Summer is the season of warmth and holidays, but it can also cause damage to your skin. This is due to the increased level of UV rays, humidity and environmental factor. A summer skin care routine is essential to protect and nourish the skin, keeping it healthy and glowing.

Here are some natural methods by using some very common ingredients found in every house. This simple skin care routine is about protection, hydration and bringing radiance to your skin in this strong summer condition. First, protection.

Protecting your skin from harmful UV rays is important in your summer. To make a natural sunscreen, mix a teaspoon of aloe vera gel and a teaspoon of coconut oil applied on your skin before going out. Aloe vera has an anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe sunburn while coconut oil has a natural SPF of 4 to 5 and can protect the skin from UV damage.

Second, hydration. Hydrating your skin is essential during summer months as the heat can cause dehydration and dryness. Mix one teaspoon rose water with one teaspoon cucumber juice and apply it on your skin as a natural hydrating toner.

Rose water has an anti-inflammatory property that can soothe irritated skin while cucumber juice is hydrating and can help cool the skin. Third, radiance. The health of skin is reflected in a radiant glowing complexion.

To make a face mask, mash a slice of ripe papaya in a bowl until it becomes a smooth pulp. Squeeze half a lemon into the bowl. Add one tablespoon full of chickpea flour and mix well to form a paste.

Apply the mixture to your face and neck and leave it for 15 to 20 minutes and rinse the mask with lukewarm water and then pat dry the skin. Papaya contains enzyme called pepain that can help exfoliate and brighten your skin while lemon juice contains vitamin C that can help brighten and even out skin tone. Chickpea flour is a natural exfoliant that can help remove dead skin cell and impurities, leaving your skin brighter and smoother.

You can use this mask once or twice in a week for best results. By using these three natural methods in your summer skin care routine, you can protect your skin from UV rays. Keep it hydrated and get a glowing complexion.

Remember to do little patch test before trying out any natural remedies to ensure that it suits your skin and doesn’t cause any allergic reaction. So try out these natural methods for protection, hydration and glow and maintain a healthy radiant skin in this summer.