All woman, consciously or not, have made many mistakes that harm their skin health and in the long term will cause them to look older than their real age. This common mistake including sleeping with mascara stays on and trying a new skincare product.
Health wrote this 7 ways of your bad skin habits and how to avoid them:
1. Not wear sunscreen
Dr. Neil Sadick told that the sun is the primary cause of skin aging. Even though it’s cloudy, rainy, or snowy. UV Rays can also penetrates through glass, so you need to wear sunscreen even indoors. The suggested sunscreen is one who have at least SPF 30 and blocks UVA and UVB.
2. Forgetting your hands and neck
These area can show sign of aging such as dark spots, dryness, and loss of firmness. SO you have to apply a generous amount of moisturizer and sunscreen on your neck and hands.
3. Using spot treatment to your acne
Women over 40 often experiencing acne problems because of hormone fluctuation. But using s spot treatment will not help at all. It will only dry out your skin. You should wash your face with acne-fighting cleanser and moisturizer instead.
4. Sleeping with make up on
No matter how busy you are, you must clean your face and removing makeup before going to bed. The dirt and pollutants can cause complexion problems, so for the easier face cleansing routine you can keep a cleansing tissue on your bed’s side.
5. Switching product too quickly
It is understandable that you maybe frustrated to find out that your anti aging product doesn’t work at all, but try to stick it out longer before you switch to another product. You must give at least 6 weeks for a new product to make change in your skin. And wait even longer if it’s an anti aging product.
6. Using too many products at the same time
It is a bad idea to wear serum, toner, and night cream at the same time. Because if your skin is irritated you won’t know what caused it. So start with one at a time and integrate a new product every two weeks.
7. Don’t get enough sleep
Do not get sufficient sleep can ages your skin faster, creating dark circle, and lackluster complexion. During sleeping, your cells will repair and rejuvenate.