3 Trendy Skincare Myths Debunked - What to KnowCherie breaks down some popular skincare myths that may be causing more harm than good!
Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!Skin care has become even more popular in recent years on social media. Sharing beauty tips and reviewing products have become a trend, especially with the presence of health professionals and experts online. You’ve probably seen skin care-related content on any social apps, whether it is about getting rid of acne, skin whitening, or having the most recently adored glass skin. People are so hyped about beauty tips and products that a couple of new skin care myths are shared almost every day. The danger with that is that consumers are not certain whether these are safe or not because most of these are not yet dermatologically tested.You can’t blame those who easily believe in these myths because probably these people: Just want to look great Want an easy and quick solution for their skin problems Can’t afford insanely expensive products, so they rely on DIYs Here are three common skin care myths you should stop believing: Myth No. 1: Applying ice on your face can shrink your poresHave you tried applying ice or cold water on your face thinking that it will shrink your pores? According to medical experts, heat or cold does not affect the enlargement of your pores. Applying cold water on your face deep cleanses excess oil and debris on your skin, and that’s probably why you feel like your pores have closed. In fact, the sizes of pores are purely genetic, and constantly exposing your skin from extreme heat and cold can further irritate them.Myth No. 2: Coconut oil is good for healing dry skin People have been using coconut oil for treating not only their faces but hair as well, but is it truly beneficial? According to the Medical Doctor of 1Clinic in Toronto, Dr. Linda Nguyen, coconut oil is one of the most comedogenic oils sold in the market. Comedogenic oils are those that have a thick and wax-like texture, so they can clog pores, which causes pimples and blackheads. Coconut oil forms a wrap-like film over that pores, which restricts and traps natural oils and dirt as well.Myth No. 3: You can easily remove your blackheads using pore stripsIt is probably one of the most trendy skin care products that every skin care enthusiast has used and reviewed. You know how satisfying it is to see pore stripes peel off blackheads, but is it advisable? Dr. Nguyen said that pore strips cause extreme harm on your skin, especially on the face where it is most sensitive. Unfortunately, pore heads don’t remove blackheads. Instead, it peels off hair, dead skin cells, and sebaceous filaments. You may experience redness, hives, and dry patches when using pore strips, and it’s not normal. These skin irritations only reveal that your skin’s protective barrier got disrupted. ConclusionEveryone wanted to have good, perfect-looking skin that we all become so excited to try on new trendy products. Be careful, though, because this act can bring us more harm than good. Before buying any products or trying skin care trends, make sure to assess your skin first. You can learn what type of skin you have by consulting a dermatologist or by just taking a selfie using a mobile app that can assess your skin and send you a skin report. If you need professional advice about your skin or an honest skin care product review about moisturizers, serums, or toners, visit us today, and we’ll be glad to assist you.
Jun. 11, 2020
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The best sunscreen for dry skin☀️
Y’all… Let me tell you how dry my skin gets. My skin gets so dry that it looks like my skin is actually flaking. I have struggled with dry skin my entire life and I hardly find any products that truly help my skin. I reached out to a friend who gave me a skin care routine and she suggested this sunscreen PURITO - Centella Green Level Unscented Sun SPF50+ it is honestly the best! Not only is it scent free but it hydrates my skin without burning it. I have high sensitivity to a lot of products and this is one that doesn’t make my skin irritated or break out. If you struggle with dry skin, try out this sunscreen! Not only does it help with the dryness but also you should always be protecting your face with sunscreen!!!
My Top 5 Foundations for Oily Skin
Here are my top 5 foundations for oily/combination/acne prone skin! These are by no means my only favorite foundations, just the ones I keep going back to. 1. ESTĒE LAUDER - Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation This matte, oil-free foundation controls oil all day. It’s sweat, heat and humidity-resistant, waterproof and 24-hour colour true. With buildable, medium-to-full coverage that feels lightweight and so comfortable. No touchups needed. Best for hot weather/ holidays. The only Downside is that it doesn’t come with a pump 2. MAYBELLINE - Fit Me! Matte & Poreless Foundation This foundation is a must have if you are looking for a good drugstore option for oily skin. It’s super affordable and gives a beautiful finish without feeling heavy on the skin. 3. HUDA BEAUTY - Fauxfilter Foundation is perfect for you if you are looking for full coverage. Just a couple of pumps go a long way. However, the formula isn’t ideal for anyone with dry skin or for people sensitive to string fragrances. 4. L'ORÉAL - Infallible Pro-Matte Liquid Longwear Foundation This formula blends unbelievably well and you can build this to completely full coverage! ! I'm beyond impressed for this being drugstore. 5. The Ordinary - Colours Coverage Foundation with SPF 15 this is my everyday foundation and gives good enough coverage. I just have to mix two different shades to get my color as the range is quiet limited but for the price I pay, I don’t mind. Always stay away form words like “dewy”, “luminous”, “shiny” , “glowy” if you have oily skin. Let me know if you have any questions.
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