Welcome, Summer! … Goodbye, Radiant Skin?

Weather changes bring many variations in our lifestyle. Every Pakistani is familiar with the effects of really hot summers. Therefore, the fact that an actual, blazing hot summer has just commenced in full swing should be no surprise. Excessive sweating and the melting sensations are commonly experienced throughout the summers and result in dark complexions and dull skin. The scorching heat can impact your skin’s hue severely. Accordingly, we must know how to maintain healthy skin in summers. As harsh as all this sounds, there is always hope. Let me tell you about some of the remedies you may try that are also pocket friendly!

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Use As Much Water As Possible

About 60% of the human body consists of water. Water is essential for the human anatomy and helps the skin to glow. It keeps the body and skin hydrated which further helps beating the summer heat. Harsh summers tend to create skin problems including acne and blackheads. The heat also leaves sun burns on the skin that make it appear grungy and rugged. Drinking plenty of water is the best remedy to keep skin hydrated and fresh. The best way is to consume at least 8-10 glasses of water everyday to avoid dull skin.

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Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera gel is a natural herb that helps overcoming skin problems. It is amongst the most popular skincare solutions in summers and an all natural restoration solution for the skin. Aloe Vera gel can be used in raw form. Leaving it on your affected or desired skin area overnight will give excellent results undoubtedly. Moreover, you can use it with other natural products as well, by making a mask. For example, you could follow this easy procedure: Take a few drops of lemon juice and honey and mix it with some aloe vera gel. Leave this paste on your face area for 10-15 minutes. It will remove the excessive dirt and impurities from the face, leaving your skin fresh and radiant.

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Sun Screen

Summers are all about sunlight exposure, which results in sunburns and unbalanced tans on skin creating a two or more tones. Any decent sun screen should be convenient. There are different drug stores and high-end sun screens available in the market with variable pricing. You can apply a minimal amount of sun screen on the areas that are commonly exposed to sunlight. It helps in protecting your skin from sun rays and will  also help in controlling different skin problems.

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Exfoliate Your Skin

Exfoliation is removing dead cells and blackheads from the skin. It helps in removing the dullness of the skin. Exfoliating your skin can enhance your natural glow. Daily exposure to sunlight and pollution can result in dirt and open pores in the skin, making it appear dull and lifeless. Exfoliating the skin on a weekly basis helps in generating new skin cells and removes dead cells. You may also use an exfoliator made from natural ingredients. Exfoliate the skin by taking a few drops of lemon juice with sugar. Slowly apply the mixture on the face and then keep a warm water towel over it. Keep that towel on your face for 5-10 minutes. This will remove dead skin from your face and help in revealing your originally glowing skin.

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Use A lot Of Citrus

Lemon is the best solution for fighting with skin problems. It is a natural ingredient that contains Vitamin C. It helps in treating sun burns, lighting up acne scars and revitalizing the fair and healthy complexion. Lemon can be applied to the skin directly for 10-15 minutes. Another method combines few drops of lemon juice with honey and cucumber. Apply this mask on face for 10-15 minutes. You can see excellent results within 15 to 20 days of its daily application.

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We hope these easy skincare tips help you maintain a healthy skin this summer!

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