Sweating is essential to maintain the optimum body temperature. Understandably, sweating increases exponentially during the hot, summer months. This is when profuse sweating can lead to a lot of skin problems. Please note that sweat itself isn't the problem. It doesn’t cause acne and neither does it have any odor. It is the bacteria that thrive upon sweat that lead to the blockage of the hair follicles, causing Acne Breakout on our body. Summer acne tends to be inflamed in nature, often inducing itching and rashes. However, you can keep your body free from acne, this summer season
If you are able to, find as much shade as you can. Heat can aggravate skin and cause it to answer with acne and unsightly breakouts.
Control That Oil - Oil glands are in overdrive during hot weather. Over-active oil glands are one of the major causes of blackheads and clogged pores. To control oily skin, try a water-based toner in the morning and night. Read ingredients, ask a professional and then avoid harsh alcohol-based toners. They tend to dry skin out. Dry skin coupled with aggravated skin is not pretty on anyone.There is Power In Sunscreen - Believe it or not, sunscreen or as known by Cream with Zinc can really help you keep acne at bay in the summer. Read ingredients on the label, Just like alcohol dries out skin, long periods of sun exposure will also result in extremely dry skin. So when skin is noticeably dry, the oil glands will activate and send oil to the skins surface. So take the time to soothe the skin’s moisture-levels with a wide-spectrum sunscreen made with natural ingredients.