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Should you keep that product in the fridge?

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LindseyRR
One thing that I, up until I found this chart, was really confused about was wether or not I could OR SHOULD keep a certain skincare product in the fridge. Keep this guide handy ❤️ What you should know— It is not necessary to keep your skin care products in the fridge unless stated otherwise in the storing directions. However, if you feel like giving your skin a cool treat, you can always follow the tips provided below when popping in CERTAIN skin care products, like face masks or eye cream in the fridge. Natural skincare— If you are using preservative-free, natural skincare products, you’ll find great benefits in storing them in the fridge as it can help ward off bacteria and prolong the products’ shelf life. Since they don’t contain preservatives, organic and natural products are more likely to decompose quicker and become a breeding ground for bacteria. This bacteria can cause acne and other skin problems when applied! Apart from extending the products’ shelf life, refrigerating your moisturizer, serum, toner and mask can deliver a cooling effect that can help constrict blood vessels. It’s like a cold compress for the skin that reduces under eye-bags, calms inflammation and tightens the look of the pores. Refrigerating these products is especially beneficial for those with blotchy, easily-irritated red skin (rosacea or erythema) as it can work wonders in calming the inflamed skin almost instantly. Final thoughts 💭 Remember that refrigeration does not equate to preservation. Storing your products in the fridge only slows down the growth of bacteria and does not totally kill them off. While applying cold cream on your face during the dog days of summer feels refreshing, it doesn’t mean that it can double its effect. Experts advise that chilling skincare products does not contribute any additional therapeutic effect as cooler doesn’t always mean better. If you’re not sure about the ingredients in your skincare, then it is probably best not to store it in the fridge, unless instructed by the product usage.
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roxahvery practical tips
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