Washing your face seems like one of those fundamentally easy things, doesn’t it? Grab your washcloth, turn on the water, add soap, lather your face up, rinse, leave it feeling squeaky clean, and you’re left with a glowing complexion. How could you mess this up, right? Wrong. If only it was that easy.
It turns out there are plenty of ways you could be screwing up the seemingly simple task of washing your face. Even more worrisome? Making these face washing mistakes could be doing more harm than good to your precious face. Breakouts, irritation, dryness, oily zones, all of these symptoms and more could be due to the way you’re washing your face. Yikes!
It’s also possible that your skin may not be experiencing any obvious symptoms from poor face washing techniques. It could be that your skin is just lacking that certain luster. Regardless of what your skin looks like, it may be time to reassess your cleansing methods. With a few tweaks in your daily cleanse, you can easily alleviate any accidental stressors to your face. Avoid these common face-washing mistakes, and perfect your daily routine for optimal glow and that fresh-faced feeling you’ve been striving for.