The beautiful ladies at BIKINI.com asked me how one prepares their winter skin for the summer sun.
Hiding under wool sweaters and drying out in indoor heat and hot water can do a number on your body’s largest organ. These are some of my tips to get your skin ready to be EXPOSED!
Start drinking tons of water now, and follow these tips from celebrity dermatologist Dr. Tabasum Mir for prepping your skin for a quick warm-weather getaway. “Winter skin is generally hidden under layers clothes and exposed to hot showers, becoming dehydrated, ashy and itchy and sensitive as the season progresses,” Mir says. She also cautions against using most antibiotics and perfumes while you are spending lots of time in the sun, as they can increase the skin’s sensitvity, along with these ingredients common in skin creams: alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs), beta-hydroxy acids (BHAs), salicyclic acid, glycolic acids, Retin-A, retinols and hydrocortisone. Her top five tips for showing your skin some love are below—get ready to get glowing.
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