The summer is without any doubt the most popular season of the year: sun, beach, strolling, holiday... and a lot of outside activities. To get a nice and uniform tan that stays for a long time, it is important to exfoliate and hydrate your skin with high-quality oils prior to exposure to the sun, to drink water sufficiently and to maintain your hair with good natural oils.
It is highly recommended not to expose yourself to the sun between 11am and 4pm when the sun is at it hottest and the excess exposure could accelerate skin ageing and initiate skin cancer. Please use high-quality sun protection with 100% mineral protection,
It is very important to include beta carotenes in your food that neutralise free radicals, provide overall protection and that activate the production of melanin. The most known supplier are carrots that act as precursor of vitamin A. Also advisable are fruits as such or juices from them like pumpkin, green leaf vegetables, spinach, parsley, yellow-coloured fruits like oranges, mango, papaya, apricot, melon and tomato. A very good juice and cleanser is with carrot, apple and celery,
Please take types of antioxidants: vit A, C, E, ginseng Q10, foods rich in Omega 3 and 6, beer yeast, zinc, selenium... You can get them all as a complement to your daily diet.
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