How to keep your skin looking smooth this summer

Lot of people suffer from excessively dry skin in summer. It is often a challenge to keep the skin hydrated this time of the year and when normal lotions don’t work, a body butter will do the trick.

 
WHAT IS A BODY BUTTER?
Body butters are thicker than most lotions. Most of them contain Shea butter, oil and skin healing ingredients. They are also best for people with sensitive skin as they are made of simple and natural ingredients.

 

ADVANTAGES:

 

■ Nourishes the skin.

■ Moisturises the skin.

■ Lasts longer on the skin.

■ Leaves the skin soft and silky.

■ Reduces ashiness on the knees and elbows.

■ Removes calluses on the feet.

■ Hydrates cuticles on the hands.

■ Some body butters have ingredients which reduce the appearance of stretch marks.

■ Soothes sunburn.

 

DISADVANTAGES:

 

■ Can take time to penetrate the skin as they are oil-based.

■ Can clog pores if used a lot.

■ Certain skin types may be allergic to the fragrances.

 

 

HOW TO USE:

Take a shower or bath. Pat the body with a towel. Apply the butter using circular motion.