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โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒป Transitioning to Summer Skincare โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒป

Updated: Jun 23, 2022



You wouldn't wear a down jacket in the middle of summer, right?

All right, it may not be that dramatic for skincare, but here are some special Dermatologist-recommended considerations for your skincare in the summer ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡

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โ„‚๐•™๐•’๐•Ÿ๐•˜๐•– ๐•ฅ๐•  ๐•๐•š๐•˜๐•™๐•ฅ๐•–๐•ฃ ๐•—๐• ๐•ฃ๐•ž๐•ฆ๐•๐•’๐•ฅ๐•š๐• ๐•Ÿ๐•ค

๐ŸŒž Consider stopping: heavier creams, ointments, cream cleansers

๐ŸŒž Consider starting: gels, serums, foaming cleansers

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โ„™๐•’๐•š๐•ฃ ๐•ช๐• ๐•ฆ๐•ฃ ๐•ค๐•ฆ๐•Ÿ๐•ค๐•”๐•ฃ๐•–๐•–๐•Ÿ ๐•จ๐•š๐•ฅ๐•™ ๐•’๐•Ÿ ๐•’๐•Ÿ๐•ฅ๐•š๐• ๐•ฉ๐•š๐••๐•’๐•Ÿ๐•ฅ

๐ŸŒž Of course, sunscreen is important year-round, and especially in the summer. But, the most powerful preparation against harmful UV rays is to pair your sunscreen with a skincare antioxidant

๐ŸŒž One of the best options for an antioxidant is an active vitamin C skincare product

๐ŸŒž While sunscreen PROTECTS, antioxidants help NEUTRALIZE UV damage done to your skin, which helps to minimizes signs of aging and sun-related skin changes (e.g. brown spots, wrinkles, etc).

โœจ SkinCeuticals has several clinically-supported specialized vitamin C serums to choose from!

โœจ Browse Dermatologist-approved Sunscreen options at the DermCafรฉ Shop.


๐”ฝ๐•š๐•˜๐•™๐•ฅ ๐•ก๐•š๐•˜๐•ž๐•–๐•Ÿ๐•ฅ๐•’๐•ฅ๐•š๐• ๐•Ÿ

๐ŸŒž This often worsens in the summer with UV exposure

๐ŸŒž 2 proven ingredients to look for: tranexamic acid and kojic acid

โœจ The SkinCeuticals Discolouration Defense Serum contains both of these ingredients and is a Dermatologist favourite!

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๐”ป๐• ๐•Ÿ'๐•ฅ ๐•“๐•– ๐•’๐•—๐•ฃ๐•’๐•š๐•• ๐•ฅ๐•  ๐•”๐• ๐•Ÿ๐•ฅ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐•ฆ๐•– ๐•ฃ๐•–๐•ฅ๐•š๐•Ÿ๐• ๐•๐•ค!

๐ŸŒž By following these guidelines, you will minimize your risk for increased skin sensitivity to UV rays in the summer:

๐ŸŒž 1. Use at night-time only

๐ŸŒž 2. Stop one week before a sunny vacation

โœจ If you are just starting a retinol, consider starting one at the lowest concentration, and specifically formulated to minimize irritation. this Retinol 0.3 is one great option to consider


Check out the DermCafรฉ Shop for sunscreens, vitamin C serums and anti-discolouration products!

Book a Dermatologist virtual visit to discuss your skincare concerns

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