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The Top 5 Misconceptions About Skincare

March 31, 2019

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In a world that feels as if everyone is a skincare expert (except for you), it can be difficult to know where to turn for trustworthy advice. Unfortunately, much of what is found on the internet, or even from a friend can be fueled by someone’s efforts to sell you a specific brand or product line.

When it comes to skincare, trust the real experts. Radiance Skincare & Laser Medspa can help you achieve the results you want for your skin without falling for these top 5 misconceptions about skincare.


Misconception 1: Facial Scrubs and Brushes Remove Blackheads

Scrubbing is not the best way to get rid of blackheads. In fact, scrubbing your skin often leads to an increase in inflammation and potentially the formation of more pimples. Blackheads are too deep to eliminate with scrubbing, and intense scrubbing brushes often aggravate skin issues, causing more redness.

The best way to approach treating blackheads is to use a gentle cleanser. Extraction is also a very effective tool, especially while continuing topical treatments that prevent them from recurring. When it comes to trying this type of treatment at home, it’s best to leave it to the professionals.


Misconception 2: Daily Exfoliation Will Restore Dry, Dull Skin

Over-exfoliation removes the barrier your skin needs to lock in moisture and keep irritants out. When you damage the skin barrier, you’ll be more sensitive to irritants in your products, notice an increase in redness, and your skin will likely be even more dry. If you notice dry, flaky skin, use a product that will help to repair the barrier.


Misconception 3: Wearing Makeup Is Bad For Your Skin

Wearing makeup is an everyday item for most people and non-negotiable for some. In short, makeup can be harmful to your skin’s health to the daily user. However, it doesn’t have to be.

Mineral makeup is the best way to achieve a perfectly-put-together look, all while taking great care of your skin. Containing minerals like mica, titanium dioxide, and zinc oxide, mineral foundation offers additional benefits for your skin, compared to regular makeup. Still not ready to make the switch? Here are 9 hidden benefits of mineral makeup to help persuade you into making the switch for better skin.


Misconception 4: Acne Is Caused By What You Eat

Diet plays a minor role in acne for most people. Numerous research-based studies have been able to prove very little in the connection between acne and diet. However, there are a few foods to keep on your radar if you are prone to breakouts. Dairy and processed sugars may still be connected to your breakouts.

Mineral makeup is exceptional for those with acne-prone skin. With non-irritating, non-comedogenic ingredients, mineral foundation will not clog your pores. Put an end to your endless breakouts and achieve a flawless finish with our top selling, award winning GLO mineral foundation.


Misconception 5: Eventually, Wrinkle Creams Can Reverse Wrinkles

Do you know what the primary ingredients are in your chosen wrinkle cream? If you’re using an over-the-counter product, it could have ingredients that sound like the perfect defense against wrinkles, but they may not be as effective as they seem.

The best way to combat wrinkles is to prevent them from forming from the beginning. Used in conjunction with your daily SPF, mineral makeup can help to defend your skin against the sun’s damaging rays.

Not sure if your wrinkle cream has what it takes to reverse your wrinkles? Bring it into Radiance Skincare & Laser Medspa. We’re always happy to look at your product and give you honest, professional feedback about how effective it is likely to be on your skin.


Ready For Some Real, Trustworthy Advice?

Not sure if your products have what it takes to keep your skin in great condition? Bring it into Radiance Skincare & Laser Medspa. We’re always happy to look at your product and give you honest, professional feedback about how effective it is likely to be on your skin.

If you need help finding treatments that will restore moisture to your skin, reverse sun damage, or clear your acne, make an appointment with Radiance Skincare & Laser Medspa for a consultation.