The temperature is rising, and it is high time you got summer beauty ready. Relegate those knits, boots, and long sleeves to the back of your wardrobe and get ready to dare to bare in your favourite summer styles. Whether you want to show off gorgeously smooth legs in your favourite sundress or enjoy glowing summer skin, there is a hack to help. What’s more, we have brought together all of our favourites below. It’s time to look and feel amazing with everything you need to feel gorgeous this summer.
False Tan Like A Pro
For lots of us, summer means beautifully sun-kissed skin. But you don’t want to expose your skin to harmful UV rays in search of the perfect tan. The answer is a false tan applied with expert precision. No stained hands or ugly streaks allowed. Getting a professional looking false tan is all about preparation. You need to remove unwanted hair, exfoliate, and moisturise thoroughly before you even think about application. Hair removal should come at least 24 hours before tanning to avoid splodges and streaks. We recommend the Panasonic ES-ED93 Wet & Dry Epilator for fast, comfortable hair removal that lasts. Then, on the morning before you tan, use exfoliating gloves or your favourite body scrub to remove dead or dry skin, and moisturise well. Wait a few hours before applying the tanning product, following the instructions carefully and using even, circular motions all over. You will be left with a natural looking tan that is perfect for summer events.
Keep Frizz at Bay
Lots of summer beauty tips are focused on skin, as it becomes noticeably thirstier in summer. But you shouldn’t overlook your hair which also suffers from summer dryness, leaving you with frizzy, difficult to control locks. There are a few ways you can tackle this hair drought, upping the moisture levels in your hair and making it much easier to handle. Consider switching to a more nourishing shampoo and conditioner during the warm, dry months and treating your hair to weekly masks. You can make a great home hair mask with a spoonful of honey and a ripe banana. Simply mash together and apply to your hair for 30 minutes before rinsing thoroughly. You’ll be left with noticeably softer and silkier locks. You should also use heat tools carefully, applying heat protection spray and choosing products with built-in protection. The Panasonic EH-HS99 Nanoe™ Hair Straighteners protect hair and lock in moisture while styling.
That glowing summer complexion that you see in beauty magazines is something we all strive for but often struggle to achieve. Skincare can be tricky, especially during hot weather when dry skin, breakouts, and heavy foundations can cause problems. The best way to get that must-have summer glow is with great cleansing and hydration. Try to drink plenty of fresh water, ideally two litres per day, and choose a light but hydrating moisturiser and cleanser. For the best results, a cleansing brush can help to keep your skin clean and bright all summer long. We recommend the Panasonic EH-XC10 Micro-Foaming Facial Cleansing Brush for luminous, touchable skin. You should also look at switching to lighter, breathable cosmetics throughout the warmer months. Heavy cosmetics can make you sweat and lead to annoying breakouts.
After hiding beneath layers all winter, summer can act as a wake-up call for unwanted hair. Suddenly fuzz removal is something you have to worry about on a weekly or even daily basis. To banish this headache for good, why not consider IPL hair removal? This method uses intense pulses of light to reduce and banish hair from around the body. And you can even treat persistent hair at home. The Panasonic ES-WH90 IPL Hair Removal System is suitable for most skin and hair types, letting you treat hair quickly and effectively all over the body.
As we enter sandal season, a gorgeous manicure and pedicure become a beauty must. And you can create a professional looking finish at home with just a little prep and practice. First, increase the shelf life and improve the consistency of your favourite polish by keeping it cool. Nail polish kept in the fridge last longer and goes on better. Now, take your time. Put your favourite boxset on Netflix and carry out each stage of your mani or pedi carefully. It will leave you feeling properly pampered. First buff and file your nails, trimming your cuticles carefully. Now, treat your nails and hands to deep hydration, applying a generous layer of cream and letting it sink in completely. Next, apply a base coat and let it dry thoroughly. For the polish application itself, go slow and use a cotton bud to catch and correct mistakes. A minimum of two coats of colour should be applied. Finish with a good quality topcoat that will protect your freshly applied polish and see it last longer.
Are you inspired to up your summer beauty game? Explore Panasonic UK today to find all the tools you need to look and feel amazing this summer.