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6 ways to prepare your skin for summer

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Girlfriend Story

Let me tell you about my friend, Mia. Mia is pretty much the sun goddess of our group, always chasing the warmth and light. Last summer, she was all about that beach life, but she skipped on some crucial skin care steps. She figured her olive skin was invincible against the sun’s kisses. Fast forward to the end of summer, and her skin told a different story: dry patches, a few new lines smiling back at her, and her glow dimmed by sun damage. It was a wake-up call for the rest of our girlfriend group.

Then there’s Zoe. Zoe loves the sun just as much, but she made the extra effort to take care of her skin. She’s made her medspa visits a routine, diving into hydrating facials, SPF tailor-made for her skin type, and she never misses her after-sun care. The difference? Zoe’s skin stayed hydrated, protected, and seriously radiant all summer long. She’s continuing to look younger and healthier.

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Seeing them side by side, the message hit home: How you prepare your skin for summer really makes all the difference. So let’s dive into how we can make it a habit to take care of our skin so it stays vibrant and healthy looking for the long term.

6 ways to prepare your skin for summer
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1. Laser Skin Resurfacing

  • Area it Helps: Laser skin resurfacing is fantastic for addressing sun damage, fine lines, and uneven skin tone. It works by removing the outer layer of the skin, promoting collagen production, and revealing fresher, rejuvenated skin beneath.
  • Recommended Schedule: Begin treatments in late winter or early spring. Depending on your skin care needs, you might need a single session or a series spaced 4-6 weeks apart.
    • Benefits:
    • Short-term: Reduced appearance of sunspots, smoother skin texture, and a more even complexion.
    • Long-term: Continued improvement in skin firmness and reduction in signs of aging thanks to boosted collagen production.

2. Botox

  • Area it Helps: Botox is primarily used for reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, especially around the eyes and forehead, that can be intensified by sun damage.
  • Recommended Schedule: Treatment can be done anytime, with results lasting 3-4 months. Planning a session in spring ensures a smooth, refreshed appearance throughout the summer.
    • Benefits:
    • Short-term: A more youthful and relaxed appearance with diminished fine lines and wrinkles.
    • Long-term: With regular treatments, it can prevent the deepening of existing lines and the formation of new ones.

3. Microneedling

  • Area it Helps: This treatment is great for improving skin texture, reducing scars, and encouraging a radiant complexion by stimulating the skin’s natural healing process.
  • Recommended Schedule: Start with a series of treatments spaced about 4-6 weeks apart in the spring for optimal summer readiness.
    • Benefits:
    • Short-term: Brighter, more vibrant skin with reduced visibility of scars and fine lines.
    • Long-term: Enhanced skin elasticity and thickness due to increased collagen production, offering lasting rejuvenation.


  • Area it Helps: EMFACE, a needle free non-invasive treatment that lifts and tightens the facial skin while also reducing wrinkles, combining electronic simulation and radio frequency energy to stimulate muscle and skin rejuvenation.
  • Recommended Schedule: Typically, a series of about 4 sessions spaced 1 week apart is recommended, starting in the spring.
    • Benefits:
    • Short-term: Visible lifting and tightening of the facial contours, with a reduction in fine lines.
    • Long-term: Improved muscle tone in the face and ongoing skin tightening with continued treatments.

5. IV Therapy

  • Area it Helps: IV therapy can hydrate the body, deliver vital nutrients directly into the bloodstream, and support overall skin health, helping to combat the dehydrating effects of summer heat.
  • Recommended Schedule: Sessions can be tailored to individual needs but starting monthly treatments in spring can boost overall vitality by summer.
    • Benefits:
    • Short-term: Improved hydration, increased energy levels, and a brighter skin appearance.
    • Long-term: Enhanced immune function, detoxification, and possibly improved skin health over time with regular sessions.

6. Micronutrient Supplementation

  • Area it Helps: Supplementation is tailored to address deficiencies which then supports your skin from the inside out.
  • Recommended Schedule: Supplementation as needed.
    • Benefits:
    • Short-term: Improved energy and possibly a more radiant skin appearance as nutrient levels are optimized.
    • Long-term: Better overall health, which can contribute to improved skin condition, slower aging, and enhanced wellbeing.

The Importance of Sun Protection

First things first, sun protection is non-negotiable. I know, slathering on sunblock isn’t the sexiest part of our beach prep, but hear me out. Those UV rays are sneaky, aging our skin and putting us at risk for all sorts of not-fun stuff, like the C word. This spring, vow to get a professional to check out your skin at the Artistry Aesthetics in Forest Lake MN and recommend how to prepare your skin for summer. Trust me, your skin will thank you by staying young, firm, and cancer-free.

Choosing the Right Sunblock for summer skincare

Not all sunblocks are created equal, and the right one feels like finding the perfect pair of jeans. At the medspa, they’ll get up close and personal with your skin type to find your SPF soulmate. No more guessing games in the sunscreen aisle. Plus, the right formula won’t leave you feeling greasy or looking ghostly. It’s a game-changer.

The Role of Sun Hats and Physical Barriers

Okay, let’s talk fashion meets function. Sun hats aren’t just a cute accessory; they’re your skin’s BFF. Next time you’re at the Artistry Aesthetics, ask for tips on the best materials and styles to shield your skin. It’s like having a personal stylist for your skin health. Set the trend for having the coolest hat.

Summer medspa  Treatments

Pre-summer is the time to indulge in those skin treatments that leave you glowing. Hydrating facials? Yes, please. A gentle peel to kiss goodbye to dead winter skin? Absolutely. And don’t forget about targeting that sneaky pigmentation with a laser treatment. Starting these in spring means you’ll be stepping into summer with skin so radiant, you’ll be giving the sun a run for its money.

Custom Skincare Routines for Summer

We have different skin type so of course, we have different skin products and routines. We’re all about that customized life. Because your skin deserves the best, let the experts at Artistry Aesthetics MN craft a summer skincare routine that’s as unique as you are.

After-Sun Care and Recovery

Even with all the protection, sometimes the sun gets the best of us. That’s where the medspa comes in with their magic. Think soothing treatments and facials that calm and repair. It’s like a spa day for your skin after a long beach day.

Promotions and Summer Packages

Because we all love a good deal, sign up for FREE for your membership at Artistry Aesthetics. We offer 3 levels of membership to fit your individual needs. Plus It’s like treating your skin to a luxury vacation before the actual vacation.

Call to Action

Starting these treatments in the spring allows enough time for healing and maximizes the benefits by summer, ensuring your skin is in its best condition to face the sun. Book a free consultation with an Artistry Aesthetic professional to tailor the treatments to your specific needs and health conditions.

Here’s to being the best versions of ourselves – glowing, protected, and ready to make this summer unforgettable.  

Fun idea to get ready for summer….let’s schedule a medspa group party and get started together!

Remember, it’s all about loving and taking care of ourselves, inside and out.
Let’s do this together and make it our best summer yet!


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