When the warm, and hot, weather of summer comes you may be so anxious to put on sandals and your bikini and get out in the sun that you forget summer safety. Before you head to the beach or out for fun, make sure you have what you need for a fun and safe summer.
Obviously you want to make sure you have the latest fashion trends in your closet, but good fashion won’t save you from skin cancer, heat stroke, or eye damage from UV rays. You shouldn’t forget health when it comes to fashion!
Be In Style
Your first step in summer fun is to get into the latest fashions. Crop tops never lose style if you feel comfortable in them and they are great for staying cool. Denim fashion is really in style this year, from jean shorts to jean jackets. Get a cool vintage lookjean jacket for chill night around the bonfire.
Other in fashions include gingham patterns and belted dresses. Always wear what you feel comfortable in though. Summer is about fun and relaxation, not about feeling strange because you don’t like the latest fashions!
Stay Cool and Protect Your Skin
You can find clothing that is made out of cooling and wicking materials that can help you keep fresh during the summer. You also should have a nice hat that can help keep the sun off your face, whether you’re enjoying the beach or a picnic.
You also want to be sure that you are wearing sunscreen and staying hydrated. Nothing ruins a summer day, or week, faster than a bad sunburn or heat exhaustion.
Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses
Sunglasses do more than just make you look cool. They also help protect your eyesight. You guy find cheap sunglasses and pricey sunglasses. However, if you’re one of those people that breaks or loses your glasses often you may want to invest in a few cheap ones.
Just make sure to check that they have some UV protection, or you’re just wasting your money.
More than just shades for your eyes, if you are spending a while in the great outdoors you’ll want shade for your whole body. You can use an umbrella that attaches to your picnic table for added shade, or a lounge chair with an umbrella.
For outdoor parties you can put up a canopy to give yourself and others much needed shade from the sun as well. You don’t have to spend the whole time under there, but it gives your eyes and skin a rest from the beating sun.
It’s always important to consider your health when it comes to any season change and what you’re going to be doing to have fun in the weather. Don’t let a forgotten rub of sunburn ruin your vacation.