Your Ultimate Guide To Summer Ready Skin

Your Ultimate Guide To Summer Ready Skin

Summer is almost here, and that means we have to get our bodies and skin in particular ready for lots of fun in the sun. Although most of us are huge sun worshipers, the damaging sun rays can ruin your killer bod, making you look way older than the 21 years you pretend to be! Caring for your skin properly before and after your day in the sun is the best way to reap the benefits of sun bathing while protecting yourself from harm. Make sure you’re up on the best beauty and skincare tips this season. Take a look at my top skin care tips to help prime your skin for summertime fun after a harsh winter chill. Here is your ultimate guide to summer ready skin!

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Exfoliate away dullness

Get your skin glowing way before you hit the beach or pool deck. Regular exfoliation is essential for revealing your best skin during any season, but for summer, it’s even more important. Exfoliating primes your skin and helps it to soak up moisturising suncreams. Try Jo Malone Geranium & Walnut Body Scrub for a quick skin boost with a ultra heavenly scent.


Go bare without embarrassment

When summer arrives, one of the biggest skincare concerns of women everywhere, is making sure their bikini line is in check. However, that task can lead to redness and irritation. ESPA Purifying Tea Tree Gel is great for soothing away irritation and clearing up blemishes. And if you want to slow down hair growth for a totally smoother you, try Completely Smooth for Body with a glorious magnolia, jasmine, and vanilla scent. Tell those razor bumps where to go!

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Protect your skin from the inside out

So you already know that going out in the sun without proper suncream is a major no-no. But did you know that what you eat can also help protect your skin? Apparently eating cooked tomatoes each day that you’re in the sun gives you 100% natural sun protection because of the lycopene those little juicy red things contain. Obvs not meant to totally replace suncream, but it will definitely add to your protection factor. If you’re not in to salads you could try a tomato juice instead!

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Keep skin free and clear

Nothing is less attractive than going out in summer clothes only to have breakouts on your face, chest, or back. Treating it with products that contain salicylic acid helps blemish-prone skin and will give you summer  beauty glow in no time. Sunday Riley’s Ceramic Slip Cleanser is a great way to treat spot prone areas with gorgeous results.

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Take care of your tootsies

Feet that have been crammed into winter boots for months on end are in desperate need of pampering. If you can’t make it to the salon for a proper pedicure, give yourself a foolproof DIY pedi!

File your feet and apply a rich cream. Wrap feet in plastic wrapping, followed by socks and sleep on it. Your feet will feel so much fresher and softer in the morning. Do this daily to achieve your best results. L’Occitane Shea Butter Foot Cream is a splendid choice. Don’t forget to add a summery nail polish to give your feet that ultra spa finish. My favourite colours right now are Leighton Denny’s Super Model and Butter London’s Pink Ribbon.

Now you can pack your beach bag with confidence, knowing your skin is ready to take the heat. Don’t forget to moisturise afterward to keep skin hydrated, glowing, and fresh! Don’t forget to oil you hair everyday, the sun can destroy a girl’s well maintained mane!

Let me know your top skin refresh tips in the comments below.

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  1. Alli Smith
    May 22, 2017 / 9:33 am

    You’ve given so many great tips to get my skin ready for summer. I try to take really good care of my skin and I’m always looking for ways to improve the appearance of my skin.

  2. May 22, 2017 / 12:22 pm

    These are such great tips. Skin care is so important, but it can be difficult to know how to go about taking the best care of it. My super cracked hands attest to that.

  3. May 22, 2017 / 12:45 pm

    Thank you for these! I always try to take care of my skin. I need to pick up some scrubs. My feet always need help.

  4. Tomislav Djukic
    May 22, 2017 / 12:59 pm

    This are amazing tips! 😀 Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  5. Fatima Aqil
    May 22, 2017 / 2:27 pm

    This is awesome! I’ll definitely be trying these out 🙂

  6. May 22, 2017 / 3:41 pm

    That shea butter foot cream sounds amazing. I constantly have dry feet, living in Texas, and am always looking for a lotion that will keep them from feeling constantly wrinkled and abused.

  7. Michelle Kneece Waller
    May 22, 2017 / 5:21 pm

    I am going to have to try out these before we go to the beach. I really need to get something done for my tootsies.

  8. May 22, 2017 / 6:01 pm

    These are some great sounding tips, I have really neglected my skin of later so it needs a good pampering.

  9. Kelly Hutchinson
    May 22, 2017 / 9:01 pm

    If I don’t exfoliate, my skin is the worst! I have to do it every day and then moisturizer right after to have summer ready skin.

  10. May 22, 2017 / 9:51 pm

    That geranium walnut body scrub looks amazing! I always have to remember to exfoliate more in the summer months.

  11. May 22, 2017 / 10:35 pm

    I am all about taking great care of my skin – and I agree you have to do so from the inside out. These products look dreamy! checking them out!

  12. Sonja
    May 22, 2017 / 10:41 pm

    These are such great tips. Skin care is so important, but it can be difficult to know how to go about taking the best care of it.

  13. Hannah Forsberg
    May 23, 2017 / 12:06 am

    I had no idea about the tomatoes that is great ill have to try it. This was a great reminder to keep up with that summer beauty reutine I got so lazy over the winter.

  14. Alison Rost
    May 23, 2017 / 1:53 am

    Wow! This is just fantastic. I have been waiting for summer to finally arrive and I need these tips!

  15. Liz Cochico
    May 23, 2017 / 2:41 am

    I had no idea that tomatoes can give your skin extra protection from the damaging effects of the sun. Good thing I love tomatoes.

  16. May 23, 2017 / 7:10 am

    These are all great tips on getting yourself ready for summer!! I especially love the exfoliation tip!!

  17. Rebecca Swenor
    May 23, 2017 / 11:21 am

    This is all great information for an ultimate guide to getting your skin summer ready. I find it is interesting that not only can you get your skin ready on the outside by using products but eating right is a great source also. Thanks for sharing the information..

  18. May 23, 2017 / 1:06 pm

    That’s so great! Its really useful and good to our skin for sure. I love that kind of tomatoes skin protection idea.

  19. Kathy
    May 23, 2017 / 3:15 pm

    These are certainly all wonderful tips. I’m so ready for summer. It’s my favorite season.

  20. Christy Garrett
    May 23, 2017 / 6:14 pm

    I really need to exfoliate my skin. I usually make my own sugar scrub with coconut oil. It helps moisturize my skin and keeps it soft.

  21. Mary Fitzgerald Edwards
    May 24, 2017 / 1:19 am

    I will definitely try your tips on a DIY pedicure. I can’t make it to the salon often, so I think this is a great alternative

  22. Geekdad248
    May 24, 2017 / 2:49 am

    Wow these are some really vibrant photographs. I’m impressed! The tomato juice just pops off the screen at you. Very nice!

  23. Shirley Eliza Martinez
    May 26, 2017 / 1:49 pm

    First off, Your pictures are amazing. Secondly, Thanks for these Tips. My skin is in dire need of Care!

  24. Oyinkan Ogunleye
    May 29, 2017 / 6:21 pm

    A good ‘ol scrub is always needed for the skin. Takes away those unnecessary white heads.

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