Swimwear confidence is a result of a firm, hairless, sexy sun-kissed skin. Lotions and skin treatments are your allies to achieve the look you want to flaunt this summer.
Midas touch: It is recommended to exfoliate and shave skin including blondes before bronzing or self-tanning. A well-exfoliated skin will make your tan even and smooth plus peach-colored skin is not flattering at all.
Prolonged sun exposure: Bear in mind thatthe sun is the main culprit of most facial wrinkles.
Rays of our lives: Two-thirds of skin damage caused by the sun incidentally such as driving or even just having a casual stroll in the park.
Let there be light: Beware that staying outdoors during midday – sun rays constitute 10% burning rays (UVB) and 90% aging rays (UVA). Both causes melanoma, a type of deadly skin cancer.
Skinny-dip. Aching for slimmer and longer legs, create an illusion by applying bronzer along the outer legs and thighs and by blending inward.
Be firm: Do you notice that your muscle is firmer when they are sore? Fatigue from exercise can temporarily firms up your muscles so make sure to schedule workouts in your weekly routine.
Baking and burning only happen in the kitchen and not on the beach at all. Craving for a tan skin does not mean that your skin has to be sun-parched. A legion of bronzers and self-tanners can do that without damaging and exposing your skin in the sun.
But if you can’t resist the sun, keep your skin protected by hoarding sunscreen. Make sure to apply the desired amount – about 4 ounces of sunscreen must be used in four applications. Sunscreens have expiration usually a year after its manufacturing date says Dr Schweiger, a New York dermatologist. So if your bottle had been placed exposed to sun’s heat then it is time to toss them in a garbage can as some sunscreen loses their wonder when exposed to a prolonged heat.
Regardless of the brand, there is no formula that live up to sunscreen’s waterproof claim. But water or sweat proof formula does last longer. Sunscreens do wash off when you are sweating or swimming. To ensure that your skin is protected, reapply sunscreen after every two hours or after toweling off.
A smooth cellulite-free skin is ready for summer. While most dermatologists agree that topical treatments are unlikely to produce permanent results, a caffeine-infused cream massage can temporarily improves circulation and can plump skin making cellulite less noticeable. With the help of regular exfoliation and moisturizing cream can help skin texture thereby minimizing lumps and bumps. For the ones craving for permanent solution to their cellulite woes then fat treatment is readily available in any dermatology clinic.
As for unwanted hair, hair regrowth-inhibiting and at-home bikini groomer can help tame those unsightly hairs and are better choice compared to repeated agony of depilation, shaving and waxing. So if you are planning to bask under the sun make sure to allow at least day after having depilatory or wax. Both can make the skin sensitive and sun exposure will just aggravate the irritation. This is one big reason to spend more time under the shade of beach umbrella.
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Cha Lim is a freelance writer with sense of passion about things that catches her interest. Beauty, skin care and health are some of her favorite topics. She is fascinated with cheap travel deals and of course Northern Lights. She is a mom of two and a wife.