The Indian summer can be quite rough. The increasing temperature makes you want to stay in the comfort at home, giving excessive sweating and oily skin an absence. But, alas! We all know how hot and sweltering heat in summer, along with its associated skin infections and skin issues are not a choice. According to the saying “stitching on time can save nine’. We should prepare and learn about typical summer skin issues and the practical solutions for them and prevention.
Excessive breakouts, irritation to the skin, and rashes from heat–summer brings many skin problems. While the most effective way to combat the skin issues is to keep the body well-hydrated adhering to an effective summer skin care routine in this season is vital as well. Read on to find out what you can do to solve the summer skin problems…
If you suffer from acne-prone skin, the summer months could prove to be the most problematic time to treat your skin. The skin is producing excessive oil and sweat increasing the problem, blocking your pores. For those with acne-prone skin, this could be the worst thing because blocked pores usually indicate acne.
Those with acne-prone and oily skin tend to have more flutters in the humid and hot summer months.
Solution: At this point, you’ll need to incorporate an acne-fighting facial wash in your skincare routine, along with the gel-based cream. As a cleanser we recommend using Pond’s Pimple Clean Face Wash as your cleanser of choice. The Active Thymo-T ingredient is a powerful ingredient that helps stop pimples from the start when you cleanse your face of the dirt and bacteria on it.
Have you heard that UV radiations can cause serious sunburns and increase the chances of getting skin cancer? This is why taking care of your skin in the summer months is essential to the well-being of the skin.
Solution: Use a broad spectrum sunscreen throughout the day! We recommend the Lakme Sun Expert UV Lotion SPF 50 PA+++ . It shields your skin from the 97% UVB Rays that can cause sunburn while it protects the skin of UVA radiations.
The scorching heat can cause negative effects on skin, including body smell. Additionally, it gets more severe if you wear tight fitting clothes that squeeze the skin.
Solutions: That’s the time when the skin in desperate need of a deo which will stop the body smell. Be sure to get you hands on Dove’s Whitening Spray, which provides guaranteed protection for 48 hours. The best part is that it’s packed by Vitamin E and fatty acids which help in rejuvenating the skin, and also remove dead cells as they age.
Rashes from heat
If you suffer from extremely sensitive skin and spend a lot of time outdoors for long periods of time and you experience skin irritations, rashes that resemble burning heat could be a result of your skin. The body begins to heat up inside and then gets itchy on the outside.
Because sweat cannot get out due to blockages, it accumulates underneath the skin, leading to the appearance of a rash, and small itchy bumps. As the spots explode and let out sweat, many sufferers feel a burning feeling on the skin.
Solution: If you’re experiencing a stinging temperatures, your skin requires something cooling and soothing. Use your Vaseline intensive care Aloe Soothe Body Lotion offer you the support you need. It’s a non-sticky formulation that is enriched with pure aloe and stratys-3 multi-layer moisture, that deeply moisturises the skin, without making the skin feel oily.
Dermatologists typically recommend wearing light cotton clothing that is loose fitting, washing sweat from the skin and then having a bath after exercising or sweating excessively.
The summer months are the time when you’re extremely dehydrated, which is one of the main causes for dry, flaky skin. Furthermore air conditioning is another cause for dryness. What you should do is drink plenty of fluids in order to make sure that the body doesn’t deplete salt.
Even with the climate being dry and hot, skin may still become dry and itchy. Dry skin is among the most common skin issues that can arise during summer. Its main cause is sun exposure as well as pool water and air conditioning over long periods of time.
When the outdoor air is humid and hot, you may still experience dry, irritated skin. Most likely to cause this are hours in sun or in pools and air-conditioning. If your skin begins becoming dry and itchy even in the midst of humidity, follow these suggestions:
Shower and wash your hair immediately after leaving the pool using freshly-squeezed, clear water as well as gentle cleanser or body wash designed specifically for swimmers.
Apply sunscreen before you go out Choose a sunscreen that provides broad-spectrum protection and SPF 30+ as well as water-resistant.
Make use of a mild cleanser to clean your skin. Body washes and soaps marked “antibacterial” and “deodorant” may cause dry skin.
Apply a moisturizer that is fragrance-free after each bath and shower. It works by trapping the moisture in your skin, therefore you’ll have to apply it within five minutes after taking the bath or shower.
Keep a moisturizer on hand to apply it after you wash your hands and whenever your skin starts to feel dry.
Increase the temperature If the air conditioner makes your home dry.
Solution: Apart from ensuring that you’re well-hydrated as well, ensure that you are using an hydrating moisturizer that does not feel heavy on your skin. We suggest using The Lakme Total Skin Gloss Crème, which is hydrating and nourishing the skin, and gives it a moisturized appearance throughout the day. The best part? It’s extremely light, and you won’t feel like you’re carrying around the weight of a hefty moisturizer!
Applying a mild cleanser clean skin, and applying a moisturizing lotions that are fragrance-free after each bath and shower and applying sunscreen prior to going outdoors, particularly one that has broad-spectrum protection with SPF 30+ and water resistance could prove useful to prevent dryness and treat it.
When it becomes contaminated by of dirt or bacteria it can trigger the condition known as folliculitis. It appears like a pimple that is located on the surface of the skin, but it is incredibly soft to skin and itchy. It’s a typical summer skin condition which is easy to treat.
Each hair on your body develops from an opening, which is known as a hair Follicle. When follicles get infected, you develop folliculitis. Hair follicles that are infected appear as pimples but they can be painful and dry. To decrease the chance of developing folliculitis this summer:
Following your workout, take a change of workout clothes that are tight like cycling shorts and shower.
Beware of hot tubs or whirlpools if you aren’t sure. So many people suffer from Folliculitis. When they swim in hot tubs that they actually have a condition known as “hot spa folliculitis.”
Wear light, loose-fitting clothing in humid and hot weather.
Solution: Avoid hot tubs and swimming pools which do not have controllable levels of chlorine and acid. Many people develop hot tub folliculitis during summer.
Anyone who is exposed to the sun may cause hives, or itchy skin eruptions. The red and extremely itchy bumps on one (or all). Naked skin surface appear when a person is suffering from sun allergy.
Solution to protect your skin from sun exposure is the only option. It is possible to find shade, put on sun-protective clothing and apply a good sunscreen.