Break those bad skin habits

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Let your skin glow and see your complexion improve as you break those bad skin habits.

Stop popping or squeezing out pimples! Squeezing a pimple can cause inflammations and infections as pressing will push and spread the bacteria deep in the skin follicles. Popping pimples could also result in nasty acne scars which are often hardly hidden by a concealer.

Quit  smoking! Cigarette smoking can seriously damage the skin, aside from it is the major cause of  early skin aging, it also causes deep wrinkles and spots.

Moderate your drinking spree. Alcohol increases the level of inflammatory agents in the bloodstream, which can speed up skin sagging.

Exfoliation on a daily basis is a big No! Exfoliation eliminates the dead skin cells and cleans out the pores, but too much of it can intensify oil production that could eventually lead to acne and frequent breakouts.

Facial washing depends on the skin types. Though washing the face is helpful in eliminating extra oils accumulated, it is best to know first the right facial wash to use according to skin type and how often it is recommended. Doing it too often can reduce skin moisture.

Skipping broad spectrum sunscreen can give you unwanted premature wrinkles. A broad spectrum sunscreen protects the skin from both UVA and UVB rays.  Bringing an umbrella or wearing a hat during when walking out on a sunny day may help in safeguarding the skin but it is not enough. It is recommended to use a sunscreen combined with with an SPF minimum of 30, the higher the SPF content the better as it will be the best antidote to wrinkly, saggy and spot-speckled skin.

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3 thoughts on “Break those bad skin habits

  1. This is a very helpful post…I enjoy reading articles about skin care and beauty regimes to motivate me in taking care of my skin because I can be the laziest person in the world sometimes…

  2. And also stop touching your face from time to time especially the are where the pimples are! ugh! sometimes we are so doing it unconsciously. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

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