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Simple Tips to Care for your Skin in Summer

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Apr

Simple Tips to Care for your Skin in Summer

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Summer season is the time of the year when we love to spend time outdoors, but it is our skin that pays the price. Sunburns and other skin problems are common during summer time.

A general misconception is that these damages caused to the skin start disappearing as monsoon approaches.

But, the fact is that these damages need to be handled with care as they can lead to a lot of skin problems including premature ageing of the skin, dry skin, wrinkles, and maybe skin cancer over time, if you do not treat these.

Now you don’t have to fret! We have got some tips to help you protect your skin and maintain its glow:

1. Make friends with H2O

Summer sport fit woman drink water bottle

Drinking water is one of the oldest and traditional methods of keeping the skin hydrated.

The skin benefits in many ways if you drink water.

It helps in detoxification, helps to balance the moisture level of the body and skin and much more.

We recommend plain, pure and filtered water over other flavored drinks and caffeinated drinks.

You need to drink a minimum of 8 glasses of water throughout the day to prevent dehydration.

It will prevent those harmful toxins from marring your complexion and also water will get these flushed out of the body.

2. Sunscreens are the favorite of all

Little girl portrait

People head over to the cosmetic and body shops to get them a sunscreen lotion that will shield their skin and prevent the sun’s rays from attacking you.

But you need to be careful with the specifications that your sunscreen’s brand holds.

Some are rendered to be harmful to the skin while some do a great job at protecting your skin from the sun’s UV rays.

There is something called as SPF or Sun Protection Factor, and it is recommended that you compare this value when you choose your sunscreen.

A sunscreen with an SPF of 30 is usually recommended but for people with an oily skin it is better to use sunscreens with a lesser SPF, say 20.

Also, if you have an oily skin look for Non-Oily or Non-Comedogenic sunscreens.

3. Clothes should hide the skin and not reveal

Clothes should hide the skin and not reveal

During the summer season, a general tendency is to wear clothes that reveal the skin, but we recommend you wear clothes that cover and protect your skin and body.

Stop the sun’s rays from penetrating into your skin just because you thought it would stop you from sweating.

Light-weight fabrics in pleasant colors would be a good choice. Also, gear you can redefine your style statement by using hats, scarves, and sunglasses that will protect you from the sun’s UV rays.

4. Exfoliation could be a very good idea

Clearing skin

It is recommended that you exfoliate at least twice a week specifically during the summer time.

It helps to remove all the dead cells surrounding the surface of the skin. These cells are harmful as they make your skin look dull, dry and rough.

Exfoliation is one of the ways you can stop your skin from premature ageing. And, also, it helps your skin to regenerate.

5. Moisturize

Putting Hand Cream On Her Hands To Moisturize And Clean

It is necessary to keep your skin moisturized during the summer to avoid dehydration.

A lot of people believe that moisturizers are for winter season. It is usually during the winters that your skin becomes dry.

But, the fact is that summers can also cause your skin to dry up. Apply moisturizers and help your skin glow.

These are some of the hacks that you can follow to protect your skin from the scorching heat of the sun. People shop at various cosmetic stores and purchase a lot of expensive body items to protect their skin and keep the sun at bay.

But, unfortunately not all these skin toners and moisturizers shield the skin and stop the sun’s UV rays from penetrating into the skin.

It is recommended that depending on your skin type you need to choose specific toners, moisturizers and skin care products.

HiLITE Mall is one of the coolest places in Kozhikode to find all those skin care products and items that you need for the summer. We welcome you to HiLITE Mall where you can shop, dine and above all have a lot of fun with your friends and family.

Visit HiLITE Mall today.