5 Amazing Tips For Glowing Skin In Summer

Summer presents several special skin care challenges, which means that you must take good care of your skin to keep it looking great all summer. It is the season when should enjoy great outdoors and if you follow these simple tips, you will be able to keep your skin glowing in summers.

Sunscreen-Skin benefits a lot from the regular use of a sunscreen. Apply a broad spectrum, SPF 30 sunscreen daily to protect your skin from the damaging rays of the sun. Reapply every 2 hours to ensure maximum protection. It is the best way to keep wrinkles at bay and to slow down the signs of aging.

While it is important to use a good sunscreen on the face, do not forget to protect your lips. Use a lip balm with at least SPF 20 to keep your lips soft and supple all summer long.

TIP– Use a water-resistant sun protection formula if you are planning to spend the day at the pool.

Cleansing– Summer is the time to ensure an excellent facial cleansing routine. Clean your face twice a day to get rid of dirt, environmental pollutants, and impurities. A clean face benefits from a good skincare routine.

If you have oily skin then you must use a cleanser specifically meant for your skin type to keep it free of acne and blemishes.

Pamper– Pamper your skin if you want to maintain a beautiful glow in summers. Use homemade face packs so that your skin stays healthy. These nutrient rich masks address many skin concerns and make it look better. You can read more about summer face packs HERE.

Cucumber Face MaskCucumber is a summer must have. A cucumber face pack reduces skin inflammations by soothing sunburnt and irritated skin.

What you’ll need

½ Cucumber

1 Tablespoon Yogurt

Grate half cucumber and extract its juice. Keep this juice along with the pulp in the refrigerator for few minutes. Mix one tablespoon yogurt and apply on the face. Wash after 20 minutes to reveal beautiful skin.

Egg White Mask– Egg whites are excellent for tightening, brightening and keeping skin oil free. A weekly egg mask is sufficient to keep your skin healthy this summer. Read HERE if you want to read more about egg face packs.

What you’ll need

1 Egg

1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice

Crack open an egg and separate the white from the yolk.  Add one tablespoon lemon juice and mix well. Apply a coat of this mixture on the face and neck for 20 minutes. Wash your face once it is dry.

Banana MaskKeep your skin hydrated with this face mask that has the goodness of banana, yogurt, and honey. Banana moisturizes, yogurt soothes and honey hydrates the skin.

What you’ll need    

½ Banana

1 Tablespoon Yogurt

1 Tablespoon Honey

Mash half banana, mix one tablespoon yogurt and one tablespoon honey. Apply this mixture on the face and let it sit for 20 minutes. Wash with plain water and pat dry.

Anti-Blemish Face Mask– Apple Cider Vinegar is excellent for erasing dark spots caused by the sun while honey soothes and hydrates the skin.

What you’ll need

½ Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar

2 Tablespoon Honey

Mix half tablespoon apple cider vinegar and two tablespoons honey. Apply on the face to lighten dark, pigmented skin. You can dip a cotton ball in this mixture and apply on the dark spots.

Sandalwood- Fuller’s Earth Face Mask Sandalwood- fuller’s earth face mask is one of the best treatments for irritated summer skin. It provides a cooling effect and soothes inflammations.

What you’ll need

1 Tablespoon Sandalwood Powder

1 Tablespoon Fuller’s Earth

Rose Water

Mix one tablespoon Fuller’s Earth, Sandalwood Powder with rose water to make a smooth paste. Apply this mask on the face for 20 minutes. Wash and pat dry. Since fuller’s earth can be drying on the skin, it is important to apply a moisturizer after using this mask.

Eat well– Eat lots of green vegetables and fruits to keep your skin healthy. Eat almonds, fruits rich in Vitamin C, Eggs, Walnuts and other nutrient rich foods to keep skin young and beautiful.

Moisturize– Many people think that the use of moisturizer will make skin oilier in summers. However, you must use a moisturizer to keep your skin healthy if you spend your time in air conditioned environment. For oily skin, use a light moisturizer that nourishes without giving a greasy feel to the skin.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Eva says:

    The skincare geek inside of me can’t wait to try these DIY masks!!

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