How to Moisturize Dry Skin in the Summer

How to Moisturize Dry Skin in the Summer

Dry skin can get even drier in the summer. Sun exposure, heat and chlorine can dry out your skin in the warmer months as you spend more time outside or poolside. You may also become more dehydrated as the temperature rises which can affect your skin’s appearance. Find out how you can keep your dry skin healthy-looking, happy and hydrated during the summer and looking its best. Your summer season should be filled with glowing skin.


What Are Good Ways To Moisturize Dry Skin In The Summer?

You have a lot of options when it comes to moisturizers so it’s important to pick the right products. “Moisturizers with sun protection and antioxidants are perfect for summer dry skin,” says board-certified dermatologist Dr. Diane Madfes. “You get the benefit of hydration and‎ protection. Avoid any heavy ointment bases as people tend to breakout. Gel moisturizers tend to work best as they are absorbed quickly.” We’ve picked a few products that are compatible with your summer skin that can help relieve it from dryness.


1. Gel Moisturizers

Look for a light, easily absorbable moisturizer to help strengthen your skin’s barrier function and hydrate your skin this summer. Garnier SkinActive’s Moisture Rescue Gel Cream For Dry Skin will help soothe your parched skin. The formula contains antioxidant fruit water and moisture-rich ingredients which can help defend skin against external aggressors such as daily stress and pollution, which can be very high in the summer months. Use this product to lock in moisture on your skin.


2. SPF Moisturizers

The sun is strong in the summer so now is a good time to commit to a moisturizer that protects and moisturizes your skin. Every morning you should be using an SPF moisturizer such as Garnier SkinActive’s Clearly Brighter Anti-Sun Damage Daily Moisturizer SPF 30. The broad-spectrum SPF will help shield your skin from the sun and antioxidants Vitamin C and E will help your skin fight free radicals. The formula is fast absorbing and non-greasy, and can help reduce the look of visible sun-damage, revealing radiant, more even-toned, younger-looking skin.


3. Nighttime Moisturizers

Give your dry skin an extra surge of moisturizer at night. An overnight mask is perfect for that. Try Garnier SkinActive’s Miracle Anti-Fatigue Sleeping Cream. It combines the deeply hydrating power of a mask with the light feel of a lotion. It’s infused with lavender essential oil, hyaluronic and hydroxy acids, it renews, firms and even reduces the appearance of wrinkles. You skin will feel hydrated and will look healthy after use.


Use any or all three of these moisturizers to get your dry skin through the heat of summer.