Do I Need to Change My Skin Care Routine in the Summer?

Jun 27, 2023 | Uncategorized


Longer days and higher temperatures mean summertime changes in your skin care regimen. Maybe you’re headed to the pool and catching a concert in the park. Or it could be you’re hiding from the heat in your air-conditioned home. No matter how you’re taking advantage of summer, your days look different now than they did a few months ago!

Should your skin care routine look different, too? Absolutely! Changing your skincare for summer will help you keep your skin youthful and glowing throughout the warmer months. We’ve got a few tips on how to adapt your usual product line-up for the extreme heat season!

1. Sunscreen, Sunscreen, Sunscreen

This shouldn’t be a change from your usual routine. (You are wearing sunscreen daily, aren’t you?) However, sunscreen becomes even more important on these long, hot days when the sun wants to roast you. Wear a full-spectrum sunblock that’s light enough not to clog pores but protective enough to save your skin.

We love SkinMedica Essential Defense Everyday Clear Broad Spectrum SPF 47. Don’t forget to reapply regularly!

2. Lighter Products for Warmer Days

During summertime, your face wants to make more oils in addition to all that extra sweat from the heat. This leaves your pores prone to clogging. To combat this, choose lighter creams and serums. You’ll still want to moisturize, since the sun is drying for your skin, but going lighter will help keep your complexion clear.

SkinMedica Ultra Sheer Moisturizer is a great choice for light, but effective hydration. Smooth it on after cleansing and toning!

3. Pamper Your Skin with Facials

Long, hot days offer the perfect excuse to pamper your skin with luxurious treatments to improve tone and open clogged pores. Keep your skin in the best shape possible during the extreme heat with a soothing and exfoliating medspa facial. Check out the DiamondGlow facial, which can be customized to your skin’s particular needs!

Beat the Heat at The Skin Clinic in North Scottsdale!

We’re ready to help you treat yourself and keep your skin in gorgeous condition! Whether you need recommendations for summer skin care products or want to nourish your skin with a facial, we can’t wait to welcome you. Set up an appointment online, or contact us at 480-513-2888.