Whether you’re under the shade or at the beach, summer-proofing your skin is an absolute must. More exposed skin during the warmer months calls for summer skin care products that mitigate the effects of sun exposure while they pump the brakes (if only for a while) on the tell-tale signs of aging.
If you’re looking for an internal answer to beautiful skin for every season, pick up a copy of the 8 Week Healthy Skin Diet by Karen Fischer ($16.96, amazon.com) – originally written for people who suffer from eczema, it also proved to be helpful in easing the following skin conditions: dark under circles, acne, cellulite, psoriasis premature aging and wrinkles among a few. This book is the answer to getting beautiful skin from the inside out.
Before you balk at the $225 price tag – look at what comes in the Clarisonic Summer Essentials Sun Set ($225, nordstrom.com):
Clarisonic® Plus Sonic Cleansing Brush in Passion Fruit cleanses six times better than your hands alone. Patented sonic technology moving at 300+ micro-massage movements per second is safe for use twice a day. Features a Sensitive Brush Head, trial-size cleanser, Body Brush Head and trial-size Refining Skin Polish. Use the Clarisonic® Plus Sonic Cleansing Brush’s sonic technology to prep skin for a smooth, even sunless tan.
Supergoop!® City Sunscreen Serum SPF 30 is an anti-aging, lightweight broad-spectrum sunscreen serum that protects from visible signs of aging through a combination of highly effective sun filters and antioxidants.
Dr. Dennis Gross™ Alpha Beta® Glow Pad™ for Face and Body, Xen-Tan® Moroccan Tan and Kate Somerville® 360° Tan Maximizer.
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Collagen-building anything is the key to sustaining and maintaining a youthful appearance, a fact that isn’t lost on the Murad team given the creation of Murad Advanced Active Radiance® Serum ($89, murad.com) – an improved version of Murad’s popular Active Radiance Serum. This formulation restores skin’s natural radiance, resilience and clarity with Resilient-C Complex™, a stable Vitamin-C technology that delivers 50 times the collagen-building, skin-brightening and cell-protecting power of ordinary topical Vitamin-C as it protects skin from environmental damage and defending against future damage.
Eclos Anti-Aging Skin Care Kit ($19.99, walgreens.com) is a traveler’s dream because it comes with six tsa-approved products that work together to slow down the signs of aging – Facial Cleanser removes daily debris. Cellular Activator Face Serum visibly reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Moisture Therapy Regenerative Cream protects your own skin stem cells and promotes the self-renewal capacity of the skin to help slow the signs of aging. Restorative Eye Cream encourages your skin stem cells to function more efficiently. Instant Radiance Facial Scrub polishes away dry flaky skin to improve the overall texture of the skin and Skin Renewal Clay Mask cleanses, absorbs impurities and unclogs pores.