As the weather gets warmer and our wardrobe changes, so does our footwear. After months of socks, tights and boots, the idea of sandals and flip flops is welcome. However, you may be thinking your feet aren't quite ready for the big reveal. One obvious solution to prepare them is with a pedicure, however in the same way that a facial should be supplemented with good skincare at home, your feet deserve regular attention as well.
If you look almost anywhere these days, you’ll find ways to “solve” many skincare issues. Whether you want to lighten pigmentation thanks to too much sun, remove the “11s” between your brows that make you look permanently angry or lift what is falling, there seems to be a product or treatment that can “reverse” the ageing process and / or undo damage you may have inflicted on your skin during the folly of youth.
While I’ve got my face hydration programme down pat, with season and travel modifications, I have routinely been plagued by dry lips, particularly in autumn and winter. In the spring and summer, they stay fairly well hydrated, but with the slightest dip in temperature, they seem to lose all moisture retention properties.
Summer’s long, warm days encourage us to spend time doing activities specific to the season and as a result, we often curtail some of our regular routines, like skincare. You’re probably wearing less make-up than normal, which may mean you spend less time cleansing and treating your skin each day. In an attempt to maximise your outdoor fun, here are some summer skincare practices I like to employ to keep my skin looking good throughout the season.
Whenever someone asks what I do for work, my response is usually followed-up with questions about pressing skincare needs, such as:
One of the other common questions I’m asked is how often to get a facial.
With summer holidays over and autumn rolling in, you are probably trying to preserve any colour the sun brought out in your skin. However you also may have noticed that where you once saw bronze goddess, you skin is now looking a bit dull. Here are a few things you can do to savour your tan and keep you J-Lo glow.
Does your skin seem dull, flaky or less than smooth? Gentle at-home exfoliation could help restore sparkle to your face.