Having a dedicated skincare routine is essential, but did you know you should be switching things up seasonally? AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Summer Skin Care SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL At the start of every summer, we all expect a beautiful, glowing complex. However, the Texas heat and humidity can do everything but make our skin attractive. Instead, we are forced to deal with splotchy, sunburnt, and sometimes hyper-pigmented skin. Many people stick to their regiment year-round but read on for important tips and treatments that should be on your radar in the coming months. And, when it comes to summer skincare, much of the conversation is focused on prevention methods. Whether you’re dealing with extra oil, shine, or the occasional sunburn, we have some expert ideas for you.
The Gershwin brothers wrote many classic songs and one of the best-loved began with the familiar refrain: "Summertime, and the livin' is easy." However, many people who love being outdoors during the summertime have first-hand and often painful experience that while the living might be easy, the damage that the lucky 'ol sun can do to one's skin is not a pretty sight, even if the fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high! For many years, dermatologists and cosmetics companies have strongly urged all sun-worshippers to just say no to these rays. Anyone who loves outdoor activities that are enjoyed during the spring and summer has lathered on the sunscreen, worn those floppy hats and cautiously avoided direct sunlight. As it turns out, there are other factors besides the sun that might be damaging one's skin. It's Not Just the Sun "The sun is not the only culprit for