Stop using these things on your face immediately

Several videos are surfacing social media where beauty influencers encourage viewers to use products like lemon, baking soda, toothpaste, etc

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Avoid blindly follow anything you see on the internet if you do not want any infection on your skin. Always make sure to cross-check whenever you come across DIY beauty videos that claim to improve skin texture. Here are a few items that should never be applied to your face.(Pexels)

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Sugar: This ingredient is used in a lot of DIY to exfoliate the skin. It can be abrasive for your skin and lead to irritation, redness and cause micro-tears.(Unsplash)

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Hot Water: You should never wash your face with warm water since it will reduce the moisture in your skin making it dry and dull.(Pexels)

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Baking Soda: This ingredient is alkaline in nature and when applied on the face can disturb the pH balance of your skin leading to breakouts.(Unsplash)

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Glue: You must have come across beauty videos where influencers use glue to get rid of blackheads. Glue has toxic ingredients which can clog the pores and irritate the skin.(Unsplash)

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Lemon: Lemon contains a chemical called Psoralen which makes the skin sensitive to light.(Unsplash)

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Toothpaste: Another popular DIY ingredient to treat pimples. Applying toothpaste directly on your pimples can lead to burns and infections.(Unsplash)

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