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How To Look After Your Skin This Summer

By: Debdatta Mazumder

Summer damages your skin a lot. The sun glares at you with the harmful UVA and UVB rays, which wreck havoc on your skin. If you have a problem of an oily skin, then summer can make the situation worse.

The greasy face looks awful at any party, or elsewhere. With the changing course of environment, the tropical countries now have dry summer with dry and rough winds.

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Flaky skin and chapped lips are not anymore problems of the winter only. How to fight all the summer problems and take care of your skin this summer?

You may have tried some home remedies to have healthy skin in this summer. But, you need to take care of your skin this summer from deep down.

Applying sunscreen on the upper layer of your skin is not just enough. Then, how to look after your skin this summer? Treat it with enough nourishment.

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Today, while the environment is changing rapidly, your skin is getting exposed to environmental hazards. Besides, the chemicals in makeup products damage your skin.

With some basic and simple tips, you can take care of your skin this summer. Read on to know more.


1. Exfoliation Is A Must:

This is the first step of taking a good care of your skin this summer. Scrubbing is a must to remove dead skin cells and dust from the upper layer of your skin, so that the pores don't get clogged. Exfoliate your skin twice in a week to remove all the debris.


2. Keep Yourself Hydrated Enough:

Drink as much water as you can. Water will detoxify your body and bring back that natural glow. You can also carry a face mist. If you're having a pool party, spray it on your body and keep yourself cool.


3. Don’t Forget The Sunscreen:

While thinking of how to look after your skin this summer, apply sunscreen with SPF 20 or more. Always apply it at least 15 minutes prior to go out in the sun. If you need it again, you can wash your face and apply it again.


4. Take Care Of Your Lips:

Your face will look dull if you don't take care of your lips in summer. While exfoliating, don't forget your lips. Use a soft toothbrush to rub off the dry skin on the lips as well. Always use lipsticks or a lip balm with SPF level.


5. Take A Shower:

A cool shower on hot days is really refreshing to your skin and it washes out the bad odour from your body. The covered part of your body can be attacked by bacteria if you sweat extreme. To avoid skin rashes, take a shower at least 2-3 times on the summer days.


6. Red Wine Can Help:

Wine is always the best choice for summer. While white wine is refreshing, red wine can heal your skin from sunburns. The antioxidants and anti-inflammatory objects treat your skin effectively.


7. Carry Your Sunglasses:

These are stylish and keep the delicate skin around your eyes protected from having dark circles. Never forget to wear it while going out in the sun. Buy branded ones, so that it doesn't create any vision problems.


8. Have More Fruits:

If summer has so many things to complain, it has done one good thing. It is the season of fruits. You can have watermelons, mangoes, cucumbers, etc, During this time to make your summer afternoons rocking. Also, these fruits have skin benefits. Do have more of them often.


9. Take Care Of Your Legs:

Many of you forget about your legs and feet while asking for tips on how to look after the skin this summer. Pamper your feet by scrubbing, toning and moisturising and let them be strong to carry you forward.

Read more about: skin care, summer, tips, sunscreen
Story first published: Thursday, May 12, 2016, 21:30 [IST]
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