Skincare 101: The truth behind common skincare myths, revealed
When it comes to our skin, we don't play around, right ladies? We work hard to do as much as we can for our skin, in hopes that it reciprocates the love with a gorgeous, healthy glow on the daily. From moisturizers to cleansers, keeping our skin up to par is practically a full time job, but it's worth it, right?
The thing is, with all conceptions of what proper skincare really is, occasionally we may get confused as to what actually works and what doesn't. Yes, sadly it's true that skin-care misconceptions and fallacies happen more often than you might think. We get it, some may be long-held beliefs that you never really thought twice about, but we're here to say -- it's time to finally start thinking twice!
Take a look below at five common skincare myths and why you need to stop believing them.
1) Oily skin doesn't wrinkle as much as dry skin
Other factors such as sun exposure and smoking can still cause wrinkles, regardless of skin type.
2) Junk food causes acne
3) Use skin-care products from the same line
Generally, this is just clever marketing.
4) The higher the SPF, the longer you can stay in the sun
SPF isn't an indication of how long a product protects you from the sun's blistering.
5) After a while, your skin gets used to products
It actually depends on the active ingredients. This is not the case with antioxidants, moisturizers, and peptide products.
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