As the glorious summer months roll on it is easy to start to feel like a hot mess; with frizzy hair, chipped nails and a pinkish hue to your dry skin. With increasing demands on your time and the call of the barbecue, it can feel like an insurmountable task just to keep presentable. We understand that it isn’t easy to maintain primped perfection when every time you step outside you feel like a melted ice-cream, especially when traveling to and from appointments. Read the following tips for a radiant summer.

Look after your skin

We all know that drinking water is hugely important (up to two liters a day is recommended during the summer months), but how else can we maintain an even complexion throughout the summer months? Firstly, exfoliate. Getting rid of those dead skin cells will ensure a good finish to your bronzed pins. Secondly, make sure that whatever you do you remember to apply sunscreen regularly, clue yourself up on skin protection methods, and save yourself the pain of blistered skin.

Dress for the Weather

When one minute it’s brilliant sunshine and the next torrential rain, it can be difficult to decide what to wear. There is nothing worse than arriving late for a meeting with dark patches under your arms; a good maxim is that when temperatures soar, loose clothes are your friend. It is sensible to pack a cardigan or scarf in your handbag to allow for a sudden drop in temperature, or to protect your shoulders from strong midsummer rays. Remember, take an umbrella with you and never get caught out in the rain.

Keep your locks luscious

Sunlight, swimming, and the stress related to keeping up a busy summer schedule can leave your hair distressed and damaged. To keep it in the best shape possible, remember to get it cut regularly and to use hair ties that don’t tug at the ends of your hair. A great conditioner goes a long way in preventing damage, but if you are struggling with patchiness or finding clumps of hair in your hairbrush, why not look at some hair growth products? A simple solution like this might be just what your hair needs to stay healthy.

Be kind to your body

As the seasons change, so do the needs of our bodies, and it is crucial at any time of year to make sure you are getting the nutrients you need. It can be easy to skip breakfast when it is hot, but to ensure you are looking your best make sure you get the best start to the day.

Always try to add protein to any salad you might be having. When making cold food, nuts and seeds are a simple way of packing in vitamins to meals. Remind yourself to snack wisely too; fatigue is made worse by a lack of food or eating sugary foods that cause a spike in blood sugar.