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It’s dry season once again in the Philippines, and that means really humid weather. With the temperature getting higher and higher, we also need to up our skincare game to protect our skin from the heat, especially if you like going out during the summer.
However, improving your skincare routine shouldn’t start with grabbing a random skincare product from the grocery store. You need to take your skin type into consideration – is your skin, dry, oily, a combination of both, or is it sensitive?
You need to figure out what your skin type is before you prep your shopping list of skincare products because a lot of them are designed to cater to different skin types. For example, if you have sensitive skin you should go with gentler skincare products so as not to irritate your skin.
If you go out a lot, it’s important that you wash your face when you get home, so you can cleanse your skin of any dirt and bacteria from outside. Just regular soap and water won’t really be enough, though – you might want to consider buying a foaming cleanser that can deep clean your skin, such as Neutrogena’s Deep Clean Acne Foaming Cleanser which is a great facial cleanser that can help wash away dirt and bacteria from your face. With Amino Micellar Technology, this foaming facial cleanser can really deep clean your pores without disrupting your skin’s natural barrier and oils.
Skincare doesn’t stop at your face, though. You also need to protect the rest of your skin from the summer heat. Lotions are great for keeping your skin soft and moist, to prevent it from drying out from the hot weather.
Do you get that feeling that sometimes you want to take great care of your skin but then you don’t like the sticky or greasy feeling that lotion has after you apply it? There are products out there that allw your skin to “breathe,” so to speak–you might want to consider getting a lotion with a nongreasy formula, such as Aveeno’s Daily Moisturizing Lotion, which has been reviewed as great for all skin types and won’t feel sticky on your skin. This lotion is gentle on the skin and contains natural oatmeal mixed with emollients that can help keep your skin soft and smooth for 24 hours.
Don’t let the humidity stop you from getting that summer glow. Just make sure you keep up your skincare routine and drink lots of water this summer!
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