Summer is finally here! What's better than feeling the sun on your skin, wearing a summer dress that's been sitting in your wardrobe for months, enjoying long evenings with a glass (or two) of rosé or having a glowing skin? But be careful, sun can cause skin damage. Here are some tips to keep your skin beautiful and sun safe this summer.
During summer, your skin is busy fighting dehydration and holding moisture in.
Drinking a lot of water and using face moisturiser along with a body moisturiser is really important to keep your skin hydrated.
During winter, temperatures are lower and the air is drier. As a result, your skin becomes incredibly sensitive. You need to use repairing and nourishing skin care products.
During Summer, your skin is sweating and tends to be dehydrated. Pores are dilated and sebum production increases. What your skin needs now is hydration.
#1 Enemy: Sunshine - It makes you feel happy, helps your skin to produce Vitamin D and boosts levels of serotonin – the "feel-good" endorphin.
But we all know that UV radiation contributes to skin ageing. By activating cellular mechanisms it affects the production of melanin – the pigment that causes dark spots – but also of collagen and elastin responsible for your skin's elasticity. Use SPF products to protect your skin from damaging sun rays.
#2 Enemy: Temperatures change - Every temperature change makes your skin dry out even faster.
To keep you skin happy, keep it hydrated! Always use SPF moisturiser and take your skin hydration to another level with a refreshing moisturising cream.
Yous skin has a 24-hour natural cycle that can be broken down into 3 phases: morning, evening and night.
During summer, we recommend you start the day with a body moisturiser, along with a mattifying to keep shine at bay. To regenerate the skin in the evening...
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Skin type, environment factors, textures, ingredient's benefits… It is not easy to find the beauty routine that fits your needs and habits. Browse L’Occitane beauty tips and advice to find the right beauty products and discover how to have beautiful skin and a beautiful body at any age, under any circumstances!
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