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Skindeep

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Make-up removal

Irrespective of how pimple-free your skin is, make-up removal is important. If you have made the mistake and have not seen the effects, you should not make it a practice. Leaving the make-up on will clog your pores eventually resulting in anything from pimples to wrinkles.

Diet

Never take for granted the benefits of a healthy meal. Whether you have acne or eczema that has specific food triggers, the food you eat does affect the way your skin looks. An occasional guilty pleasure will not hurt but be sure to drink at least eight glasses of water a day to assist with the glow.

Know your skin type

Some individuals try make-up and blame brands for breakouts when we really just have not paid attention or taken note of our skin type. Acne-prone skin will breakout with oil-based heavy make-up. While dry skin users might need the extra oils to keep skin hydrated.

Scalp

When it comes to facial care you have to also consider your scalp issues or complaints. Now if you have scalp eczema or dandruff that isn't treated, it can easily move down to your forehead and other areas of your face. So your facial care is determined by your entire head care.

Make-up break

There is nothing wrong with a bit of foundation here and there. We all want to change it up a bit but it is important to give your face time to breathe. Make-up was not designed for us to live in. Be comfortable in your own skin and go make-up free. Give your face a chance to breathe and heal, to enjoy the sun as it was designed to.