Since we’ve been at home for about three months if feels like summer arrived without us even noticing. However, the high temperatures are here and we need to take care of our body, specially our skin. We’ve decided to give you our top 5 tips to keep your skin radiant this summer, whether you are staying home or you have plans to visit the Riviera Maya.
Make friends with H20
Higher temperatures, wearing a facemask when going outside and just spending some time at the beach or even your terrace leads to internal dehydration, which can result in headaches and dizzy spells!
Avoid dehydration by drinking a minimum of eight 8-ounce glasses of plain, filtered water every day help maintain critical moisture balance of the body and skin, and assist in detoxification. Tip: If you drink caffeinated beverages, you must triple the amount of water you drink!
If you are chilling at the beach in Tulum, order some coconut water!. Coconut water has natural electrolytes to keep you hydrated, this is a great option containing natural sugars.
Add Antioxidants to your beauty regime & diet.
You can include antioxidants in your skin care regimen by adding them to your diet, so the summer is the perfect time to add some citrus fruits, green and leafy vegetables, green tea, nuts, and whole grains to your meals and have younger looking skin.
Time to scrub – Exfoliate!
Most of the year dermatologist recommend not to over-exfoliate, but summertime it’s the season to scrub away. If you have oily skin,incorporating an exfoliator into your skin-care routine would be super beneficial, check out some DIY scrub recipes or head down to the beach and let the sand work its magic.
Keep your skin hydrated
You can improve your hydration regimen with intensive face masques, perfect for use one to two times a week. Boosters are a great fit, working best when layered underneath a moisturizer. Toners are a refreshing moisturizer prep, working to even out skin porosity.
Top Tip: Refresh with a revitalizing toner spritz at your desk, in the car, at the gym, beach bag, on the plane!
Protect your skin!
Don’t leave home without wearing sunscreen. Make sure your sunscreen is reef friendly, let’s take care of the Riviera Maya coral reefs. There’s lots of great reef friendly sunscreen options, click here for some ideas.