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Essential Skin Care Tips for Rainy Season!

Dr. Gayathri Devi 85% (10 ratings)
MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist, Chennai  •  21 years experience
Essential Skin Care Tips for Rainy Season!

Monsoon comes with a relief after those scorching hot summer days. You feel relieved and in this enjoyment, forget about your skin. Yes, this damp weather may let you feel easy but does your skin feel the same? The answer is perfect NO! There are a lot of problems that arise along with the monsoon. 

The good news is that if you take some care, you will be able to enjoy the season along with keeping your skin healthy and glowing. 

Here are certain tips for your skin care during monsoon. 

Tips for skin care

There are mainly three types of skin which are oily skin, dry skin and combination skin. Depending upon your skin you should follow a different regime, but discussed here are certain tips that will be useful for all skin types during monsoon. 

  1. Wash your face at least 3 to 4 times a day. If you have dry skin, then do not overdo it as it may dry it up more. Use soap-free cleansers to keep your face clean and moist all the time. 
  2. Use scrubbers at regular intervals as it helps in exfoliating your skin and unclogging the pores. Even one's with oily skin will also find it useful. 
  3. After cleansing and scrubbing use alcohol free toner so that the open pores that are caused by high humidity are closed. Too many open pores are not good for oily or combination skin. 
  4. It's a habit of most individuals to stop the use of a sunscreen as it starts showering. Do not do that, keep using it even when the climate cools down and the sun is behind the clouds. 
  5. Avoid using heavy make up during the monsoon. Even if you have to apply some, go for water-proof make up. 
  6. For keeping your skin hydrated and brightening it, you can use lotion based serum that will help to keep your face moist. 
  7. Avoid bleaching in monsoon as it is more harmful to your skin during this season. 
  8. Take care of your lips by applying some milk cream on it. If you find them slightly cracked you can apply coconut oil. Try to avoid deep colored lipsticks. Go for natural shades during monsoons. 
  9. Keep your skin clean and for that do pedicure and manicure regularly. It is always recommended more during the monsoons. 
  10. After reaching home wash your feet, hands and face properly. During the monsoon, there are more germs everywhere so it is necessary that keep them clean.
  11. Drink as much water as you can to be hydrated. 

Follow these tips as these will keep your skin glowing even during this dull season. However, if you still feel odd, it's better to get expert advice on skin care during the monsoon. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dermatologist.

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