It’s almost August. How’s your skin holding up?
In Florida, summer means summer. And that means putting your skin through some pretty intense conditions, for months at a time.
But this doesn’t mean we just have to live with summer skin. We can fight back. And we can enjoy the hottest, wettest, most sunshiny part of the year with healthy, beautiful skin—both now and in the future.
What Causes Summer Skin?
Florida weather in general, and our beachy Bradenton lifestyle in particular, affects skin in extreme and sometimes paradoxical ways.
Sun damages our skin and sweating dehydrates us. Humidity encases our skin in moisture while heat rash makes us bumpy and itchy. Our natural defenses do everything they can, sometimes overcompensating and causing even more issues.
On top of that, there are congenital conditions like rosacea and even sun allergy that are exacerbated by summer conditions.
And then we step in with every product known to man, scrubbing and cleansing and slabbing all kinds of lotions on our skin at all times of day.
Summer is a skincare free-for-all.
What to Look Out For
We all should know by now that sunburns are bad. They cause immediate, visible damage, and they also