10 common myths about skin care

Posted by Monarch Plastic Surgery

Mar 30, 2015 10:00:00 AM

common myths about skin careSkin is not only one of the body’s five vital organs for survival, but is also the largest organ. Because skin is so important, many cosmetic products surface with various claims about how they can enhance your health and appearance. Since many of these products are not regulated by the FDA, it’s important for buyers to understand the difference between truths and misconceptions about the best way to take care of your skin.

Here are 10 myths about skin care you may have bought into:

  1. You should preview foundation on your hand.

  2. Acne is only for teenagers and young adults.

  3. You only need to clean makeup brushes every couple of months.

  4. Your skin is breathing.

  5. Your foundation should be darker than your natural skin tone.

  6. Using soap on your face keeps it healthy.

  7. Use Preparation H to treat puffy eyes.

  8. Men don’t use makeup.

  9. Pumping your mascara wand in and out of the bottle removes clumps.

  10. If you have a pimple, you should pop it.

Have you bought into one or more of these myths? If so, make an appointment with an experienced aesthetician to learn more about how to provide good skin care for yourself.

Check out “Tips For Healthy Skin: 10 Myths About Skin Care That May Lead To Premature Aging” from Medical Daily to learn more about how these myths can be bad for your skin.

Topics: Skincare, Skin rejuvenation

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