If you care about your skin, there is a good chance you’ve read lots of articles and listened to many opinions about how to take care of it. However, knowledge is changing all the time, and some old wives’ tales persist despite advancing knowledge. Here is a look at a few myths and the reality behind them.
Skin cream keeps you looking younger
There is an active ingredient in many skin creams that helps smooth out fine lines and wrinkles called retinoic acid, also known as Retin-A. Is one cream with this ingredient better than any other? It’s hard to say. If you really want to keep your skin looking young for longer, make sure you wear sunscreen and avoid smoking as these are the leading causes of premature skin aging.
You need antibacterial soap to be really clean
Actually, you should avoid using anything with antibacterial ingredients …