6 April 2015

Beat The SUMMER Heat!!

Hey everyone! I hope you all doing great and thanks for your visit!

Heading out for a summer break? While you enjoy summer sun and your vacation, how do you keep your skin glowing and healthy? Though the sun may bring warmth, over exposure can harm your skin and hair in the long run.



Don’t worry, here’s the list of summer must-do’s that shall keep your skin and hair woes at bay:
  • Get sun-protected: A sunscreen with an SPF of 15 is well-suited for all Indian skin types. However, ensure that your sunscreen provides you with a balance of both UVA and UVB protection. Apply every 2-3 hours for effective results, especially after excessive sweating and exposure to water.
  • Stay hydrated: Drink a lot of water, tender coconut, buttermilk and fresh juices to stay hydrated. Not all fluids help in keeping you hydrated, try and avoid caffeinated drinks such as tea, coffee and coke tend to cause dehydration. 
  • Avoid makeup meltdown: Exfoliate your skin before applying makeup, this helps remove dead cells and allows the makeup to stay longer, as exfoliation makes your skin surface smooth. Try light makeup base to avoid sweating. Look out for a scrub with herbal ingredients like Apricot and Wheatgerm, it would be gentle on your skin. 
  • Hair Cleansing: In summers, due to heat, sweat and dust your hair needs frequent cleansing. Ensure you use herbal shampoo and conditioner, as they are mild on your scalp and hair. 
  • Summer must-have: Make sure you have sunglasses, a broad-rimmed hat and a pack of blotting paper in your travel bag to face summer heat with style!

I hope you enjoyed reading this post and find it helpful how to Beat the Heat of the Summers. Do share your secrets on how to Beat the Summer Heat in the comments below.

As always thank you so much for taking out time and reading my blog.
ALWAYS KEEP SMILING, IT MAKES YOU LOOK BEAUTIFUL!

Disclaimer: This article is been shared by Chandrika Mahendra, Principal Scientist, R&D, The Himalaya Drug Company.
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