As the sunshine sets in, days at the beach begin and that holiday feeling washes over us, it’s the time of year to unwind, hit reset and perhaps let our hair down a little.....

We spend more time outdoors, connecting with our nearest and dearest and enjoying the summer season of socialising.

We caught up with our Forme Founder and Managing Director Hady to get her top five tips for maintaining glowing skin all summer long (amongst days at the beach, and in-between glasses of rosé of course!)

 

  1. The ‘Every Three Hours’ Rule

Make SPF your BFF. We all know SPF is ultra-important during the summer season, but we often make the mistake of applying it once in the morning and never reapplying throughout the day. To keep skin protected, it’s important to reapply a layer every 2-3 hours. Keep a sunblock in your handbag or beach bag so you always have one on hand.

Uber Zinc by Synergie is wonderful for face protection and the Coola products are great for body sun protection.

 

  1. Up The Exfoliation

Exfoliation is anti-aging! It’s a must to include exfoliation in your morning routine throughout summer. It helps buff away dead skin cells to make way for new skin cells. Throughout summer, our skin is prone to all kinds of buildup from salt, sand and sunblock, so exfoliation is key to keep the skin clean and clear. Now is not the time however to try any aggressive peels as your skin can be more susceptible in the height of summer. Products with Vitamin A are also best used at night to treat the skin – as they can make your skin more sensitive. Lastly, if you’re going to shave your legs, make sure you do it at night to give your skin time to repair before diving into the ocean the next day!

The Pumice Peel by Bioelements and the Black Rice Scrub by Organic Nation are two of our favourite exfoliating products.

 

  1. Hydration, Hydration, Hydration

We have heard it all before, but hydration is a big part of the recipe when it comes to glowing skin. Drinking lots of water and adding extra hydrating products into your skincare routine are both easy and effective ways to pump up the glow.

Three of our favourite products that work wonders include: Hyalauron Cream and Hyaluron Serum by Babor, Plump Start by Biolements and the SuperSerum by Synergie.

 

  1. Make Time For Summer Prep

Summer is the time for rest and relaxation... but it’s also the time to live our best lives! Feel your best self with one of our Summer prep treatments so you can step into the holiday season feeling pampered, fresh and ready-to-go.

Some of our favourites include: Bioelements Radiance Rescue Facial, Polish Me Body Scrub, our selection of Manicures and Pedicures and our variety of Restorative Massages.

 

  1. Skincare First, Then Makeup

Summer is undoubtedly the party season too, so it would be amiss to leave out tips for feeling your absolute best throughout the silly season. Make sure to keep up your regular skincare routine to ensure your skin is feeling plump and hydrated. Having prepped your skin with hydrating skincare products first ensures the canvas of your skin is hydrated and even prior to application of your make-up and glam products.