When an industry is as big as the beauty industry, they think that there is a lot they can get away with. If an issue about skin care is raised in the market, beauty companies will promote their products as problem solvers for that issue. Many things they speak about though aren’t true, and many things that would decrease their revenues, they try and hide from the public. Here are a list of secrets that the beauty industry does not want you to know!
No matter what you do to your skin, and no matter what products you use, they will all be pointless if you use the most important one of them all, sunscreen. Mamie McDonald, a skin expert who has worked with Madonna says that all your hard work taking care of your skin will go in vain if you don’t use sunscreen. Celebrity cosmetologist, Harold Lancer, says that sunscreen is imperative and it should be applied more than once during the day and should not be less than SPF 30.
Benzoyl peroxide is a substance that is found in most anti spot creams. This substance may cause inflammation, dry skin, and an increase in the production of sebum Avoid this at all costs. Alcohol produces a similar effect on your skin. Dr. Harold Lancer promotes exfoliating your with salicylic or lactic acid and promotes the use of cleansing masks made with clay.
If you want to tell a woman’s age, the best place to look is her neck. Yes, that is how easy it is tell your age from how your neck looks, therefore take good care of it. In fact, the skin on your neck is thin you should treat it the same way you treat your face.
Santa Monica based dermatologist Dr. Ava Shabnam advises using ice to rub your face with. A few seconds on your skin is all it takes to prevent a dull complexion. Doing something so simple will stimulate your body’s blood circulation and leave you with a lasting and noticeable glow.
Your beauty products are most likely kept in your bathroom, right? That is the wrong thing to do. Your bathroom has a high moisture content due to all the water that is used in a bathroom. A good idea would be to put all your creams and masks and scrubs on your table top outside your bathroom or you could even put them in the fridge in your bathroom.