Reminder: 7 Home Skincare Mistakes to Avoid

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Viral News Boy :- And, while we’re on the subject of things to avoid, there’s a lot of information out there about what you should and shouldn’t put on your skin. While everyone’s skin is unique, here are a few things to avoid when developing a skincare routine.

1. Avoid spending a lot of time in the sun, uncovered and unprotected. Uneven pigmentation, premature ageing, and skin cancer can all be caused by sun damage. Screen up, cover-up and don’t forget to reapply.

2. Keep an eye out for lemons and other citrus fruits. Because of their high acidity, they are frequently used to treat acne. However, lemon and other citrus fruits contain psoralen, a chemical that makes the skin UV sensitive for several hours and can cause severe burns. Citrus can also cause blisters or long-term pigmentation changes.

3. Don’t go overboard. Excessive use of home or OTC skin remedies can irritate the skin, resulting in breakouts, inflammation, or rashes. Unless you have oily skin, most people only need to exfoliate once or twice a week. Wash your face in the morning and at night, moisturize, and apply sunscreen daily. Masks and extra washes are enjoyable ways to improve your skin on occasion, but they should not be used regularly.

4. Don’t disregard your skin type. Do you have oily or dry skin? Is your t-zone (forehead, nose, and chin) a source of concern? Knowing your skin type can help you decide which skin treatments will work best for you. If you are prone to breakouts, avoid moisturizers that clog the pores, such as olive oil. If you have t-zone or combination skin, you may require different treatments on your cheeks then you do on your forehead and nose.

5. Keep your hands to yourself! Dirt, bacteria, and oil on your hands clog pores and cause breakouts. Try not to touch your face and always wash your hands before applying any products to your skin to keep bacteria at bay.

6. Keep an eye out for toothpaste. If the toothpaste contains the wrong ingredients, this popular face treatment can cause breakouts or scarring!

7. Take it easy on the cinnamon. Cinnamon’s natural antibacterial properties can aid in the treatment of acne. It can, however, cause skin irritation and is a common allergen. Never apply it to your face without first performing a patch test or combining it with honey, yoghurt, or another mild ingredient.