Summer Skin Care Tips – Natural Skin Care Tips
Blazing summer can harm your skin by absorbing moisture and make it darker and harder. Intense UV rays and sun tanning are considered even more harmful for your skin especially in summer. Scorching heat causes extra sweating and your body loses fluid and moisture which later results into premature skin wrinkles, rashes, redness, and other skin problems.
Many people prefer to go in high tech spas and apply costly creams to get rid of the maximum effects of sun rays in summer. However, some people stick to the natural ways for skin care in summer, which are not too costly and anyone can perform at home as well.
Drink Water and other Healthy fluids
During summer our body starts losing more and more water due to overheating and sweating. If we fail to maintain the require proportion of body fluid then it will cause dehydration.
Don’t get confused between dehydration and dryness. Dryness is the lack of oil in the body and dehydration is the lack of moisture in the skin. Dryness makes your skin ruff and scratchy, on the other hand dehydration makes your skin dull and dense.
Drink as much water and other healthy drinks as you can to keep the skin’s moisture in balance.
You can even regain loss water from juicy fruits, fresh salads and fruit juices as well. These are the best and healthy alternatives to water especially in summer.
Skin Exfoliation with Home Made Scrub
Exfoliation is the process of removing old dead cells from the outermost surface of the skin. Although, it is a natural process and every weeks and months body automatically replaced dead cells and produce new skin cells which makes your skin smoother. However, natural exfoliation depends on your age because the natural process of removing dead cells usually tends to become slower in old age people in compare to adults.
For better skin care it would be much better if you go through the skin exfoliation treatment once in a week or month. It depends on you. Skin exfoliation can be achieved by mechanical as well as chemical means and thus overdo or bad choice of exfoliating agents can harm your skin.
Baking Soda, Sugar, Sea Salt, Oatmeal, Kefir and Honey are one of the best natural exfoliants. For natural skin exfoliation you can prefer below mentioned homemade scrubs such as;
- Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub
- Coconut Oil & Sugar Facial Scrub
- Exfoliating Honey Mask & Scrub
- Lemon Honey Sugar Scrub
- Lemon Sugar Scrub
- Sweet Vanilla Sugar Scrub
- Sugar & Salt Scrub
Exfoliants with too much portion of pumice are considered harmful for dry skin.
Lemon for Sun Tan
Lemon contains good proportion of ascorbic acid which makes it one of the best natural bleaching agents that can easily bleach your tanned skin from face. It makes your skin glittering and glowing.
For better results, squeeze a lemon into a dish and apply it on your face and neck with a cotton ball. Remember, lemon tends to dry your skin and thus don’t forget to apply a healthy moisturizer or almond oil after washing off lemon.
Precautions to Consider When you go Outside
Burning sun seizes you inside the home and prevents you to go outside. Still you can go on long drive even in the scorching summer if you take proper precautions such as;
- Apply good sun screen before 30 minutes you step out
- Always use hats, sunglasses and full covered dresses to lessen the damaging effects of UV sun rays.
- Wear loose cotton clothes which enables your skin to release trapped moisture which makes you feel relaxed.
Avoid Warm Showers
We have seen many people taking hot showers throughout the year including summer season without knowing what damage they are making to their skin. Hot shower in summer can make your skin dry and increase the chances of getting tanned skin.
Thus, go for cool shower in summer and help your skin to maintain its moisture and freshness. It will also keep the skin hydrated.
Follow these summer skin care tips and keep your skin glowing and smooth.