8 Silly Skin Care Myths Debunked so You Can Know Better ...

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Are you following some of the many skin care myths floating out there?

There are lots of skin care myths and untruths, and I’m here to help you decode and debunk them!2

Sometimes there are certain skin care tips that are trendy, but we later learn that it’s not the best way to go.

Skin care is one of the most important things to a woman, so we don’t want to mess around when it comes to our skin!

Check out some of these common skin care myths with me below!

1. All of Your Wrinkles Form by the Time You’re 25 Years Old

This is one of the skin care myths I really wish were true!2

Unfortunately, there are other things we do that can affect our skin and cause wrinkles later in life.

For example, sun exposure, certain facial expressions and other lifestyle choices can affect the way our skin looks.

The main cause of wrinkles is due to a loss of collagen, and while our bodies produce less collagen as we get older, this isn’t this only the factor in the formation of wrinkles.

2. The Higher the SPF in Your Sunscreen, the Better

I can see why many people would believe this skin myth because it sounds reasonable.

But, higher SPF doesn’t equal better protection for our skin.

There are 3 different types of ultraviolet rays, with UVA and UVB being the most significant regarding our skin care and health.

The SPF in most sunscreens refers to the amount of protection it offers from UVB rays and sunburns.

So, we need to look for sunscreens that offer broad spectrum protection from both UVA and UVB rays with an SPF of at least 15.

3. Dry Skin Causes Wrinkles

As we learned previously, wrinkles are caused by a decrease of collagen production in our skin and not necessarily our skin type.

Using a moisturizer can help our skin look a little smoother and more moisturized, but in the end no amount of moisturizer can prevent wrinkles from forming or decrease them in any way.

Moisturizing is an important part of your skin care routine but in order to prevent and treat wrinkles, cream is not the way to go!

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