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How to Stay Fresh in Summer Beat the Heat

How to Stay Fresh in Summer Beat the Heat
With the mercury rising this summer, it’s time to buck up and get ready to keep yourself cool. Summer ushers in a whole new host of skin troubles – oily skin abound, sunburn risks at every turn, unexpected breakouts, and uneven complexions to begin with. But in order to keep your skin healthy and happy this season just follow these skin care tips and stay fresh all summer long!
  1. Avoid Heat
    • Try to follow a vegetarian diet or reduce your intake of red meat
    • Stay away from hot and spicy food items
    • Avoid fried, junk/fast food
    • Stay away from alcohol
    • Avoid eating nuts everyday as they increase the body temperature rapidly.
  2. Home Remedies
    • Drink water and keep yourself hydrated to avoid heat stokes.
    • Take a cold shower to freshen up and reduce body heat.
    • Drink a glass of fresh pomegranate juice mixed with a few drops of almond oil, every morning.
    • Soak your feet in cool water. This will help in reducing excessive heat from the body.
    • Add a tablespoon of honey in cold milk and have it on a daily basis.
    • Mix sandalwood with Dabur Gulabari Rose Water and make it into a fine paste. Apply this paste on your forehead and face. This skin care tip helps to reduce excessive body temperature and cools the skin instantly.
    • Consume vegetables and fruits high in vitamin C like orange and sweet lemon that contain citrus, these are excellent foods to relieve body temperature.
  3. Eat Right!

    One on the easiest ways to stay hydrated and reduce body temperature in the harsh summer heat is by eating the kind of foods like:
    • Cardamom – Using cardamom is one of the best ways to relieve body temperature naturally. Just add it in your tea or as a flavouring agent in sweets and savoury dishes.
    • Peaches – If summer outbursts like rashes and sore skin give you a hard time, then go for peaches. Peaches are generally known for containing vitamins A new, B2 and potassium content, which are essential for maintaining healthy skin and body.
    • Apricot – Drink a glass of apricot juice mixed with honey to cool the body temperature and quench the thirst.
    • Buttermilk – Enrich your body with some much-needed probiotics by consuming a good amount of buttermilk. Besides hydrating, this will also replenish minerals and vitamins that might have been depleted on account of excessive sweat.
    • Watermelon – One of the most swift and effective ways to reduce body heat, watermelon is that one fruit that contains almost 95%. So go on and chomp-chomp.
    • Coconut water – Regulate your body temperature and re-hydrate with a glass of coconut water as it helps in naturally balancing out the electrolytes.
    • Other foods to help reduce body heat include cucumbers, bananas, sugarcane liquid, barley, citrus fruit juices and organic teas for example mint & fennel green tea.
So pay close attention and follow up these skin care tips to keep your body fresh and your spirits high this summer! If you have some heat busting secret tips of your own, don’t forget to share some in the comments section below.
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