Many women use cosmetics. Most of these products are used on their face. As a matter of fact, it is known to directly influence their level of confidence. Women of different age groups use different cosmetic products in order to highlight and conceal different facial features. Well definitely, makeup helps enhance your appearance, but do you know about the negative impacts it has on your skin?

Cosmetics’ possess various chemicals that can cause multiple reactions affecting your skin. The usage of makeup can have both mild and harsh adverse effects on your skin and the use of cosmetics on your face can cause these conditions.


Certain cosmetics can trigger allergic reactions on the skin, in the form of inflammations, scaling, and itchy red patches and so on.


Some cosmetic companies use dangerous chemicals in their products, which may lead to cancer in the user.


Prolonged use of these chemicals definitely affects the skin, wrinkles and other signs of ageing emerge, making the user seem older.


The use of some cosmetics, clog pores and hair follicles, which lead to aggravation or even an increase in acne.

Dryness of Skin

Some cosmetics dehydrates the skin and causes it to be flaky and dull.

For most women using cosmetics is inevitable. Even though warnings and awareness is raised, most women continue using cosmetics. Hence, it is good to follow a daily regime to maintain the health of your skin, whilst you still continue to use cosmetics. Ensure you follow these steps at the end of every day.

Removal of Makeup

The most important thing is to remove makeup as soon as the purpose is served. It is best advised to never go to bed with makeup on. Use water-based makeup removers, gently and thoroughly clean your face and always remember to never be harsh while taking the makeup off.


After removing makeup ensure you further clean your skin with a mild cleanser that suits your skin type.


A toner is essential in bringing back the natural pH level of your face and closing up the pores opened while cleansing.


This is the most important part of your regimen. Choose an oil free moisturizer or face oils. Let it nourish and heal your skin.

Your facial skin is known to reflect your health. It is important you ensure you take care of your skin and not put it under harsh conditions that give rise to various other conditions.

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