Skin Care

3 Ways to Zap the Zits After the Summer Holidays

The sun is our worst best friend. It cleans and dries our skin and reduces any spotty blemishes but puts our epidermis through the mill. The epidermis naturally thickens over time to protect itself from the sun, which also results in excess sebum accumulation and eruption of spots. This is known as the rebound effect and often occurs at the end of the summers. If you too face this issue, here's how you can go about preventing spots after your holidays.

The best thing for our skin during the summer? To go easy when it comes to purifying and cleansing it. The best summertime product? A soap-free cleanser that helps unclog pores without causing any damage to our skin. What about scrubs? Scrubs are fine, just make sure you use a fine-grained scrub and only exfoliate once a week. Pay extra attention to your T-zone.

Whether it’s dry, oily, blemished, or combination, our skin needs moisturising. Skipping this step due to a pimple or two won't help protect your skin. That said, there are some golden rules: opt for a non-comedogen cream that's hypoallergenic and slightly mattifying.

Our skin regenerates between 11 PM and 4 AM. So apply a purifying face oil after your evening cleanse. Its essential oils will regulate sebum production whilst soothing and purifying your skin. You'll wake up the next day to evenly toned skin without a pimple in sight!

The L’Oréal Paris White Perfect anti-dullness scrub is gentle when it comes to unclogging pores and washing away excess sebum. Its special exfoliating beads remove dead skin cells and all other impurities to brighten the texture of your skin.

You can apply the White Perfect scrub on a wet face and massage gently before rinsing off with water.