Dermatology Specialist Assoc. Dr. While Andaç Salman stressed that it is extremely important to take the necessary precautions for healthy skin in both adults and children, he said: “The rising temperature in summer can cause oiliness on the skin and clogged pores, making acne widespread can become. As water loss occurs in the skin, this leads to dryness, flaking and a dull appearance. Scientific research; It shows that sun rays have a great effect on the increase of wrinkles on the skin, sunburn, sun spots, premature aging and an increased risk of skin cancer. Assoc. dr. Andaç Salman listed 7 golden tips, gave important warnings and suggestions.
Don’t forget sunscreen
Be sure to protect yourself with sunscreen. Apply a sufficient amount of sunscreen with a high SPF (protection factor of at least 30), which protects against both UVA and UVB, and every two hours, especially when you are outdoors. Sunscreen protects your skin from harmful UV rays, prevents sunburn, premature aging and the development of dark spots.
Hydrate your skin inside and out
Drink plenty of water throughout the day to keep your body and skin hydrated. Also use a light, oil-free moisturizer suitable for your skin type to maintain optimal moisture levels. Well-hydrated skin looks firm, radiant and healthy.
Cleanse your skin regularly
Add a gentle cleanser to your skincare routine to remove dead skin cells and reveal fresh and radiant skin. Choose a cleanser that contains ingredients such as alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) or beta hydroxy acids (BHAs) to promote cell turnover and achieve smoother skin. Make sure to use these products especially at night so as not to cause sensitivity to the sun’s rays. Avoid harsh physical scrubs that can cause skin damage.
Nourish with antioxidants
Include foods rich in antioxidants such as strawberries, vegetables, citrus fruits and nuts in your diet. Antioxidants help minimize skin damage and maintain radiance by fighting free radicals caused by sun exposure. You can also use antioxidant skin care products such as vitamin C serums for extra protection.
Take care of hygiene
Dermatology Specialist Assoc. Dr. Andaç Salman “Make sure you keep your skin clean. However, when washing your face, avoid harsh soaps or cleansers that negatively affect the skin’s natural oils, as they can cause dryness and irritation. Keep your skin clean by washing your skin twice a day with a dermo-cosmetic skin cleanser. This helps remove dirt, sweat, and excess oil that can clog pores and dull the skin’s appearance.
Stay in the shade if possible
Limit the time you spend in direct sunlight, especially during peak hours when the sun’s rays are strongest. Seek shade, wear protective clothing, and use wide-brimmed hats and sunglasses to minimize sun exposure. By reducing direct sun exposure, you help protect your skin’s glow and prevent sunburn.
maintain a healthy lifestyle
Your general lifestyle habits directly affect the health of your skin. Therefore, make sure you are not sleep deprived, make sure you have enough time and a good night’s sleep. Exercise regularly and manage your stress levels. A well-rested body and a healthy lifestyle contribute to radiant skin. While sleep renews and repairs your skin, exercise speeds up blood circulation and gives your skin a healthy glow. Stress management techniques such as meditation or deep breathing can help minimize the effect of stress on your skin.