Everyone has the capacity to display self-defeating behavior. We know in our hearts that “one for the road” isn’t a good idea, but we still hear about drunk drivers. We all want flawless skin, but some of our everyday bad habits could be throwing a wrinkle or two into the mix. Here are some of the best nervous habits that affect your skin, and why you should try to quit them:
The Most Bad Habits for Your Skin
- Chewing gum is probably the worst habit of all because over time your jaw muscles build up, they get bulky. Chewing gum can also contribute to wrinkles above your upper lip. So instead pop a mint or chew half the stick and chew it for a few minutes.
- Smoking is one of the worst things you can do vis a vis the appearance of your skin, and it poses a myriad of other health risks besides. Smoking constricts the blood vessels in the outermost layers of the skin, decreasing blood flow, which deprives the skin cells of oxygen and vitamins.
- Sleeping with make up: Not cleaning the make-up and dust at the night can cause spotty and dry your skin. It also creating skin irritation like pimples and blemishes.
- Too much and thick moisturized can cause acne. Choose a moisturized with a mild formula such as lotions or gels.
- Do not use the right products to our skin, the skin changes throughout our lives and over the years it gets more dry and sensitive, and your favorite moisturizer may not be the most suitable one year.
- Putting the phone on the cheek can cause you a rash, whether the phone was clean of any bacteria or not. Katy Rodan, a dermatologist in San Francisco says that “touching the phone with your face leads to friction,adhesion, and heat, which can cause skin rash”.
- Pimple popping: More than 85% of us deal with acne in our teens. Post-acne scars and pigmentation changes are some of the most common things dermatologists see in their clinics. Sure, there are many treatments out there, ranging from peels to lasers and beyond.
- When you go to sleep, lay off your face and sleep on your back, that too, can leave creases in your skin.
- Alcohol can be your skin’s worst enemy. It can do serious damage to your complexion, causing skin to look sallow.
- Treating adult acne and juvenile acne: the factors that cause a type of acne or another vary, so if you have more than 22 years and still have acne or have you suddenly come visit your dermatologist to assess the reasons for this their appearance and use specific products also work against other needs, such as lack of light or the first wrinkles.
I hope you will follow these useful tips for getting keep healthy looking skin. What other bad/nervous habits can you think of that affect your skin? Let us know!