Acne: a word that makes many people freak. Though everyone's breakouts happen for different reasons, the one thing they all have in common is that they're annoying AF. Since I know firsthand how unpleasant breakouts can be, I try to keep a good cleaning regimen to avoid them. Unfortunately though, I still end finding myself with breakouts at the worst times. Although I know my diet and my stress level have a lot to do with me breaking out, I've also learned that there are some surprising hygiene mistakes you're making that cause acne .
To be honest, I always thought that as long as you washed your face in the morning and before bed at night, you were implementing a good routine. As I've gotten older though, I've realized that keeping your skin clear involves much more than just cleaning your face twice a day. Everything from the way you wash your body to what you wash it with are all important factors to keeping your skin clear and free from breakouts.
If you're not sure what hygiene mistakes you could be making that could be causing your skin to breakout, here are seven things to keep jotted down in your memory bank.