9 Mistakes That Are Drying Out Your Skin


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You love your super-foamy chemical.

In the event that it creates a rich, lathery foam, your face wash is likely excessively brutal for your skin, says Graber. Surfactants—fixings that create bubbles—can eliminate the skin’s common oils (alongside soil and cosmetics), fueling dryness. Choose a rich recipe.

You wash with boiling water.

While heated water may feel better, it can exhaust your skin’s common lotions, including unsaturated fats and lipids, says Valerie Callender, MD, a dermatologist in Glenn Dale, Maryland. Freezing water can likewise be harming, so wash with tepid rather, says Graber.

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