5 Summer Skincare Tips Following your Facelift

Summertime time calls for shorter sleeves and better skincare, especially important following a facelift surgery. You’ve invested in your beauty, now it will be important to maintain that beautiful new look with a targeted and pampering skincare routine.

Follow these five tips for keeping your skin looking young after a facelift!


1. Baby Your Skin

Following surgery, your skin may feel tender, it is important to listen to your skin and provide it with the tender care it needs to heal. Use gentle face washes and moisturizers. Make sure your skincare products don’t have harsh chemicals.

If you baby your skin with high-quality, gentle products it will retain its baby-like smoothness and enhance the effects of your face lift surgery. If you’re unsure what products will work best with your skin, we are here to help! Contact us and we’d be happy to recommend the perfect product to keep your face fresh!


2. Don’t Forget the Sunscreen

We know you’ve heard it before, but we cannot stress enough the importance of applying sunscreen daily. Even if the sun is hiding behind the clouds, its damaging rays can penetrate your skin.

Not only can sunscreen protect your skin from serious skin damage like melanoma, but it also protects against surface damage like premature wrinkles and dry skin. A facelift does a beautiful job of lifting and tightening your features, but if you don’t take care of your face following your treatment you will not reap the lasting benefits.


3. Stay Hydrated

Often, skincare starts from the inside out. What you put into your body can have just as much affect on your face as what you put on it. Make sure that you are staying hydrated every day, but especially as the summer months hit and the temperatures rise outside.

Fruit-infused waters provide just enough flavor to make hydration taste as good as it feels. Berries are loaded with inflammation-reducing antioxidants. We suggest adding a few slices strawberries to your water bottle in the morning to maximize your skin-benefiting hydration routine!


4. Moisturize Your Skin

Now that you’re hydrating from the inside, make sure you match your hydration efforts on the outside. We suggest using a skin moisturizer with an SPF level to keep your skin hydrated and protected from the sun.

Keeping your face moisturized will reduce the chance that fine lines and wrinkles will reappear following your face lift. Use moisturizer daily after washing your face!


5. Take Care of Your Eyes

The skin surrounding your eyes is some of the most delicate on your face, and often the first to show signs of aging. Because this skin is so delicate, make sure you are taking extra steps to protect it.

Always wear sunglasses during the summer to protect from the sun, but also make sure you are using serums and moisturizers specifically engineered for the delicate skin around your eyes.

If you have any questions regarding treatment or routines following your facelift, we are here to help! Contact us today to schedule an appointment or consultation.