Everyone loves to have a smooth and clear skin. Every girl tries out different things to have it. Now, not only girls but even guys are into skincare. As awareness about different skincare products is increasing, people are getting more and more conscious about healthy skin. Everyone tries out different products to get rid of their skin problems but we forget some basic things to take care of.
Skin is a very delicate part of us and can be damaged very easily.
There are some everyday mistakes we all make which might be ruining our skin.
16 of the most common mistake we make which can damage our skin are below.
Wearing makeup overnight
Make sure you remove your makeup every time before going to bed. Never get too lazy to wear it to bed. Heavy application of makeup products might block your pores and ruin your skin.
Exfoliating too much
Exfoliating is good but overdoing it can damage your skin. It removes natural oils of the skin and takes away its shine. Do exfoliate your skin but never do it too much.
Lack of water is always prominent on your skin. It makes your face dull and can make it acne-prone. So always drink enough water throughout the day and stay hydrated.
Long hot showers
Though hot showers are relaxing but they damage your skin. Always wash your face with cold water. Hot water makes your skin dry and buff away the outer layer. Also, it opens the pores of your skin.
Sun rays can damage the skin a lot. It can make your skin age. So, never leave your home without a good sunscreen. Make it the last product of your morning skincare before makeup.
Lack of sleep
Have enough sleep at night or your skin will tell everyone. Tiredness and sleepiness appears of your face very quickly. It makes your skin dull and can provoke acne.
Though it’s too tempting to pop that pimple but it only increases the chances of having more. When you squeeze the pimple, the dirt and bacteria goes deep into your pores resulting in more breakouts.
Using same pillowcase and sheets for too long
Your pillow and sheets have a lot of bacteria which can damage your skin if they are not changed regularly. Make sure your change your pillowcase and sheets every now and then and wash them properly.
Using dirty phone
Phones have a lot of bacteria on it as well which can ruin your skin. When you talk on phone it touches your jawline area. It may result in breakout on that area. Always clean your phone to save your skin.
Not cleaning your makeup brushes regularly
Wash your makeup brushes regularly even if you are not using them very frequently. Makeup brushes can be an easy way to damage your skin. Brushes have a direct contact with your skin so they should be clean.
Sharing beauty blender
Never share a beauty blender with anyone! Every skin is different and has its own germs. Sharing a beauty blender will only transfer them from one to another.
Not moisturizing oily skin
It is commonly assumed that oily skin should not be moisturized. This concept is totally wrong. Even oily skin needs to be moisturized as moisturizer adds water to the skin and not oil. If oily skin is not moisturized it gets dull and dehydrated.
Eating too much junk food
Junk food not only adds to your weight but also ruin your skin. Due to an excess of oil and sodium, your skin can have acne and pimples.
Touching your face
Don’t touch your skin again and again. Even your hands are not clean all the time and have bacteria on it. Touching your face unnecessarily can increase the chances of acne.
Ignoring neck skincare
We often forget the skincare of our neck completely and only focus on our face. Neck is the first area to show age so if you want to avoid it, look after your neck as well. Any product you apply on your face should also be applied on your neck, specially sunblock.
Not using the products according to your skin type
Often, people fail to identify their skin type or some just ignore it and buy the products which are not suitable for their type. This can be a reason of many skin problems. First identify your skin type and then invest in any product according to your skin.
These are very common mistakes we all make and don’t even realize.
If we take care of these few things we can end up having a beautiful skin effortlessly. Your face is the mirror of your physical and mental healthy. Take care of yourself and have a youthful skin which we all desire.