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Beat the Summer Heat and Keep Your Face Moisturized

How to Keep Your Face Moisturized During Summer

The summer season can be tough on your skin. The hot, dry air can strip away moisture, leaving your face feeling tight, flaky, and even painful. But don't despair! There are plenty of things you can do to keep your face moisturized during the summer.

Here are some tips:

  1. Wash your face with a gentle cleanser. Avoid using harsh cleansers that can strip away natural oils from your skin. Look for a cleanser that is oil-free and non-comedogenic, which means it won't clog your pores. Opens in a new window nypost.com Gentle cleanser for face

  2. Moisturize your face twice a day. Apply a moisturizer that is both hydrating and non-greasy. Look for a moisturizer that contains hyaluronic acid, which helps to draw moisture into the skin. Opens in a new window www.amazon.com Moisturizer for face

  3. Use a lip balm with SPF. The sun's UV rays can damage your lips, so it's important to protect them with a lip balm that contains SPF. Look for a lip balm that is SPF 30 or higher. Opens in a new window www.allure.com Lip balm with SPF

  4. Drink plenty of fluids. Staying hydrated is essential for overall health, and it's also important for keeping your skin hydrated. Aim to drink 8 glasses of water per day. Opens in a new window www.ishn.com Water for hydration

  5. Avoid excessive sun exposure. The sun's UV rays can damage your skin, so it's important to avoid excessive sun exposure. If you must be in the sun, wear sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher and reapply it every two hours. Opens in a new window www.laroche-posay.us Sunscreen with SPF

  6. Wear a hat and sunglasses. A hat and sunglasses can help to protect your face from the sun's UV rays. Opens in a new window www.costadelmar.com Hat and sunglasses

  7. Exfoliate your face once a week. Exfoliating helps to remove dead skin cells and reveal fresh, new skin. However, be sure to exfoliate gently, as too much exfoliation can irritate your skin. Opens in a new window www.amazon.com Exfoliating face

  8. Use a humidifier. A humidifier can add moisture to the air, which can help to keep your skin hydrated. Opens in a new window www.amazon.com Humidifier

  9. Eat a healthy diet. Eating a healthy diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables can help to keep your skin hydrated. Opens in a new window www.health.harvard.edu Fruits and vegetables

  10. Get enough sleep. When you're well-rested, your skin has a better chance of retaining moisture. Aim for 7-8 hours of sleep per night. Opens in a new window www.medicalnewstoday.com Sleep

By following these tips, you can help to keep your face moisturized during the summer and prevent it from becoming dry, flaky, and painful.

Here are some additional tips:

  • If you have oily skin, you may need to use a lighter moisturizer or a gel moisturizer.

  • If you have sensitive skin, you may need to use a hypoallergenic moisturizer.

  • If you have acne-prone skin, you may need to use a moisturizer that is non-comedogenic.

If you have any concerns about your skin, be sure to talk to your doctor or a dermatologist. They can help you choose the right moisturizer for your skin type and recommend other treatments to keep your skin healthy and hydrated.

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