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 The skin is the body’s largest organ, which should make it easier to take care of, but there are a lot of fake facts floating around.

It is important to know the myths about skincare, which can lead to people neglecting or damaging their skin. This blog is going to bust some of these myths so that people can finally get the skin they want.

#1 Myth: Use sunscreen only when you go outside 

We all know how crucial sunscreen is when it comes to skincare, but there are misconceptions about when to use it. I hate to break it to you, but you need to use your sunscreen whether you are going outside or not, the sun’s rays are powerful and will definitely still get through your windows.

#2 Myth: Greasy food leads to breakouts 

This is a myth that has never been scientifically proven as there are no direct links between greasy junk food and acne on your skin. However, this doesn’t excuse the fact that too much greasy food will affect your heart and lifestyle – everything should be taken in moderation.

#3 Myth: Skincare is only for your face 

The skin begins at the top of your head and ends at the bottom of your feet, so that means your skincare should include every inch of your body, and not just your face. Although most people tend to focus on their face, we are here to remind you to extend the courtesy to the rest of your body. This is why there are body scrubs and washes to go with your face wash and scrub.

#4 Myth: If it burns, then it’s working  

This is a terrible rumor that keeps spreading about your skincare working if it hurts or burns. Wash it off! Not everyone’s skin is the same and you may be reacting to the product, which is why it is advisable to patch-test your skincare products before use.


What you put on your skin matters, so you should always carry out research on the ingredients in your skincare products and not be swayed by myths. Also, stick to only facts to ensure you’re not damaging your skin with harmful practices in the long run. 

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