Summer skin SOS: How to hydrate your dry skin under the sun - Lemon Myrtle Fragrances

How do you keep your skin hydrated in hot weather?

October 04, 2023 4 min read

Lemon Myrtle Fragrances and the Collagen Boosting Properties of Aloe Vera

If, like us, you're excited that the warmer months are upon us and you love feeling the rays on your skin, longer days, shorter nights, and new scents in the air ... But you're also skin conscious, because along with the delights of summer there's always a catch: the season also brings in intense sunshine, hot temperatures, stronger UV rays and dryness ~ all of which can adversely affect our skin. 

As we're even closer to the sun during summer, this meansan increase in UV exposure, sometimes up to 15% more. These rays can damage our skin deeply, speed up the ageing process, and in the worst cases, lead to skin cancers. 

The summer sun can also strip away our skin's natural oils which can result in excessively dry and sensitive skin. 

Having dry and sensitive skin brings several challenges, both aesthetic and health-wise: discomfort, increased visibility of fine lines and wrinkles, flaking and peeling, redness, etc. 

That's why protection is key and sunscreen is a must. However, sun protection doesn't stop at shielding. Hydration is equally important. 

Products containing nourishing ingredients like Aloe Vera are best for skin hydration—that’s why here at Lemon Myrtle Fragrances, we've incorporated this incredible plant into so many of our products.

So, as you prep for the sunny days ahead, arm yourself with more than just sunscreen. Check out our products that can keep your skin moisturised, refreshed and feeling fabulous. 

And if you're curious about other summer skin products, read on. We have recommendations for you and your family…

Benefits of Aloe Vera

In addition to its soothing properties, Aloe Vera also offers numerous advantages for the skin, such as:

  • Intense hydration: Aloe Vera not only moisturises but locks in moisture, ensuring the skin remains supple and radiant. It can also hydrate the skin without making it greasy, which is particularly useful for those with an oily complexion.
  • Age-defying: Aloe Vera is abundant in vitamins C, E, and beta carotene, which together combat premature ageing, reducing the appearance of blemishes, fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory: Aloe Vera is a double shield, fighting against infections and reducing inflammation. The enzymes and hormones present in Aloe Vera have anti-inflammatory properties, making it effective in reducing skin inflammation. 
  • Collagen boost:One of the lesser-known yet profound benefits is its ability to stimulate collagen production, improving skin elasticity and firmness, giving the skin a more even and youthful appearance.

Natural Lemon Myrtle™ Body Lotion

What better way to enjoy summer than with our lightweight yet intensely nourishingNatural Lemon Myrtle™ Body Lotion?

Infused with Aloe Vera's healing properties and the invigorating scent of 100% pure Australian Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil, our Natural Lemon Myrtle™ Body Lotion offers deep hydration and soothing benefits.

With the added benefits of macadamia and jojoba seed oils, calendula, witch hazel and other herbal extracts,Natural Lemon Myrtle™ Body Lotion is gender-neutral, and suitable for all ages even on the most sensitive skin types.

This is the best solution for moisturising dry skin after a day in the sun. Plus, it is ideal after shaving or waxing and gentle enough to be used every day.

Aloe Vera in Lemon Myrtle Fragrances products

Aloe Vera is a base ingredient in many of our products. If you're looking for more products with Aloe Vera in our Lemon Myrtle collection, here's our list:

Aloe Vera & Lemon Myrtle

Aloe Vera, although not a potent preservative, has enzymes that can mildly extend the shelf life of organic items. 

When combined with the fresh scent of Lemon Myrtle, Aloe Vera not only ensures the fragrance isn't too strong but also counters potential irritations. 

This mix offers both the invigorating scent and skincare benefits of lemon myrtle and the soothing and moisturising effects of Aloe Vera.

Your skin deserves care

Getting ready for summer is important, and one key thing to do is to protect your skin from the sun. Start with sunscreen to shield your skin from harmful UV rays. After that, use our lotion daily to keep your skin healthy and hydrated.

Remember, too much sun exposure can be harmful, so take breaks in the shade and wear a hat or sunglasses when needed. Your skin deserves care, and we have a wide range of products, not just for you but also for your fur friends.

So, as you enjoy the sunny days of summer, consider trying our products. Share your experiences with us onFacebook, and your feedback means a lot to us. From our family to yours, we wish you a wonderful and sun-safe summer ahead!