With autumn just around the corner, there’s no better time to restore any damage to your skin due to sun exposure during summer holidays.
Holidays are definitely full of fun times! However, they tend to take their toll on your skin. During summer season skin tends to get dehydrated basically because of extended exposure to UV.
Before we say bye-bye to summer days, let your skin take some rest & prepare it for the upcoming season! Can you reclaim your pre-holiday glow? Of course, yes! Check out the following tips on how to handle skin when summer holidays are over.
At this season of the year take the time to soothe and nourish your skin. You need to give your skin proper hydration, especially after holidays. Prefer products full of antioxidant-rich ingredients like turmeric and vitamin C to help calm, clean and brighten your complexion.
Also some products that contain Calendula extract, Lavender or Chamomile essential oil can make wonders to your skin as they are calming, anti-inflammatory & skin repairing ingredients.
Look for high-quality serum to repair skin damage. After the holidays, your skin needs all the help it can get. Use a serum to hydrate and protect your skin.
Serums deliver a more dose of hydration, anti-ageing benefits & speed repair because they are lighter and contain a higher concentration of ingredients. A serum as it reaches deeper into the skin, does more serious work at repairing and rejuvenating the skin than a regular moisturizer does. It contains antioxidants to protect the skin from further damage & it has brightening ingredients to restore your skin’s radiance. It has anti-aging ingredients to help ward off the signs of aging.
Their use is simple, just pump a small amount into your palm and smooth gently over your entire face &neck. Use along or combined with your moisturizing face cream for an extra boost.
Apply moisturizer after you wash your face or take a shower so that your skin can effectively absorb the moisture. Moisturizing regularly will keep your skin soft & young-looking!
Look for a revitalizing moisturizer to fight dryness, nourish your skin, and replenish and lock in moisture.
Spf stands for sun protection factor & essentially refers to the amount of protection a product offers against the sun’s damaging rays.
But, you may wonder:”Why do I need to wear sunscreen all year round, even in the cloudy winter days”? Well, except for protection against skin cancer, sunscreens are the best & most effective anti-ager when it comes to prevent premature wrinkles.
3 Extra Useful Tips
❤ Indulge in long & relaxing baths.
Another way to detoxify your skin is to take a bath.
Customize your bath by adding in water a cup of baking soda & Epsom salts. You can also add Ginger essential oil(10 drops) to your bath water.
Lie in your bath for about 15-20 mins. After your bath, wrap a blanket around your body or a towel around your head to stimulate your body to perspire more and release more toxins.
❤ Allow your skin to breathe.
Does your skin look dry after the holidays?
It is time to pay more attention to your skin.
Skin care experts say that one of the kindest things you can do for your skin post-holiday is to let it breathe. Stop putting on heavy make-up. If you can get away with just a dab of lipstick, then do so.
❤ Wash your make-up brushes.
If you didn’t have enough time to clean your make-up brushes prior or duringholidays, now is the best time to do it.
If you don’t wash your make-up brushes, they may still have fractions of old eye shadow, blush, or foundation. They may keep bacteria. When you put on make-up with these brushes, you are risking skin inflammation or irritation.
How to do it: Put some facial cleanser in warm water. Use this mixture to wash your brushes with & thoroughly work the cleansing solution through the bristles with your fingers.
Then, rinse the brushes with running water. Use a clean towel to absorb most of the moisture & leave them to air-dry completely.
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