Skin care

Summer skin – the Margot 411

Summer is upon us folks and with all this sunshine (on its way we hope!) it’s time to get serious… Skin serious – and there’s no time like the present to start getting you and your skin ready for the warm season. Here’s a couple of top tips for beautiful skin, the Margot way.

1. For SPF’s sake…

For once your mother was right – you should always wear SPF – why? To protect yourself from sun damage, premature ageing and skin cancer. Luckily for us, the majority of quality cosmetic products such as BB cream, moisturisers and foundations all contain a minimum of SPF 10, so you can stay protected all summer long without even realising. However, when sunbathing, you MUST always use suncream with a factor to suit your skin type, and don’t let yourself burn – you’ll regret it when you’re 40.

2. Exfoliate to motivate

Come rain or shine – for healthy looking, glowing skin, exfoliation is a must. Not only does it lift off and remove dead skin cells, it’s also brilliant for your circulation. Our favourite exfoliator is Outback Organic’s fantastic Face and Body Scrub which uses organic ingredients including aloe vera to rid you of dead skin cells, leaving nothing but gorgeous skin.

3. Moisturise

Summer living can take its toll on our skin, with hot tubes/buses, sunny days, the city smog – and more – all out to get us, and for great looking summer skin, moisturising is key. Much like exfoliation, moisturising is brilliant for your circulation and encourages blood flow to your skin. There’s no better way to tackle those dry patches than with a rich, goody packed moisturiser. We absolutely love Outback Organics Botanical Oil and Face and Body Lotion… they’re awesome!

4. Reduce your makeup

Summer is the time for little to no make up, and with all this heat, the last thing you want is a clogged up face of foundation! Lighten the load a little and try something new. Our lash and brow tints are brilliant for the perfect ‘dressed down’ summer look. Haven’t tried one yet?

5. Waxing

Whether your a seasoned waxer or you fancy a little bikini body boost, waxing is a great way to prepare for all summer eventualities. Not only will  you wander around, footloose and hair free for up to 6 weeks, you’ll also instill a brilliant beauty habit that completely wipes the floor with shaving. Book your wax.