Advertisement

Skin SOS: Post-summer skincare

Caring for skin goes beyond the summer season. Here’s a rule thumb: throughout the year—rain or shine, indoor or outdoor—UV rays are present and can cause serious damage on a person’s largest and, as it is, most exposed organ.

Keep skin cool with a facial spray 

Always have a bottle of facial mist ready especially when outdoors. Not only does this help the face cool down a bit, it can also soothe and hydrate skin.

Stay hydrated

It’s a year-round priority to stay hydrated, especially during increased temperatures, to avoid dizziness and headaches. Drinking eight glasses of filtered water can go a long way in maintaining proper health so always bring a water tumbler.

Use sunscreen

Unknown to many, sun’s rays are dangerous even on cloudy days. Hence, underscoring the importance of wearing sunscreen every day. 

Skin SOS: Post-summer skincare

Choose a sunscreen that provides UVA and UVB protection with SPF levels of 30 or higher. It is recommended to reapply every two hours for maximum protection, and if possible, stay away from direct sunlight during peak hours of 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Wear a hat

More than a fashion accessory, wearing a hat—ideally one with a wide brim—whenever outside, can help shield a person properly from the sun’s harmful rays.

Skin SOS: Post-summer skincare

Relieve, exfoliate, moisturize 

Suffering from sunburn after failing to apply sunblock? Don’t wait any longer and immediately apply soothing creams and cooling gels to reduce inflammation and redness. 

Get rid of dead skin cells by exfoliating using facial and body scrubs. Apply a moisturizing cream to help keep skin hydrated and soft, especially after taking a shower.

Skin SOS: Post-summer skincare

Caring for skin and protecting it from harmful rays is just one of the many wellness habits a person can practice to protect their health, that aside from getting an insurance. Axa Philippines offers a line of superior health plan products such Global Health Access, Health Max, and Health eXentials, each one designed to provide the health protection for various needs. 

***

Speaking of sunscreen, there’s a brand that does not only protect the skin, but cares for the environment, too. 

Magwai Reef-Safe Sunscreen
MAGWAI Reef-Safe Sunscreen, born from two beach-lovers’ passion and admiration for the ocean and coral reefs, is designed with natural ocean-loving ingredients that keep users safe from sun damage. 

It contains SPF 50+ broad spectrum, and UVA and UVB protection. It’s water and sweat resistant, paraben-free, and uses non-nano ingredients. It also boasts all-natural ingredients such as zinc oxide and titanium dioxide which are harmless to coral reefs. 

Go to www.magwai.com.ph to know where to get a bottle. 

Topics: Magwai Reef-Safe Sunscreen , Skin , Skincare , Beach

Related stories:

No related stories matched this topic.

COMMENT DISCLAIMER: Reader comments posted on this Web site are not in any way endorsed by Manila Standard. Comments are views by manilastandard.net readers who exercise their right to free expression and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the position or viewpoint of manilastandard.net. While reserving this publication’s right to delete comments that are deemed offensive, indecent or inconsistent with Manila Standard editorial standards, Manila Standard may not be held liable for any false information posted by readers in this comments section.
AdvertisementGMA-Congress Trivia 1
Advertisement