Keep Your Skin Protected All Summer Long

keeping your skin healthy during summer fun

Simply Tiff’s has tips, tricks & products to help protect your skin all summer long.

As we approach the upcoming 4th of July holiday, we wanted to remind you of the essential skincare products to keep you protected during your BBQs and beach outings.

Biochemist, mom of 2, Tiffany Phillips, and owner of Simply Tips is giving some great summer skin care tips.

Sun-Sational Summer Skincare: Expert Tips for a Healthy Glow

Staying under the blazing South Texas sun can pose quite a few challenges to maintaining healthy skin. On a recent episode of SA Live, I had the pleasure of sharing my expert advice on how to keep your skin protected and looking fabulous throughout the summer months.

Tip 1: Hydration is Key

Why Hydration Matters

Hydration and skincare are two concepts that are intricately linked. When your body is adequately hydrated, it has a direct and immediate impact on the appearance of your skin. It helps make your skin look plump, radiant, and healthy.

It’s not an overstatement to say that hydration is one of the keys to maintaining a youthful and vibrant appearance. Drinking plenty of fluids, particularly water, is of paramount importance.

Not only does it help to flush out toxins from your body, but it also helps to keep your skin moisturized from the inside out.

Therefore, keeping up with a regular intake of water and hydrating fluids is an essential part of any skincare routine.

Pro Tip: Stay Hydrated with Electrolytes

During the summer, balance water intake with electrolytes. I suggest adding a pinch of salt or a splash of lemon juice to your water to boost hydration levels.

Tip 2: Sunscreen, Sunscreen, Sunscreen

The Importance of Sunscreen

Protection from the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays is of paramount importance for maintaining healthy skin. It is essential to use a sunscreen that offers broad-spectrum protection, and I highly recommend opting for a mineral-based sunscreen.

These sunscreens usually contain active ingredients such as zinc oxide, which is known for its superior sun-blocking properties. In addition to this, they often feature a blend of essential oils which provide additional skin-nourishing benefits.

Mineral sunscreens work differently from their chemical counterparts. Instead of absorbing the sun’s harmful rays, they physically block them, acting as a shield on the skin’s surface. This makes them an extremely effective choice for sun protection.

Furthermore, mineral sunscreens are generally safer and gentler on the skin. This is particularly important when considering sunscreen for children, who have more delicate skin. Therefore, a mineral-based sunscreen that contains zinc oxide and essential oils is an excellent choice for effective and safe sun protection.

Tip 3: Post-Sun Skin Care

Soothing Sunburns

If you happen to get sunburned, I suggest taking immediate action to soothe and heal your skin. Cooling compresses, hydrating with water containing electrolytes, and moisturizing with aloe vera gel are crucial steps. A favorite product of ours for treating sunburn is pomegranate oil, known for its powerful antioxidants and skin repair properties.

Tip 4: Preventing and Treating Heat Rash

Recognizing Heat Rash

Heat rash is another common issue during the summer months. My solution involves using natural soaps, such as oatmeal soap infused with goat’s milk, to reduce inflammation. Cooling compresses followed by fragrance-free, chemical-free lotions can help soothe irritated skin.

Ensuring Continuous Hydration

Consistent hydration is also essential in preventing heat rash. Make sure to replenish your body’s fluids continuously, enhancing both your overall health and the well-being of your skin.

As we embrace the joys of summer, it’s crucial to remember the importance of skincare. With the right hydration, effective sun protection, and suitable remedies for post-sun issues, you can maintain a healthy, glowing complexion.

Remember, your skin is a reflection of your overall wellness, so take care of it, and it will radiate beauty all summer long.

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Best Facial Skin Care Routine

Save 10% on your first order of $20 or more.

Simply Tiff’s strives to provide handmade products with the purest ingredients that promote wellness in the healthiest manner.

Download a FREE Guide and receive skin care tips, updates on new products, promotions, recipes and more.

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