Internet and social media show you bunch of DIY remedies, especially the ones for your skin, but that does not mean that they are good for you. There’re many methods to keep your skin healthy and clear. However, the following 6 things you should never put on your face, they can actually cause more harm to your face than good. Read on, and remember.


Baking soda consists of high alkaline levels that can lessen the pH balance on the faces and result in really dry skin. A lot of people would use the baking soda as one scrubber for your skin, but this isn’t a good idea. The skin has one naturally acidic pH that assists to keep your protective lipid layer intact. As you introduce one highly alkaline substance such as baking soda, it may damage that layer preventing it from keeping the moisture.


First the skin on your body and the skin on your face are not the same—at least, in terms of what they can and can’t handle. Most body lotions contain a ton of fragrance and fewer nourishing ingredients than a facial moisturizer, which is fine for your resilient body, but potentially irritating and comedogenic for your face. Sometimes body lotions are a bit thicker than face lotions, so at night that can actually be a good thing. But doing this too often can lead to blocked pores.


My friends used to tell me to dab on some toothpaste on top of my pimples to help dry them out. However, certain ingredients in it can irritate the skin such as peppermint, peroxide, fragrances, and alcohol, making it the perfect combination of things that will tear up your skin and possibly lead to chemical burns. . Instead, go for for blemish spot treatments with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid.


Most perfumes contain alcohol, which can irritate the skin, especially if it’s sensitive. The face, however, isn’t the only area that can experience a reaction as a result of spritzing fragrance.


Why would anyone put hairspray on their face?, believe it or not some hairspray has been recommended as a quick makeup setting spray. And sure, accidentally getting some hairspray on your face every so often isn’t the end of the world, but when you’re directly spraying it on your skin with the goal of setting your makeup, “it’s very comedogenic, meaning it will clog the hell out of your pores, and that’s on top of drying your skin out with its alcohol content,” says Gohara.


Hot water strips your skin’s moisture barrier, so we actually consider it an irritant. Yes, a steaming-hot shower feels excellent on winter nights, but the water will literally zap away your skin’s lipids, leaving you red, irritated, and itchy—which is especially scary for people with eczema, psoriasis, or keratosis pilaris, whose skin barrier are already compromised. Plus, drying out your skin will put your oil production into overdrive, leading to more acne and breakouts.

Hope that this article can help know more some common things you should never put on your face. If you have any question or comment, please leave them below. Also, you can share your experience with us if you know any other things that should not put on the face.

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Staying up all night studying or binge watching the latest season of Game of Thrones might’ve sounded like a good idea at the time, but dealing with a dull, tired complexion the next morning is never fun. There’s nothing less flattering than taking on the day with a sleepy zombie face.

Healthy skin is essential to achieving natural beauty, so make sure you have all the basics covered below before you even try to achieve a flawless complexion with cosmetic.

Stick to Hydration

A tired complexion is usually lacking in hydration, so reach for products that pack a lot of moisture. Skin cells need plenty of water in order to stay plump and healthy, and staying hydrated enables your cells to benefit by removing things such as waste products that are not healthy for the skin. Staying hydrated is one of the simplest and least expensive radiant skin tips. Coffee and tea are actually dehydrating, so try green tea instead to provide anti-inflammatory benefits and protect cell membranes.

Poor Diet

Good skin is a reflection of inner health, and what your diet contains can be reflected in dry, unhealthy skin. Nutrients play an important role in maintaining a healthy skin, so pay special attention to your diet, and take vitamin supplements to ensure that you are getting sufficient vitamins to achieve a flawless complexion.


Get enough sleep! Glowing skin depends on sleep to stay healthy and strong. If you have sleep deficit, your skin will be more prone to breakouts, excess oiliness or dryness and an overall dull complexion because it’s less able to withstand environmental irritants and stress factors. Regularly drinking booze and caffeine dehydrate the skin and sugary foods break down collagen and elastin over time, dulling complexions. If you can’t cut back on coffee or cake, drink lots of water and eat more veggies — they help balance your body’s pH levels, which can make skin glowy.

Focus On The Eyes

The eyes can be a dead giveaway that you are majorly lacking sleep, so I always make sure to focus a lot on a good quality eye cream. First, I like to use a lightweight cream all over the lid and eye contour to really wake the eyes up SwissZell Instant Eye Wrinkle Defense Cream is my favorite for it’s nourishing milk protein and smoothing formula that instantly fills lines and wrinkles for a radiant look.

Exfoliate: Your Skin Will Reflect More Light

Exfoliation of dead skin cells is a great way to attain a more glowing skin. The outermost layer of the epidermis is made up of dead skin cells that go through a normal process of exfoliation. However, if you want to avoid a dull complexion and uncover more glowing skin, it’s helpful to exfoliate, avoiding a buildup of these dead skin cells. Exfoliation is also great to remove dead cells that may be clogging up the top of pores.

Now that you now some of the causes and tips to regain that glow is never too late to put into practice. If you have any other ideas or techniques feel free to share below. Thank you!

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