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The dry winter is long gone here in Central Texas and now we face humidity and heat. Skin naturally begins changing with the season; you may notice your skin breaking out or overproducing oil due to being drier from the heat.  These issues can be troubling to deal with, but evolving your skin care regimen can help. Check out these simple tips to improve your skin’s quality this summer: Change your skin care regimen. The order in which you complete your skin care regimen may help your skin better absorb your products. Start by cleansing your face. One of our favorite cleansers comes from NeoStrata; they offer various skin care lines to fit your skin type. If you’re unsure which line is best for you, a member of our office staff can help. Once you’ve cleansed your face, you should follow up with a face cream, then a serum. If you’re going out into the sun, it is time to apply your sunscreen; letting the sunscreen absorb for 10 minutes before you apply your foundation will ensure it fully absorbs into your skin. If you find your skin is a little oily after these steps, utilize blotting paper to soak up any excess oil. Finally, you can begin your makeup. A powder foundation will help keep your face matte throughout the day; Glo Mineral Pressed Base powder should do the trick. You can also find all of these products and more in-office. Stay hydrated. It may seem like a simple task, however staying hydrated can significantly effect on your skin. Drinking plenty of water will not only keep your skin looking hydrated, it helps to detox your body and improve the overall appearance of your complexion. Wear sunscreen. We cannot stress this enough; wearing sunscreen year-round is vital. In the summertime, we tend spend more time outdoors and it is important to remember to apply and reapply sunscreen every day. Using a broad-spectrum sunscreen like EltaMD will ensure quality protection. EltaMD also improves the quality of your skin by fighting against skin-again free radicals; it even comes in a tinted formula which can double as a lightweight foundation. It’s great for keeping your skin looking flawless while participating in outdoor activities. Consult Collins Advanced Dermatology Institute. Changing your skin care regimen does not have to be a guessing game. If you are not sure which products are best for your skin type, or if you’re interested in learning more about cosmetic dermatology, contact us at 512.379.6090.   Source:;;