Skincare

6 Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Skin

If you are experiencing skin problems even with your best skincare, here are a few common mistakes to look into and avoid.

 

Although we consider ourselves skincare experts, we nevertheless make several typical mistakes that contribute to the myriad of skin issues we deal with, such as regular breakouts of acne and pimples and skin that is either overly critical or dry or overly oily. Continue reading to discover the 10 most common skincare blunders and how to avoid them to get healthy.

 

Indulging In Nighttime Makeup

 

We’ve all done it at one point or another; sleeping with our makeup on is typical, but it’s terrible for our skin health for various reasons. Makeup may clog pores, create breakouts, cause eye discomfort, and the list goes on if you sleep with it on! Remove your makeup using an oil-based makeup remover or micellar water every night before you go to bed so that your skin has a chance to breathe.

 

Exfoliating Incorrectly Or Excessively

 

Many individuals go to great lengths to exfoliate their skin excessively, which only irritates it further. Inflammation, acne, irritation, and sensitivity may all occur from over-exfoliation, which damages your skin’s moisture barrier. If you have dry, combination/oily, or normal skin, you need to know what type of skin you have. Then you’ll be able to find out the optimal exfoliation routine for you.

 

The Skincare Products Aren’t Applied Correctly

 

It is crucial to know how much of the product you need to use to work for you. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to applying many products. We overdo it with our skincare products, believing that more is better. However, this is a significant skincare blunder to make because it doesn’t always work in this situation.

 

Not Applying Enough Moisturizer

 

Those with oily or mixed skin might easily fall into thinking that moisturization is unnecessary for these types of skin. In reality, many of us have oily skin that is also dry and lifeless. When you start hydrating your skin correctly, you’ll notice that your skin is no longer producing the extra grease you’ve been experiencing.

 

Ignoring Sunscreen

 

Wearing sunscreen every day is the most essential skincare advice dermatologists can provide. Summer and beach vacations aren’t the only times to follow this guideline. Even though you may be spending less time outdoors in the winter, UV radiation can be just as harmful year-round. Your skin is still at risk of developing sunburns, discoloration, fine lines, and wrinkles from UVA and UVB rays, so you should always wear a broad-spectrum SPF of 30 or higher.

 

Drinking Less Water

 

This is critical, and we cannot emphasize it enough! Hydration is essential for healthy digestion, circulation, and the appearance of your skin, so be sure to drink plenty of water every day. Your skin will thank you if you follow a healthy diet and drink at least 7-8 glasses of water each day.

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Indrani Karmakar from Siliguri is a writer and artist. After graduating in Political science, she broadened her horizons and dived into the world of creativity. She loves adding humour and innovation to everything in and around her. When she is not working, you will find her collecting oddly shaped pebbles, doodling, crafting, and if you are really lucky- you can even catch her humming!
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