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May Blog Post: Spring into Summer Skin Care

As the season changes from spring showers to summer sunshine, our skin is also undergoing its own transformation. The month of May is the perfect time to adjust our skincare routines to ensure our complexion stays fresh, clean hydrated, and radiant. Whether you're battling seasonal allergies or simply want to embrace the blooming beauty of this time of year, I am here to guide you through the perfect May skincare regimen.

Protect Against Pollen:

With flowers in full bloom, pollen levels can skyrocket, triggering allergies and potentially irritating our skin. Combat this by using a gentle cleanser morning and night to remove pollen particles that may have settled on your skin throughout the day. Opt for a cleanser specifically formulated for sensitive skin to minimize any potential irritation.

Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate:

As temperatures rise, our skin's hydration levels can plummet, leading to dryness and dullness. Incorporate a lightweight, hydrating serum into your skincare routine to replenish moisture levels without weighing down your skin. Look for ingredients like hyaluronic acid and vitamin B5 to lock in hydration and keep your complexion plump and supple.

Shield from the Sun:

With longer days and stronger sunlight, protecting your skin from harmful UV rays becomes even more crucial. Make sure to apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher every morning, even if you're staying indoors. Reapply every two hours, especially if you're spending time outdoors enjoying the sunshine.

Brighten with Vitamin C:

May is the perfect time to incorporate vitamin C into your skincare routine to help fade any lingering signs of winter dullness and hyperpigmentation. Choose a vitamin C serum to brighten your complexion, even out skin tone, and enhance your skin's natural radiance. Incorporate it into your morning routine after cleansing and before applying sunscreen for maximum effectiveness.

Pamper with Seasonal Treatments:

Treat yourself to a seasonal skincare treatment at your favorite spa or with your esthetician. Opt for treatments that focus on hydrating and brightening the skin, such as a hydrating facial or a vitamin C peel. Not only will you emerge with a glowing complexion, but you'll also feel refreshed and rejuvenated, ready to take on the month ahead.

As we move from the spring to summer months, it's essential to adjust our skincare routines to address the changing needs of our skin. By protecting against pollen, hydrating deeply, shielding from the sun, brightening with vitamin C, and indulging in seasonal treatments, you can ensure your complexion stays radiant and healthy all month long. So embrace the season, soak up the sunshine, and let your skin shine bright this May!

Angela Green

Your Menopause Esthetician

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