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"8 Essential Tips for Summer Skin Care" a Cosmetic Dermatologist advice on Skin Care in Summer

The summer season can be harsh on your skin due to the heat, humidity, and increased sun exposure. Here are some tips for summer skin care:

  1. Stay hydrated: Drinking plenty of water can help keep your skin hydrated and prevent dryness and flakiness.

  2. Apply sunscreen: Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher to protect your skin from harmful UV rays. Apply it at least 15-20 minutes before going outside and reapply every 2 hours.

  3. Wear protective clothing: Cover your skin with lightweight, breathable clothing, such as long-sleeved shirts and wide-brimmed hats, to provide additional protection from the sun.

  4. Avoid peak sun hours: Try to stay indoors or in shaded areas during peak sun hours, typically between 10 am and 4 pm.

  5. Cleanse your skin: Use a gentle cleanser to remove sweat, dirt, and excess oil from your skin. This can help prevent breakouts and keep your skin looking fresh.

  6. Moisturize: Even in hot weather, it's important to keep your skin moisturized. Use a lightweight, oil-free moisturizer to hydrate your skin without making it feel greasy.

  7. Use cooling products: Cooling products, such as aloe vera gel or a cooling mist, can help soothe sunburned skin and provide relief from the heat.

  8. Watch your diet: Eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and antioxidants can help protect your skin from damage caused by the sun and other environmental factors.

By following these tips, you can help protect your skin and keep it healthy and glowing throughout the summer season.

The above article is written and curated by Dr Mrinmayee Mukund MD Skin Consultant Dermatologist in Chembur and Dadar, worded and edited by

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