- Avoid certain oils that can cause a rash when applied on the skin. Extracts from certain oils like lime, figs and ginger can be extremely sensitive on the skin.
- Certain medications like, Birth Control Pills, Blood Pressure medicines and Antihistamines may also cause rashes if they are photosensitive. If you need to know which of the medication you are taking is photosensitive, consult a pharmacist or your doctor.
- As the skin is very sensitive and more prone to ailments than the rest of the body, it is very important to protect it. Use sunscreen that would protect you well.
- If you are fair complexioned, and are prone to heat rash, then use absorbent powders, as they help a great deal along with sunscreens.
- Soothing lukewarm baths or cool showers can cool skin down when the heat is unbearable. It`s always recommended to shower immediately after coming out of the ocean or pool. Then reapply sunscreen to dry skin, even if the afternoon is waning. As long as you are outside, you must be protected.
- For a treat, keep your sunscreens and moisturisers in the refrigerator. So, when you apply them, your skin will feel cool and refreshed.
A Light Look for the Upcoming Summer
Hey, You`ve picked an excellent time to think about replacing the contents of your makeup bag.
- Old Mascara- get rid of it! It needs replacement every 3 months. Your eyelashes are your first natural defence against dirt, bacteria and other yucky stuff that can get into the eye area.
- Get yourself a lip brush and clear gloss - you can freshen your look by simply wearing gloss mixed with your favorite lipstick. Just swipe your brush against the lipstick and dab it in gloss; then paint the mixture on your lips. As the weather gets hotter, you usually want less coverage.
- Try lightening up on your foundation. For summery, sheer coverage, mix the foundation with moisturiser in your palm before applying. Besides offering a slight radiance, it`s easier and faster to apply than just foundation.