It’s no mystery that maintaining your skincare routine is A LOT OF HARD WORK but still if your skin feels oily and is prone to dry patches there’s something you are doing wrong. If this sounds familiar, you could be making one of these common skincare mistakes. At times you think you are doing everything right but still your skin isn’t bringing its A-game, well the good news is beauty hooked is here with some quick and easy fix to address the skincare issues you are facing. Here are the 4 Signs that Indicate your Skincare Products are Not Right, so you can switch it up and make your skin feel satisfied.
- Sign 1 Small Red Bumps
If your skin is feeling these small red bumps that look similar to breakout, your skin could actually be purging. Skin purging is a process in which your skin breaks out when you try a new skincare product that contains potent ingredients that are irritating your skin. Another common cause of purging is using a new cleansing tool that’s too harsh on the skin.
Solution: Change your Cleansing products more gradually
- Sign 2 Redness or Sensitive Skin
Cause: External factors and over exfoliating.
Sensitive Skin can easily be triggered by external factors like sun exposure, cold weather, hot water, stress, hormonal changes or a lack of sleep which results in redness and sensitivity in skin. If your skin is not sensitive but feels sore to the touch and is red and inflamed, it could be due to over exfoliation. By exfoliating on daily basis you’re weakening your skin’s outer layer which results in irritated skin.
Solution: Avoid Exfoliating on Daily Basis, once in a week will suitable for your skin.
- Sign 3: Uneven Texture
Causes: Building up of dead skin.
Uneven skin texture is an huge skincare problem which everyone faces in their lives and the answer is quiet simple JUST EXFOLIATE. Uneven texture or bumps underneath the skin are a result of dead skin build up on the skin’s surface. It can also feel rough and dry to the touch. Start exfoliating once or twice a week using your favorite product to avoid uneven skin texture.
Solution: Exfoliate once or twice a week or use toners
- Sign 4 Tightness in the Skin
Cause: Dehydrated skin
Tightness in the skin is usually experienced at an older age and is caused when the skin feels dehydrated. If your skin feels tight, chances are your lipid barrier the skin’s protective layer that protects it from dryness, sensitivity or irritation. Avoid using harsh ingredients like retinol, AHAs or BHAs etc.
Solution: Check your Product ingredients and Switch to less harsh ingredient products
WE ALL KNOW WE HAVE BEEN THROUGH EACH ONE OF THEM. SO LET US KNOW WHAT SKIN ISSUE DO YOU HAVE IN THE COMMENTS BELOW AS WELL AS USE THIS GUIDELINE TO PROTECT OUR SKIN!!!!!
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