Comforting Beauty Rituals To Combat Summer

Oily skin, sunburns and sweaty skin all day - every summer your skin goes through the same turmoil. The culprits? The harsh rays of the sun and soaring temperatures have a combined effect and result in skin irritation, prickly heat and other skin problems. Summer heat can also result in drying out your skin and resulting in dehydrated and rough skin.

In response, a natural mechanism in your body jolts into action and starts increasing the natural production of sebum, causing your skin to become more oily and all that comes with it - redness, breakouts and dryness. Needless to say, no one wants their skin to get to that point. So here are a few simple summer skincare tips that can be your guide on how to take care of skin in summer:

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1

Moisturise twice a day

Moisturizing should be an integral part of your summer skincare routine. It is a myth that you do not need to moisturize your skin in summers. In fact, it is necessary to understand the importance of skin hydration throughout all seasons. A simple and straightforward way to avoid all summer skin woes is to moisturize your skin twice a day. Try the L’Oréal Paris Revitalift 1.5% Hyaluronic Acid Serum followed by the L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Hyaluronic Plumping Day Cream enriched with hyaluronic acid, a natural humectant which can retain upto 1,000 times it’s weight in water. These 2 products have the ability to give you the most radiant, hydrated and plump skin in the summers! The hyaluronic acid serum especially, leaves you with 42% more radiant* and hydrated skin!

Also, using lightweight products to hydrate your skin helps in easier absorption of the product without leaving a sticky residue behind. The L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Crystal Micro Essence is a lightweight essence with salicylic acid that penetrates 10 layers deep** into the skin. After regular use of salicylic acid, it helps to instantly brighten and nourish your skin.

Salicylic Acid for skin, accelerates skin renewal and refines the texture of your skin. It is very important to know what salicylic acid products work for your skin, as it helps your skin reap its maximum benefits. 

How to use salicylic acid on face?

Use a few drops of the essence enriched with salicylic acid, twice a day and notice the benefits of salicylic acid on your skin. Make this essence with salicylic acid a part of your summer skincare routine as it helps protect your skin's lipid barrier and shields it against external aggressors.
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2

Exfoliate your skin

It is inevitable that, even if you moisturise correctly, there will come a time when you need to exfoliate your skin. Especially when your skin is covered in a layer of sweat all day. Adding the step of exfoliating your skin to your summer skincare routine will help you get rid of all the sweat, dust and dirt clogging up your pores. Whether for your face or your body, exfoliation should always be done gently and at least once or twice a week. It will help purge your epidermis of dead skin and also help the absorption of all the active ingredients in your skin care. as they are applied onto fresh skin and makes your skin glow again by improving blood circulation. Using salicylic acid for oily skin to gently exfoliate your skin helps deeply cleanse your skin and free it from all the oil and dirt accumulated in your pores.
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3

Use SPF

The most important step of how to take care of skin in summer guide is the regular use of SPF. It is very important for you to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun. Using a moisturizer with SPF helps hydrate your skin while protecting it from the sun. Use a sunscreen that provides maximum protection from UVA and UVB rays. If you use a product with salicylic acid on dry skin, it becomes very important to top it with SPF. This helps in protecting the skin and keeping the benefits of salicylic acid intact.
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4

Use a hydrating mask

Pampering your skin during the summer is very beneficial for your skin. Applying skincare products when you go to bed is a great way to indulge in some skincare TLC. Using hydrating products at night helps them seep into your skin better and you wake up with baby soft skin. The L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Crystal Micro Essence Sheet Mask is a great way to refresh your skin in just 15 minutes. The sheet mask holds 30X more essence*** than a regular mask giving you clearer and brighter skin.

Summer skincare does not have to be difficult and you do not have to shell out big bucks to keep your skin healthy in the hot and sweaty months. Remember these summer skincare tips to get glowy, dewy and refreshed skin.


*Within epidermis in the stratum corneum layer
**Basis an instrumental test
***30X more absorbing capacity as compared to dry tissue weight