Did you know less about skin care can cause the goal of treatment is not achieved and cause the skin condition becomes more severe. Some myths and teachings about skin care are often not based on science. Here are some facts about the myths about skin care.
Cleans faces frequently to get healthy facial skin
Fact: Cleansing the face too often up to more than twice a day can cause skin damage. Facial cleansers can remove natural oils on the skin so it can cause irritation and dehydration. In addition, you should avoid facial cleansers that contain harsh surfactants as they can remove a lot of oil on the face. Soft cleansing compositions such as glucose-based or coconut oil can help clean up makeup, while still maintaining skin flexibility.
Botox can prevent wrinkles
Fact: In theory, botox can help prevent the appearance of wrinkles. Botox can be done at the beginning of the appearance of fine lines on the face that generally occurs in the 30s. But other strategies can be done to prevent wrinkles like doing proper skin care and using sunscreen.
Wrinkles will more easily appear on dry skin
Fact: There is no definitive research on this theory yet. Oily skin has a thicker layer so it is more able to provide natural protection against sun damage. Women with oily skin may have higher testosterone hormones that can protect the skin from less collagen levels. However, these conditions do not necessarily state that oily skin can look old because some factors such as sun exposure and smoking can accelerate the aging process and cause wrinkles in all skin types.
Junk food can cause acne
Fact: No studies have shown that there is a relationship between junk food consumption and acne. Although there has been no research on this, limiting the consumption of junk food can be done to avoid the possibility. Consumption of foods and beverages containing anti-inflammatory such as green tea, broccoli, and fish that contain high in omega-3 fatty acids.
Cellulite can be cured
Fact: There is no therapy for permanent cellulite repair. Some treatments may be able to minimize the appearance of cellulite, such as the use of creams and massage with tools.
The higher the SPF then the longer it will be exposed to the sun
Fact: There are 3 types of ultraviolet light (UV) that is UVA, UVB, and UVC. UVA rays can penetrate the skin until it can turn the pigment kuit to brown. UVB rays can cause aging, pigment changes, and tumors. SPF is not a guide to how long a product can protect from sunlight. Sunscreen used should be that can protect UVA and UVB rays. Sunscreen with any SPF will be effective if reapplied every two hours.
Sunscreen is not needed during the overcast
Fact: UV rays from the sun to the surface of the earth can still occur even in cloudy weather. So the use of sunscreen should still be done every day and need to be repeated every 2 hours, especially when after sweating or swimming.
Cleansing the face with soap scrubs can make the skin healthy and acne-free
Fact: Cleaning the face with a scrub can remove oils that protect the skin so that it can cause rashes or irritation.
Better to remove pus from acne by punching it
Fact: Punching acne in a less precise way can cause inflammation and leave marks on the skin. To remove pus should use the tool.
Expensive skincare products work best
Fact: Not all expensive skin care works. Because the active ingredients found in expensive products are also found in products with standard prices.