In summer season it is very common to have a dry, rough and dull skin, but with below remedies, you can have soft and glowing skin in summer season too.
Drink enough water
In summer season dehydration is a common problem. Water requirement increases in summer season due to excessive sweating, drink more water in summer season at least 10 glass of water as water removes toxins from our body and keeps you hydrated
Apply banana milk paste on the skin
Make a paste of milk and banana, apply this paste on your skin for 20 minutes to get soft and glowing skin
Rosewater excellent toner for summer
Toning is another great option to cleanse and maintain the skin’s health and looks. Toners help balance the skin’s pH levels which is crucial for its health and looks. Toner also helps in cleansing the skin of any residue or impurities like dead skin cells and dirt. Because of its natural cooling properties, rosewater is an excellent toner for summers. Daily wash your face with rose water to keep your skin clear and healthy and avoid issues like pimples and breakouts.
Massage with cold milk
Every night massage your face with cold milk, it naturally cleanses your skin, removes dead skin and also moisturizes skin.
Apply lemon on face and neck
Lemon acts as a natural bleach, apply it on face and neck for glowing skin. But always remember that lemon dries your skin so always apply a good moisturizer after this.
Apply cucumber juice to reverse sun damage
If you suffer from sunburns often then this home remedy should be your holy grail. All you have to is grate half a cucumber, strain out its juice and apply it evenly all over your face and neck with a cotton ball. Do this home remedy every day after coming back from work to get the best results.
Spritz on lavender water to feel fresh all day long
If you feel tired, dull or boring by the end of the day, then spritz on a natural face mist like lavender water, rose water or vetiver water. Applying this prevents your skin from getting dried out excessively and also keeps the early signs of aging at bay. It can be applied even on top of your sunscreen lotion.
Use an ice cube to lock your make-up and as a therapy to moisturize your skin
If you sweat a lot then chances are that your make-up will get spoilt during the summers. If you want to stop this from happening, then all you have to do is, take an ice cube and rub it all over your face after applying your base make-up. This small step will ensure that your make-up says intact all day long even if you sweat a lot. You can also use an ice cube to deeply moisturize your skin after removing your makeup. It will also soothe sunburns at the same time.
Apply a sunscreen lotion
You must apply a sunscreen lotion to protect your skin from sun damage. Even if it is cloudy outside or even if you plan to stay indoors, you must apply a sunscreen lotion to protect your skin from the harmful UV rays of the sun. Also, try to stay indoors as much as you can when the summer sun is out. Sunlight is very strong on the skin in the summers (depending upon the place you live) and if your avoid going out as much as you can, you will be able to protect your skin from undue darkening due to the sun which can steal the glow from your skin.
Consume green tea instead of coffee
Cut down on caffeine consumption if you want clear, healthy skin. Have green tea at least twice a day, without honey. That will keep your sugar consumption in check and also provide your body with an adequate amount of antioxidants.
Steaming the skin is great for its health as it helps to open up the pores on the skin, clogged or otherwise. Subsequently, it helps to cleanse the skin and pores from dirt and impurities like dead skin cells. That helps make the skin clearer and softer too. This technique is safe if performed properly and carefully and moreover will work on any type of skin also.
Improve your overall diet
What we put in our body by eating has profound and clear effects on the outside, i.e. the skin too other than the inner health. So, make sure that you are participating in a healthy diet. Eat plenty of fruits and veggies which nourish and hydrate your skin. Avoid foods which may aggravate your inner body or skin like you should cut down on your consumption of spicy and oily foods.
Use Natural Remedies
There are natural remedies which you can prepare by yourself in the comfort of your home and use to impart a glow to the skin and help out in the summer.
- Brown sugar: 1/4 cup
- Coffee grounds:1/2 cup
- Sesame oil: 2 tbsp
- Olive oil: 1 tbsp
- Eucalyptus essential oil: 1/2 tsp
- Sea salt: 1 tbsp
- First of all, take all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix them all together thoroughly.
- After that, to use the mixture as a body exfoliator, apply it on your body by scrubbing t on gently for about 10 to 15 minutes.
- Lastly, just rinse it off by showering and you are done! Store the remaining scrub in a container and save it for later usage
- Just use this body scrub whenever you shower or according to your needs and routine.
Aloe vera and Turmeric Face Pack
- Aloe vera gel: 1 tbsp
- Turmeric powder: 1 tsp
- Raw honey: 1 tsp
- Rosewater: 1 tsp
- First of all, combine all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl properly.
- After that, apply it all over your face using gentle massaging motions.
- Lastly, leave it on your skin for about 15 to 20 minutes before rinsing it out using cool water. You are done!
- Use this remedy every other day to provide a radiant glow to your skin in the summers. This face packs works fantastically on oily and acne-prone skin.