My father always told me the change of seasons was the perfect time to take another look at my skin care products and skin care routine and adapt it accordingly. How do late spring and summer affect our skin? Of course, sunburns come to mind. Sweating, heat rashes, and clogged pores are also typical concerns of warm weather skin care. Sunshine and higher temperatures also mean dresses, shorts, sleeveless tops, open toed shoes and flip flops…. Here is how I deal with warm weather skin:
Finally, my father always reminded me not only of what to do, but also of what not to do during the summer. Avoid photo-sensitizing products such as retinols (or use them less frequently), avoid laser treatments on tanned skin, and avoid stronger peels on tanned skin.
Happy bathing suit season!
Ada Polla is the co-creator of Alchimie Forever. She launched the line and is the driving force behind the business’ development and expansion. Ada is a member of the International Spa Association, as well as a contributor to numerous magazines and a frequent guest speaker at leading universities and industry conferences.