Skin Sin Series: Being Too Rough With Your Skin


Everyone should treat their face with the utmost care and gentleness—regardless of whether you have very sensitive skin or if it’s superresilient. Some people think that rubbing their skin vigorously with a wash cloth will give them that “cleaner feeling” but in reality that is not the case. In fact, it only makes the skin potentially worse: red, irritated, and over-exfoliated.

Furthermore, the fibers in a towel are generally too abrasive for the skin. Therefore, your best bet is to simply cleanse your face with your very own hands (clean hands, of course) and gently pat your face with a soft towel to dry.

Do you need to treat your skin a little more kindly?

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Author: Lee Ann

I am a Licensed Esthetician and Freelance Professional Makeup Artist based in the Princeton, New Jersey area. My passions are all things beauty and I have an unhealthy obsession for anti-aging. When I'm not writing a plethora of articles, I enjoy indulging in shopping, music, fine dining and catching up on the latest celebrity gossip from the E channel to People Magazine. Email me if you have questions [email protected] Feel free to visit my Google+ page.

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