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Skin Healthy

The summer sun can be especially brutal on your skin. Between the blazing heat and the sun exposure, it’s easy for your skin to become dry, cracked, and irritated. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips for keeping your skin healthy during the summer months. We will cover everything from sunscreen to moisturizing to avoiding the most common skin problems that occur during this time. So read on to learn how to have beautiful and healthy skin all summer long!

Wear Sunscreen Every Day

One of the best ways to protect your skin during the summer is to wear sunscreen every day, even if you don’t plan on spending much time in the sun. The UV rays can penetrate through clouds, so it’s important to put on sunscreen before you leave the house.

Look for a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 and be sure to reapply it every two hours or after swimming or sweating. In addition to wearing sunscreen, it’s also important to cover up when you can.

Wear long-sleeved shirts and pants whenever possible. If you are going to be in the sun for an extended period, be sure to wear a hat or visor to protect your face.

Drink Plenty of Water

It’s important to stay hydrated during the summer months, and that means drinking plenty of water. Aim for at least eight glasses of water a day. You can also help keep your skin hydrated by eating foods that are high in water content, such as cucumbers and watermelon.

This will improve the richness of your skin, keeping it looking smooth and healthy all summer long. The last thing you want is your skin to get dehydrated, leaving you with dry, cracked, and irritated skin. Take good care of your face by drinking plenty of water throughout the day.

There are a variety of different moisturizers on the market, so finding one that works for you may take some trial and error. Experiment with different ones, based on your unique skin type. Once you find a good moisturizer, be sure to use it every day, especially after washing your face.

Get the Right Amount of Sleep

Getting sleep during any time of the year is a surefire way to maintain the health of your skin. Your body repairs itself when you sleep, healing your skin from damage it takes on during the day.

During the summer months, it’s important to get at least eight hours of sleep a night. This will leave you feeling rested and refreshed, and your skin will look better for it. A lack of sleep can lead to dull, dry skin, so make sure you’re getting enough rest!

Use Face Masks

Face masks are a great way to give your skin a little extra care. They help hydrate and moisturize your skin, removing dead skin cells and refining your pores. It leaves you looking and feeling healthy. There are all sorts of different face masks on the market, so it’s important that you find one that’s tailored to your specific skin type.

If you have oily skin, look for a face mask that contains clay or charcoal. This will help absorb excess oil and dirt without sacrificing the strength of your skin. If you have particularly dry skin, look for a face mask that contains hyaluronic acid or glycerin. These compounds will help to hydrate and plump your skin, giving it the nourishment and care that it needs.

You should use a face mask at least once a week to give your skin a chance to soak up all the nutrients. During the summer months, the dry weather can leave your skin dehydrated and cracked. A face mask helps tackle these symptoms by providing your skin with replenishing agents that rebuild your skin.

Exfoliate, Exfoliate, Exfoliate!

One of the most important things you can do for your skin during the summer is to exfoliate. Exfoliating helps remove dead skin cells, unclog pores, and even out your skin tone. It’s important to do this so that your moisturizer and sunscreen can better penetrate your skin.

You should be exfoliating at least once a week, but you can do it more often if you like. Just be sure not to overdo it, as this can irritate your skin. There are a variety of different exfoliators on the market, so finding one that works for you may take some trial and error. Experiment with different ones until you find one that you like.

Summertime is the perfect time to take extra care of your skin. By following these simple tips, you can keep your skin healthy and beautiful all season long!

Dr. Daniel G. Kolder

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

As a highly trained plastic surgeon, Dr. Kolder’s specialties include:
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