Skin protection is a regime that take a little bit more effort during the summer, yet it also has the ability to wreak havoc on our skin if not handled the correct way. During the summer time our skin will usually have more moisture to the touch, so moisturizers need to be of a lighter consistency to avoid pore blockage and break outs. The tricky part is finding something that still also has enough SPF protection to keep harmful UV rays away. Moisturizers that contain SPF coverage over a 30 is the best bet for keeping your skin protected, while allowing your pores to breath. Applying a light layer of sun block to your face can serve as a benefit the long term effects of your skin.
For those Glam Girls who dare not leave the house without make up on, there is a top-secret beauty industry tip that goes a long way in keeping your makeup on for long wear in the summer. No one enjoys spending hours carefully applying make up to their face to walk outside for 5 minutes and having it literally melt …. The answer and savior for your make up is an unlikely application, but one you will be writing home about and sharing with all of your friends…. Milk of Magnesia. Yes! Milk of Magnesia applied on a piece of cotton (1-2 mins of drying time) and then applied to your face, will serve as the perfect primer and base to assistant with exposure to outdoor elements, while keeping your face as fresh as when you first left the house.