essential summer skincare tips for radiant, healthy skin

As the temperatures rise and the sun shines brighter, it's essential to adjust your skincare routine to protect and nourish your skin during the summer months. At ästhetik skincare, we believe in the power of clean, plant-based ingredients to keep your skin glowing and healthy all season long. Here are some must-know summer skincare tips to help you maintain a radiant complexion.

1. Prioritize Sun Protection

SPF is non-negotiable: One of the most crucial summer skincare tips is to apply sunscreen with at least SPF 50 every day, even on cloudy days. Sun exposure can lead to premature aging, sunburn, and an increased risk of skin cancer. Our organic, mineral, vegan, reef-safe sunscreen is formulated with high-quality, plant-based ingredients to provide broad-spectrum protection without clogging pores.

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ästhetik's organic, tinted mineral plant based sunscreen *bonus - reef safe

Reapply regularly: Reapply your sunscreen every two hours, and immediately after swimming or sweating. Carry a sunscreen in your bag for easy reapplication on the go.

2. Hydrate Inside and Out

Drink plenty of water: Staying hydrated is essential for maintaining healthy skin, especially during the hot summer months. Aim to drink at least eight glasses of water a day to keep your skin plump and hydrated.

Use a lightweight moisturizer: Switch to a lighter, water-based moisturizer to prevent clogged pores and keep your skin hydrated. Our clarity moisturizer is perfect for summer, offering hydration without a greasy feel.

3. Exfoliate Gently

Remove dead skin cells: Regular exfoliation helps remove dead skin cells and promotes cell turnover, giving you a brighter complexion. However, be gentle to avoid irritation. Our refresh exfoliating cleanser uses natural plant-based exfoliants to gently polish your skin without causing damage. Limit exfoliation to 1-2 times per week to prevent over-exfoliation and irritation.

4. Incorporate Antioxidants

Boost skin protection: Antioxidants help protect your skin from environmental damage and free radicals. Look for serums containing vitamin C, E, and other antioxidants. Our vitamin c serum is a powerful addition to your summer skincare routine, helping to brighten and protect your skin.

5. Keep Your Skin Clean

Cleanse twice a day: Sweat, sunscreen, and environmental pollutants can clog your pores during the summer. Cleanse your skin twice a day with a gentle cleanser to keep it clean and clear. Our clarity cleanser is perfect for removing impurities without stripping your skin of its natural oils.

6. Treat Sunburn Promptly

Soothe and heal: Despite our best efforts, sometimes sunburns happen. Treat them promptly with soothing, hydrating ingredients. Aloe vera gel and cool compresses  can help alleviate discomfort and speed up the healing process.

Avoid further damage: Stay out of the sun until your sunburn heals to prevent further damage and ensure proper recovery.

7. Opt for Minimal Makeup

Lighten up: Heavy makeup can clog pores and feel uncomfortable in the heat. Opt for minimal makeup and choose lightweight, non-comedogenic products. A tinted moisturizer with SPF, a touch of mascara, and a lip balm can give you a fresh, natural look.

Set with powder: If you prefer more coverage, use a setting powder to help keep your makeup in place and reduce shine.

With these summer skincare tips, you can keep your skin healthy, radiant, and protected all season long. Remember, the key to glowing summer skin is a combination of sun protection, hydration, gentle exfoliation, and the right products. Explore our clarity clear skin collection to find the perfect products for your summer skincare routine.

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