8 things you should stop applying on your face immediately

A lot of beauty gurus have been sharing their DIYs online to achieve great skin. While their videos look convincing,

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Different skin types should be treated differently and it is important that you know yours. Here are a few ingredients that should be avoided if you do not want breakouts and acne.(Unsplash)

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Mayonnaise: While this ingredient can be great for your hair, it is a big no-no when it comes to the face. It can clog pores and aggravate an already-sensitive, pimple-prone skin.(Unsplash)

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Coconut oil: If you have oily skin then you should stop using this right away. Applying coconut oil on your face will only clog the pores and cause breakouts.(Unsplash)

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Toothpaste: Many people have been using toothpaste for the longest time to cure acne. Dermatologists do not advise the same since it can cause discolouration and scars.(Unsplash)

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Lemon: Using this citric fruit directly on your face can irritate the skin. Lemon contains a chemical called psoralen which makes your skin sensitive to light.(Unsplash)

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Garlic: Applying garlic on your face can leave your skin irritated and further cause rashes.(Unsplash)

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Hot water: Steam facials work great for your face but using warm water thinking it will kill bacteria can rather be harmful. It can take the moisture out of the outermost layer of the skin, leaving it dry.(Unsplash)

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Baking soda: This ingredient has been time and again advised by beauty bloggers to get rid of acne. Baking soda is highly alkaline in nature and rubbing it on your face can diminish the pH balance of your skin.(Unsplash)

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