The main negative factors in summer time are high air temperature,humidity and the intense ultraviolet radiation during Summer. the exposure to all of those factors would stimulate the formation of sebum(fat),sweating, pores enlargement, skin dehydration, sunburn and hyperpigmentation. as result of all of that, you need to adjust your skincare during such conditions in a way to protect the skin from such negative environmental effects.
Tips for skin care during Summer:
- Facial cleansing
One of the main stages of skin care is cleansing. It is necessary to clean your skin at least twice a
day; as in the morning and the evening, but during the hot season, due to increased fat formation
and sweat during the day, you would need to clean more often; use wet wipes, tonic or mineral
water, and re-apply a light moisturizer.
- Day face cream and makeup
In the summer, you should hydrate your skin and minimize the number of layers of your makeup.
regardless of the age and type of skin in the summer you must use a moisturizing mask. It is
advisable to make such a mask after flight, a long day in the sun andgenerally iin all situations
when the skin loses moisture and you do need to quickly fill the water deficit in order to return
skin comfort and beautiful appearance.
- Sun protection
One of the main tips of skincare in the summer is sun protection. use sun screen creams is a
must with SPF 30-50 . as for the care after sun exposure, it is important to take a shower in order
to thoroughly wash off the remains of sunscreen and apply a light moisturizing emulsion to the
skin with a smoothing effect. and do not forget the sunglasses. Otherwise, you will constantly
squint because of the bright sun, which will actively contribute to the formation of mimic wrinkles.
- What we must not do in summer
In summer time, it is not recommended to use products with acids and retinol, because these
products would increase the sensitivity of the skin towards the sun. and you must avoid sun
bathes between 10:00 and 15:00 even if you use a good sunscreen as well as avoiding laser
treatments if possible.
Be extra careful and caring towards your skin during Summer, spoil your skin with procedures as
hydrafacials, PRP, Mesotherapy, hydration masks as they are so useful, especially in this time of
- Facial cleansing
Dr. Walid abdel malak.