5 Summer Skincare Tips

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  1. Implement a Vitamin C Serum into your morning routine


Spending too much time in that warm summer sun can cause discoloration. Use a Vitamin C serum to prevent your skin from showing signs of damage or aging. Vitamin C is an important antioxidant and works to repair sun damage. Picking a good vitamin C serum can be difficult. Below you'll find a few great options: 

  1. Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen!

Don’t ruin all the hard work you’ve been putting into your skincare routine. Without sunscreen, your skincare won't be as effective. Prevent sun damage by using sunscreen everyday and be sure to reapply every two hours. Here are some great lightweight sunscreen options that are convenient for reapplication:

  1. Use lighter formulas

With the summer heat, it’s important to switch over to lightweight products. This helps to keep your skin from clogging up and trapping in impurities. Swapping out your cleansers and moisturizers can help keep your skin fresh this season.

  1. Sun spots? Use a brightening serum

Excessive time in the sun can cause hyperpigmentation or discoloration. Some love these sunspots, like freckles! However, if you have unwanted sunspots and are hoping to achieve an even skin tone, use brightening pads to help reduce the appearance of the discoloration.



  1. Find a product to help control excess oil 

Many experience an overproduction of oil in the humid summer weather. Luckily, there are a few ingredients that can help control the oil. Charcoal, salicylic acid, and salicylic acid can all help reduce the amount of oil your skin produces. These ingredients can all be found in the following products:

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Dr. Azadeh Shirazi, MD is a Board-Certified Dermatologist.

Specializing in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Shirazi received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University Of Kentucky College of Medicine. After doing a Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, she completed her residency training in Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in addition to completing her training in dermatology and cosmetic surgery at the University of California San Diego.

She has received multiple research scholarships from iconic institutions including Harvard University and the University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and has several peer-reviewed publications to her name.