Health

How to care of your skin in summer

During summers skin really need a lot of attention, as the heat of sun can give you a dark tanned and a dull skin. During summers the oil in the skin stars oozing and as a result the skin gets dark and blemished. Going out in sun without proper protection harms the skin giving you tan, dark patches. There are various solution to treat a tan skin but before that we should know the reason for tanning.

Sun tan is a problem faced by everyone, if the skin is not shielded by a good sun screen or any kind of cloth which can act as a sun cover. Skin gets it colour from melanin (a pigment). Dark skin people have a greater quantity of melanin than people with a lighter skin. On sun exposure this pigment gets activated and the skin colour darkens.

Solutions for a sun tan skin

Solutions for a tan skin are various but in case of a severe burn one should consult a dermatologist. There are a lot of skin specialists in Gurgaon who give excellent treatment for the same. Listed are few treatments you can undergo if you get a skin tan.

1.Home remedies

Various home remedies are there which can be easily made and used at the comfort of home and without causing a hole in your pocket.

a.  Lemon is a natural bleaching agent. It is a very good fruit when taken orally in any kind of juices or smoothie as well as can be applied on skin to remove tanning. It can be combined with aloe vera to give excellent results.
b.  Gram flour mixed with curd and lemon juice can also be used for tan removal and as an
exfoliator.
c.Yogurt and honey mixed with lime juice is also a good cleanser.

2.Bleach also remove sun tan and are easily available in market but should be used keeping in mind your skin type, as it can also cause harm to the skin.

3.Cosmetically there are options of tan removal face packs, peels, gels. But again should be used considering your skin type. In case you have a sensitive skin it is best to consult a dermatologist for your skin care products as they can analyse your skin and suggest accordingly. Various hospitals in Gurgaon have their separate skin departments where you can get best skin treatment.

4.In case of a sun burn, wash the area with cold water and apply coconut oil. You can also mix aloe vera gel with it. Cucumber has a soothing effect and can cool down the burn area. Anti-redness creams and lotions are also available in market if you want an immediate effect.