Are you starting to think about your summer vacation? Before you pack your bags, be sure that your skin is ready to enjoy the warm, summer sun. Whether your skin is looking dry and dull or is filled with greasy acne breakouts, we can help you achieve gorgeous, glowing, healthy skin through our smart treatments and great tips at the OC Cosmetic Surgery Clinique in Newport Beach, California.
First, you have to get rid of the old, dry cells that are covering your skin from the winter months. These dry cells are keeping your skin from appearing dewy and glowing. While a good exfoliating face wash can help a bit, you might need something stronger to look your best. Microdermabrasion is a good option for getting rid of the dead top layer of skin. This procedure can also reduce fine lines and wrinkles and create an evener skin tone.
Once you have exfoliated your skin, your moisturizing lotions will finally be able to get through the surface of your skin to the cells below where they can work. Rather than choosing a thick, somewhat greasy moisturizer as you may have used in the drier winter months, you will want to choose a lighter moisturizer, such as a gel that will hydrate cells to keep them plump and glowing without clogging the pores.
Get Rid of Breakouts
Speaking of clogged pores, they can become terribly problematic in humid summer months. While you should use oil-free products on your face, wash your makeup off every night and keep your hands off your face, you can turn to microdermabrasion once again to unclog your pores. Although microdermabrasion should not be used on active breakouts, it can reduce triggers for new breakouts and can also get rid of acne scars from past breakouts.
Use the Right Skin Care Products
Besides exfoliating face washes and gel moisturizers, there are a few other skin care products that you may want in your arsenal before the heat of summer hits in earnest. Of course, you always want to apply a facial sunscreen daily. Facial sunscreens are specially formulated to be non-clogging to your pores. You may also want to choose a light night cream to help your skin rejuvenate as you sleep.