Skipping broad spectrum sunblock
The best way to keep your skin from getting wrinkled, saggy, and speckled is sunscreen, SPF 30 at the minimum. Broad-spectrum formulas (meaning they shield against both UVA and UVB rays) with Mexoryl or Helioplex offer the longest-lasting protection. For workdays, reapply before your commute home if the sun is still out—even if you’ll be in a car. And for days when you’ll be outside for an extended period of time, reapply every two hours. I know it’s a pain, but come on—you’ll get the last laugh instead of the first laugh lines.
Smoking not only damages health but it‘ll develop more and more deep wrinkles and blotchier skin tone. In fact, every decade of smoking results in a perceived extra 2.5 years of age, according to research published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Its time, Stop Smoking.
Drinking too much
You can still take a glass or something but drinking more than a glass, your skin suffers.
Picking wrong skin products
Using wrong skin products is a very common mistake. You must understand how your skin behaves Is it oily, sensitive, combination or dry?
Ignoring your neck and chest
Skin care doesn’t stop at your jawline.These areas are almost always exposed, and yet they rarely receive same level of hydration and sun protection as the face. But the skin there is more delicate and just as vulnerable to photoaging.
Using dirty makeup brushes
Skip washing your brushes and you could wind up with muddied colors, clogged pores, and bacterial infections. Once every three weeks, lather brushes with a gentle shampoo and rinse off.
Constantly chatting on phone
Can lead to breakouts, whether or not the phone is clean and bacteria-free.
While squeaky-clean pores may initially feel good, “harsh cleansing or too much exfoliating can actually exacerbate oil production and worsen breakouts by spreading bacteria.
Staying up late
Sleep deprivation causes stress, which can aggravate all skin conditions, including acne, eczema, and psoriasis. Sleep is also the time when your body repairs the damage from the day, and interrupting that process will slow down cell turnover. Sleep is also the time when your body repairs the damage from the day, and interrupting that process will slow down cell turnover
Not washing face at night
Letting skin marinate in makeup—not to mention a day’s worth of oil buildup—can lead to clogged pores and zits, especially if you’re prone to acne. Your body temperature increases slightly when you sleep, which can enhance absorption of whatever’s on the surface So you really want only beneficial ingredients on your face when you sleep.
Eating junk food
Your diet affects your complexion. High-glycemic foods cause your blood sugar to rise, triggering a surge of insulin. The insulin stimulates oil-producing hormones called androgens, leaving you with pimples Cut the junk, and you could see an improvement in acne in about six weeks. Instead, reach for snacks like peanut butter, nuts, and avocado—these healthy fats provide nutrients for the hair, skin, nails, and basic metabolism.
It’s tempting. But the reality is that squeezing a pimple just pushes bacteria deeper into the pores, causing inflammation, infection, and scarring—and almost doubling the zit’s life span.
Skipping work outs
Along with lifting your mood, exercise increases blood flow to the skin, causing a healthy-looking flush. Both immediately and over time, it has been shown to decrease tension, which can result in better skin. When you’re stressed, cortisol levels rise, and that leads to acne and other skin aggravations Lessen your cortisol spikes, and your skin will become smoother and clearer.
Overloading on makeup products
We add things without checking to see whether they’re duplicating ingredients or realizing that some aren’t compatible.” Sometimes, active ingredients cancel one another out—Other times, they double up and cause irritation or skin damage. “Negative interactions are most likely to happen if someone is treating different problems at the same time, such as sun-damaged skin and adult acne, and the ingredients are either too harsh together or incompatible