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5 Mistakes You May Be Making In The Bathroom

Updated: Mar 3, 2021

Not Using Separate Towels

Remember to keep your face towel and body towel separate!

The products you put on your body such as moisturisers, fragrances, and other products are not the greatest if they end up on your face. They can clog pores, increase breakouts and some could even cause irritation or rashes.

Picking Skin Post Steamy Shower

It’s tempting I know! The skin softens in warmer temperatures and underlying congestion that was on the verge of coming to a whitehead now visibly shows after a hot shower. However tempting it is, avoid picking and spreading bacteria and causing long term epidermal damage.

Over Exfoliating

It’s easy to get carried away when you want to feel squeaky clean, but avoid over exfoliating and compromising your skin barrier by sticking with exfoliating around 2 times a week. I recommend dry brushing for the body which is beneficial for lymphatic drainage as well as benefiting from a light exfoliation.

One sign of over exfoliating is skin hypersensitivity. This can cause irritation, breakouts, and even a stinging feeling when you apply products afterwards.

Water That Is Too Hot

Hot showers and baths can inflame the skin, causing redness, itching, and even peeling — similar to a sunburn — and can disrupt the skin's natural balance of moisture, robbing you of the natural oils, fats, and proteins that keep skin healthy. Stick to a lukewarm temperature.

Using Soap That Is Not Anti Bacterial

Germs as you know, are everywhere! They can g