With the summers scorching the days all over the northern hemisphere, and the news of the season’s prolonging its stay in many regions of the world – the question arises:
Are you or your skin ready to take the summer heat coolly? — And, help boast your skin’s health doing that bit of the summer shows, pulling out those winter wears?
May be not for all, especially for those with whom the cold, harsh winters have not been kind leaving them dry and scaly. Besides anything else, the problem with summer skin seems to be winter skin.
So, if your are worried about being outside in less clothing, showing some of your skin, than used to, or concerned about looking odd on the beach, the WebMD is here to your rescue:
Regularly exfoliate your skin to get rid of that winter-gifted dry, dull skin and get it ready to boast in the summer days. Audrey Kunin MD, a dermatologist in Kansas City, Mo. recommends you a chemical or physical exfoliation to keep your skin looking fresher.
But, don’t go overboard; less is more when it comes to exfoliating.
Exfoliation should always be followed by moisturizing or hydrating your dry skin created by the harshness of the winters. Use a liquid moisturizer or a cream moisturizer depending on your skin type to keep your skin supple.
Considering the factor that people having fairer skin, lighter hair, and lighter eyes often need stronger sun block compared to their darker counterparts, you have to apply it both generously and the right amount.
You can put on enough that can cover your entire body. But, since it lasts only for about two hours, you need to reapply it frequently.
All, who are in love with their looks, are aware that nothing can ruin the look of a clean shave like ingrown hairs. But, one should know how to shave – yes, in the opposite direction from which hair grows.
Waxing, is rather a popular hair-removing practice, though it takes one more time than shaving. But rewax should be done only when your hair grows back to a minimal length.
5. Skin treatment:
Though many have the tendency to neglect their feet, and don’t mind much staying with those fungal and ugly toenails — Being closer to dust, they are more prone to infections.
To avoid those fungal attacks and discoloration of nails, there are many topical whitening and antifungal agents available in the market shelves. Trust me, toes and tails add to your beauty and your cleanliness-awareness to a considerable extend.
Hope these 5 summer tips would help you transform that winter-given dry, scaly skin to a healthy, glowing summer skin – all ready for their boastful exposure.