Tips on How to Fight the Glare of Oily Skin during Summer Months

While shielding your eyes from the sun's glare with sunglasses, remember to apply sunscreen on your face to combat that oily shine. Spending more time in the sun doesn't guarantee a tighter or drier face. Sometimes, lack of hydration and using unsuitable products may yield unexpected results.

Instead of aiming for a sun-kissed glow and ending up with shiny, oily skin, consider the following tips:

What to Apply on Your Face:
Opt for sunscreen with moisturizer instead of your regular moisturizer to counter the sun's impact on your face. Layering both products can lead to excessive moisture, potentially clogging pores, causing a greasy appearance, and triggering acne breakouts. Before summer arrives, explore different products, request samples, and test them on your skin to find a suitable option.

Choosing a sunscreen with built-in moisturizer not only prevents oily skin but also saves money and time. Additionally, consider using minimal foundation and opting for a light, glowing tinted cover-up.

What to Consume:
Nourish your skin by consuming hydrating fruits and vegetables, particularly those available during the summer season:

  • Watermelon
  • Cantaloupe
  • Honeydew Melon
  • Various types of lettuce
  • Cucumbers
  • Zucchini
  • Blueberries, raspberries, grapes

In addition to fruits and veggies, ensure adequate hydration by drinking water or trying creative alternatives such as:

  • Water infused with lemon or lime
  • Homemade iced tea (regular or green)
  • Lemonade
  • Fruit smoothies incorporating fresh summer produce

By being mindful of both your skincare routine and dietary choices, focusing on fruits, vegetables, and hydrating beverages, you can maintain a healthy, radiant complexion without the oily, sunscreen-laden appearance.