Over the years you have probably heard hundreds of “facts” about your skin. Are all of the things you have heard about your skin really facts though? The Skin and Body Refinery is going to put some of these “facts” to rest today.
Skin Care Myths Debunked By Experts
Myth: The higher the SPF rating of your sunscreen the better protection it provides for your skin.
SPF stands for sun protection factor. SPF is the rating used for sunscreen. Most experts agree that if your sunscreen has a rating of at least 30 it will block 97% of the UVB rays. They say that if your sunscreen is higher than 30 SPF it will still only continue to block out 97% of the UVB rays. So save the money that you normally spend on the higher SPF rated sunscreen.
Myth: If you do not wash your face you will get acne.
This is probably one of the most popular myths about skin but it is indeed just a myth. The truth is that you will not get acne JUST because you do not wash your face on a regular basis. You also have to have clogged pores, sebum, bacteria, and inflammation. Washing your face will help some of those items go away but not washing your face does not guarantee that acne will occur.
Myth: You can keep your skin looking young by using the right face cream products.
When you go down the beauty supply aisles at your local store you will see hundreds of skin treatments. Many of them claim to keep your skin looking young and help reduce wrinkles. The best topical treatment for reducing wrinkles is retinoic acid. Even retinoic acid is not a guarantee that your skin will stay looking young. The best thing that you can do to keep your skin looking young is using sunscreen and not smoking.
Myth: You don’t need to moisturize oily, acne prone skin.
Even oily skin needs a moisturizer. Every skin type needs to have moisturizer applied to it to help keep your skin balanced and nourished. The type of moisturizer that you use will vary depending on your skin type though. Oily skin does require less moisturizer than dry skin.
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We hope reading about these popular myths about your skin was helpful. If you would like to make sure that you are treating your skin well come and see The Skin and Body Refinery today. We offer many superior SkinCeuticals products and services that can help your skin stay healthy.