June 25, 2015
Summer’s Blissful Skin
It takes trial and error to know what works well with one’s skin during the different seasons of the year! Some are lucky not to struggle with major delta between seasons. Click below for tips on controlling extra oily skin in the summer:
Try a cleanser with 2% salicylic acid.(Fairly safe chemical.) It helps break down oil and keep skin looking matte. Personally, it dries my skin a little too much. I only use it for “once-a-month” breakouts. I stick to benzyl peroxide for my daily routine.
Avoid skipping moisturizer; doing so may yield more oil production. Or slather on a mineral-based sunscreen with zinc or titanium oxide or denatured alcohol to promote matte/ less oily skin. Additionally, Murad’s mattifier lotion may help.
Don’t clog skin’s pores with heavy foundation. Clogged pores produce more oil. Switch to a tinted moisturizer or bb/cc cream.
Consider snacking on foods high in Vit A (e.g. carrots or spinach) and reduce the intake of alcoholic beverages and spicy foods. It dilates blood vessels and induces perspiration.
Exfoliate once a week to unclog pores and remove dead skin cells.
Carry blotting sheets everywhere!
Use lemon as a toner. Lemons are rich in Vit C, which is a great antioxidant. In addition to brightening the skin, it is also great for reducing excess oil!
Spray this awesomeee face mist
that I am currently loving. It gives such a healthy glow!
Test a few or all of these tips! Whatever works. 😉