Top 5 ways to prevent acne during summer
Well, summer is all about beaches and adventures, but it can be all about breakouts as well. In winter, we do face some skin issues such as dryness and roughness but summer gives us those harsh UV rays, sweat, rashes, tan, sunburns, and several heat bumps especially on the areas around mouth, forehead, neck, and back.
These tips will help you avoid those pesky pimples and keep your skin happy.
Top 5 ways to prevent acne during summer #1: Cleanse your face
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Top 5 ways to prevent acne during summer #2: Stay hydrated
Drinking plenty of water benefits your body in many ways, and one, in particular, is healthy skin. While water is not the cure-all to your acne problems, a steady flow of H2O will help your fight against breakouts. Breakouts happen when your sweat and oil glands work more. However, if you are drinking water properly, then it will control the excess sebum and sweat secretion, thereby preventing breakouts.
Top 5 ways to prevent acne during summer #3: Shower post workout
Showering post workout is a must thing to do. It not only washes away bacteria and sweat, helping cleanse your skin, but it can cool you down so the sweating stops by the time you step out. If you are not able to take a shower as quickly as possible, then at least cleanse your face properly, and then, take a shower as early as possible.
Top 5 ways to prevent acne during summer #4: Avoid direct sun exposure
Apart from sucking the life and moisture out of your skin and causing sunburns, dryness, irritation; sun exposure can also increase the rate at which your skin cells die. And dead skin cells are a big no if you’re trying to avoid acne. So, if you are going to a beach or somewhere else for a summer get away, always carry a wide brimmed hat or a thin scarf. Use a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 and SPF-enriched cosmetics is ideal.
Top 5 ways to prevent acne during summer #5: Stop touching your face
Do you have any tips of your own? Tell us in the comments section below.
– an article made by Riya Bhowmick