The pursuit for flawless skin can be filled with expensive products, tedious techniques, and professional treatments. Everyone’s skincare regiment is different based on his or her own wants and needs. Going the extra length to try the newest skincare trend might not always pay off. In fact, dermatologists down right condemn some of the latest skincare ads. Before you lather up your face check out these skincare products that dermatologists say they would never put on their face!
At Home Chemical Peels
Don’t skip out on the spa in hopes of saving a few bucks. Consensus says chemical peels are not a DIY project. Many people have caused permanent damage to their skin because they attempted this harsh chemical treatment at home. Dermatologists feel that too often people don’t really know what they are putting on their skin or consider the risk involved when dealing with potent chemicals. Your face is something everyone will see, so really consider the risks your willing to take.
A loofah isn’t the best option if you’re looking to scrub away dead skin. Dermatologists have warned that loofah’s are too abrasive and can irritate your skin instead. Not to mention Loofah’s collect a bacteria that is redistributed on the body every time it is used.
Moisturizers With Collagen
Collagen is a protein that is naturally found in the skin, which provides strength and elasticity. Its most commonly used in its purest form as an injectable in cosmetic surgery procedures. Unfortunately, dermatologists say that the collagen molecule is too large to be absorbed through your pores.
When the top layer of skin is punctured by micro needling devices there is a huge risk for infection. Dermatologist also warn that microneedling compromises the skins barrier. They advise that microneedling should be done in a medical office that is controlled and clean.