Summers can make your skin dry and you may come down with pimples and allergies. Here are some things that can be done to save your skin from the Sun this summer.
Sunscreen is a must on a summer day. You cannot go out in the heat without putting on sunscreen. Apply a sunscreen with high SPF, 30 minutes before you go out. Sunscreens not only save your skin from tanning but, also protect your skin from the terrible UV rays that can even cause skin cancer. You should reapply sunscreen in every 2 hours to protect your skin.
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Protect your skin
It is important to protect your skin from Sun’s rays. Between 10 am to 3 pm the UV rays are very strong. Your skin should not be unprotected at any time in these hours. Whenever you go out you should carry a scarf or an umbrella. Your skin should be covered as much as possible and the cloth material should not be itchy.
Hydrate your skin
You can hydrate your skin with a lotion. You should apply a light lotion just after bath so that moisture that you skin just saturated in is not lost. Drinking a lot of water can also keep your skin hydrated.
Having a healthy diet is necessary. Avoid junk food in the summers, replace it by fruits and vegetables. Excessively salty food can have a dehydrating affect on your body. Have food that contains nutrients and anti-oxidants. Having a lot of meat increases the body temperature also meat is difficult to digest. So, avoid non-vegetarian food.
It is important to get rid of dry cells that you body sheds every minute as it makes your skin look dull. It is important to exfoliate your skin. Gently rub your body scrub in a circular motion on your body twice a week. Use a facial exfoliator for your face and neck.