11 Things Never To Put On Your Face





They say your face is the center of all emotional expression. It is also your identity – the most obvious part of you that people recognize. It is very special and therefore, needs special attention. While there are many things you can use to enhance your complexion, these are 11 things that you should never ever put on your face. Read on, and remember.


1. Shampoo

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Your hair and face are made of different molecules. While your hair needs strong surfactants to remove the oil and dirt, your face needs a cleanser made of much milder stuff. Shampoos cannot deal with the delicate molecules that constitute your facial skin. If you use a shampoo to wash your face, it will end up looking flaky and dry. When you wash your hair, make sure the shampoo does not touch your face. Even if it does, make sure you moisturize your face well later.

2. Hair Color

Hair Color
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Most of you are aware that you need to be really careful while you color your hair, making sure it does not touch your facial skin. Hair color has an overload of chemicals that could be really harsh on your skin. For all of you who like to color your eyebrows to match your hair color, it is best you use vegetable dyes or tinted brow mascara instead of box dyes. The box dyes could irritate the skin around your eyes and make your eyes burn, causing you to tear up.


3. Hair Serum

Hair Serum
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Just like other cosmetics, serums for different areas are comprised of different components, and just because a label reads serum, it doesn’t mean your skin can handle it. Hair serums have ingredients that are meant to treat the hair shaft, and will not treat skin woes or fine lines. Also, these hair serums are heavily fragrant and can irritate your skin.


4. Hair Spray

Hair Spray
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Rumor has it that hair spray will also help in keeping your makeup in place, just like it sets your hair. But you should never spritz hairspray on your face. It contains alcohol and lacquers that will dehydrate your skin and make it look much older than it actually is. These sprays also contain repellents that could irritate your skin and cause inflammation and redness as well.


5. Body Lotion

Body Lotion
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Skincare is tedious – each part of your body requires different products. For those of you who think using body lotion for your facial skin is an easy way out, you are highly mistaken. You should never slather body lotion on your face. Body lotions are thicker and heavily fragrant, and make your skin extra oily and inflamed. Your face needs a mild, gentle cream, owing to its delicate nature. Besides, body lotions work to fill in moisture and not to address facial skin problems like anti-aging, etc., quite unlike most face creams.


6. Foot Creams

Foot Creams
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This should be a no-brainer. I mean, who puts foot cream on their face? But if you do, just because it is lying around, think again. These creams are extremely thick, sticky, and very rich. They are made so that they can break down and exfoliate the tough dead skin on your feet. These things will only harm your facial skin.