5 Ways to protect your skin this Summer
Updated: Nov 15, 2020
Summer along the Surf Coast means regular trips to the beach which can take its toll on your skin without proper care and protection. Here are our tips to help you enjoy summer while looking after your skin and body…
1. SPF Wearing SPF will not only protect your skin from the harmful UV rays, it also lowers your risk of skin cancer, prevents premature ageing of the skin and will help in creating an even skin tone. For optimal protection, re-apply your sunscreen every 3 hours. Quick tip – don’t forget to apply on your hands while you drive!
Using a SPF 30+ broad spectrum sunscreen like the Pevonia Hydrating Sunscreen, which will keep your skin glowing and healthy, while protecting you from the sun.
2. Exfoliate The summer sun can damage our skin and cause it to become dry, dull and leathery if we don’t look after it. A great way to keep your skin healthy and glowing is to regularly exfoliate both your face and body. This will prevent your pores becoming clogged from dead skin build up, reducing the amount of ingrown hairs on your body and giving you that fresh glow! See our blog, Let’s Talk about Exfoliating… to find out which exfoliant is best for your skin.
3. Facial treatment Take your skin to the next level with a high performance, results driven facial treatment at Lux Spa. Our Pevonia ‘Luminous C & Sea’ facial treatment provides relief for dull, sun damaged skin by utilising a potent blend of stabilised vitamin "C" combined with the latest high-tech formulation of freeze-dried seaweed. Your complexion resurfaces renewed, firm and extremely smooth with a luminous glow. Remember, to push the results of your in-spa treatments you should use the take-home products recommended by your qualified therapist. Pevonia’s C Complex is the perfect at-home serum paired with our Luminous C & Sea treatment.
4. Stay hydrated
Staying well hydrated will maintain the skin’s barrier function, increasing protection from the effects of summer.
Our busy lives can often cause us to forget about our water intake, so here are some tips to make drinking water regularly a little easier:
Buy yourself a drink bottle that you like – it sounds silly, but if you have a bottle that you like to keep with you, you’re more likely to sip on your water throughout the day
Drink a glass of water after every bathroom break
Swap to herbal tea or add infusions such as fresh berries, lemon, lime or mint, if you’re feeling bored of plain water
5. Sooth sun-damaged skin Sooth over exposed skin with our Water Lily Body Wrap. This calming and cooling wrap provides immediate relief by combining the best in soothing natural ingredients…
Chamomile – known for its natural calming, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Extremely soothing and beneficial for skin damaged by the sun or excessive dryness
Green tea – known to exert sun damage protection by quenching free radicals and reducing inflammation
Water lily – known for delivering instant moisture spurge to damaged or dry skin
For full benefits, apply Pevonia After Sun Soothing Gel, a potent compound of proline and water lily extract combine to soothe, desensitise, and gently alleviate your sun-sensitive skin.
If you are unsure of what your skin needs and the condition it is in, come to Lux Spa Anglesea for an in-depth skin analysis with our Clairderm Skin Analyser. Using the latest technology, our beauty therapists are able to provide a holistic and effective approach for skin management to achieve beautiful, healthy skin. The Clairderm Skin Analyser scans and analyses the skin, diagnoses and recommends an effective treatment plan within 30 seconds. Your therapist will tailor an effective skin treatment plan to address any skin concerns.