11 Tips to Whipping Your Body into Shape for Summer
Bikini or not, you still want your body and skin to look sexy this summer -- here's how
Ward off breakoutsIf you have oily skin, summer can be the worst time to try to keep breakouts at bay, as sweating aggravates acne and leads to pimples on the body and face, says dermatologist Heidi Waldorf. She recommends treating mild to moderate facial acne with retinoids and benzoyl peroxide, which you can get from your doctor or in some drugstore brands. Other ingredients to look for: zinc sulfate, tea tree, caffeine, and niacinamide, which will all work to slow oil production. See the highest-rated acne fighters here.
When it comes to clearing body acne, also look for a wash containing benzoyl peroxide like Clark's Botanicals Skin Clearing Face & Body Wash, $46.
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