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The summer season is jam packed with sunshine and hot weather, but what usually coincides with summer weather is sticky humidity. If you live somewhere that the humid gets pretty heavy during the summer seasons, then you are certainly more than aware at how important it is to compromise your usual routine to suit that terrible humid weather. This can be most imperative with how we adjust our skincare routine. To make it easier, we have put together our top 6 best skincare products for humid weather to get you on the right track!
Top 6 Best Skincare Product for Humid Weather
When it comes to adjusting our skincare routine in the summer humidity, it's imperative that we focus on ways to keep the skin cool while controlling our oil production. Not only that, we also should ensure we maintain a healthy level of skin hydration and moisture all at the same time. This may seem contradictory, yet our skin needs balance in all these aspects to stay healthy and look its best year round. Before we hop into the best skincare products for humid weather, let’s first talk about some key habits you can uptake to help your skin during the humid summer season.
During the summer, keeping the skin cool is the most essential way to improve your skin's condition during hot and humid weather. Keeping the temperature of your skin lower will tighten the pores, reduce excessive oil production and firm the skin. To do this, we recommend rinsing your face with cold water after cleansing both morning and night. Additionally, we also recommend placing a large serving spoon or metallic facial roller in your freezer to chill. Use either to massage the face in the mornings to instantly cool the skin while tightening, firming and draining water retention from the face. This is a amazing trick that even celebrities practice to ensure they look their best every morning.
7 Layers of Toner
This Korean beauty secret is an optimal way to keep the skin cool and hydrated throughout your day without the use of heavy layering of serums and lotions. Toners are designed to hydrate, cool, soothe, and tighten pores making them excellent at maintain cool and refreshed skin. This beauty secret is conducted just as you may assume. When applying your toner after cleansing, apply it a total of 7 times! Don’t worry, you don’t need a lot of toner but only a few drops for each application. For each layer of toner you apply, wait until the layer is almost completely dry before you apply the next layer. Once you have applied all 7 layers, you will be shocked at how cool, calm, hydrated and plump your skin will look and feel! You can use any toner you have on hand for this beauty trick.
Now that we have cleared up those easy at home tips for maintain your skin’s condition in hot and humid weather. Let’s move on to our best skincare products for humid weather!
#1. Control Oily Skin With Charcoal
Whether you have oily skin, combination skin, normal skin, or even dry skin, incorporating charcoal based cleansers into your skincare routine is the perfect way to ensure your skin is perfectly cleansed while reducing clogged pores and excessive oil build up. Charcoal is very gentle to use on all skin types as it does not strip the skin of its natural moisture barrier, making is versatile for all seasons. To ensure your skin is clear of excess oil throughout the day, we recommend using a natural charcoal soap to cleanse both morning and night.
#2. Lightweight Calming and Cooling
Of course, keeping your skincare routine simple during the hot and humid summer seasons is most ideal, however, we do not recommend skipping out on any anti-aging care just because of the weather. For that, we recommend using an anti-aging product that comes in a concentrated liquid formula which also incorporates calming and cooling effects for the skin. For this, we love the Blue Youth Activating Drop which is a liquid that's packed with antioxidants, calming, cooling and skin healing ingredients that help slow down the skin's aging process while aiding in skin recover, all with a watery-texture to ensure the most light weight application. This product is most suitable for those with sensitive skin that needs cooling and anti-aging care. It’s best to use a couple drops on the face after applying toner.
#3. Cooling and Hydrating Serum
A staple for every skincare routine which is especially useful as one of the best skincare products for humid weather, a hydrating serum will be your top must have this summer and year round! Keeping the skin temperature cool is the best way to maintain healthy skin during the humid weather, of course, the best way to reduce the skins temperature is to ensure the skin is properly hydrated throughout the day. Maintaining a ample level of water hydration in the skin can significantly reduce the skin temperature, not only that, the deep level of hydration will also reduce the appearance of fine lines on the skin. We recommend using a hydrating and cooling serum not only during the hot humid summer, but year round to maintain healthy looking skin. A hydrating serum should be used after any treatment liquids and before and lotions or creams.
#4 Cooling Balancing Cream - For Dry Skin Types
If you have dry skin, the hot humid summer season can almost be the most challenge time of the year. Not only does your skin remain dry year round, but it also becomes oily in the summer, yet dry at the same time. This feeling can is commonly linked to skin dehydration due to the increase in temperature. For this situation, it’s important to focus on using cooling and hydrating serum and cream to maintain balance in your skin. We recommend using a lightweight cooling cream in a small amount during the day to ensure our skin stays moisturized without over applying cream. Using a buildable calming and cooling cream that is rich in hydration is the best way to maintain your skin during the summer season.
#5 Balancing Cream - For Oily & Normal Skin Types
If you have normal or oily skin, it is still important to use proper cream during the day, but remember, just because it’s a cream does not mean it needs to be heavy. We recommend using a cream that is gel based with moisturizing agents to ensure your skin is balanced throughout the day. Using a lightly moisturizing and hydrating gel cream will not only keep moisture and hydration levels under control, but it will also provide the light-weight anti-aging care your skin needs daily. For that, we recommend using a maximizing cream that boosts the skin and the skincare products you use in your routine.
#6 Cooling & Oil Controlling Sheet Mask
Sometimes, the hot summer days can take us by surprise, either by staying out in the sun for too long, or the day becoming much hotter and humid than we may have predicted. In these cases, its essential that we treat our skin with care once we are able to escape the humid heat. For that, we recommend using an extremely cooling, calming and pore caring sheet mask that will hydrate and calm the skin after excessive heat and sun exposure. Made with a bamboo charcoal sheet and deep hydrating ingredients, this sheet mask will have your skin feel refreshed instantly!
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