Washing your face isn't just washing them with soap and then you're done. There is a correct way to wash your face, aside from washing it with a soap there are more things you should to do to wash it carefully.
There is, apparently, a right and a wrong way to wash your face. Many of our mindless face-cleansing habits are actually causing as much harm as good to our skin, says dermatologist Dr. Debra Wattenberg.
It's true that some of these things are tips you've probably heard before — but that still doesnt mean you actually do them. Wattenberg identifies some common mistakes people make while washing their faces.
1. You dont wash your hands first.
2. You dont take off your make-up first.
3. Youre globbing on too much cleanser. Itll irritate your skin, says Wattenberg, who is an associate professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. You only need about the size of a dime, and if you use more than that youre just going to increase your risk for irritation.
4. Youre using the wrong cleanser. For some people, surfactants the stuff in soap that causes the bubbles can …