Keeping  your skin healthy in the summer can be a task with all the extra sun and heat.  We need to keep the balance and protect the barrier with proper moisture.  Summer skin care is relatively low maintenance.  You only need the basic things to keep your skin healthy.

5 Ways to maintain healthy summer skin:

  • Protection from the sun on your delicate face.  Bodies too for full exposure days.  Check this list for body care.
  • Hydration and a sun barrier on your lips.
  • Replenishing lotion for your body.
  • Refreshing and hydrating mist for optimum balance.
  • Prevention and protection for the eye area: it's the first to show signs of aging!

Get the Goods – American Made Summer Skin Care

Hope in a Jar SPF 25.  This facial moisturizer is for all skin types.  It is a broad spectrum sunscreen that also contains lactic acid to give skin a gentle exfoliation which provides a health glow.   This is perfect for summer because it is lightweight and non greasy.

Sunscreen Lip Balm with SPF 15 by Badger Balm.  This is simple zinc oxide sun protection with extra virgin olive oil, jojoba oil, and beeswax and cocoa butter.   This is a perfect combination for smooth lips.

St Ives Coconut Milk and Orchid Extract body lotion.  This one is a surprise, it is a budget beauty item with a boutique scent and feel.  It fully absorbs which is a must for a summer moisturizer.  It has a beachy-luxe vibe and leaves your skin with a light scent and smooth touch.

Mario Badescu has a spray on hydrater to use for a pick me up in addition to your moisturizer.  You can spritz it on any time throughout the day for an instant  boost on tight or dehydrated skin.  It is refreshing and nourishing in the hot summer sun.

Dermalogica Total Eye Care with SPF 15.  This product will keep your eyes hydrated while diffusing dark circles with its deflecting ingredients.  Prevention is the best treatment you can give your eyes, undoing the damage is difficult.

Don't forget that drinking plenty of water plays a critical role in the hydration of your skin, drink up.

[Disclosure: USA Love List received some of these products unconditionally for review purposes. Our opinions are always our own, and we aim to write fair and balanced reviews to promote only the very best of American-made products.]