We’d prefer for our skincare regimen to remain constant as the seasons change. However, it becomes challenging to keep up a consistent skincare regimen that you can follow all year long due to the rise in humidity during the monsoon season. Here are the most common monsoon skincare mistakes you should avoid.
And that’s totally fine! Making small changes to one’s skincare regimen is acceptable, and let’s face it, we’d do anything to prevent our pores from being clogged.
You can keep your skincare routine on point by avoiding a few common blunders, regardless of whether you have dry, oily, sensitive, or normal skin. Are you prepared to change your skincare routine to fit the season? Continue reading to learn the skincare blunders you must avoid during the monsoon.
Common MonsOon Skincare Mistakes:
1. Over-CleansinG Your Face
Yes, we are aware that during the monsoon your skin feels greasy and sticky. The increase in humidity will cause you to experience that. And while repeatedly washing your face may be your natural reaction, that isn’t the answer.
Over-washing your face removes the natural oils from your skin. Your skin will create too much oil to counteract this dryness, which will only make things worse. Use a gentle, gel-based cleanser like the Lakmé Blush & Glow Lemon Freshness Gel Face Wash for no more than two daily washes.
Since it contains lemon extracts and antioxidants, combined with soft scrubbing beads that will give you an instant burst of freshness all day, it will wash away all the dust and impurities.
2. Skipping Sunscreen In Monsoons
Even though we’ve heard it before, we still need to repeat it. Sunscreen is a need that should always be with you, rain or shine. If you haven’t already, get on the sunscreen bandwagon because the sun’s rays can harm your skin even on an overcast day.
Use the Lakmé Sun Expert SPF 50 PA+++ Ultra Matte Lotion Sunscreen, which manages to be lightweight and non-greasy while blocking up to 97 percent of dangerous UV rays.
3. Not Keeping Yourself hydrated
In case you didn’t know, water is your best buddy for skincare! The fact that it’s pouring outside should not be used as an excuse to cut back on water intake because the little drop in temperature can cause you to mistake hunger for thirst.
Your skin will eventually appreciate you for eating healthy and staying hydrated all day.
4. Not Exfoliating Your Skin
We blame the monsoon’s prevalence of ugly pimples and breakouts on our blocked pores. Acne, pimples, and any other abomination you can summon up appear as a result of the season’s excessive oil production.
But exfoliating will help you avoid them. Always use the St. Ives Fresh Skin Apricot Scrub to exfoliate twice a week. With apricot and walnut ingredients, the revitalizing scrub thoroughly cleanses the skin to keep it soft and supple throughout the monsoon season.
5. Not Using a Good Moisturiser
Even though it can seem that moisturizing is your enemy, we assure you that it is not. There is a popular beauty misconception that says oily skin doesn’t require moisturizer, but this is incorrect. In fact, not moisturizing your skin during the monsoon might cause it to become dry and even more greasy, neither of which you want. Use a thin moisturizing product, such as Simple Kind To Skin Hydrating Light Moisturizer.
It’s thin, quickly absorbing composition won’t weigh you down or leave a gummy residue behind. The moisturizer also contains a tonne of skin-loving components that keep your skin hydrated for up to 12 hours, including pro-vitamin B5, vitamin E, glycerine, and borage seed oil.
Additionally, it is safe for all skin types, especially sensitive skin, as it is free of harmful ingredients like parabens, alcohols, artificial colors, and dyes.