In order to get the soft, clear skin you wish to have, sometimes avoiding some skin-care products is as crucial and helpful as using other products. Indeed when it comes to skin-care less is often more.
Putting too many products on your skin can irritate it and make the situation worse.
Checking with your dermatologist you can set a care plan that works best for your skin type and needs without having to waste your money and skin with questionable products that may leave a negative effect on your skin.
Just to be clear, the following products dermatologists sat as to be avoided completely because they can cause more damage to your skin than benefits.
1- At Home Chemical Peels.
Chemical peels are never recommended for home use, sometimes the medical-grade peels are too strong to be used on the skin at home. Often people get these types of peels online not knowing the consequences such products can leave on their skin for the long term. Some people had to suffer from sever redness, skin irritation, allergic reactions, scarring and long-term discoloration as a result of using such products at home, thus dermatologists recommend people to avoid chemical peels at home.
Loofahs, buf puf or even sponges should be avoided and especially on the face. This is particularly true for people who have a tendency to eczema or acne breakouts. The point is that, loofahs and sponges tend to attract bacteria to the skin which can later cause acne or rash breakouts.
These products are also very abrasive on the skin which is not suitable for people with dry skin and eczema tendency.
3- Moisturizers With Collagen.
Usually moisturizers with collagen are overly expensive and don’t provide a noticeable result as expected. That is because the molecule of collagen is too large for it to penetrate the skin cells topically so it is just a waste of money and effort.
4- Abrasive Facial Scrubs.
There is no reason to get she something as harsh for the skin as abrasive facial scrubs which can lead to skin irritation and induce hyper pigmentation. Mainly people tend to use them in attempt to get rid of acnes not knowing that you can’t scrub acnes away. So you are only irritating your skin for no reason.
Instead you should use a creamy or oily facial cleanse using the tips of your fingers without scrubbing then rinse your face off and wipe away the cleanse with a wash cloth gently no scrubbing.
If you have an oily skin, it is enough to wet a cotton ball with rose water and wipe your skin clean after your rinse your face with warm water.
5- home Micro-Needling Devices.
The reason you shouldn’t use such devices at hone is because you create too many whole in the outer layer of your skin creating a supportive environment for microbial growths and infections.
In a dermatologists office the environment will be more controlled to prevent the risk of infections and they use radio frequency to make the process safer for your skin.