You know what? There are many small habit that you do every day can cause bad effects on skin health. Some problems that may occur is wrinkled, sagging, dull, old look, and the risk of cancer.
Well, take a look and consider some of these explanations to avoid skin problems.
1. Ignoring sunscreen
The best way to keep the skin to avoid wrinkles, sagging, and speckled, it is by applying sunscreen with SPF-30. Broad-spectrum formulas (shields UVA and UVB rays) with Mexoryl or Helioplex are offers the longest protection. Apply sunscreen to the entire face and body every day.
During the week, re-apply sunscreen before returning to home from work if the sun is still shining, even though you were in the car. If you are active outdoors for a long time,
Re-apply sunscreen every two hours.
For those of you who still do not stop smoking, should reconsider the decision. You see, smoking is not only impact on health, but also creates more wrinkles and make the skin look dull.
According to research published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, every decade smoking makes a person look older than 2.5 years of age.
3. Excess alcohol consumption
You do not have to completely stop drinking alcohol. All you have to do is to limit alcohol to no more than one drink per day. Alcohol increases the level of inflammation causing agents in the bloodstream, which can accelerate the process of relaxation of the skin.
4. Ignoring the neck and chest
Skin care should not stop at the boundary line of the jaw in the face, but up to the neck and chest area.
The next time you apply the serum, face cream, sunscreen, or exfoliating treatment, be sure to reach out to that area too.
5. Ignoring mole
A study conducted the National Cancer Institute show, as much as 50 percent more cases of melanoma or skin cancer occur in women aged 15-39 years in 2004 than cases in 1980. Because of it, it's time to give more attention to the mole with the dermatologist checked once a year.
6. Using dirty make-up brushes
You may be thinking, why bother to clean the dirt makeup brushes before using it. But you know what? By not washing makeup brushes can make you end up with broken make-up colors, clogged pores and bacterial infection.
To be safe, wash your makeup brushes by using shampoo every once in three weeks, then rinse it clean before left to dry overnight or wipe it with a cloth.
7. Speaking while on telephone
Chin or cheek pressed to the phone, whether mobile or home phone, can cause acne, no matter whether the phone is free of bacteria or not. According to the Bay Area home dermatologist Katie Rodan,
Put faces to the surface of the phone can cause friction, occlusion, and heat, all of which cause acne. If you had a long talk on the phone, consider using a headset