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Summer can do a number on your skin. The sun, heat, humidity and all those dips into the water add up and can leave your skin parched, cracked, flaky and/or irritated (sometimes all at once!) Luckily, since we heart this is a proud Eucerin Brand Ambassador, I have been able to keep my skin soft, smooth, healthy and happy all season long.
Every morning this summer I have been protecting my arms, shoulders, legs and every bit of exposed skin with the Eucerin Daily Protection SPF 15 Moisturizing Body Lotion. It’s a great lightweight formula that absorbs fast and lets me get dressed without having to wait for it to soak in. My skin has been protected from the harsh rays of the sun and this has been the first summer I can remember when I have not had a single sunburn – hooray!
I’ve been teaming up with my Eucerin products by using the corresponding Daily Protection SPF 30 Moisturizing Face Lotion before I apply my makeup. It offers me fabulous protection from the sun, a shine-free finish and a great base for applying cosmetics. All in all, this has been a happy summer for my skin!
If however, your skin could use a little bit of TLC, the folks at Eucerin are sharing a few of their tried and true tips to help you achieve beautiful skin in these challenging months.
Tip #1 – Cleanse Gently
Remember to wash your face before you go to sleep each night – it will help to keep skin hydrated, soft and smooth. Whether your skin is dry, oily, or somewhere in between, dermatologists recommend using a mild, non-irritating cleanser rather than a harsh soap. We suggest the Eucerin Gentle Hydrating Cleanser!
This extra gentle cleanser still washes dirt, grease and makeup away with its moisturizing foamy lather. It also rinses clear away with little effect, leaving soft, clean skin behind. It’s soap-free, fragrance-free, non-comedogenic (meaning it won’t clog your pores) and is suitable for all skin types. Now that’s a drugstore deal that’s hard to beat!
Tip #2 – Catch some Zzzz’s
Getting a full six to eight hours of sleep is important for your overall well-being and helps your skin look its best. Get to bed early to catch plenty of shut-eye
Like Ted the Boston Terrier, I never have a problem falling asleep – anywhere, anytime. For those that have issues getting enough beauty sleep, it’s important to get into a routine. Try and get into bed at the same time every night to coax your body into a schedule. And make sure to close those laptops and iPads a few hours before bedtime. They can keep interfere with the ability to ‘shut off’ your brain and fall asleep.
Tip #3 – Amp up your Antioxidants
Stock up on foods with high antioxidant levels, like summer squash, spinach, strawberries and cantaloupe, which can help neutralize free radicals that can damage collagen and elastin.
Getting in your daily antioxidants is easy during these summer months. Stop by your local farmers markets to stock up on seasonal produce bursting with antioxidant goodness – my favorites include blueberries, plums, raspberries, grapes and kiwis.
Tip #4 – Make friends with H20
Drinking plenty of water is key to maintaining a healthy moisture balance and a glowing complexion. Make sure you consume at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day! If you’re on the go, bring a water bottle along to prevent dehydration.
If you need a little something to amp up the taste, toss a few of those antioxidant rich fruits into your water pitcher or bottle. A few slices of cucumber or a handful of sliced strawberries will help you get in all 8 recommended glasses.
Eucerin means business when they say they want to help you protect your skin and keep it healthy! Besides sharing these tips with our readers, they are offering a FREE sample of Eucerin Daily Protection SPF 15 Moisturizing Body Lotion! To receive your sample, simply click here and visit the Eucerin Facebook Page, click “Like” and follow the instructions. Your sample will soon be on the way!
Readers – how do you keep your skin happy and healthy during the summer?
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