It is probably safe to say that almost everyone will love to look and feel more youthful, including those who want to admit it. Almost everyone knows about the several benefits of drinking water, eating healthy, and exercising, when it comes to looking and feeling young, so there’s no need to talk too much about them. But if you’re still surfing the internet and various beauty blogs for the ‘perfect’ beauty tips you want, then perhaps you haven’t been able to attain your beauty goals. Instead of finding new tricks, how about correcting your past mistakes or eliminating the tips that don’t work? Some of the old beauty tips you’re still using may be doing you more harm than good. So, do you want this year to be the end of your old beauty struggles? How about avoiding these mistakes in the first place?
Not finding out which product works best for you
From serums and treatments to supplements, the beauty industry is growing and expanding by the day, with new products and tech solutions surfacing frequently. While the availability of vast options to choose from is a great thing to have, it can also make it difficult to find which ones work best for your skin type. Not every product will work for you, as skin types differ. So, the first thing you need to do is choose the right skincare products for your skin.
Not doing enough research
Again, because of the availability of more beauty products, you are responsible for doing more research than you used to. A good understanding of what your skin needs to look its best will help you find out what to look for in beauty ingredients. Next, you need to know what doesn’t work for your skin or causes allergic reactions to stay away from them.
Thankfully, every beauty product comes with a list of ingredients on the product label (if yours do not, get rid of them). With a good understanding of what your skin needs, you’ll know whether a particular is worth your money.
Not ensuring that your ingredients work well together
You are probably aware that it is vital to research the ingredients on a beauty product before using it. It is easy to fall for what you see on beauty ads and from social media influencers. But the fact that someone swears a product works well for them doesn’t mean it will work for you. Besides, in most cases, what they claim isn’t necessarily the case.
Certain skincare ingredients and acids work well together, while others don’t. For example, ferulic acid and vitamin C are a good combination, while AHAs and retinol may combine to irritate your skin.
Relying on facial wipes
Trusting facial wipes to clean your face is not enough for two main reasons. First, they are abrasives. And secondly, they only end up removing some surface makeup. Before you go to bed, your best option is to use a cleanser that goes deep into your pores. Some experts have even suggested using both water-based and oil-based cleansers, one after the other.