Summer Skin Care Tips

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Your skin is your body’s covering and home. You must take care of it. Healthy skin leaves you looking radiant and youthful. So why not take care of it. You have to live in it. Summer is just as rough on your skin as winter is.

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Some tips for skin care this blistering summer are:

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Protect yourself from the sun it causes wrinkles, age spots, and risk of skin cancer.

Don’t smoke it can cause wrinkles and a decrease in blood flow.

Treat your skin gently by limiting bath time, avoiding harsh soaps, pat dry, and shave carefully.

Eat a healthy diet that includes fruits, whole grains, vegetables, and lean protein.

Manage your stress because it can cause breakouts and sensitive skin.

Stay hydrated.

No aerated drinks.

Cleanse your face twice a day.

Use a toner and moisturizer.

No tanning beds! They expose your skin to UV rays that penetrate deep into your skin, cause premature aging, and risk skin cancer.

The higher the SPF the better for sunscreen although at least SPF 15 will do. It’s good to use it even on a cloudy day.

 

Tenekeyia Esjuante

Fashion & Beauty Writer

Raised all over the world thanks to the Army, but roots are in Alabama. Had a passion for fashion and writing for as long as can remember. Currently a sophomore attending the Savannah College of Art & Design in Atlanta, GA; majoring in Fashion Marketing & Management/ minoring in Advertising Copywriting.