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Even if you love rain and you desperately wait for the monsoon season, the humidity, itchiness, and other skin problems that this season brings can be quite be annoying. It becomes difficult for your skin to adjust due to high humidity and unpredictable climate. Due to the greasiness, it is important to follow a light skincare routine to keep your skin healthy.
Throughout the day, your face gets covered with dirt, pollution, oil, etc. The humidity during monsoon season may result in bacteria, itchiness, and other fungal issues. Hence, the moment you wake up make sure you cleanse your face with oil-free face wash to get rid of dirt, and oil build-up from your face.
Use mild scrub twice a week to get rid of toxins as the humidity leads to clogged pores, acne, and breakouts. Cleansing facilitates control of pH stages of the skin; permitting enough water and product retention.
Using vitamin C serum every day will make sure that your skin radiates from within and feels bright and glowing during monsoon season giving that instant hydration and it also evens out your complexion. Even during monsoon, the skin is exposed to harmful UV rays that penetrate through the cloud and Vitamin C helps in recovering the damaged skin cells caused by sun exposure. It helps in boosting healthy skin turnover and makes you look young, refreshing, and healthy.
Use a lightweight non-greasy moisturizer. Do not skip this even if it is raining outside, you might feel like you don’t need it but it is the most important and basic step of the skincare routine. Your skin doesn’t have to work hard to produce excess oil if you use moisturizer daily, it helps your skin look glowing and young. One can use SPF protection moisturizer too for even better results.
Wondering what is the use of sunscreen during monsoon season? Well, it is important to note that the harmful UV rays penetrate through the clouds and window panes and are even more concentrated, hence it is important to apply gel-based waterproof sunscreen even during the monsoon season.
Don’t ignore your lips. Due to excess humidity, your lips fail to retain moisture and can turn dry. Exfoliate your lips as it helps get rid of dead skin and also gives them a natural texture making them look hydrated and glow. Massaging your lips with butter or oil can help in blood circulation and give pink lips.
Lastly, applying lip balm makes your lips look plum and fuller
Don’t use full coverage makeup, switch to something light like BB cream as heavy makeup can get very greasy due to humidity and lead to clogged pores and bacteria during this season.
Apart from this, you can also use a multani mitti face pack in the morning to give you that instant glow and freshness. It is important to note that your skincare routines should change according to season to achieve happy healthy skin.