July 20, 2012

Taking Care Of My Dry-Yard-Worked Skin



For me, the last few summers has meant spending many of my days out in the yard.  It has been such a blessing to call our house a home as we beautify and add to it a little more each year.

But while I am spending many of my afternoons in this California heat, I can easily become a hot sweaty mess...not feeling my greatest for any type of going out into public night life.

Between trying to beautify my yard and keeping myself look presentable, I try to take care of my skin with all the wear I am putting on it in the summer.

So today I am sharing a few tips on how I am protecting my skin and taking care of myself this summer:

-I am using garden hand moisturizer before and after I work in the yard so that it helps keeps my hands protected from drying out from the dirt or getting cut up in the shrubs.  And though I don't always remember, I try to wear gloves for double protection.  As you can see in the picture, I forgot again.

-I also try to remember to take off my wedding ring as the dirt wears off the white gold on my band.  I wish I knew this little fact earlier on. 

-Protecting my skin naturally from the sun with long clothing and hats.

-Getting a nice cool shower after a long day in the yard and using scrubs and moisturizers to keep my skin soft.

-Getting in some me time out of the sun to relax but also take care of myself.  At home pedis and enjoying a good book are my favorites right now.  And staying hydrated with some peach tea!

I had the opportunity to try out the new Dove VisibleCare Softening Creme Body Wash.  It has been the perfect addition to my shower routine in keeping my dry yard worked hands and body nice and soft and free of dry spots.  It also has a beautiful magnolia and pink jasmine scent so I can enjoy the smell of flowers in or out of the garden!

Plus after all that work in the yard, I still want to be able to show off my soft summer skin!

The Dove VisibleCare Softening Creme Body Wash is part of Dove's revolutionary line of premium body wash that contains the highest concentration of NutriumMoisture technology.  It gives you visibly more beautiful skin in just one week {and I started noticing the softness in just one day!}.

It is also available in the New Dove VisibleCare Toning Creme Body Wash that helps promote skin's elasticity and strength and the Renewing Body Wash nourishes and replenishes skin.  Visibly more beautiful skin from a body wash.


What kind of wear are you putting on your skin this summer and how do you protect it?

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