You made it through the cold winter days and rain showers, and now you’re ready to revel in the warmth and sunshine of sweet summer! But how should we prep our skin for spending those extra hours in the sun, and combat summer skin issues including breakouts and congestion due to the change of temperature and humidity? We have put together 6 simple tips to help your skin adapt to the seasonal changes and achieve a healthy summer glow all season long!
SUMMER SKINCARE TIP #1: CLEANSING
In summer, when it is hot and humid, you get extra oil and shine (and sweat!) on your skin. There’s no better way to keep summer skin matte, yet hydrated than a good cleansing step in your skincare routine with a foaming facial cleanser. Try Abib Acne Foam Cleanser Heartleaf Foam, day and night. First thing in the morning to wash away oil and sweat that can build up on your skin’s surface throughout the night. And before bed, to remove makeup, dirt, debris, and grime. A gentle cleanser help to minimise stripping natural oils from the skin so skin stays heathy and glowing without feeling dry or cracked, while over cleansing your skin is a no-no!
SUMMER SKINCARE TIP #2: LIGHTER MOISTURIZER
A moisturizer not only hydrates your skin, it also seals in moisture. As the temperatures and humidity increase in Summer, the last thing you want to feel is a heavy cream or foundation melting atop your face that leave you feeling congested or over-hydrated. Opt for a lighter moisturizer such as Primera Berry Watery Soothing Gel Cream , DR.G Red Blemish Clear Soothing Gel Cream, Illiyoon Ceramide Soothing Gel.
SUMMER SKINCARE TIP #3: OIL
Oils are great for plumping. The skin becomes dehydrated because water evaporates faster in Summer. Oil retains water, so applying oil on your face helps preserve the water in the skin.
Consider adding a serum packed full of nutrients to help give your skin a boost of nutrients. Our new in item One Thing Tangerine Serum, Serumkind Black Blossom Drop, and Serumkind Muscat Clearing Drop are the perfect serums full of ingredients with high concentrations of active ingredients and antioxidants to nourish, tone up, and promote healthy, replenished skin.
SUMMER SKINCARE TIP #4: SUN PROTECTION (SPF!)
This is a step you should not miss! Everyone should be using sunscreen regardless of the season, weather, or time spent outside. Sunscreens are essential to prevent premature aging. Now that it’s getting hotter, you should increase the SPF to at least 50+ to ensure you’re getting enough sun protection! Check out Apieu Pure Block Natural Daily Sun Cream.
SUMMER SKINCARE TIPS #5: USE HYDRATING MIST
A mist can work wonders in summer for a light hydration top up throughout the day. It can also moisten your makeup, and make your skin appear to be more dewy! Try our newly curated Illiyoon Ceraide Ato Water Lotion.
SUMMER SKINCARE TIPS #6: DRINK WATER
Amp up your water intake by drinking lots of water and eating hydrating food! Here are the best hydrating foods we love for summer: Watermelon (92% water content, and contains vitamins C and A), cucumber, tomatoes, strawberries, and oranges!
There you go! That’s your 6 tips of getting your skin ready for Summer!