Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Skin Care - Summer Special

In summer scorching sun play havoc with the exposed parts of your skin. Summer is harsh for your face, which remains uncovered almost all times. So you need to take special care of your skin in summers.

Simple Tips To Take Care Of Your Skin

1. In summer we sit inside centrally air conditioned rooms, it snatches moisture from your skin. So spray glycerin, rose water on your skin from time to time. You can also spray with make up on.

2. To keep your skin moisture throughout the day, before you apply cream spray rose water on your face.

3. If your skin is too dry, don’t use too much of soap to wash your face as soap snatches moisture from your skin, but do give your skin regular splashes of water.

4. Drink lots n lots of water. If your water intake is about 5-6 glasses of water then increase it up to 10-12 glasses of water in summer as water content gets reduce due to sweating.

5. Avoid going in the sun as much as you can, and when you are out in the sun make sure that you have applied sunscreen with SPF of 15 minimum. Use hats ,caps, umbrella to protect yourself from sun. Wear full sleeve shirt if possible.

6. Cleanliness is important. Dust particles get stuck in the pores of the skin, so clean your face thoroughly before applying makeup.

7. In summer, there is more of oil secretion, so wash your face 3-4 times a day with cold water.

8. If you go for a walk, then first cool down and then splash cold water.

9. Apply ice packs on face, it reduces sweating to a larger extent.

10. Don't use scrubs daily it makes your skin dry.
Home made face packs with tomato and lemon takes out excess oil and black heads. If your skin is carrying pimples or rashes then don't use lemon.

11. Toning helps to tone and refresh the skin and help to add a finishing touch to the process of cleansing as it removes all cream and greasy residue.

12. Daily home care home made face packs prepared with yogurt, honey and egg is very effective on the dead cells.

4 comments:

Helen said...

Alice, thank you for sharing your experience on summer skin care! I need to bookmark this to be ready for the summer time:)
I've quoted your tips for my Summer Skin care article! I hope you don't mind that?
Thank you,
Helen

nazia said...

HAI IAM NAZIA UR TIPS R VERY NICE. IAM JUST 17YRS OLD MY SKIN IS VERY DRY IN SUMMER ONLY. WHY MY SKIN IS DRY ONLY IN SUMMER NOT IN OTHER SEASONS. PLZ GIVE ME TIPS TO MAKE MY SKIN NATURAL.

razz k said...

these are the 10 tips i followed and seen very good results summer skin care tips

Arpitha Lekhi said...

Nice Article on skin..
This tips will definitely help us in proper skin care for this summer.. I faced sever problem to protect my skin last summer, at-last i contacted skin specialist and able to solve my skin problem