You know how important it is to wash your face, but you could be doing it all wrong. Check out the biggest cleansing misconceptions and take a second look at your routine. See tips to beat dry winter skin too!
There's more to a good face wash than you might think! Dr. Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas, Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale University School of Medicine, points out the biggest mistakes and how to fix them:
1. Choose the Right Cleanser: Cleansers should help clean skin and prep it for other skincare products, like serums and creams. Opt for a mild, moisturizing cleanser that removes oil and residue without leaving your skin dry, tight, or flaky.
2. Hands First: Wash your hands thoroughly before you begin washing your face. You don't want all the bacteria from your hands to transfer over.
3. Lukewarm Water: Rinsing your face with a cool water to close your pores is a myth-water that is too hot or too cold will only shock and irritate skin, causing brokenRead More »from Top Ten Facial Cleansing Mistakes