The first thing that people notice about it is our skin. Try as you might, but no amount of natural makeup can help if you suffer from various skin problems, in fact it could only make them worse. Therefore, you need to really find out and eradicate the reason that causes pimples, irritations and other skin problems. Your skin problems might not be caused by your makeup, but by other internal factors starting from unhealthy diet to our own bad beauty habits.
So, what harmful beauty habits can cause skin problems? Find out how to quit them.
Bad Habit #1. Sleeping with your makeup on
Never do it! If you want to have beautiful, healthy skin then remove all makeup before going to bed. Leaving makeup on will leave you with clogged pores and as a result serious skin problems.
Expired cosmetics can contain bacterias when can cause nasty skin infections. So check the labels, and remember when a product was opened. Never use cosmetics more than 12 months after opening them. On the packaging you will find this symbol which will indicate how long it can be used after opening.
Bad Habit #3. Reapplying your makeup
Never reapply your makeup during the day. You can’t even imagine how harmful reapplying of makeup is for your skin. Reapplying of foundation or blush over your morning makeup will clog your pores and as a result cause irritation, pimples and acne. It is better to invest in matte cosmetic tissues that would cleanse your skin and matt at the same time.
Bad Habit #4: Overexfoliation
Although exfoliation is a key point in your daily beauty routine, you shouldn’t try too hard. Too hard and you strip away the protective layer of the skin. So, everything is good in moderation, thus overexfoliation can result in intensifying oil production that leading to breakouts and acne. Only gentle scrubs and exfoliators can be used every day.
Bad Habit #5: Using dirty makeup brushes
Makeup brushes require proper care and cleansing. Using dirty makeup brushes can run into various skin problems. Makeup brushes accumulate cosmetics particles as well as dead skin cells creating a perfect environment for bacterias. It’s also important to use good quality brushes.
So in essence, natural makeup definitely has it place in enhancing your beauty, but you need to remember to care for your skin from the inside. You also need to have good habits when it comes to skincare. It can all be done naturally without too much fuss.