It’s time for the long-awaited vacation all year. Skin health is often neglected while making preparations for the reservation for the holiday destination and the selection of summer clothes. However, with a few small precautions to be taken before going on vacation, the skin can become stronger against the negative effects of the summer season.
Green leafy vegetables maintain the moisture stability of the skin
For a flawless skin, skin care products and the applied care are as valuable as the foods consumed. The first rule to maintain moisture stability and have a smooth skin is to pay attention to real nutrition. For a healthy skin; Eating a vitamin-packed diet, consuming fresh vegetables and fruits, consuming green leafy vegetables, and taking vitamins A, C and E as a basis for all these will help you look more pleasant and healthy on vacation. In addition to beneficial nutrients for the skin, water consumption is also very valuable. Sufficient amount of water should be consumed daily to maintain the moisture stability of the skin.
Moisturizer, sunscreen according to skin type
For every skin type, it is harmful to see direct sun in the middle of 11.00-15.00. The skin, which is exposed to the sun for a long time during these hours, dries out, wears out and ages prematurely. If going out, creams or lotions suitable for the skin type and containing sun protection factor should be used. Individuals with light color type should prefer products with high sun protection factor. For example; It is appropriate for blondes or redheads to use SPF 50, brunettes to use SPF 30, and brunettes to use SPF 15-20 for sun protection. Sunscreen creams should be applied 20 minutes before going out and should be renewed every 2-3 hours.
To keep your lips dry…
Lips dry and crack due to the sea and sun in the summer period. When exposed to the sun for a long time, thickening, cracking, non-healing wounds and crusting may occur in the lips, which is called ‘actinic cheilitis’ on the lips. This condition, which becomes chronic over time, can progress to cancer if no precautions are taken. In order to have healthy and pleasant-looking lips, it is necessary to moisturize frequently with moisturizers containing ceramide and urea, and to use sunscreen creams with at least SPF 15.
A post-shower moisturizer is essential.
Using body moisturizers is valuable for the skin. Using a moisturizer after a shower should be a habit, not a choice. Using body moisturizers after the shower will not only relax you after the shower but also provide the care your skin needs. When using body moisturizers, products suitable for your skin type should be preferred.
Healthy look with Vaseline on the feet
With correct and regular applications, the feet can also look healthy and flawless. Feet must be dried after washing; Moisture can cause bacteria to grow. Feet, especially heels; It can be softened with salicylic acid-containing pomades and moistened with urea-containing creams. For the hardened soles of the feet, a slow filing process with a pumice stone once a week will help to clean the dead skin that has formed over time and to prevent calluses. Frequent application of Vaseline to the feet makes the skin of the feet look soft and healthy.
Special care for hair
Special care is required to prevent the hair from being damaged during the holiday. With special hair care cures and masks that will be recommended according to the need of the hair, wear of the hair can be prevented and damaged hair can be brought back to life. For dry hair types, the hair can be moisturized with special plant oils beforehand. Mesotherapy can also be applied to make the hair look healthier. Mesotherapy ensures that the skin and hair get the minerals they need. Thus, the hair can reach a much healthier appearance.