5 Simple Tips To Avoid Pimples In Summer

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Are you interested in looking fantastic this summer? Do you want to keep the risk of pimples down to a minimum? If your answer to either one of these two questions is yes, then you have arrived at the perfect resource. In the paragraphs below, we have gathered a few simple tips for you to try out, destined to help you avoid pimples this summer season. Moreover, these are easy to integrate into your daily skincare routine, so that you do not feel stressed for having to make any changes.

1. Use the right product for cleansing

The cleansing routine is different in the summer, in comparison to other seasons. The skin is subjected to a lot more stress, with excess sweat, sebum and other debris accumulated on its surface. In such situations, it is recommended to cleanse your face, at least twice a day, using a product which is suitable for your skin type and also for the season at hand. Avoid aggressive cleaning products, as these can do more harm than good and switch to a gentle cleanser instead. It might also be a good idea to seek out products which contain natural ingredients, as these are the best, in term of quality and efficiency.

2. Toner for acne-prone skin

During the summer, the risk of developing pimple is higher, given the fact that the skin is subjected to a lot of aggressive factors. While you cannot always control what happens to oily skin in the hot season, you are in fact in complete control when it comes to the products you are using. About toner, the second most important product of any skincare routine, it is recommended that you stick with products recommended for acne-prone skin. Choose a toner that can clean the excess sebum from the skin, without drying it too much. And, remember, there should always be compatibility between the cleanser and toner that you use.

3. A moisturizer suitable for summer wear

When it is cold outside, it is only normal you should use a richer, creamier moisturizer. However, when it comes to the warm seasons, summer especially, this type of moisturizer can do more harm than good. So, summer comes, it is time to switch to a lightweight moisturizer, one that can help you escape the dull complexion of the skin as well. It is just as important to moisturize your skin during the summer, as it is in the rest of the year, even if you have acne-prone skin. Recommended choices for summer moisturizers are the ones based on gel or water.

4. Exfoliation can be more useful than you might think

Just before the summer starts, you might want to think about exfoliating your skin. You can use store-bought products or prepare a scrub in the comfort of your home, with natural ingredients, such as brown sugar, honey or sea salt. What matters is that you exfoliate your skin on a regular basis, so that you eliminate the dead cells, debris and excess sebum accumulated on the surface. Even though it is summer and you want to look fantastic, you should stay away from aggressive exfoliating products, as these can damage the skin and increase the risk for pimples. Also, after each exfoliation, it might be a good idea to apply moisturizer, to protect the delicate skin.

5. Watch out for the things you eat

Even though this might sound like the obvious thing to do, not many people pay the necessary attention to their diets. It might interest you to know that there are certain foods, which increase the risk for acne lesions, such as pimples, these being known as acnegenic foods. Among the foods that you should avoid, there are sugar, carbs and refined or processed products, including junk and fast food. Even seafood and other foods that are rich in fats can increase the risk for acne. According to the specialists in the field, constipating foods also present an increased risk for acne, due to the connection between the health of the GI tract and the skin. During the summer, it is more recommended to switch to fresh fruits and vegetables, fiber-rich foods and plenty of water.

These are a couple of simple tips that you should consider following, to keep the risk of acne and pimples down at a minimum. You should also pay attention to any other product you are using, as there are certain ingredients which increase the risk for such problems. In the situation that your acne becomes too severe, it might be a good idea to visit a dermatologist and discuss additional in-office procedures which you might try. These can help you improve the appearance of the skin on a long-term basis.

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  • Thanks so much for sharing this. I am 37 years old, and I STILL get pimples in the hot weather. I’m bookmarking this post.

  • Jennifer Van Huss

    This is a great list. I find summer to be the worst. I’ll have to keep this in mind

  • Thank you for all these tips. My skin has been pretty clear lately thanks to my skin care routine.

  • Very good tips for those who need it. I am sharing this with my soon to be son in law. He gets acne worse in the summer.

  • Ann Bacciaglia

    I need to share this with my Daughter. She is so active in the summer the heat makes her break out.

  • I have to start exfoliating again. I kind of dropped that from my routine but I realize how important it is.

  • Oyinkan Ogunleye

    I’m still learning to remember to exfoliate lol! Great post girl!

  • These are great tips! I have always struggled and now my daughter does too!

  • Stephanie Pass

    These are all great tips. As long as I wash my fash with my favorite cleanser, I tend to keep the acne at bay, even in the summer.

  • Stephanay Jnote

    I think that when I hear about all the products, it us when I get confused and just use soap, water and lotion. I have yet to use toner.

  • My skin can be so terrible. My biggest thing is what I eat!

  • I need to start a new skin regimen. I love to Exfoliate often. Even my legs, it makes them feel so soft for the summer.

  • I dont exfoliate often but I really need to start soon. I’ve been breaking out but I also think it is because of my pregnancy.

    • Verbal Gold Blog

      Yeah! Exfoliating definitely helps with skin cell turnover!

  • I need to work on number 5. My diet isn’t the best plus i have pregnancy acne now, ugh!

    • Verbal Gold Blog

      It will pass! I need to work on my diet too. 🙂

  • Dawn Gibson-Thigpen

    oh what great tips. i know exfoliation has helped me alot. however, because i have sensitive skin i have to rub very lightly or it will cause more damage.

    • Verbal Gold Blog

      yes! always be gentle on your skin. 🙂