7 things you're probably doing wrong with your skin

Published on Jun 16, 2021 04:23 PM IST

The skincare industry witnessed a sudden boom in this pandemic. You cannot scroll through your social media without coming across at least one beauty related content. Many tend to blindly follow what the person on the screen is saying without studying their skin type.

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It is important you understand your skin before following DIYs and skincare regime of influencers. Applying wrong products on your skin can lead to a lot of skin problems like acne, pigmentation, irritation, etc. To avoid these, you need to know about the ingredients in your skincare and pick the right ones that suit your skin type. Here are a few common mistakes people make with their skincare.(Pexels) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2021 04:23 PM IST

It is important you understand your skin before following DIYs and skincare regime of influencers. Applying wrong products on your skin can lead to a lot of skin problems like acne, pigmentation, irritation, etc. To avoid these, you need to know about the ingredients in your skincare and pick the right ones that suit your skin type. Here are a few common mistakes people make with their skincare.(Pexels)

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Overexfoliating: This can strip the skin of its natural oils leading to inflammation. If your skin is prone to acne and pimples, use gentle face wash and exfoliate once a week.(Pexels) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2021 04:23 PM IST

Overexfoliating: This can strip the skin of its natural oils leading to inflammation. If your skin is prone to acne and pimples, use gentle face wash and exfoliate once a week.(Pexels)

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Using wrong products for your skin type: There are a lot of skincare brands in the market and we land up buying products we do not even need in our skincare regime. No one knows your skin better than you so it is your job to study it and apply what suits you best. Always remember to read the ingredients before purchasing a product.(Pexels) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2021 04:23 PM IST

Using wrong products for your skin type: There are a lot of skincare brands in the market and we land up buying products we do not even need in our skincare regime. No one knows your skin better than you so it is your job to study it and apply what suits you best. Always remember to read the ingredients before purchasing a product.(Pexels)

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Not using enough sunscreen: You might think you are safe to step out with just a little sunscreen on your face. But that is where you go wrong. You need to apply at least a teaspoon on your face to protect your skin from the harmful rays.(Pexels) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2021 04:23 PM IST

Not using enough sunscreen: You might think you are safe to step out with just a little sunscreen on your face. But that is where you go wrong. You need to apply at least a teaspoon on your face to protect your skin from the harmful rays.(Pexels)

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Following whatever you see on social media: There are many ingredients used in DIYs that might cause skin irritation like aloe vera, baking soda, gram flour, etc.(Pexels) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2021 04:23 PM IST

Following whatever you see on social media: There are many ingredients used in DIYs that might cause skin irritation like aloe vera, baking soda, gram flour, etc.(Pexels)

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Not reading ingredients: You need to know what is good for your skin and what is not. Once you know what your skin needs and start using them, you will see positive results.(Pexels) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2021 04:23 PM IST

Not reading ingredients: You need to know what is good for your skin and what is not. Once you know what your skin needs and start using them, you will see positive results.(Pexels)

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Lathering too much: Don't spend a lot of money on expensive face washes since it does no good to your skin. All you need is a gentle face wash and rinse with lukewarm water.(Pexels) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2021 04:23 PM IST

Lathering too much: Don't spend a lot of money on expensive face washes since it does no good to your skin. All you need is a gentle face wash and rinse with lukewarm water.(Pexels)

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Sleeping with makeup on: A lot of us have a habit of sleeping with makeup on. Doing this regularly can clog your pores block the sweat and oil glands temporarily leading to breakouts. Do not be lazy and get rid of all that makeup before heading to bed.(Pexels) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 16, 2021 04:23 PM IST

Sleeping with makeup on: A lot of us have a habit of sleeping with makeup on. Doing this regularly can clog your pores block the sweat and oil glands temporarily leading to breakouts. Do not be lazy and get rid of all that makeup before heading to bed.(Pexels)

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