7 skincare tips for beach beauties
Summer - that finally means sun again! You are now freeing yourself from the onion look layer by layer. What's left? Spaghetti straps and leg room. And just as airy stuff comes in the holiday luggage. So that you always look fantastic in them, here are a few tips for summer-beautifully cared for skin.
1. Gentle tan
A touch of color is simply part of it. But tan with caution! In contrast to a summery tan, UV damage is permanent. Therefore, always wear enough sunscreen and expose your skin to as little intense radiation as possible.
If you're more of a shadowy type like me, just reach for self-tanner
. It is even available as natural cosmetics, for example from Lavera. In any case, this is gentler than UV radiation. Applied before the holiday, you arrive with a light tan. But pay close attention to the expiration date! Formaldehyde can split off from the tanning agent dihydroxyacetone (DHA) if it is stored too long or at high temperatures. You can find out more about tanning under How much sun can my skin tolerate? – 7 sun protection tips
2. Beautifully sporty
Summer offers you endless possibilities for sports. And: Sport makes you beautiful. The first thing that comes to mind is the bikini figure? A strenuous workout also works wonders for the skin. It boosts blood circulation and conjures up a fresh complexion. While you work yourself out, your system pumps oxygen like crazy. It carries an extra load of nutrients to in your skin. The fact that toxins and impurities are better removed in the process makes your pores cleaner and finer. Regular exercise also promotes skin regeneration - a kind of endurance bonus.
☝️ Extra tip: Jump into the next lake after the workout. Nobody there? Then treat yourself to a lukewarm shower. That way, sweat is a thing of the past and you avoid annoying pimples.
3. Cream and makeup - less is more
What does your daytime makeup look like in summer? Fresh, natural, almost without make-up? It's a good thing that it almost comes naturally. Sun-kissed complexion dispels pallor. The heat effortlessly conjures up rosy cheeks. And the right care ensures clear skin with no signs of dryness. Strong makeup, on the other hand, tends to run off in the heat and quickly looks like a mask. The result is clogged pores and new irritations.
Let your skin breathe instead. Due to the higher humidity, it needs fewer care products in summer. Try applying lotion to your face only in the morning and avoiding makeup. This gives the skin more time to regenerate and you to enjoy.
4. Cleanse gently
Sun, water, wind, parties - what you find relaxing is anything but a vacation for your skin. Forgo it's better to on aggressive washing gels. They also dry out and throw the pH value out of balance. An oil-based makeup remover will thoroughly unclog your pores while even protecting against moisture loss. Applied in the evening, natural oils have a nourishing effect overnight.