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Five Mistakes You Need To Avoid In Order Maintain A Healthy Skin.

Here are some bad skin habits which would adversely affect your skin.

You use facial scrubs too often

The job of a facial scrubs is to exfoliate and cleanse your face, it's an effective skincare procedure to slough away dead, flakey skin cells and reveal the smooth healthier skin underneath.

But using this too often can cause flakiness dryness, stinging sensations and redness.

Avoid facial scrubs that contain ground seeds or shells because the sharp edges can harm your skin, instead of scrubs that can injure the upper layer of the epidermis.

Use chemical based facial scrubs that'll help you remove dirt from your pores.

After washing your face you dry it with a towel.

Of course you should dry your face after washing but maybe you're doing it the wrong way. Don't dry your face by rubbing it with a towel as this can damage your skin.

You will irritate and inflame your poor pimples and force bacteria deep into your pores. The procedure is to gently pat your face with a towel and then let it dry.

Avoid using the nearest bath towel or kitchen towel, use a special towel preferably an organic cotton towel just for your face alone and nothing else.

You sleep with your hair down.

Hair contains a lot of dirt and grease that can damage the skin on your face, thanks to the pollutants outside, it also has natural oils and chemicals from the haircare products you use every day. This includes shampoo conditioner and treatments.

Once this potent mix touches your face, it can seep into your pores and cause breakouts.

To solve this problem, either tie your hair loosely enough not to cover your face or wrap up your hair in a silk scarf.

You don't pay attention to your pillow and pillowcase.

Your pillow and pillowcase can also cause pimples and acne, you can solve this problem by changing your pillow case regularly. Change it every two to three days or at least once a week.

You don't eat foods that keep your skin healthy.

This is the natural way to get radiant and healthy skin instead of gobbling up medicines that can have side effects. It is not only good for your skin but also for your body.

Broccoli reduces swelling and skin redness after sun exposure, tomatoes and apricots protect you from the sun's harmful UV rays.

Carrots, peaches, dark chocolate and red peppers are recommend food for healthy skin.

Source: Webmd

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