It’s been a tоugh winter ѕеаѕоn. As it begins to wаrm up take a look at your skincare routine. The routine that worked for you in winter months will not work for you in spring and summer, change your routine and products to maintain healthy skin during these warmer months.
Cleansing should be done twice a day, in the morning for removing dead skin that has surfaced while you were sleeping, and at night to remove all makeup, dust, pollen and other contaminants. Use natural and organic products that are free from harsh chemicals because they are safer for your skin and overall health.
Exfoliate at least twice a week because exfoliating anymore that twice a week may dry out the natural oils of your skin. The benefit of exfoliating is to remove dead skin while revealing new fresh skin. Apply your exfoliating scrub in gentle circular motions, rinse off and tone afterwards. After you exfoliate use a skin treatment such as Probiotic Face Cream for skin recovery.
If you want to maintain healthy skin it’s important that you protect yourself from harmful Rays which plays a major role in premature aging, skin cancer, and even eye damage. Do not expose to direct sunlight for too long, and remember to wear sunscreen when outdoors. There are many benefits of the sun but too much can cause dehydration, and other serious conditions.
Water is the key factor to having healthy skin. Drinking adequate water on a daily basis can significantly change your appearance and health.
The general rule is to drink half your bodyweight in ounces for example; if you weigh 160 lbs it’s recommended to drink 80 ounces of water every day. Add lemons to your water because lemons are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Lemon has potassium a mineral that is essential for proper body function, and is high in vitamin C – Vitamin C is crucial for the growth repair and healing of body tissues.
More vitamins and minerals for healthy skin:
- Vitamin A – Moisturizes and helps prevent wrinkles.
- Vit E – Can be taken orally or topically on the skin for it’s powerful antioxidant benefits.
- B complex; B1, B3, B7 – Gives shine to the skin. (B3 helps with acne issues).
- Copper – Aids in the elasticity of the skin.
- Zinc – Zinc helps skin from being oily which may reduce acne flare-ups.
Practice some tips that are outlined in the Blog for maintaining healthy skin, and see if they makes a difference. Happy Spring and Summer to you. Namaste – JE Sunnie
Reference: Medical Reviewers https://www.skincancer.org/prevention/uva-and-uvb
*Disclosure: The content on all pages of this website are for information and educational purposes only. I simply share what works for me as some of the information are from my personal experiences, and research. If you have a medical condition, please consult with your physician.