Traveling is amazing but one should never neglect their personal body care. Staying well moisturized even in the highest temperature destinations can be very important. Below are a number of tips to keep your skincare up to standards while traveling!
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Keep your body moving
Some of us prefer a bit of rest and relaxation when it comes to traveling – and there is nothing wrong with that! But if you want to come home from your vacation feeling great, rather than tired and sluggish, you need to keep your body moving.
No need to go to the hotel gym at 4 am. (but good for you if you want to). A brisk but casual walk counts as exercise and allows you to explore your destination at the same time.
Walk around the town square, explore the beach, go on a hike, rent a bike — there are plenty of ways to relax while giving your body the exercise it needs.
Plan to get a good night’s sleep
Getting enough sleep is vitally important to your health. However, getting enough sleep is easier said than done when traveling, especially if you’re going through different time zones.
While it sounds very tempting to take a nap as soon as you arrive at your destination, resist the urge to close the curtains and succumb to sleep. Instead of that follow local time to help your body acclimatize faster.
And what about the exercise we mentioned earlier? It can actually help your brain adjust to the time change more easily, especially if the first thing you do in the morning is exercise to tell your body that it’s time to wake up.
Consider taking a melatonin supplement about half an hour before bed. Melatonin is naturally found in the body and promotes sleep. You will want to be rested for the excursions the next day. You can find such supplements and more moisturizing skincare products by fotopharmacy.com.
Enjoy the sun – safely
Sunbathing is something most people add to their to-do lists while traveling. But sunbathing too much is bad for your health. Overexposure, sunburn, peeling skin – that really hurts! Those are probably not the memories you hope to return with from your vacation.
Be sure to pack sunscreen in the form of a hat, sunglasses, long sleeves, and — of course — sunscreen. Experts recommend reapplying sunscreen every two hours, as well as after toweling off, swimming, perspiring, etc.
Regardless of whether you’re traveling by road, relaxing on a beach, or enjoying some high-octane activities, focusing on healthy habits while traveling will help you enjoy your trip more and make the post-vacation transition a little easier. Where will your travels take you?