We all follow certain skincare regime which has its own Do’s and Don’ts. But, do you know there are a few things which can be disastrous for your skin? So, here are a few mistakes you should stop making if you love your skin.
1. Too Much Of Scrubbing
Yes, it’s good to scrub your skin, as it removes dead skin cells. It increases blood circulation in your body and gives you a radiant and younger looking skin. But when scrub too much, problem arises. It is because our skin needs a certain amount of time to regenerate, and the harsh chemicals of scrubs damages the skin if used too often. Go slow, as over exfoliation can cause breakouts and irritation.
2. Skipping Moisturizer
Never forget to use moisturizer, as it helps keep your skin hydrated. The best time to apply a moisturizer is after taking a shower, as at that time your skin is moist. Pour a small quantity of it on your palms and massage it gently on your skin. Thus, your skin will be able to absorb all its goodness.
3. Popping Up Pimples
Pimples have the best timing ever. They always come up whenever there is a special occasion. Be it your dinner date with him or your BFF’s wedding, pimples know how to ruin your mood. No matter whatever the situation is, never pop up those little devils, as it won’t help you. Instead, it will leave scars on your skin. Additionally, this can also cause infection.
4. Sleeping Without Removing Makeup
Ideally, you should wash your face twice a day. But if you can’t follow a skin care regime, at least wash your face before going to bed. Don’t sleep with your makeup on, as due to this your skin pores will be blocked and it will become skin more prone to breakouts. You can use makeup wipes to remove your makeup in those lazy nights. But, make sure you are not sleeping with makeup on.
5. Avoiding Lip Balm
Your lip skin is much more sensitive than your face skin. So, keeping your lips hydrated is essential especially in the winters when the weather is dry. Invest in a lip balm and apply it regularly to soothe your chapped lips.
6. Going Out Without Applying Sunscreen
If you step out without applying sunscreen, UV rays will damage your skin. What’s more, UVA causes skin aging and UVB causes tanning. The worst thing with skin damage is that it takes some time to be visible. No doubt, your skin is fine now, but within a few years, you can see the damage it causes to your skin. So, it is essential to invest in a SPF sunscreen to protect your skin.
7. Less Water Intake
Water is the solution to all your skin problems. With proper water intake, toxins are flushed out from your body which keeps acne at bay. But when you don’t drink enough water, your skin becomes dull and flaky. Moreover, it also loses its elasticity and becomes more prone to wrinkles and fine lines. We are sure, you don’t want that, Right?
Do you want to start dieting? Go ahead, but do it smartly and in a healthy way. Add all the necessary nutrients your body requires to your diet so that you can remain healthy and fit. Eat vegetables full of antioxidants and fruits which are great for your skin. Have hazelnuts, oranges, spinach, almonds and get gorgeous skin.
9. Compromising On Your Beauty Sleep
A sound sleep is very much necessary for good skin. When you don’t get proper sleep, your body experience a high level of stress, and it is not at all good for your skin. Due to this, breakouts happen as a deprived sleep deprive body is more prone to infections and ugly dark circles. So, hit the bed on time, leave all your gadgets aside, and never compromise on your beauty sleep.
10. Not Changing Your Pillowcase Regularly
Sleeping on your stomach can cause fine lines because of the regular friction between the pillow and your face. Those who have this habit should change their pillowcase every week. Since oil and dirt are transferred onto your skin through the pillowcase, and this may cause breakouts.
11. Thinking Too Much
Stress is the part of life, but if not handled properly, it can cause several skin problems. When you are stressed out, your skin starts appearing dull and lifeless. So, the best way to deal with stress is just not to take the weight. Do yoga, meditation and relax!
12. Talking Over The Phone
You put your skin at risk, every time you talk on the phone. As your mobile is a petri dish of bacteria, it can create several infections in your skin. To avoid this, use antibacterial wipes to wipe your mobile.