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I look forward to long days soaking in the sun all year, but I’m team sunburn. Whether or not you burn as quickly as I do, it’s important to make sure you’re staying safe and keeping your skin looking its very best. We’ve got ya covered with three top summer skincare tips from Dr. Corey Hartman, MD at Skin Wellness Dermatology. Check ’em out, then make plans for your best summer ever.
Here are 3 top summer skincare tips from Dr. Hartman 👇
1. Start with sunscreen
If you aren’t wearing SPF every day, now’s the time to start. Even when it’s not a super sunny day, UV rays can still penetrate and damage the skin.
You can either use a physical sunscreen (which includes ingredients like zinc oxide or titanium dioxide to form a barrier on your skin) or a chemical sunscreen (which absorbs into the skin instead of sitting on top of it). Whatever you choose, make sure you’re adding SPF every day.
2. Moisturize every day
Here’s another tip you might not have known, especially if your skin is on the oilier side. Moisturizing every day will help keep your skin balanced and fresh. If you’re feeling too oily, try out a moisturizer with glycerin that will feel lighter on your skin.
3. Increase your exfoliation
Anyone else see more breakouts during the summer? You can blame the different environmental forces your skin’s encountering. To help counteract the damage, add more exfoliation to your skincare routine.
Want more skincare tips customized for your personal needs? Book your appointment with Skin Wellness now by calling 205.871.7332 or visiting their website.
Here are Dr. Hartman’s favorite ways to spend a summer day in Bham ☀️
Of course, once you’ve added your SPF and favorite sunnies, it’s time to enjoy a summer day in Birmingham. Dr. Hartman is passionate about adding to the vibrant local community that Skin Wellness is a part of, so we knew he’d have great recommendations for ways to spend your summer in the ‘Ham.
“My family and I love to go get ice cream or snow cones, then we just go hang out downtown and walk around Second Avenue. Or, we’ll go to Railroad Park or bike around Homewood.”Dr. Corey Hartman, MD
Wanna know Dr. Hartman’s favorite ice cream spots? Don’t worry, we’ve got the (ice cream) scoop: Edgewood Creamery and Jeni’s.
Get your best skin ever at Skin Wellness this summer
Whether you’re looking for amazing products or cutting-edge solutions to your skin’s conditions and needs, Skin Wellness will offer everything you need. They can treat most skin conditions including acne, eczema and skin cancer, plus they offer cosmetic treatments to enhance your appearance while approving the overall health of your skin.
If you’re looking for a way to reverse the damage from too much sun this summer, Skin Wellness can help you out there too. Dr. Hartman recommends the Fraxel laser, a resurfacing laser that helps you even out your skin tone.
Plus, now’s the perfect time to try out their newest addition: the Genius RF. This micro-needling machine is incredibly precise and will help remove fine lines without needing too much downtime.
Book your next appointment with Skin Wellness now by calling 205.871.7332 or checking out their website. You can also find them on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Visit them at 3415 Independence Dr, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35209.