The monsoons have arrived so it becomes important to protect the skin given the varying weather conditions. The effect of pollution, dirt, UV rays are high during this season and especially those with oily skin are advised to be very careful as the skin tends to breakout. Problems such as acne, greasy skin, flaky itching skin are quite common during the monsoon time. So here are few tips that can help.
Those with oily skins are advised to use a lightweight moisturizer after bath. Face must be scrubbed once or twice a week. Water or gel-based sunscreen with SPF 30 must be applied before stepping out during sunny days. Using a floral toner before going to bed also works. As for makeup, it is better to go for light-weight and water-proof make-up in this season.
If you are having a dry skin then it is better to use moisturizing lotion or cream for a healthy skin. You can also look at a heavy-weight sunscreen with SPF 30 or more before you go out. Using a alcohol-free toner or a cream based cleanser is much recommended. As always, go for water-proof make-ups and it is better to opt for foundations when you have dry skin, this would help.
To those who have combination skin it could get tricky but here are few tips. You could go for a gentle moisturizing non-soap cleanser to remove the excess oil. Scrubbing the face once or twice a week is mandatory. Use a light weight moisturizer and applying a gel-based sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or more is advised before going out. Opt for minimal range make-up during this season.