Summer is definitely one of the best seasons of the year to spend time outdoors. More sunshine means more time to go to the pool or the beach. This is also the time of the year that we like to show more skin! But in order to do that without destroying your skin, you need to make some changes in your products as well as your skin care routine. Oftentimes, our skin has different needs in the summer because of the rise of the temperature. And with constant exposure to the sun, you have to take into consideration the right amount of sun protection you are applying to your skin. Thankfully, there are a lot of helpful skincare essentials that will help you feel and look at its best during the summer season.
Here are 7 summer skin care essentials you should get for glowing and healthy-looking skin.
During the hot summer season, it can get a little hot even when you are only a few minutes outside. For this reason, your skin can feel a little icky and excess oil is something you will most likely experience. You want to make sure that you are cleansing your face from all impurities without drying out your skin. Invest in a cleanser that will effectively remove the excess oil and dirt from your face to achieve a refreshed look. One of the best facial cleansers you should have in your summer skin care routine is the La Colline Cellular Cleansing Gel. It has a light gel texture that instantly offers the skin a pure and long-lasting freshness upon washing your face. It instantly makes the skin radiant and revitalized.
2. Hydrating Face Masks
Face masks are considered the magical concoctions in the world of skin care due to its nature in making skin clear and glowing once again. When you are exposed too much in the sun, your skin is vulnerable to dryness so you need to replenish it as much as possible. Aside from your daily serums and face creams, make sure to invest in a good hydrating face mask like the La Colline Cellular Dynamic Hydration Mask. It’s nourishing and rich and instantly soothes the skin upon application. The summer heat can very harsh to the skin and this mask makes a perfect intensive treatment in reactivating hydration on the skin and at the same time give it comfort.
3. Light or water-based moisturizer
During the summer season, you don’t really need to use a thick cream to moisturize your skin. Using a light moisturizer is enough to keep your skin hydrated. Also, you definitely don’t want something that will add extra shine on your face. The important thing here is that you are replenishing your moisture barrier so it won’t get dried up. Light moisturizers won’t also make you feel hot during the summer season. It’s refreshing upon application to your skin but still provides enough coverage. Light moisturizers like the La Colline Swiss Entials CMAge First. This emulsion is a light formula that restores your skin’s youthful glow and provides anti-aging benefits as well. This light formula can either be used as a stand-alone moisturizer or you can also use this after you have applied serum and before you put your favorite face cream.
4. Facial Mist
Don’t you just love to apply a refreshing and cool most after spending too much time out in the sun? Face mists are definitely heaven-sent during the summer season especially that it’s the time of the year where heat can get too unbearable. Just spritz a good amount of face mist on to your skin whenever you need it and you will feel instantly refreshed. Keep one in your bag wherever you go. One of the highly recommended product to use is the La Colline Swiss Alps Cellular Mist.
5. Face Scrub
Since you are going to be showing off a bit more skin during this season, you need to make sure that your skin is smooth and glowing. After all, don’t we all just love to show off a smoother and glowing skin? Slough all those dead skin cells on the surface of your skin by getting a good scrub. Face scrubs and body scrubs can remove the dullness in your skin. Gently apply it on to your skin and scrub in circular motions. Rinse it off and make sure to follow it up with a good lotion and moisturizer. Cellcosmet Exfoliant Dual Action is one of the best and most effective face scrubs. For the body scrub, Cellcosmet & Cellmen BodyGommage-XT is highly recommended.
6. Sunscreen: The most important summer skin care essential
Perhaps the most important summer skin care essential that you should have is sunscreen. It is a must-have item in your daily skin care regimen and it is most important during the summer season. It is important that you wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 15 or even higher to properly protect yourself against the harmful rays of the sun. Cover every exposed area of your body and reapply every two hours or right after you are sweating or swimming. One of the best sunscreens we have is the La Colline White Protector SPF 25.
7. Aloe Vera Moisturizer
Sometimes, you can’t avoid getting sunburned during the summer season especially if you are always on the beach. For this reason, always carry an aloe vera moisturizer that will help soothe the pain from sunburns.
Summer is definitely one of the best seasons of the year. After all, you get to spend more time out in the sun and get to show your skin. You don’t have to worry and feel uncomfortable about your own skin so long as you make a few changes in your daily skincare routine. And with that, make sure that you have your summer skincare essentials. Because just like anything in life, you will need your essentials in keeping your skin as youthful-looking and beautiful like it is supposed to.