skin from the harshness of summer.
Here we have some tips that can help you keep your skin glowing and beautiful during summer.
- Hydrate yourself:
Drink at least 6-8 glasses of water during hot days of summer. Eat fresh fruits that are juicy like watermelon, grapes, oranges, chilled herbs tea, etc. Hydrate yourself with plenty of water especially before any exercise or physical activity as it helps your body and your skin to keep it hydrated throughout the day and flush out a lot of toxins from the body. This is all for the hydration of your body and you can use a good skin care treatment including a skin lotion according to your skin type.
Exfoliation is the basic thing for the skin care. If you want a glowing and radiant skin then do not forget to exfoliate your skin on a regular basis. Exfoliation is a process to remove all the dead cells from the skin and find a healthy and glowing look. No matter how regularly you apply a lotion to your skin, it would not work that much if you do not exfoliate it. To exfoliate your skin, opt any good body scrub and gently rub it on the skin for 2-3 times a week. For the face, you need to take an effective herbal facial exfoliator.
- Do not forget sunscreen:
Don’t miss to apply sunscreen in summer especially when you step out in the sun. Sunscreen protects your skin from the harmful UV rays that can damage your skin cells, cause various skin care issues and darken your skin tone. Use a good sunscreen with UVA and UVB products and available in SPF 30 and SPF 70. You need to re-apply it on your skin after every a few hours to reduce the effects of heat waves. For oily skin, you can go for a gel-based sunscreen.
- Take perfect diet for skin care:
Eating and drinking right is very important in summer as a healthy food and nutritious products can make your skin beautiful. To keep your skin younger and healthy, eat foods which are rich in Omega 3, Vitamin C, antioxidants, proteins, juicy summer fruits and fresh vegetables. Fish and egg are also good for preventing wrinkles as they can stimulate collagen growth. Keep yourself hydrated with plenty of water, fresh juices, coconut water, and lime and mint water.
- Embrace summer without fear:
Lastly, you have to enjoy the summer just like any other seasons. Taking some skin care treatments is fine and you don’t have to be fearful of heat waves that much. Just take care of your skin and protect yourself from the harmful impact of sunrays.