We all have some habits. These look innocent in the face but actually if practised regularly can be harmful to your skin and can damage it.You must be aware of these habits to maintain glowy and youthful skin throughout your life. Here is the list of those which you must change:
- 11. Sleeping On Cotton Pillowcases
- 10. Pouting All The Time
- 9. Excessive Use Of Mobile Phone
- 8. Shaving Your Face
- 7. Too Often Steaming, At Home, Of Your Face
- 6. Excessive Intake Of Tea And Coffee
- 5. Testing Too Many Products
- 4. Bath From Excessive Hot Water
- 3. Do Not Use Hair Products On Face
- 2. Wearing Dirty Sunglasses
- 1. Waxing Of Facial Hair
11. Sleeping On Cotton Pillowcases
Every home has cotton bed sheet and pillow covers. Placing your skin on the pillow can break down your collagen and can give you some permanent skin creases. This can be avoided by keeping a fresh towel or cloth on your pillow before sleeping.Or you can opt for silk pillowcases.
10. Pouting All The Time
Squinting and frowning causes our facial muscles to move a lot and this leads to fine lines and wrinkles. It also leads to loose skin. So pout with moderation and caution.
9. Excessive Use Of Mobile Phone
Long calls on the phone can cause excess oil production which can, later on, lead to acne. Mobile contains the lot of bacteria which gets transferred to the skin because of constant usage. Opt for speaker, landline phones or headphones.
8. Shaving Your Face
Avoid doing it as it will affect your skin negatively.
7. Too Often Steaming, At Home, Of Your Face
You must be using steam at home to open up your pores. In parlours, proper products in proper temperature are used. Steaming at home can damage and dehydrate your skin.
6. Excessive Intake Of Tea And Coffee
Everybody knows that tea, coffee and cold drinks contain caffeine which is not good for health and skin. These can magnify your wrinkles. For good skin apply moderation. Decrease your intake of tea and coffee and increase water intake.
5. Testing Too Many Products
Testing too many creams and cosmetics can damage your skin. Even using the wrong type of products can also adversely affect your skin. So use few essentials which are meant for your skin type and condition.
4. Bath From Excessive Hot Water
In winter, taking the bath from excessively hot water can dry and damage the skin. Hot water baths for longer duration removes epidermis layer which makes skin prone to infection, acne and open pores. Always avoid hot water baths and adopt lukewarm water.
3. Do Not Use Hair Products On Face
Hair products are harsh and are strictly meant for hair. Hair sprays, serums, gels etc, contain many chemicals that clog pores and lead to various skin troubles.
2. Wearing Dirty Sunglasses
Wearing sunglasses is like sunscreen which we need regularly. But dirty sunglasses can harm our eyes and skin as it contains bacteria which can enter the skin through open pores.
1. Waxing Of Facial Hair
Waxing can damage delicate hair follicles and cause serious inflammation and scarring that will be difficult to treat. It can also cause early wrinkles. You can even go for permanent hair removal to get rid of excess hair.
You must leave, above written habits, at the earliest, to enjoy youthful and glowing skin.