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10 skin-care myths that could be causing you to breakout

We all want to have perfect, dewy skin with minimal effort. Unfortunately, most of us have to follow some sort of skin-care regimen to achieve that glow.

Though you might feel you have the basics of skin care down pat, there are actually quite a few common myths and misconceptions that could be causing you to break out.

Here are some popular skin-care myths that might lead to acne and pimples.

Everyone should use rich, nourishing oils and creams to keep their skin healthy.

There’s nothing like the feeling of a luxurious night cream or the silky-smoothness of coconut oil on your skin. But piling on ultra-rich moisturizers and oils might not lead to the perfect visage of your dreams.

Some products are loaded with ingredients that can actually exacerbate breakouts in people with acne-prone skin.

“Look for non-comedogenic moisturizers, meaning they won’t clog pores,” dermatologist Eric Schweiger told Bustle. “Skincare ingredients to steer clear of if you have acne include mineral oil, cocoa butter, lanolin, and petrolatum.”

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Source: Insider – 10 skin-care myths that could be causing you to breakout By, Sophia Mitrokostas

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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