Summers are here and along with a lot of fun, they also bring a lot of troubles with them. The scorching heat can take a toll at your health and skin at large. So here is list of general tips that can make your summer less harmful and more joyous.
- Moisturize your skin
Many people think that, they need to moisturize their skin only in winter. But this is so not true. Extreme heat dehydrates your body and skin. If one does not pay attention to the same, it can lead to skin damage and dullness. So it is better to apply moisturizer in summer as well. Pick a moisturizer that is rich in terms of vitamin E. Apart from moisturizing your skin; it would protect your skin from pollution and bacteria.
If you are to step into the sun, do not leave without wearing your sunscreen. Sun rays can dry your skin and can also give you spots, fine lines and also sun burns. To avoid any and every such condition, use sunscreen with SPF 30 or plus.
- Stay hydrated
Summer mean sweat and sweating means loss of water from the cells. So it’s necessary to keep ourselves hydrated throughout the day to avoid any health issues. Many people complain about dehydration and fatigue during summer. To avoid such extreme situations, you need to keep an eye on your water habits. Drink 8-10 glasses of water every day. Besides, include fresh juices in your diet.
- Follow a diet
Having a strict diet in general is definitely helpful. Talking about combating summer, it is effective to have more of fruits and vegetables. Berries in particular are more helpful as they are rich in terms of antioxidants. Also have a low-fat meal in general as the fat takes more time to digest and also has more of salt content that is not good for you. Avoid drinks made of frozen yogurt and ice cream to avoid calories attack.
- Cold water therapy
Cold water showers can make a person relaxed and refreshed. Develop a habit of washing your feet and face with cold water at regular intervals to feel rejuvenated all the time.
- Dress smart
It goes without saying that summers bring out the cotton from all the closets. It is light and comfortable. But make sure you opt for light colors as they absorb less heat. Also, go for lose clothes as they allow natural evaporation of sweat.
Exfoliation is a process of removing dead skin debris to get a smoother and healthier skin. The dead skin cells can clog your pores by forming an extra layer on the skin. Hence, no treatment can bring positive result until and unless you exfoliate. You can exfoliate your skin 2-3 times a week, advisably in the evenings.