You buy the most expensive creams, plus you eat healthy, take supplements and try to get enough sleep. But that might not be enough if you’re repeating one of these 5 skincare mistakes every day! Find out what these mistakes are and how you can fix them.
Beauty mistakes happen to everyone. Being aware of them is the first step to success, and it will allow you to improve. What’s more, correcting these mistakes will give you great results in no time at all! So here are the 5 most common mistakes!
Not thoroughly removing eye makeup and excessive rubbing
Overtime at work has left you dreaming of getting into bed? A college session has robbed you of the strength to do anything? Or maybe a party with friends has you so exhausted that you’re falling off your feet? Sound familiar? In any of these situations, you probably didn’t do your eye makeup or you did it quickly and thoroughly. Worse yet, you rubbed and stretched your face a lot to get to bed as quickly as possible.
Unfortunately, these things happen, and the more often they happen, the more likely you are to develop wrinkles, fine lines and unsightly sags.
The solution? Buy a good quality face oil. Apply this one to your face and use your fingers to gently massage it into your skin. Not only will this treatment relax you, but it will also allow impurities and makeup to dissolve. So you can get rid of it from your face faster and without rubbing. Simple, right? What’s more, the oil will leave your face perfectly moisturized, smooth and radiant in the morning.
Not washing your face after using micellar lotion
This is another mistake that can be fatal in its consequences. Micellar liquids make our face clean, fresh and matte so we think that we do not have to wash it additionally. Unfortunately, these products contain detergents that can dry out the skin and cause wrinkles.
Solution: Like the previous point, swap your micellar lotion for a good oil to remove impurities and moisturize your skin or remember to wash it off with a face gel.
No hydrolate or toner
Although there is a lot of talk about multi-step skincare, still many of us skip or underestimate these two products. And it is thanks to them that the skin regains its proper pH, the hydro-lipid layer, which protects us from external factors, is not damaged and the epidermis is properly moisturized. What is more, both products increase the absorption of nutrients from serums or creams. Moreover, they are especially recommended for people with acne-prone skin.
The solution: include a tonic or hydrolate in your skincare routine. You will feel the difference after the first use!
Exfoliating your skin is just as important as cleansing your face. It gives your skin cells a chance to regenerate, rebuild and oxygenate. Importantly, the face becomes smooth firmer and the active ingredients from the cream and serum have a chance to penetrate deep into the skin. It is important not to overdo it in either direction. Both excessive use of scrubs and not using them are equally harmful.
The solution: use a scrub once a week.
Filters protect your skin from the harmful effects of sunlight. This will help you avoid faster aging, wrinkles or discoloration.
The solution: Use a sunscreen or foundation. It is important that it contains both a UVB and UVA filter.
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