Tropical weather is something everyone is excited about when it first arrives. But very soon, we’ll start to see the difference it makes to our bodies, especially to our skin. We adapt and maintain our everyday routines and what we eat according to the weather and season. Similarly, we have to adapt to the climate and take care of our skin accordingly.
Since it is going to get a little hot here in Singapore, we have given you a few skincare tips you should try at home to keep your skin healthy and flawless.
Stay Hydrated and Keep Your Skin Hydrated
We know that during tropical weather we need to consume water or water-based foods as much as possible. This is to help your body be cool. In the same way, keep your skin hydrated too. Drink as much water as possible and wash your face whenever you feel a bit dry. Don’t use skincare products such as facial toner, hydrating spray too much. Keeping your skin hydrated the basic way, which is washing it water, is the best and recommended way.
DIY Skin Masks
To prevent your skin from getting dull and dry, use homemade skin masks according to your skin and preferences.
Lemon and Honey Mask
Mix ½ teaspoon of lemon juice and 2 teaspoons of honey and apply it to your face. Let it dry and wash your face with water afterward.
Aloe Vera and Yogurt Mask
Mix 1 tablespoon of Aloe Vera and 2 tablespoons of yogurt and apply the mixture to your face. Let it dry and wash your face with water.
You can try more DIY Mask recipes such as Banana and Honey, Gram Flour and Rose Water according to what suits your skin.
Apply Fruit Juices
Fruit juices such as watermelon juice, coconut juice, and cucumber juice are great for your skin and will act as a cooling agent so it is important to add them to your skin care routine. Apply these healthy juices on your regularly but also drink them to get flawless skin.
Cleanse and Moisturize your Skin
Cleansing is very important during tropical weather. Try a homemade cleanser such as Yogurt and Honey.
Mix half a cup of yogurt with 2 tablespoons of honey and apply the thick mask to your face. Wash it off with water after 20 mins.
This remedy will give a refreshing and bright look to your skin. Don’t forget to moisturize your skin whenever required. Choose a mild moisturizer and apply it every day to keep your skin hydrated and soft.
Use Sunscreen and Watch your Diet
Use sunscreen regularly even if you’re not stepping out every day. It is important to keep your skin protected from the UV rays so remember to apply just a small amount every day. Go for sunscreens that are SPF 30 or above.
As said in the beginning, our diet needs to be maintained according to the weather. Eat meals that are light and consume more water-based veggies and fruits such as strawberries, banana, cucumber, watermelon, etc. It is best to avoid eating too many spicy or oily foods. And it is recommended to watch your tea and intake.
You can beat the heat with these tips. We hope this will help you look and feel fresh through the tropical weather.
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