Post – by Jennifer Frye

Skin Care Must-Haves to Beat the Summer Heat

Skin Care Must-Haves to Beat the Summer Heat 1

The joys of summer, beaches, swimsuits, ice cream and longer days are just a few reasons why many people enjoy this time of the year. However, as the temps increase and the sun hangs around longer, protecting your skin against UV rays is critical.

As you prepare to have the best summer ever, here are several skin care essentials to have on hand to beat the summer heat.


There are many different sunscreens to choose from, so how do you select the best one for you? Depending on your skin type (oily, dry, or sensitive), there are specific brands that will suit your skin care needs. Whatever sunscreen you select, just remember to put it on at least 15 minutes before you go outside. Then, reapply it every two hours.

Here are six questions to ask to help you select the perfect sunscreen.

Facial Cleanser

Two of the perks about using a facial cleanser is that is available for all skin types, and it gently removes pollutants, oil, and makeup. It is significant to use a cleanser that adapts to skin changes that occur during the summer months. Also, you do not have to spend a hefty amount of money on a cleanser. Many options are sold at your local drugstore.

Take this quick quiz to determine what cleanser is right for you.


For nice smooth skin, and to rid your skin of dry and dead skin cells, exfoliating year-round is ideal. Buy an exfoliation scrub separately or purchase a facial scrub cleanser that will save you time during your skin care regimen.

Try this useful and refreshing facial scrub from St. Ives.


During the summer months, it is not uncommon to feel like you have clogged pores from the sunscreen and sweat (especially if you have oily skin). Toners help to balance the skins’ PH and to prep the skin for serums and moisturizes as it removes dirt and other impurities.

Check out this list of toners for all budgets and skin types.


There is no need to wear a thick facial moisturizer in the summer. Instead, a lightweight, hydrating, lotion with SPF 15 or higher is beneficial.

Check out these ten best moisturizers under $20.

You may have to try various skincare products until you find the items that work best for your skin type. Whether, you have oily, dry, or acne-prone skin, know that are budget-friendly sunscreens, facial cleansers, exfoliators, toners, and moisturizers just for you.

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