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10 Summer Skin Care Tips to Achieve Flawless, Radiant Skin

Summer Skin Care


Summer is a time when people head outdoors and enjoy the lake or beach, pool parties, sports, vacations, and other outdoor activities. However, it’s also a time when many of us tend to neglect our skin care. According to research, approximately 80% of skin aging (including wrinkles, uneven pigmentation, dry skin, etc.) is caused by the sun’s UV rays. So maintain a healthy summer skincare routine that nourishes and protects your skin from the sun.

Understanding Your Skin

Different skin types have different characteristics and require specific care, so identifying your skin type and its specific needs is important to ensure optimum protection and care during the summer months.

  • Dry Skin

    Looks flaky, tighter and causes wrinkles and fine lines. It needs intense hydration and long-lasting moisturization to combat them.

  • Oily Skin

    Has enlarged, often clogged pores and is susceptible to frequent breakouts. It needs gentle exfoliators or anti-bacterial products to control oil production and get rid of dirt in the pores.

  • Sensitive Skin

    Remains red, itchy, or irritated, resulting in dryness and burning. Using non-sensitive and non-allergic skincare products helps maintain skin tone and texture.

  • Normal Skin

    Has the perfect balance between dryness and oiliness, neither causing more breakouts nor feeling tighter. It needs an exfoliator and moisturizing cream to nourish the skin.

  • Combination Skin

    Looks dry around your cheeks and oily in your t-zone. You must use products that keep your skin hydrated while preventing excess sebum production.

Common Summer Skin Concerns

  • Acne breakouts/flare-ups
  • Sunburn
  • Sticky and oily skin
  • Tanning
  • Dry, irritated skin
  • Melasma
  • Sun allergy 

Summer Skin Care Tips

You can effortlessly combat summer skin concerns and enjoy healthy, glowing skin with the following tips:

    1. Stay Hydrated

      It allows your skin to retain moisture and helps flush out toxins from the body, reducing skin-related issues such as acne and dullness.

    2. Apply Sunscreen

      Sunscreen (with SPF 30 and broad spectrum protection) protects your skin from UV rays, preventing premature aging and sunburns and reducing the risk of skin cancer.

    3. Use Moisturizer

      A moisturizer keeps your skin supple and prevents dryness and flakiness. Also, it protects your skin from pollution and UV rays, reducing skin aging and damage.

    4. Apply Light Makeup

      Light makeup during summer allows the skin to breathe and prevents the clogging of pores. It also promotes a natural, healthy appearance.

    5. Exfoliate Your Skin

      Exfoliation removes dead skin cells, unclogs pores, and stimulates a vibrant complexion. However, ensure not to exfoliate if you have sunburn.

    6. DIY Face Masks

      Using a homemade mask like a clay mask, Aloe-Vera, and much more is always a wise choice, particularly during the summer season. It serves as an effective measure to protect your skin in a natural way.

    7. Wear Sun-Protective Clothes and Accessories

      Wearing UV-400 sunglasses, wide-brimmed hats, and dark-colored, loose clothes can act as barriers against harmful rays, maintaining the health and vitality of your skin.

    8. Don’t Wash Your Face Often

      The summer heat can tempt you to wash your face frequently, but doing so can dehydrate the outermost layer of the skin. So, wash your face only two-three times a day.

    9. Massage Your Face

      A gentle facial massage after your bedtime can increase blood circulation, providing your skin with a natural glow.

    10. Use Antioxidants

      Using serums with antioxidants can keep your skin hydrated and increase collagen production while protecting it from environmental damage.

      While practicing these tips, a visit to MedSpa is important to achieve glowing, youthful-looking skin. These services, including facials, chemical peels, skin resurfacing, etc., are tailored specifically for summer skincare and offer substantial aesthetic benefits.

Refresh Your Skin This Summer at Haven Medspa

At Haven Medspa, we prioritize your summer skin care regimen with several specialized med spa services. Whether you are looking to rejuvenate your skin with injectables or want to get rid of acne breakouts with laser treatments, contact us today to get started.