Skin Care Mistakes

March 23, 2016

There are so many things that you can do to make sure you are taking the best care of your skin. However, to ensure you are giving your skin the best treatment out there, here are the top most common skin care mistakes that you need to look out for.

  1. Not cleansing

So many people forget to do this step, and it is one of the most important skin care remedies out there. You must always cleanse your skin. By this, you should always wash your face, morning and night. This ensures that any dirt collected throughout the day is taken off, preventing dirt from entering and clogging your pores. By doing so, this will in turn prevent acne from occurring. The cleaner the pores, the more fresh and glowing skin you will have in return!

  1. Not moisturizing

Keeping your face and your skin moisturized is crucial. The more moisture in your skin care routine, the better. This is because you want to maintain the moisture levels in your skin to ensure that it does not dry out. If your skin dries out, it is cause for increased wrinkles and fine lines. When your skin is too dry, it can also increase the likelihood of breakouts.

  1. Not taking your makeup off

This mistake goes hand in hand with not cleansing. It is so important to take your makeup off, no matter how tired you are. This skin care tip will benefit your skin for the rest of your life. When forgetting to take your makeup off, it increases your chances of your skin producing wrinkles. It also increases the chances, again, of your skin breaking out, because of the bacteria that has been left on the skin. As well, sleeping with your makeup on ages your skin by three days over night. Think of all the damage you may have already done to your skin by forgetting and being too tired to do this step in your skin care routine, and now remember that you should always take your makeup off!

  1. Picking at your face

This may not be part of your skin care routine, and it definitely should not be, but picking at your face increases the chances of you breaking out further. The more you pick at your skin, at pimples or blackheads, the more bacteria spreads. Not only does bacteria spread because of picking pimples or blackheads, but because your hands may be dirty. Instead of picking at your face, try not to even touch it throughout the day, especially if your skin breaks out easily. The amount of dirt and bacteria that your hands collect throughout the day and transfer onto your face can essentially reverse and skin care routine that you have put time and effort into.

  1. Not exfoliating

Just like exfoliating the back of your arms to get rid of bumps, exfoliating your face to get rid of dead skin particles works the same! Although you should not exfoliate every single day, it is a key part of a skin care routine to exfoliate. Exfoliating removes dead skin particles off of your face, allowing the stimulation of blood flow and collagen around your face to reproduce. This in turn gives your skin a tighter, more younger looking glow. Adding exfoliation into your skin care routine can also remove any dirt that your cleanser could not. Exfoliating effectively clears out pores and replenishes dry, dead skin. But be sure not to over-exfoliate, as it can sometimes be too harsh on your skin. Therefore when adding this step into your skin care routine, only do it once or twice a week, as you do not want to irritate the skin too much.

  1. Not visiting a skin care clinic

This is the final and most important part that many people skip over regarding their skin care routine – not visiting a skin care clinic. By going to a skin care clinic, you can effectively reverse any signs of aging, acne scars, and even replenish your dry skin! There are so many solutions that skin care clinics offer to those who have unfortunately find themselves guilty of these six skin care mistakes.

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