Score the best look this Summer: start with hydrating your skin for a better tan, refresh your wardrobe with summer accessories and remember to workout.
Let’s face it: we are in the middle of summer and we all want to go on vacation and look our best. Winter has been certainly long for everyone and has left us with a big pile of sweaters, boots and pale skin. If you are looking for a fresh and shiny look this summer, here are a few tips to reveal your inner summer diva:
1. Get ready…to get tanned
Moisturizing your skin is the key! If your skin is well hydrated, it will tan better and faster. In order to prepare your skin for the long afternoons on the beach or by the pool, you can start with exfoliating the dead epidermal cells by using a sugar scrub or rough cloth. Apply a moisturizing lotion after the shower for a smoother touch. And always remember to wear sunscreen when you tan! You should consider wearing at least SPF15 and reapplying it frequently. Also, opting for a waterproof sunscreen is essential if you are looking to spend a big amount of time in the water. Remember to wear lip balm: your lips might get dry when exposed to sunlight. Your eyes need protection as well: you can wear a hat or just keep your eyes closed while tanning.
If you notice any redness on your skin, get in the shade in order to reduce further sun damage. An aloe-based after sun lotion will help to sooth and hydrate your skin, while giving you a great sense of freshness. And final reminder: don’t forget to drink plenty of water, before, during and after sun exposure.
2. Refresh your wardrobe
New summer season means new summer clothes! You don’t have to completely renew your wardrobe, but getting a new accessory can certainly make you look stylish. And what is the best summer add to your outfit? We are obviously talking about sunglasses! New sunglasses for Summer 2015 are just an explosion of different colors and styles: from the classic models to the most extravagant shapes, you can’t say you can’t find a perfect match!
If you have a round face, you should opt for sunglasses with a totally different shape, such as wayfarers or numerous types of square sunglasses. Those with a square face can instead opt for round-shaped sunglasses to better balance their face form. Many models would be a good fit for the ladies with an oval face: don’t be afraid to try something new this summer! Finally, in case you have a heart-shaped face, you should choose sunglasses that mimic your face form, such as the classic aviators. And remember to experiment with colors for a total success!
3. Keep your workout habits
Who said going on vacation means forgetting about your workout routine? You might take it a bit easier and workout once or twice a week, but keeping your body active is essential. While on vacation, you can consider jogging or running on the beach or rent a bike: this way you can exercise while enjoying the surroundings. And there are also numerous sports to discover. If you are heading to an exotic destination by the ocean, you can try surfing or windsurfing. Hiking and kayaking are the typical activities you can find in case you’ll be spending you summer surrounded by the mountains. And for the most adventurous spirits, you can try activities such as rafting or bungee jumping. Doing sports in Summer will boost your energy and improve your mood!