Our skin is the largest organ of our body and is a complex, highly dynamic system that plays a very crucial role to our general well-being. Addtionally, our skin is also a reflection of our overall health. Skin is our body's protective layer and it needs care and attention.
Starting a healthy skin care routine and breaking those habits that are detrimental to the skin is the first step towards an overall state of well being and beauty.
The most important bad habits to break are:
Bad Habit #1: Dry Shaving
It is important to note that shaving legs and underarms dry can cause irritation, ingrown hairs, and razor burn. The skin should be softened with shaving cream prior to shaving. In addition, hand soap is not recommended as a softener. Soap has a tendency to dry out the skin, dull your razor, and invite cuts. Additionally, when shaving, long strokes are less stressful to the skin than short strokes. Consider a shaving cream rich in emollients and after shaving, apply a