A sudden rise in temperatures during the summer months clubbed with humidity and heat, can build the action of sebaceous glands. The intensity of the sun rays additionally causes tanning by producing more melanin and more melanin implies more tanned skin. The warmth can likewise enlarge pores on your face, which can get clogged with dirt, grith and oil, trapping bacteria, causing the skin to break out, look dull and lifeless.
Following a holistic skincare regime during the summertime can ensure to make your skin look more youthful, healthy and boosted with the right ingredients for ideal upkeep!1. Cleanse out the dirt
Cleansing is the most important part of your skincare regime. You may require to switch your cleanser during summer as your face tends to become more oily and hence clogs more pollutants in it, which are needed to be shrugged off in order to let your skin breathe while unclogging pores and removing the dirt. For oily skin, you may use foaming cleansers and for dry skin, you may vouch for cream cleansers in order to cleanse consciously.2. Tone it up
Using an alcohol-free, natural toner can help you minimize your open pores. This is a must to inculcate a natural toner in your summer skincare regime to forestall oil amassing in the pores. The t-zone of the face has the biggest grouping of sebaceous glands and will in general appear more oily. Focus on this zone while conditioning your face.
Use Raatrani and mint beauty water as it is cooling and calming, being exposed to the lunar energy of the full waxing moon, it encapsulates the cooling energy, which recharges and rejuvenates the skin in turn.3. Keep your skin hydrated
It’s about time! Ditch your heavy moisturizers and facial butters and switch to a quick-absorbing and lightweight moisturizer to hydrate your skin. Your skin might produce more than usual oil during summer but it’s essential to hydrate your skin topically in order to maintain its upkeep and to refrain it from getting flaky and lacking lustre.4. Mild exfoliation is important
Exfoliating in summers is crucial to eliminate dead skin cells that harm your skin texture. Consider utilizing Ohria Ayurveda's Tej Vardak Ubtan Cleanser made from 14 natural ingredients like Turmeric, Navara rice, gram flour etc, that delicately cleanses off the dirt, dead skin, blackheads, whiteheads and pollutants without stripping skin of its natural moisture. Exfoliating once a week is suggested to remove gunk & dead skin cells.5. Detoxify your skin with clay masks
Summer’s are a good time for skin detoxification and nothing works best than clay masks. It works efficiently in retaining excess moisture and oil, whilst curbing the chances of acne, blackhead and whiteheads, impurities and has other skin-boosting benefits to add on.
Consider using natural clay masks like Himalayan clay masque during summer, the mask is enriched with the sulfur mud sourced from the banks of the River Satluj, Himalayan clay, activated charcoal, etc to detoxify, cleanse and nourish your skin tissues deeply.6. The cooling Lepams
Tracing back to our roots, In ancient times Indian women used to mask their skin with cold milk, Chandan, Gulab (Indian Rose) petals, khus, saffron and other natural ingredients, it just doesn’t impart a subtle sheen to the skin but cools, calms and nourishes it from within, whilst enhancing the overall skin health. Ohria’s Sandalwood and Mint Clay masque is enriched with skin cooling and de-tanning properties, we suggest using it on alternate days. You may also mask your skin with Avbhasini and cold milk.
Following a simple yet dedicated summer skincare regime will help you uplift your overall skin health, shielding it from the odds of summer sun and will make your skin look youthful, glowing and nourished from within.