Beat the summer: 5 Skin-care tips!
More than the rest of the year, during summers there is an acceleration of dead skin cell accumulation, so Exfoliate and do it more often!
No matter how much lotion or anything else you use, you won’t have glowing skin if you do not exfoliate. If you don’t get rid of them, your skin will look dull and dry.
Choose a light scrub for your face and body. Or you could make one at home using some oatmeal and milk or gram flour and yoghurt.
2. Sun protection:
Dermatologist stress on sun screen with a higher SPF. In the summer season, in addition to an increase in temperature, there in an increase in UV ray intensity that bears down upon the skin. Use of a sunscreen with SPF 30 preferably with a moisturizer is strongly recommended to prevent skin damage from the harsh sun in the summer months.
Try and stay indoors between peak sun time between 11 am and 3pm. Don’t ever step out without a generous application of your sunscreen.
Also, cover your head, wear sunglasses… they make a difference.
3. Home remedy to remove tan:
Make a paste of one almond, 5 drops of lemon and a teaspoon of milk. Apply it on face and leave it on overnight. Wash with warm water the next morning.
This helps even out complexion and will give you a healthy summer glow!
You could also try it with coconut milk. Leave this too on all night. Do this a few times during the week to get rid of tan, You will some positive results!
4. Stay hydrated:
All the heat and sweating can leave your body dehydrated and your skin dry. So drinking water and liquids at regular intervals is a must for a soft, moisturized skin.
It’s best to stick to water, green tea and fresh fruit juices, buttermilk and coconut water and the kind. Stay away from aerated drinks, they only do further damage to your skin.
5. Keep your body cool:
Summer is the time for heat boils and other such notorious skin conditions. A lot of the time, this has to do with body heat.
Stock up on natural coolants like tender coconut water, buttermilk, or even barley water to help bring down the heat within your body. And you’ll watch those heat boils disappear.