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Ultimate Beauty Guide For Summers (2020)

Ultimate Beauty Guide For Summers

Ultimate Beauty Guide For Summers (2020)

Summer is surely everyone’s favourite season, summer is all about flaunting revealing sexy outfits, outing with friends, rooftop cocktails, parties, vacations, and whatnot.

Summers are lovely, we make a lot of memories in these sunny months but these months also have a dark side. Sunburns, dehydrated skin, dull face, suntan, melting makeup, frizzy hair, etc. are among the negative side of the sunny months.

Sunny months are at its peak. Everyone is dealing with harsh sunlight and humid weather with boiling temperatures. You cannot do anything about the temperature but all that you can do is gear up yourself to combat summer strokes and conquer sunny days like a pro!

Don’t hesitate to explore new things just because the weather conditions are not favourable, never let it come in your way, rather learn to rule every season with grace.

Mauveshine won’t let you skip your summer plans, here we present our intensive research about ultimate tips and tricks to rule summers.

This post will cover five ultimate beauty guide for summers (2020) tips that every person should know:

Skincare Routine For Summers

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Summers can envy your skin. The harsh sunlight, pollution, humidity can increase in activity of oil glands in your skin. It can simply make your already oily skin look more oily and dry skin look rough and dehydrated.

The harsh sunlight can increase the melanin content in your body and makes your skin darker and can also lead to sunburns and skin cancer.

The summer heat can also leads to open pores which invites clogging with dirt and pollutants and can cause acne, pimple and blemishe.

Face Wash is a must!

Facewash is first and the most basic step of any skincare routine that no one can afford to skip. Facewash not only clears the skin from dirt and pollutants but also remove excessive oil and close open pores and makes your skin clear and radiant.

A good facewash alone has the capability to refresh your skin. Wash your face at least twice a day to feel completely refreshed.

Moisturise

Completely rule out this assumption that your skin does not require moisturising in summers. The summer heat can easily dehydrate your skin and make you appear dull.

The only difference between moisturising in summer and winters is that your skin requires light-weight non-greasy moisture in summers instead of heavy winter moisturisers.

Exfoliate

Exfoliate twice a week for brighter and smoother skin. It is a healthy habit to remove dead skin cells from the surface of your skin. Dead skin cells prevent your skin from breathing ultimately leads to dull and unwanted appearance.

Not just your face but your entire body requires exfoliation. Always remember to be gentle with exfoliation as over-exfoliation can be harsh to your skin and cause rashes.

Invest in good Antioxidants

Include antioxidant in your skincare routine as it will protect your skin from environmental damage and also hydrates your skin.

Creams and serums enriched with antioxidants reduce inflammation and prevent your skin from damage and also repairs your skin. You can check out this article for Best Face Creams for Indian Skin.

Eat more fruits and vegetables

Not only in skincare products but also include antioxidants in your diet. Citrus fruits, green vegetables, nuts, wholegrain are a good source of antioxidants.

Eat a lot of fruits and vegetable as a part of healthy eating that contains vitamins and other nutrients.

Never skip Sunscreen

One can never afford to skip sunscreen in summer. Apply sunscreen on exposed parts while stepping out in sunlight. Direct exposure to sunlight without SPF can permanently damage your skin and cause tanning, sunburns, premature wrinkles, dull skin, skin cancer and whatnot.

Do not just apply sunscreen only to your face but also to your neck, hands, feet and any other part exposed to sunlight.

Keep hydrated

Water is the key ingredient of any healthy habit. Always keep your body hydrated by drinking plenty of water as it flushes out toxins from your body.

Do not forget to carry water bottle everywhere you go. Drink at least 2-3 litres of water every-day for healthy and naturally radiant skin.

Ease up on Makeup

We are not saying you should completely avoid makeup in summers but all we are trying to say is that cut down on makeup a bit or use light-weighted makeup to allow your skin to breathe.

Hot and humid conditions prevent the skin from breathing openly. Go for minimal makeup during summers, you can use tinted moisturiser loaded with SPF and tinted lip balm and good organic kajal.

Utmost care of Eye area

The area surrounding the eyes is much sensitive and delicate than the rest of your face and require the utmost care. Use under eye gel enriched with hydraulic acid, cucumber or cucumber to massage down the eye area and relax eye muscles.

Wear sunglasses while going out in summers as it will prevent wrinkle formation around the eyes. Don’t forget to keep your eyes hydrated for a freshened-up look.

Cold showers

Don’t forget to take a regular shower with cold water during summers as it will completely refresh your body. Avoid hot water shower during summers as it will dehydrate your skin and leads to clogging of pores and cause acne and pimples.

Skin toner

Invest in a good toner as it will make your skin clean and refreshed and also close open pores. It also controls the secretion of excessive oil on the face.

Pay special attention to the T-zone area as it is the place of maximum secretion of oil. Use refreshing toner enriched with aloe vera and cucumber to freshen up your skin.

Take care of entire body

Don’t restrict your focus to the only face because your entire body requires care during summers. Exfoliate your body, apply moisturizer and sunscreen. Do not forget to take care of your hands and feet equally.

Exercise regularly as it will increase blood flow in your body and helps in repairing dead tissues. Apart from exercising, do not forget to take an ample amount of rest required for your body. Take proper sleep not less than 6 hours to keep your body healthy along with your skin.

Home Remedies For Healthy Skin In Summers

All of us aims for healthy glowing skin but in reality scorching heat and humidity end up making our skin oily and sweaty instead of radiant and glowing. The struggle is real! It is hard to maintain healthy glowing skin during summers but not impossible.

Here we rounded up some home remedies for glowing skin in summers:

Aloe vera

Aloe vera is highly enriched with nourishing properties that rejuvenate your skin. It helps to remove blemishes and bring natural glow to your face. During summers aloe vera can be heal your skin in numerous way.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Aloe vera gel
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Pinch of turmeric

Directions

  • Mix well to make a paste
  • Apply it on skin
  • Leave for 20 minutes
  • Rinse off with water

Cucumber

In this boiling heat, cucumber helps you to cool down your skin. It rejuvenates dull and dry skin. It also helps in improving complexion and removing tanning. It also cleanse the skin by removing direct and preventing pore clogging.

Ingredients

  • Grated cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt

Directions

  • Mix well to apply the paste
  • Apply it on face and neck
  • Gently massage for 5 minutes
  • Leave it for 5 minutes
  • Rinse off with water

Coconut oil

Coconut oil is a very good moisturiser for your skin. It deeply nourishes you skin and maintains the moisture in your skin. You can use coconut oil in different ways like scrub or face mask.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

     Directions:

  • Mix coconut oil and sugar
  • Apply it on face and neck
  • Gently massage in circular motions
  • Leave it for 5 minutes
  • Rinse off with water

Tomato

Tomato juice acts as an active tan removing agents. It is also enriched with the properties of maintaining PH level of the skin. It not only clears the skin but also heals acne and prevent eruption of acnes.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon tomato juice
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon oats

Directions

  • Mix well to make paste like consistency
  • Apply it on face and neck
  • Leave for 10-15 minutes
  • Rinse with cold water

Besan face mask

Besan is a natural ingredient which is available in almost every Indian households. It also removes tanning from the skin and also repair sun damages skin. It also helps in attaining natural glow to face

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon besan
  • 1 tablespoon curd
  • A pinch of turmeric

Directions

  • Mix well to make paste
  • Apply it on face and neck
  • Gently massage in circular motion
  • Leave it for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off with water

Lemon face mask

Lemon is very active ingredient of every household in summers. It has active tan removing properties. Apart from cleaning the face by removing dirt and pollutants, it also clears up the complexion.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Directions

  • Mix well to make paste
  • Apply it on face and neck
  • Gently massage in circular motion
  • Leave it for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off with water

Banana face mask

Banana is not just a tasty fruit but it has skincare benefits as well. It brings healthy natural glow to your face. It cleanse your skin deeply and moisturise your skin making it super soft in texture.

Ingredients

  • Mashed banana
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Directions

  • Mix well to make paste
  • Apply it on face and neck
  • Leave it for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off with water

Orange peel face mask

Orange detoxify your skin and acts as a gentle exfoliator. It helps in improving complexion and adds natural glow to your face during summer.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon orange peel
  • 1 tablespoon gram flour (besan)
  • Little amount of milk

Directions

  • Mix well to make paste
  • Apply it on face and neck
  • Gently massage in circular motion
  • Leave it for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off with water

Papaya face mask

Papaya has papain that has a properties of a gentle exfoliator. It not only cleanse all oil and dirt off the face but also removes scars and adds lost glow to your face

Ingredient

  • Mashed papaya
  • Fuller’s earth (multani mitti)

Directions

  • Mix well to form paste
  • Apply it on face and neck
  • Leave it for 20 minutes
  • Rinse off with water

Egg face mask

Eggs are famous as morning breakfast around the world but egg also has skincare benefits. It acts as an anti-aging agents and helps in tightening pores and reducing wrinkles, fine lines and premature aging signs.

Ingredient

  • Egg white
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon

Directions

  • Mix well to form paste
  • Apply it on face and neck
  • Gently massage in circular motion
  • Leave it for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off with water

Multani mitti face mask

Multani mitti (fuller’s earth) is well known beauty clay known in every Indian household. It provides intensive glow to your skin. It is enriched with excess oil absorbing properties and lighten up complexion and provides clear smooth youthful skin.

Ingredient

  • 1 tablespoon multani mitti
  • 1 tablespoon aloevera gel
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Directions

  • Mix well to form paste
  • Apply it on face and neck
  • Leave it for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off with water

Sandalwood face mask

Sandalwood is very good ingredient for lightening skin tone and reducing acne marks and blemishes. It also reduce early signs of aging and removes pigmentation. It makes skin naturally glowing and smoother. It is one of the best cooling pack.

Ingredient

  • 1 tablespoon sandalwood powder
  • Grated cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon rosewater

Directions

  • Mix well to form paste
  • Apply it on face and neck
  • Leave it for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off with water

Makeup Tips For Summers

Boiling temperature should never be excuse for skipping makeup and basic makeup routine. Everyone wants to be summer goddess. As temperature increases it gets hard for makeup to be in place.

Makeup in summers can be super easy and practical with just right approach and right selection of products. Summer is all about less makeup and natural look. Here we rounded up some useful makeup tips to avoid makeup blunder:

Always Begin With Moisturiser

Completely rule out this thought from your mind that you don’t need moisturiser in summers. As your body requires water to keep it hydrated, similarly your skin too requires hydration. Try oil-free light-weighted moisturiser to hydrate your skin before applying makeup.

Invest In Good Sunscreen

The basic secret behind ruling sunny days is SPF! You can never ever afford to step out in summers without applying sun protection if you love your skin.

The major problem faced by every person during summer is tanning and sun burns. Investing in a quality sunscreen can actually save your skin from sun damage by creating a protective shield on the surface of your skin.

  • Always go for sunscreen with SPF level 30 or above.
  • Reapply sunscreen after every three hours.

Don’t Forget Primer

Apply a cooling primer as it will prevent your makeup from slipping down or melting. Primer is such a lightweight product that doesn’t feel like extra heavy layer on the skin.

Skip Foundation

You can literally skip foundations during summers and use a tinted moisturiser instead. It will give you a subtle lightweight look. You can straightaway go for concealer on required spots to achieve even skin tone.

Always look for oil-free products because your skin tends to shine because of heat and humidity.

Here’s the list of the best foundations in the market.

Use Sheer Shades

Less is more during summers. Avoid using dark shades in summers and go got sheer or lighter shades as they look more appealing and lively.

Use lighter shades in everything, be it eyeshades lipsticks etc.

Go Easy On Eyeshadows

Try to look as natural and subtle during summers. Avoid powder eyeshadows as they tend to melt down and does not last long. Try using cream based eyeshadows as they last long and give vibrant touch to your eye makeup.

Instead of using eyeshadow you can also simply swipe little highlighter or bronzer across your eyelid for simple subtle dewy look.

Avoid Mascara

Using mascara in summers can be very terrifying as they alone have a tendency to ruin down your entire makeup by just melting down.

Just curl your beautiful eyelashes to make it look more voluminous and appealing.

Add Bronzer

You can add bronzer to your face as it will add depth to your features and give desired sun-kissed look.

Apply generous amount of bronzer to high points of your face where sunlight hits you naturally.

Say No To Powder Blush

Avoid powder blush during summers and try using creamy blush or cheek tint. Using more of powder products in summers can actually make you look cakey.

Cream blush or cheek stains are super easy to apply and give you long lasting rosy appearance.

Ditch Heavy Lipsticks

Replace you heavy matte lipstick with tinted lip balm or lip tint. You’re lips are super sensitive and require extra care. Lip balms not only adds shine to your lips but also provides moisture to your lips and prevent them your damage and lip burning.

Try Waterproof Makeup

No matter what technique of makeup you use but you cannot control the temperature and cannot stop yourself from sweating.

Try waterproof version of your favourite products for melt-free long-lasting look.

Hair Care Tips For Summers

The scorching summer heat not only damages your skin but also damages your hair equally. It is really hard to manage hair in such conditions, it requires some extra care of hair and scalp both. Hot sunny days can make your hair dry and damaged.

The humid condition in summers can bring down the hydration level of your hair and affects the natural shine of your hair making it dull and dry.

Direct exposure to sun can intensively damage your hair and makes it rough and futile. However, despite all these unfavourable condition it does indicate that summer is all about damages unhealthy hair.

With some really helpful tips, you can protect your hair from getting damaged and keep them healthy. Have a look at some mind-blowing hair care tips for summers that everyone must know:

Shampoo And Conditioner

You might feel urge to wash your hair quite often during summers but constant washing your hair can severely make your hair rough and dry.

It not only affects your hair but also make your scalp dry. You can go for mild shampoo that are gentle with hair and specially prepared for summers. Check out the Top 3 shampoos for all hair types in India.

Conditioner is key! As your skin requires moisture similarly your hair too requires moisture. Invest in a good quality condition that will not only make your hair restore moisture but also repair damaged hair.

Oil Massage

Never skip oil massage. It improves blood circulation in the scalp and strengthen roots. It improves quality of hair. It removes all the dirt and impurities off the scalp and improves growth while making then healthy and shiny.

Protection From Sun

Make sure you cover your head with hat or scarf while stepping out in summers during daytime. It will protect your hair from direct exposure to the sum and prevent them from getting damaged.

Direct exposure to sun can make your hair dull and rough and more futile to breakage.

If you don’t want to cover your head with anything then don’t forget to wear leave on conditioner with good amount of SPF.

Avoid Heating Tools

Avoid using heating tools like curler and straighter as they will only add to damaging your hair only. Restrict the use of hair dryers as far as possible, try naturally drying hair more often.

Trim Regularly

Start your summers with trimming off your split ends. Split ends tends to occur in summers and destroys the overall appearance of your hair.

Trimming your hair not only give life to your hair but gives new look to you.

Colour Care

People with coloured hair or any other chemical treatment to hair tends to take extra care for their hair in summers.

Chemical treatment itself damages your hair and cause dryness and make also make your hair look lifeless.

Try not to expose your hair directly to sunlight, try wearing a scarf and hat under sunlight. Also, use products that are especially made for hair with chemical treatment.

Haircare Before A Dip

If you love swimming and planning to hit swimming pool to beat off the summer heat then take a note of few things. Never shampoo your hair just before going to swimming as shampoo will rip off protected oil from your scalp and make your hair more vulnerable to damage.

Chlorine in pools can severely damage your hair and various studies have shown that it can also change your natural hair colour and make it look dull and lifeless.

Change Hairstyles

Humidity can lead to frizzy hair. Try changing your hairstyle to ponytails, braids, buns, etc. as it not only controls frizzy hair but also controls sweating too.

Try to tie your hair as much as possible, try experimenting different updo hairstyles.

Increase Intake Of Fluid

As mentioned earlier also, water is an active ingredient of any healthcare routine. Drink more water as to keep yourself hydrated. Unless you develop a habit of drinking more water, you won’t see any results.

Apart from drinking more fluid, make sure to add more fruits and vegetable in your diet. Healthy lifestyle is a secret of healthy hair, skin ad body.

For more Hair Care Tips, youi can check these Best Hair Care tips to make life easier.

Clothing Tips For Summers

Summers are a favourite season of most people when it comes to wearing glamourous outfits and revealing summer body. Picking up what to wear can be really difficult in summers. You reveal most of your body than any other season.

It’s the right time to take a dig at your wardrobe and know few clothing tips to avoid blunders in summers. Here are some glamourous clothing rules that every girl should know to rule the summers like a queen:

Avoid Synthetic Fibres

Avoid synthetic fibre and go for natural fibres like cotton as they allow the body to breathe. Such fabric will feel much lighter on your skin and also it will not irritate your skin due to hot temperature and sweat. These natural fabrics are good in sweat absorbing and even dries quickly.

Wear Loose Cloths

Summer is all about wearing loose and flowy outfits. Flowy outfits in summer are never off-trend. Avoid fabric that is tight and stick to your body. Tight outfits will only make you sweat more and feel uncomfortable.

You can also try loose flowy maxi dresses, they so in trend these days.

Try Floral Prints

Floral prints are everywhere whenever anyone thinks of a perfect summer outfit. The floral print is a must-have in every girl’s wardrobe, not just girls but also boys rock floral print shirts.

Try floral maxi dresses and tops for perfect eye catching summer look.

Off Shoulder Dresses

Off-shoulder dresses never go out of trend and becoming popular every year. Off-shoulder dresses are very comfortable and trendy and give a lovely look to your whole look.

Try off shoulder tops, dresses, maxi dresses for perfect fashion statement.

Pick Light Colours

Summer is all about light colours, say no to dark colours in summer as far as possible. Light shades perfect matches the vibe of summer to the person who is wearing it and also to other person seeing it.

Lighter colour gives airy subtle look to your outfit and gives you flawless look.

Denims are always in

Denims never go out of fashion. Don’t go too much on denim but you can always pair your favourite top with your pair of denims.

You also match you dresses like maxi dresses with denim jacket as they give perfect appearance to overall look.

Explore White Colour

White is the colour of summer, it looks really good when styled properly. It provides such a light weight appearance to the look.

White colour gives cool vibes to your outfit and make it look more weather friendly.

Invest in Jewelleries

You can always layer your outfit with simply oxidised jewellery or lighter jewellery with earthy tone. It will give additional grace to your overall outfit. It will give the complete final touch to your outfit.

Top Up with Hats or Scarfs

Don’t forget to wear hats and scarf as it will not only protect your hair from damage but will also provide shade to your face and neck. It will add more style to your outfit.

Handbags

Instead of carrying big purses, you can carry small side bag or sling bag where you can put all essential items that are required when you step out in summer-like sunscreen, wet tissue, lipstick, and some other products for a touch-up.

Sunglasses

Sunglasses are must-have in summer. It will protect your delicate eyes from direct exposure to sure meanwhile it also looks stylish and fashionable and will definitely improve your style statement.

Foot Wears

You can always wear matching footwear according to your dress, a few things to keep in mind. Avoid wearing too tight footwear as they will not allow easy passage of air to pass and will lead sweaty slippery feet. You can add white sneaker to complement your outfit, you can also opt for sandals with enough air passage to add grace to your outfit.


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