A spring/summer skincare routine should focus on protecting your skin from the harmful effects of the sun and heat, while keeping it hydrated and nourished. Here are some tips to help you create an effective routine:
I • Cleanse: Use a gentle cleanser to remove dirt, oil, and impurities from your skin. Our double cleansing set, is perfect for this season, and won't dry not irritate your skin.
II • Exfoliate: Exfoliate no more than once a week to remove dead skin cells and promote cell turnover. Choose a gentle mechanical exfoliant instead of a chemical that won't irritate your skin.
III • Tonify: A good refreshing toner after cleansing or masking, is an important step to re-hydrate, disinfect and improve the better absorption of topically applied nutrients such as serums, anti-agings, lotion, oils and moisturizers. Make sure to apply a toner for your skin type.
IV • Nourish: Hydrate your skin with a lightweight moisturizer that won't clog your pores. Antioxidant rich, such as vitamin C or E, to protect your skin from free radicals, and hyaluronic acid to provide a hydration boost.
V • Sun protection: Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 every day, even if you're not spending much time outdoors. Reapply every two hours if you're spending time outside.
When it comes to a spring/summer diet, a healthy diet rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids can help promote healthy-looking skin. Here are some foods to include in your diet:
Fruits and vegetables: Eat a variety of in season colorful fruits and vegetables to get a wide range of vitamins and antioxidants. When it comes to fruits and vegetables fresh is always best.
Healthy fats: Incorporate foods rich in healthy fats, such as salmon, avocado, and nuts, to help keep your skin moisturized.
Whole grains: Choose whole-grain bread, pasta, and rice to get more fiber and nutrients that can benefit your skin.
Water: Drink plenty of water and freshly squeezed fruit juices to keep your skin hydrated, and avoid sugary drinks.
Limit processed foods: Processed foods can be high in sugar and unhealthy fats, which can lead to inflammation and acne. Try to limit your intake of processed foods and opt for whole, nutrient-dense foods instead.