Sun Recovery

We’re confident you share the importance of sun protection with all your staff, clients, and really anyone within earshot. Protecting skin before and during sun exposure or any outdoor time is a non-negotiable. However, it’s equally important to care for skin and hair properly after time in the sun. Here are a few tips to revive skin after the sun goes down:

  • If you get sunburn, immediately apply an aloe gel, which includes actual aloe in the top of the ingredient list and not water and glycerin.
  • Do not use an exfoliating agent on the face after spending too much time in the sun. Use a gentle facial cleanser to remove the dirt, sweat, and grime from the day and apply a rich moisturizer immediately after.
  • Apply an ultra hydrating facemask the day after tanning; the skin will drink up the hydration. Bonus points if it’s an overnight mask.  Face and body lotions with vitamin E will help skin heal itself from the time in the sun.
  • Hair can’t get sunburned per se, but saltwater, chlorine from the pool, and sun exposure can create a great deal of damage to hair causing it to become brittle and rough. While out in the sun the best protection for the hair is a hat. It that’s too cumbersome, use an ultraviolet guard hairspray before leaving the house.
  • To prevent further hair damage rinse hair under a fresh water shower in between dips in the water. Bring a leave-in conditioner to apply to hair after rinsing. Immediate hydration is what hair begs for.
  • Once home after a day at the beach, it’s best to use a shampoo and conditioner that is specifically for after-sun use. Apply a hair mask as well to restore damaged hair.

 

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