While we welcome long summer days full of sunshine, it can wreak havoc on our skin. Alison Smith asks the experts for their hot tips for summer skin care.
As we age sun damage can cause dark spots and uneven skin tone, Teena from Revival Wellness trusts Dermalogica to assist in fading the appearance of dark spots. The PowerBright range includes a serum to treat the skin, overnight cream to smooth and restore the skin and the daily moisturiser with SPF50 to protect against UV damage. To kick start the repair process you can drop into Revival Wellness for a Dermalogica Peel. This in-salon treatment can reduce wrinkles and fine lines, smooth skin texture and reduce breakouts.
For a flawless natural tan Jo from Nu You Natural Beauty Day Spa says the secret is Three Warriors. This all-Australian certified organic, vegan, tanning range gives a flawless natural tan, minus the bad stuff.
Three Warriors is free from animal products, silicones, synthetic pigments, sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS), Sodium laureth sulphate (SLES), harsh chemicals, petrochemicals, parabens, phenoxyethanol.
The range includes Gradual Tan, Self-Tan Mousse, plus a Tasmanian Sand Scrub and Face Tan Aqua Mist that captures the natural essence of a sun-kissed glow while rejuvenating your skin.
To bring a warm glow to dull skin this summer Katrina from ikatan Spa uses INIKA Organic Radiant Glow. This almost magical all-in-one product is an effective beautifying primer, nourishing moisturiser, and an all-over finishing highlighter that brings a glow to fatigued complexions. Nourishing on the skin, it’s lightweight formula features light reflective technology to create a silky-smooth, dewy finish, while enriching botanicals work together to firm skin and revitalise its natural vibrancy.
Living in Queensland the harsh sun is not only a threat to the skin on beach days but every day, Angie at About Faces Noosa recommends daily use of SPF. The Ultraceuticals Ultra UV Protective Daily Moisturiser SPF50 and SPF30 range are a broad-spectrum high-to-very-high protection sunscreen that protect skin against both UVA and UVB rays while providing a superior skin feel. When used daily it helps to prevent the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and uneven texture leaving your skin looking more youthful and radiant.