Summer is always equated to hitting the beach, going on road trips, and basically everything related to having fun under the sun. However, the sad truth that comes with the hot weather is that we're also susceptible to many heat-related illnesses that could spoil your sunny disposition (pun intended) for the season. Now, don't call us killjoys, but as the famous adage goes, it's truly better to be safe than sorry. Just take our word for it and have these picks packed and ready before you get on with your adventures.
Start with a refresher
SNAILWHITE Whipp Soap, PHP295/~USD6 (instagram.com/snailwhitephils)
One mistake we often commit when the sun is at its hottest is washing our face almost every minute. Sure, the sticky and sweaty feeling isn't exactly the best, but going at it every hour actually strips your face of moisture, which can lead to some serious dulling and drying. Our solution? Give your skin a refresher with a gentle facial cleanser that does the job done without the need for you to repeat the process constantly. Try the SNAILWHITE Whipp Soap, which is much raved about by influencers and beauty lovers in the Philippines.
This beauty bar creates a rich foam that feels soft and fluffy to the touch, giving the skin a nice and refreshing treatment amidst the scorching weather. It also boasts a Micellar Technology that makes use of micelles that attract dirt and oil, effectively pulling them like away from the face like a magnet without stripping the skin of its natural moisture. Definitely something worth keeping in your beauty kit for these hot days.
Amp up on the coolness
Kiehl's Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream, SGD68/USD50
As we're advocating for less face-washing, you might be asking, "But how do I keep my skin cool now?" Kiehl's has thought it through with their new Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream. Hitting the shelves on 30 April, this pick is formulated with the highest of calendula extracts and contains five vital skin-soothing compounds to ensure your skin will have its burst of hydration even with the sun at its peak. The water-cream texture also makes it lightweight and easy for the skin to absorb, leaving you with glowing skin minus the icky feeling. Hold it on its promise to deal with irritation and redness due to the heat in as quick as one week.