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Published on June 17th, 2014 | by Irev

Must Have Skin Care Products This Summer


Want to show off that flawless skin of yours anywhere and anytime this summer? Well, you’re in luck because here are some of the best products to make your skin look hot and gorgeous under the sun. Check out below for a list of the must have skin care products this summer.

1.) Bar Soaps
Through the years, bar soaps had been used primarily to cleanse one’s skin but as time goes by; innovations were created to make it more useful that it can now moisturize, freshen-up and whiten skin. Also, some bar soaps can even protect and sanitize your skin from germs, viruses and bacteria for over 12 hours a day.  These are all great features of a bar soap to help you maintain a healthy skin this summer.

Recommended Products: The Body Shop Shea Soap, Dove Sensitive Skin Unscented Beauty Bar, C.O. Bigelow Lavender & Peppermint Soap, Burt’s Bees Honey & Shea Conditioning Body Bar, Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Bar, Seventh Generation Cleansing Bar Soap

2.) Facial Wash and Cleansers
Sometimes using only a plain bath soap and water to clean one’s face is not enough to lessen the production of oil, clogged pores and acne. Summer heat and humidity causes us to sweat more, in order to keep our bodies cool but the pores on our faces end up clogged with dust and dirt that inevitably cause skin problems. Dermatologists strongly recommend the use of facial wash/ cleanser products because it removes dirt, dust and excess oil that causes skin problems. Some facial wash/cleanser products also contain microbeads which exfoliate the skin.

Recommend Products: Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser, Korres Natural Products Milk Proteins 3 in 1 Cleansing Emulsion, Bioelements Decongestant Cleanser, Clarins Cleansing Milk with Gentian, La Roche-Posay Toleriane Dermo-Cleanser

3.) Facial and Body Moisturizers
Dry skin is one of the most common conditions during the summer season. Furthermore, most of us have had dry skin in our bodies in the form of flaky patches, cracked skin, and, in more severe cases, itchy red patches. Researches shows that dry skin is usually caused by long exposure to dry weather, indoor heating, long and hot baths and showers, and frequent use of harsh bar soaps. Using facial and body moisturizers can alleviate the symptoms of dry skin, prevent it from coming back, and help our skin look and feel softer, smoother, and more beautiful. Oil-Free and Mattifying moisturizers are best to beat the heat this summer because it makes your skin hydrated and nourished without feeling oily or greasy. Dermatologists also said that some moisturizers can help lessen acne, whiten skin, has anti-aging and SPF for sun protection.

Recommend Products: The Body Shop Vitamin C Moisturizer SPF 15, Pristine Beauty Hooray for Brallywood Butta Luxe Intensive Facial Creme, MD Forte Replenish Hydrating Cream, Neal’s Yard Remedy, Vaseline Spray and Go Moisturizer, Olay QUENCH

4.) Sunscreens
Summer is never complete without a fun and exciting trip to the beach or pool. But too much exposure from the ultraviolet radiation (UV rays) of the sun may cause sunburns.  Now, you can love summer without getting any sunburn! Sunscreens are great products to prevent sunburns because it has several ingredients that help prevent the sun’s ultraviolet radiation from reaching the skin. Furthermore the use sunscreen that is SPF 45+ on any exposed areas of the skin is strongly recommended for it allows even the fairest skinned persons to stay out in the sun for a few hours before reapplying.

Recommend Products: L’Oréal Paris Advanced Suncare Quick Dry Sheer Finishing Spray SPF 50, Olay Total Effects Anti-Aging Daily Moisturizer SPF 30 with SolaSheer Technology, Neutrogena Beach Defense Stick SPF 50+, Coppertone Clearly Sheer for Beach and Pool, Banana Boat Sport CoolZone Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50

Enjoy this summer’s heat but keep in mind these tips for a healthy and beautiful skin! What are your must have skin care products this summer?

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