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A Quick Guide to Summertime Skin Care

During the warm summer months, it is important to take care of your skin for several reasons. For one thing, you will likely wear clothing that reveals more skin, so it should look its best. Another reason is that sun exposure during the summer can damage skin, often without your realizing it. Summer heat can also dry out the moisture in the skin, leaving it looking dry and ashy. Here are a few quick tips to give your skin quality care.

Sun Protection

One of the most important things you can do to protect your skin is to avoid prolonged direct sun exposure. Try to enjoy sun and fresh air during the morning and evening hours. If you must be out during peak sunlight, usually between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., apply sunscreen and wear sun-protective clothing, typically white lightweight clothes.

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