Fourth of July is the perfect time to gather with friends and family and celebrate America’s adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. The day is often associated with lake days, parades, firework shows, beach trips and other activities that allow us to spend the day outdoors. That’s why we’re dishing our favorite COSMEDIX products and snack ideas to make prepping for this day a breeze!
With scorching temperatures, sun exposure and water activities, it’s important to have your favorite skincare items on hand for reapplication. Here’s what we recommend for keeping skin refreshed, hydrated and protected when outdoors.
Protect your skin against age-accelerating free radicals and future sun damage with the help of this dual-action daily SPF 17 and moisturizer. The lightweight formula is suitable for all skin types and works to improve elasticity and loss of radiance, ensuring skin stays hydrated and protected from outdoor elements.
This intense, age-defying sunscreen takes skin defense to the next level with an advanced formula that replenishes moisture loss, helps improve signs of aging and prevents sun damage with broad spectrum SPF 50. The formula also includes Squalane, which instantly hydrates and soothes the skin, which is perfect for a hot summer day.
Go hands-free with this Hydrating Treatment that helps eliminate dry skin, reduce the appearance of oil and protect skin from environmental and free radical damage on-the-go. It’s perfect for a mid-day pick me up to keep skin looking healthy and refreshed.
There’s nothing better than adding a facial mask to your nighttime routine after a day in the sun. Restore, a Moisture-Rich Mask, restores skin to optimal health by providing vital moisture with key hydration retention ingredients.
Food + Beverage Essentials
No celebration can go without proper food and drinks, so stock up on these nutrient-rich snacks that will help fuel your body and promote overall skin health.
We all know the endless benefits of drinking water but throw in a few slices of lemon and lime for fresh and zesty take on traditional water.Lemons act as a natural detox and the limeis rich in Vitamin C, which works as an antioxidant and fights against harmful free radicals.
Apples are the perfect easy-to-grab snack that has additional benefits for healthy, glowing skin. Apples are rich in nutrients, like Vitamins C and A to promote skin health from the inside. Simply cut up your favorite apples and keep them on display for family and friends.
Chia seeds are all the rage and making it into a pudding is the perfect breakfast option before heading out for Fourth of July festivities. Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and have anti-inflammatory properties that will help promote a clearer and calmer-looking complexion.
Throw an assortment of strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries into a bowl and you’ll have a quick and easy dish that’s jam-packed with skin-clearing antioxidants. Not only are berries tasty, but according to a 2009 study by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, berries help protect skin from harmful UV rays, as well.
COSMEDIX wishes a happy and safe Fourth of July to everyone!