Take A Lesson From Fish When It Comes To Your Skin


Skin Care Tip: Take a lesson from fish when it comes to your skin. Never wash your skin with a bar of soap. Washing with a bar of soap—no matter how expensive it is or how moisturizing it claims to be—is just an absolute no-no. Why? The binders that hold a bar of soap together naturally have a high pH balance, so they are always going to be too strong for the skin. When you wash with something that’s too harsh, you strip the water out of the skin leaving it dehydrated with dry skin cell build up. Then, you have to run and put on moisturizer to put back in what you just took out.

Skin cells are like fish, they need water to live and without water they die. Wash with a mild sulfate-free gel cleanser so you’re sure not to pull water out of the skin every time you wash. Luxe Mint Cleansing Gel and Gentle Gel Cleanser are two great options as they are gentle, yet offer a thorough cleaning.

Bar soaps are more suitable for the body, not the face. Period.

Read: How To Wash Your Face

Read: Are You Using Too Much Cleanser? Try These Money-Saving Tips

Read: Is The Clarisonic Brush Harmful Or Helpful To The Skin?

Which skin care products are best for you? See our nine skin types or take the Skin Type Quiz and get products recommended.

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