14 Natural Skin care Tips and Precautions for Summer Season:
1. Drink Lots of Water
Try to drink lots of water and fluids to keep your body hydrated. During summer season your daily water requirement increased because a lot of water waste due to heat and sweating and to flush out the toxins.
2. Juicy Fruits
Try to eat more juicy fruits like watermelon, grapes, pears, blueberries, strawberries and pomegranate to get back lost fluids and moisturizers.
3. Fresh Salad
Include fresh salad in your diet and increase the intake of cucumber, beetroot, tomato, radish and carrot.
4. Rose Water
Try to daily wash your face with rose water. Its natural cooling properties make it an excellent toner for the hot summer season.
5. Skin Exfoliation
Don't forget to weekly exfoliate your skin with good scrub.You can also make a good scrub at home by 4 to 5 table spoons of gram flour(besan), a pinch of turmeric(haldi), 5-6 drops of rose water and milk or yogurt. Mix them well to form a paste and use it to exfoliate your face and neck.
6. Mask for soft and glowing Skin
You can also make a home based pack by 2 tablespoons of mashed papaya,1 table spoon of honey and 1 egg white.Mix them well and apply on your face and neck. Leave this for 15 minutes then rinse off with cold water and feel the freshness of soft, smooth and glowing skin.
7. Cucumber and Yogurt Face Pack
Blend a half cucumber and 1 table spoon of yogurt in mixer then apply this of your face and neck. After 15 minutes rinse off with fresh water and feel a fresh and supple skin.
8. Lemon For Sun Tan
Lemon is a natural bleaching agent and can help remove the tan from your face. Lemon contains ascorbic acid due to which it can easily bleach tanned skin. Simply squeeze a lemon into a dish. Soak a cotton ball into the lemon juice and apply it all over your face and neck. Lemon is also considered best to give you glowing skin.Although Lemon is supposed to be a natural bleach but be aware that it dries the face. That`s why apply a good moisturizer or almond oil after washing off lemon.
9. Lemon Juice and Honey
You can also massage sun tanned skin with mixture of lemon juice and honey because Honey is also considered a natural bleach for your skin.
10. Stay indoors between 11am-3pm
Try to stay indoors between 11am and 3pm because during this time period sun’s rays are the strongest and can have an adverse effect on your skin.
11. Sun Screen
Don't forget to apply a good sunscreen 30 minutes before you step out.
12. Make Use of Hats
Make use of hats, sunglasses and full covered dresses.
13. Loose Fitting cloths
Wear loose fitting cotton clothes to release the trapped moisture so that your skin can breathe.
14. Cold Water
Every evening splash lot of cold water on face and eyes. Soak cotton pads in cold water or rose water then place them on your close eyes for 10-15 minutes.