Summer Skin: Your Ultimate Guide to Glowing, Protected Skin

Summer Skin: Your Ultimate Guide to Glowing, Protected Skin

A summer skincare routine should focus on protection, hydration, and controlling excess oil. Pure + Kiwi has a comprehensive routine to keep your skin healthy and glowing during the hotter months!

SUN + SALT: Summer Skincare

1. Gentle Cleanser: Removes impurities and excess oil without stripping the skin.

Solution: > ROSE CLOUD (milky cleanser)

Kawakawa - Reducing inflammation contributes to a smoother and firmer appearance.
- Witch Hazel - a natural astringent, helps minimize inflammation, remove excess oil from the skin and tighten pores.
- Aloe Vera - an excellent natural moisturizer, helps hydrate the skin, leaving it soft and supple. It also has cooling and anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce redness and inflammation.
Sunflower Oil - is high in Oleic and vitamin E is highly moisturizing. It also soothes dry skin and reduces redness. 
Frequency of Use: 1-2 times a day

2. Mask: Provides a boost of hydration to keep the skin plump and refreshed.

Solution: > VELVET ROSE (plumping mask)

Kowhai - effective in skin calming and conditioning, helping to soften and smooth the skin.
Tripeptide-29 (plant derived) - significantly increase collagen synthesis and repair skin.
- Hyaluronic Acid - provides deep hydration and helping the skin retain moisture, resulting in a plump and supple appearance. It helps to improve skin elasticity, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
N-Acetyl Glucosamine (NAG) - NAG reduces hyperpigmentation, increases collagen production, moisture content and elasticity of the skin and increases the speed of wound healing.
- Also incudes: Aloe Vera, Niacinamide, Licorice Root and Rose Hydrosol.
Frequency of Use: 1-2 times a week

3. Toner: Helps minimizes pores, controls oil, and soothes the skin.

Solution: > RECOVERY (restore toner)

Pohutukawa - native to New Zealand, known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties.
Green Tea - protects against UVB damage and inhibits the breakdown of collagen.
Aloe Vera - has cooling and anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce redness and inflammation.
- Niacinamide (B3) - aids mature and sun damaged skin by improving its texture and moisture.
Also incudes: Witch Hazel, Licorice Root and Peppermint Hydrosol.

-  Frequency of Use1-2 times a day

4. Serum: Provides deep hydration to plump and smooth the skin.

Solution: > BLOSSOM (hydrating serum)

Kowhai - effective in skin calming and conditioning, helping to soften and smooth the skin.
Tripeptide-29 (plant derived) - significantly increase collagen synthesis and repair skin.
- Panthenol - a humectant, meaning it attracts and retains water. This helps improve skin hydration, preventing dryness and promoting a smooth, supple complexion.

Hyaluronic Acid - provides deep hydration and helping the skin retain moisture, resulting in a plump and supple appearance. It helps to improve skin elasticity, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Turmeric Root Extract - contains curcumin, which is also a strong antioxidant, that helps to protect the skin from free radicals and environmental damage. It is also known for its skin-brightening properties. It helps to even out skin tone, diminish dark spots. 
Also incudes: Hydrolized Oat, Willow Bark, Aloe Vera and Vanilla Hydrosol.

-  Frequency of Use1-2 times a day

5.  Targeted Treatment - Targets dark spots and hyperpigmentation for a more even skin tone.

Solution: > LIGHTEN UP (brighten cream) 

Kiwifruit - a potent natural source of vitamin C, an antioxidant known for its skin-brightening properties. Vitamin C helps inhibit melanin production, reducing the appearance of dark circles.
  Bakuchiol - a natural alternative to retinol, helps reduce roughness and dryness. 
Licorice Root - helps brighten and soothe skin, promoting an even and calm skin. tone.
 N-Acetyl Glucosamine (NAG) - NAG reduces hyperpigmentation, increases collagen production, moisture content and elasticity of the skin.
Kojic Acid Dipalmitate (KAD) - suppresses melanin formation, which makes it effective in whitening dark skin (such as Melasma).
Hyaluronic Acid - provides deep hydration and helping the skin retain moisture, resulting in a plump and supple appearance.

-   Frequency of Use: 1-2 times a day

6. Moisturize

A lightweight, non-comedogenic body milk that hydrates and brightens without feeling heavy.

Solution: > MATCHA SHAKE (renewal body milk)

Kiwifruita potent source of vitamin C, an antioxidant known for its skin-brightening properties. Vitamin C helps inhibit melanin production, reducing the appearance of dark circles.
-  Green Tea - protects against UVB damage and inhibits the breakdown of collagen.
Aloe Vera - has cooling and anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce redness and inflammation.

Niacinamide (B3) - aids mature and sun damaged skin by improving its texture and moisture.
Willow Bark - a natural source of salicylic acid (ß-hydroxy acid). It assists in skin cell turnover, resulting in renewed skin. 
-  Frequency of Use1-2 times a day

By following Pure + Kiw's summer skincare routine, you can maintain a healthy, radiant complexion while addressing the unique challenges posed by the hotter, more humid weather. Get all our Summer Skincare products in our SUN + SALT - Skincare Kit.

Additional Tips

  • Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water to keep your skin hydrated from the inside out.
  • Lighten Up Your Makeup: Opt for lightweight, non-comedogenic makeup products to avoid clogging pores.
  • Reapply Sunscreen: Reapply sunscreen every two hours if you’re outdoors to maintain protection.
  • Avoid Heavy Creams: Switch to lighter moisturizers, such as body milks, that won’t weigh your skin down.

You will find the products recommended in our solutions below. All our products are handmade in New York. If you have any questions, please reach out to us here.

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