Are you always vying for clear, smoother and healthier looking skin? Have you tried all the products that your friends and beauticians recommended to see little to no results? There is a possibility that you are probably committing some very basic yet important mistakes that could be hampering with your dream skin.

Let’s find out what these mistakes are and resolve to never commit them. Say hello to clear and smooth skin...

Forgetting the sunscreen
 

Forgetting the sunscreen

It is very easy to forget wearing sunscreen especially during the winters and monsoon because the sun rays are not as strong as the summers. But sun exposure causes the most damage to your skin. From premature ageing, dark spots, wrinkles, to skin care, sun is your skin’s greatest enemy all through the year. This is why sunscreen is an absolute must no matter what the weather looks like outside and should not be skipped even if you’re planning to stay indoors all day.  

Picking on pimples
 

Picking on pimples

We totally understand the impulse to pick and prod an emerging pimple. It is very hard to resist the urge to prick a pimple, thanks to all the pain and itching. But listen to your moms, ladies, this seemingly harmless and relief-causing act, in fact, causing more harm to your skin than you can imagine. It leads to more acne scars and is a breeding ground for hyperpigmentation.

Gorging on all those sweets
 

Gorging on all those sweets

Sugar not just causes weight gain and diabetes, but also causes a lot of skin damage. Consuming sugar in lesser proportions is a great skin saviour as it prevents fine lines, wrinkles, skin sagging and inflammation.

Being lazy with brush cleansing
 

Being lazy with brush cleansing

We know that cleaning your makeup brushes may seem like a monumental task, but we cannot stress enough on how important it actually is. The bacteria hiding behind those brushes aren’t going to spare your skin. Dirty brushes are a major cause of angry, stubborn acne.

Be a complete water baby
 

Be a complete water baby

How many times have you read and ignored that many benefits of water for your skin? Lack of water in your system dehydrates your skin and makes it dry and parched.  Water helps flush out toxins from your body that leads to a clearer and smoother complexion.