Can you feel the heat ? It’s already summer. Time to switch out your skincare game and update it to adapt and behave according to the season !
Without boring you guys further let’s start discussing some skincare Do’s & Don’ts for the summer !
Let’s just get the elephant out of the room, do not skip your SUNSCREEN! Yes, a Sunscreen with an SPF of 30+ and one that is broad spectrum. You sure don’t want to risk it with the temperature rising and with the Sun at it’s full blast !
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Don’t use old or expired sunscreen. Yes! Switch your sunscreen especially if it’s old. A couple months old! Time to upgrade your sun protection and treat your skin.
Hydrate + Moisturise !
Yes, that’s two different things. Make sure you moisturise and then lock in the moisture to prevent it from escaping the skin by evaporation.
Tip: Use a oil free moisturiser and lock it in with a oil based facial serum or a facial oil!
Summer time = Grease.
But that doesn’t mean you are allowed to skip your moisturiser, use a oil free or water based formula that doesn’t feel to heavy on the skin.
We recommend checking out the Coconut Vanilla Ultra hydrating Moisturiser
Cleanse your face twice a day !
Yes, with all that grease especially for our beauties on the oily side. Make sure to Cleanse your skin with a gentle cleanser before bed time and in the morning for a fresher face.
Do not sleep with makeup on or without cleansing your face ! Believe us with this weather especially Indian Summers, the last thing you want is a break out.
For Oily skin; Try to go with a light or minimal base makeup, use a good matte primer and a setting spray to seal the base to prevent it from slipping away!
For dry skin it is recommend to use a hydrating primer as a base to prep the skin!
Dear Fellow Oily Skin human, do not make the mistake of skipping your moisturiser in hopes of not “trying to sweat”. By skipping moisturiser, What you end up doing is produce more oils to makeup for the lack of hydration!
Mask ! Sheet mask ! And use all types of hydrating treatments. Right now is the time to whip out your facial sheet masks and your crystal rollers and get rolling !
Don’t forget your body ! Make sure you exfoliate to get rid of that unnecessary tan and also hydrate to maintain your skin !
Just because it’s summer, it doesn’t mean you can now neglect your lips ! Switch to a lipbalm with spf !
Using a lipbalm with SPF also prevents it from darkening further!
Try to avoid maximum sun exposure by staying indoors or keep reapplying your Sunscreen, use glasses to protect your eyes and a hat or umbrella to avoid direct sunlight!
Switch to mattifying products if you are on the Oily Side.
For Dry skin, use products that are hydrating.
With the humid weather, Dry shampoos can be your best friend but Try not to go overboard and not to skip hair wash !!
Pay attention to your hair as well ! Maintain your hair by using hair masks that soothe, cool and repair your hair and scalp !
Avoid being to harsh on the skin in general, use products that are effective and minimal ! Being gentle is key to balancing and maintaining your skin.
Switch up your routine ! Use heavy and extremely rich products at night time to reap maximum benefits !
Lastly make sure you to at least Do the following!
Make sure to Cleanse with a mild facial cleanser, Tone with a pH balancing toner and Moisture with a water based facial moisturiser and follow up with a sunscreen!
That’s it for today ! Make sure you are keeping up with us because we’ve got blogs coming your way !