A perfect picture for facebook profile, a lot of compliments for looks in a party or looking pretty for a wedding function.
All this is a dream come true for every woman. We all try to look beautiful and for that we follow certain beauty routine.
It is good to do certain things to maintain flawless skin. But while taking all these efforts you should be sure that you are doing it right.
Certain bad habits can lead to damaged skin and also invite premature wrinkles on the face.
So, here are some bad habits which you should quit today to maintain good health of your skin-
1: Over-Exfoliation/ Scrubbing
We all know that a layer of dead skin, oil, and pollutant get formed on our skin which clogs the skin pores.
Excess of exfoliation disturb the pH of skin and take away the natural moisture of skin while making it dry.
The hard scrubbing also damages the fine layer of the skin and lead to cracks on the skin. Thus, over exfoliation and scrubbing can invite wrinkles on your face and outburst of acne.
2: Excessive Cleansing
Cleansing skin to keep it clear and clean is again a proper beauty routine. But doing it 3-4 times a week or almost every day is harmful to the skin.
It eliminates the essential natural oils from the skin and dehydrates the skin. The dry skin reflects early signs of ageing and triggers the acne formation as well.
3: Hot Showers
Hot showers are often considered as pain relieving act which helps the body to relax and improve the mood. It also helps to open up the clogged pores and keeps skin clean.
However, prolonged exposure to high temperature is not good for delicate facial skin. The hot showers can erode the upper layer of skin and leads to wrinkles on the face. You should not spend more than 5-7 minutes time in hot showers to save your skin from dehydration.
4: Heavy Makeup
We often use heavy make-up to hide the fine lines on the face, a bump of acne or small dark spots on the skin. It is a quick fix to look beautiful.
But it has a harsh impact on the skin. Heavy make-up increases the spread of acne on your face and develops huge pressure on the skin cells. It affects the delicate balance of skin making it prone to infection.
The most dangerous thing is to sleep with make-up on. The harmful chemicals in the cosmetic make-up material react with the skin and damage it permanently.
Thus, make sure that you remove the makeup with a mild cleanser and apply moisturizer on your skin before you sleep. Avoid usage of frequent heavy make-up on your skin in order to maintain the natural glow of your skin.
So, these are 4 bad habits which are affecting texture and health of your skin. Quit this habit today and also do one thing stop using the cosmetic cream on your skin. Try to use natural ingredients for cleansing and scrubbing your skin which will help you to maintain good health of your skin.
Use some of the natural face masks which includes aloe vera, turmeric, honey, neem and other natural ingredients to keep your skin healthy as well protect it from infection.