Every person has their own skin type. Skin types may include normal, oily, dry, and sensitive. Skin types may be categorized on the following factors
- Hydrating factor
- Oil factor which mainly affects softness of skin
- Sensitivity factor
Scorching heat of summer can worse the skin if ignored and may take a heavy toll on skin. In summer dry skin may be due to dehydration, ultraviolet rays, pollution and of course dust particles. Sometimes hormonal changes may cause dry skin. Genetic factor may also play a vital role for dry skin.
Dry skin is mainly due to various factors which show skin cracks, peeling of skin, irritation and your skin may become rough and scaly. There are some easy ways by which we can get rid of from dry skin. Hydration is the most common care for dry skin. Drinking a lot of coconut water, orange juice and watermelon in summer easily hydrates our skin. In other words one must include liquid supplements in their daily routine.
Skin care tips that can be followed during summer
Moisturize your skin
Apply rich moisturizer twice or thrice daily or even apply when go out in sun.
Don’t expose to sunlight
Remain indoor during noon hours. Because in noon sun rays are very strong and have great effect on the skin thus make skin dry.
Make a paste of half cup yogurt, five tablespoons of gram flour a pinch of turmeric and five –six drops of rosewater. Apply this on the skin to avoid dryness.
Take help of natural oils
Apply a mixture of equal quantity of almond oil and vinegar before an hour of bathing.
Exfoliate dead skin regularly
Twice a week exfoliate your skin to remove dead skin that is mainly due to strong sun rays. For exfoliation prepare a mixture of equal quantity of gram flour sandalwood powder and Multani mitti. Mix the content with rosewater and scrub the skin to avoid dryness.
Mash two tablespoon of papaya with honey and one egg white. Leave the paste for 15 minutes and enjoy glowing skin.
Don’t scrub your body during bathing and drying.
Use natural moisturizer
Honey is a natural moisturizer which make skin soft and can be applied directly on the skin.
Almonds for dry skin
Soak 4-5 almonds in water during night. Grind the almonds and make a smooth paste. After that add 1 tablespoon of honey. Apply on face and leave it for 10 minutes and get smooth skin.
Select appropriate soap
Right use of soaps is also a major factor to avoid the dryness of skin. As highly scented soaps are very harsh and may strip away the skin oils, thus making the skin drier. Try to use herbal and fragrance free soaps.
At last the best way to keep you hydrate drink at least 15-20 glasses of water during the day. This will help in preventing skin dryness and help the skin stay moisturized. Also wash your face with cold water 3-4 times a day.
Dry skin is extremely sensitive to the sun, wind and cold temperature. To avoid dry skin make sure that you don’t expose your skin to sun and always moisturize your skin.