Your skincare needs should change with every season. What works during the cold weather months, when frigid air dries out and irritates skin, won’t necessarily work when temperatures are at their highest. These tips will help you develop a summer-friendly skincare routine to look your best even as temperatures soar.
The sunscreen you choose must meet a few basic requirements: it should be an SPF of at least 30 or higher, should offer broadband protection (meaning it wards off both UVB and UVA rays), and should be water-resistant. When applying, be sure to cover all bare areas, including your face, hands, and feet. If you’re spending time outdoors, bring your sunscreen along and reapply every two hours or so.
The need for moisturizer is abundantly clear during the cold months since you’re more likely to suffer from dry skin. That doesn’t mean that you should forgo it when things warm up, however. The key is to find a brand formulated for your skin needs. If you have oily skin, look for a lightweight formula. And if your skin is on the sensitive side, look for a moisturizer that is free of harsh chemicals and perfumes.
In the same respect, look for a summer-friendly cleanser to boost your skincare routine when it’s hot outside. If you typically use cream cleansers, switch to one that foams as it cleanses for a light, comfortable feeling. Daily cleansing prevents breakouts and keeps your skin looking amazing all summer long.
Even if you’re diligent about wearing sunscreen, you should take additional precautions. Reduce the effects of sun exposure on your face by wearing sunglasses and broad-rimmed hats when outdoors. If you plan on lounging outside in the sunshine for many hours, find a well-shaded area or use an umbrella to protect your skin. Remember, too much sun exposure can damage your skin by causing sunspots, premature wrinkles, and more serious issues.
When in search of skincare products to get you through the dog days of summer, Hale Cosmeceuticals has precisely what you need. Our products, all of which are developed in-house using natural ingredients, cover your cleansing, moisturizing, and sun protection needs. Visit us online to place your order or call 1-800-951-7005 for more information.