Summer weather can cause havoc to your skin. With the heat of
the sun and the cooling breeze, moisture is quickly lost in your
skin which causes dry, flaking skin. If you're going away, dry skin
will not tan as well and hydrated skin.
Read our top tips to ensuring you retain your moisture
levels, keeping your skin soft and youthful.
1. Wash in lukewarm water
Hot showers are relaxing, however, this can dry out your skin
further. Ideally, cleanse your face with lukewarm water to avoid
stripping as many oils away from the skin. Finish with a splash of
cold water to close the pores and lock in moisture.
2. Ditch the darker shades
Try pastel shades such as lilac or try brighter, warmer shades such
as coral. Book in for an hour pedicure to refresh your feet, making
them sandal read.
3. Ensure you're exfoliating once a
Keep skin firm and soft - book in for a body wrap, making
your skin brighter and hydrated for summer. This is great for
4. Beat the cellulite early by body brush every
morning before you shower.
This can breakdown fatty deposits and toxins within the
skin's tissue caused by lifestyle. Don't forget to brush upwards
towards the heart.
5. Always moisturise
Apply moisture to damp skin will help to seal that dampness
into the skin, retaining the moisture for longer. Keep a bottle
near the shower and sink and use generously.
Even in the UK weather your skin is constantly unprotected.
Use SPF 15 every day on the areas which are most visable such as
arm, chest and face!
Don't forget to drink up to 2L of water a day even if you're
in the beer garden!