Blue sea, white sand, golden sunshine…
When it comes to summer, it is impossible not to mention interesting outdoor activities. Besides the wonderful experience in the sun, the harsh weather of summer also leaves the skin with a lot of damage. Let throw away the worry of sunburned, dry, and acne-prone skin in the summer with these useful tips:
1. Keep yourself hydrated
Only providing moisture to the surface of the skin is not enough to own glowy skin under the summer sun. In order to keep your skin hydrated, you should add more water to your body, especially on summer days. Adequately replenishing 8-10 glasses of water/day not only helps the skin be full of vitality but also helps the cells in the body work more efficiently. If you are a person who does not have the habit of drinking water regularly, you can start by replacing daily amounts of purified water with fruit juices, hydrating foods to stimulate your taste.
2. Don’t forget sunscreen.
Using sunscreen is an indispensable daily skincare step for many women. However, the sun of summer is more intense than other seasons of the year. In order to maximize skin protection from the sun's harmful effects, you should prioritize choosing a sunscreen with an SPF of over 30 and minimizing the amount of time your skin is directly exposed to sunlight.
3. Avoid hot water and steam baths.
Showering with hot water or steam bath in summer is the cause of dehydration, dry skin, and acne breakout. You should shower with cool water to clean the surface of the skin, refresh yourself and protect the skin from dehydration.
4. Add vitamin-rich food to your diet.
Loss of energy, dehydration, and fatigue are common during the summer. Therefore, you need to supplement and prioritize fresh foods, rich in vitamins and minerals to nourish a healthy body as well as maintain the freshness of the skin. Moreover, you can also add water-rich vegetables into daily diet to keep your body hydrated during summer.
5. Don’t forget to exfoliate.
Your skin has to work very hard to block the effects of the sun on your body during summer. To remove the layer of dead skin, promote the regeneration of damaged skin and increase the effectiveness of skincare steps, you should regularly exfoliate your skin. A small note for you, after exfoliating is when your skin will become more sensitive, so you should regularly apply more sunscreen and use protective clothing for your skin when working outdoors.
6. Update your moisturizers
Moisturizing is a very important step in your daily skincare routine. During the summer, people often think that there is no need to add moisture to the skin but this is completely wrong. The skin needs enough moisture to look healthy and fresh, moisturizing on hot sunny days also helps control oil and sebum. You should choose the right moisturizer for your skin type to achieve the best skincare results.
7. Add natural facemask to your routine.
The masks are made from natural ingredients such as cucumber, orange, watermelon, aloe vera, ... does not bring obvious efficiency to the skin as whitening, reducing dark spots, etc. but gives you a feeling of relaxation, instant hydration, and soothes signs of fatigue on the skin. Because of its gentle nature, you can use natural masks every day without strong irritation.
8. Carry facial mist everywhere
Carrying facial mist is a great suggestion to help hydrate and soothe tired skin. Currently, on the market, there are many facial mist products with many functions for each skin type. If your skin is sensitive or prone to irritation, you should choose products made from natural ingredients.