Summer can make our face look very dull, itchy and oily.
Also, as we sweat a lot and most often forget to keep ourselves properly hydrated, summertime actually becomes a skin problem time for most of us.
Going for a facial every time you feel your face needs treatment will not only cost you a leg and an arm but it is also not a very healthy practice as the salons use nothing but chemical products.
Why miss all the summer fun? Instead, hide no more from the sun.
No more paying off your summer debts by your supple skin. It’s time you shake hands with summer and enjoy the warmth of this season.
Be ready to wear your fancy summer outfits to flaunt your figure and physique, rush to the beaches, spend more time cycling, playing outdoors and include picnic or summer barbecues in your to-do list without worrying at all.
Just follow these 5 simple tips and stop the sun from stealing your skin glow.
1. Keep Yourself Hydrated
I know you feel like you are hearing this for the nth time, but it’s the truth.
Water can be your ultimate solution to treat many beauty issues, including dull skin, acne, dark spots, and what not! Let’s check out how water can give you the ultimate beauty boost.
Don’t let the sun take up all the water from your skin and leave it dehydrated.
- Drink plenty of water
- Coconut Water
- Ice Tea
- Cold Coffees
- and sometimes eat ice cream too
Wash your face frequently with cold water to remove the sweat and dust that tends to accumulate on the face. Using cold milk on a cotton ball is also an option.
2. Adequate Sleep For Glowing Skin
Make a promise to yourself that whatsoever may come, you will never compromise on your 8 hours sleep.
Lack of sleep results in increased stress levels and decreased collagen (a protein that maintains skin elasticity) production.
The outcome of which is a loss of skin elasticity, wrinkles, premature aging and faded skin.
3. Homemade Face Packs For Tan-free And Glowing Skin
There are lots of readymade face packs are available in the market, most of them contain chemical and it’s not suitable for every skin type.
Some get a reaction from them, so guys don’t worry about it.
We have a solution for it.
So, here we list some homemade packs which you can easily make and keep your skin nourished and hydrated. So just apply these natural homemade packs and see the result and I am damn sure you do not get disappointments.
Mint and turmeric face pack
- Only the idea of a mint face pack can make you feel fresh in the scorching heat
Just grind a handful of mint leaves and add a dash of turmeric powder to it
Mix a few drops of lukewarm or cold water whichever your skin prefers and apply the paste on your skin
Leave it for about 10 to 15 minutes and then wash it off.
Cucumber and sugar face pack
- We are sure you have not heard about this one
Just add a dash of sugar in mashed cucumber slices
Refrigerate them for some time
Once it is cool
- apply the paste on your face
It will make your skin glow suddenly as it soothes and hydrates it well
Lemon and honey face pack
- This will particularly help you ward off greasy skin
For this one
- mix equal parts of lemon juice and honey
- most suitable will be a tablespoon of each
- with an egg white and mix them thoroughly.
Curd and gram flour face pack
- This one is for those whose skin is more prone to tanning and who would like to get rid of their Goa tan
Curd and gram flour both are very good for whitening the sun damaged skin and recovering its essential glow
Mix both of them in roughly equal parts
Apply to your face or wherever you would like to de-tan
- including your arms or legs
Let the pack dry. Once dry
- rinse it away with lukewarm water
4. Take Shower Twice A Day
It feels like being on the seventh cloud on having a cold water shower after returning from the sun.
To further amplify this feeling, using refreshing neem, tulsi, rose petals or add some drops of rose water is like a cherry on the cake.
These natural methods take gentle care of your skin.
The antifungal and antiseptic properties of neem and tulsi reduce blackheads and pimples.
5. Eat Healthy For Healthy Skin
Eat plenty of fruits this summer especially oranges, watermelons, muskmelons, grapes, and strawberries. They provide essential vitamins and minerals that keep your skin soft and supple.
Also, eat veggies and salads. Cucumber, cauliflower, tomato, and beetroot are the right options for salad. Eat foods rich in antioxidants and protein, such as fish and eggs since they stimulate collagen growth, restore skin elasticity and help prevent wrinkles.
Have yogurt, buttermilk, or lassi daily to have glowing skin. Avoid spicy, oily and junk foods.
Follow these tips to enjoy your summer with no skin woes and worries. Make this summer awesome for your skin.