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5 Tips to Get Your Skin Ready for Spring


After the long winter, your skin is ready to soak up some sunshine and take advantage of the warm weather. You might be ready but your skin probably isn’t. Like most of us you’ve neglected your skin a little this winter because you knew no one was going to see. Who cares if you shave your legs every day when you are wearing long pants right? It’s time to treat your skin to a spa day with these spring skin tips:


While you should wear sunscreen all year round, it’s a good idea to get in the habit of wearing it everyday in the spring and summer. Before you start applying the bottle of sunscreen from the back of your cabinet, check the expiration date for maximum skin protection. Make sure to buy an oil free face sunscreen that won’t clog your pores like CeraVe SPF 50 Sunscreen Face Lotion.


Your skin has been hiding under bulky layers all winter. It’s time to scrub of the dead layers and start fresh. Plus you skin will be able to absorb moisture better without the excess dead skin cells. You can make your own body scrub or scrub away dead skin cells in the shower with a exfoliating gloves.


Let your legs and other unwanted hair areas feel brand new and silky smooth with a shave or wax. For best results exfoliate your skin a day or two before shaving or waxing to make hair removal easier.


Now that you’ve scrub away all the dead skin cells, you don’t need to apply heavy winter moisturizers. Let your skin breathe with a light tinted moisturizer that replaces your liquid foundation. Look for a tinted moisturizer that has sunscreen built in like Aveeno Positively Radiant to make your morning makeup routine go even quicker.


Switch out your winter makeup for lighter spring colors. Now is also the perfect time to go through your makeup bag and give it a good spring cleaning. While you are working towards the perfect summer tan, you can fake it with bronzer for a sunkissed glow without the potential sunburn.
It’s time to shed off the bulky layers winter and let your skin breathe in the spring sunshine. Exfoliate to remove all the dead scaly skin cells and get your skin silky smooth with a shave or wax. Switch to lighter spring makeup colors and tinted moisturizers. Don’t forget to apply sunscreen daily to keep your skin looking young and healthy!

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