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How to deal with the Five Summer Bummers?

How to deal with the Five Summer Bummers?

Now that chilly mornings and pleasant days are gone, a long and daunting summer awaits us. With scorching sun beating down all day, not to mention the sweaty afternoons, summer seems to be searing with bad news. Add to this the many skin and hair problems and there is enough reason to sulk through the season. Here are five summer bummers to crack down on.

Hot Sunny Day

Hot Sunny Day

BREAKOUTS: Think summer and you instantly think of breakouts. Even those with the best skin suffer from oily skin and pimples this season due to follicular obstruction. Summer is the season when skin produces a little more oil and sweat.  This leads to the obstruction of hair follicles in our skin which causes pimples.

The solution? Use salicylic acid. Derived from the willow bark, salicylic acid is Continue reading “How to deal with the Five Summer Bummers?” »