Summer Skin Care Tips from Seed

May 30, 2017

 

Seed natural skincare tips for healthy summer skin

Is your skin ready for summer?

Let's have a show of hands. How many of you are truly ready to bare your arms and legs in sundresses, shorts & tank tops? 

Did you ignore your skin a bit when it was covered by your cardigan and hidden under pants?

We get it! We've been there. It is not too late.

Our favorite summer skin care tips:

1. Exfoliate with a gentle sea salt or turbinado sugar scrub to get rid of the dead skin cells that are giving your skin a dull, ashy look.

Seed sulfate free shower gel
2. Cleanse with a gentle, sulfate free body wash. Why? Sodium lauryl and sodium laureth sulfate are both harsh surfactants -- cleansing agents -- that can dry and strip the skin of essential moisture. Choose a natural body wash such as Seed Gentle Body Wash, which is creamy and nourishing to the skin.

3. On damp skin, spritz on our body oil mist when you step out of the shower. Gently massage in. Never greasy and quick absorbing, Seed Body Oil Mist leaves your skin feeling silky and smooth.

4. Follow with Seed Body Cream for extra quenched skin. Our cream is rich and a bit heavier, yet non-greasy. If you prefer a bit less moisture and a pump bottle, opt for the Seed Grape Seed Enriched Body Lotion

Your skin will look dewy, healthy & radiant!





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