Beauty Experts Debunk 19 Skin-Care Myths

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A cosmetic chemist and board-certified dermatologist debunk 19 of the most common myths about skin care.

00:00 Intro
00:33 Drinking extra water will make your skin look better.
00:59 Your skin will get used to the products you use, and then they’ll stop working.
1:37 The order in which you use your skin-care products doesn’t matter.
2:19 Pores can get smaller.
2:58 You don’t need to moisturize your face if it’s oily.
3:59 You don’t need to wear sunscreen when it’s cloudy.
4:31 The more expensive the product, the better it works.
5:08 The more you wash your face, the better.
5:54 You don’t need to exfoliate.
7:08 You need to use a lot of skin-care products to get good skin.
7:28 If you feel a tingling or burning sensation, it means the product is working.
8:22 Acne is only a problem during puberty.
9:35 Dark undereye circles are always due to a lack of sleep.
10:25 You shouldn’t use eye cream unless you have wrinkles.
10:58 Serums and oils are a waste of money.
11:38 You can’t get rid of dark spots.
12:53 Losing weight will help get rid of my cellulite.
13:53 If you don’t get eczema as a kid, you won’t get it as an adult.
14:30 K-beauty only works for East Asian customers.

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel:
Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewal Cream:
Cerave Daily Moisturizing Lotion:

EltaMD UV Clear:
Black Girl Sunscreen:
Olay Sun Shine Control Serum Facial Sunscreen SPF 35:

Favorite drugstore products:
Urban Skin RX:
Honey Pot:
Differin Gel:

Favorite Prescribed/Higher end products:
Skinceuticals LHA Cleansing Gel:
Skinceuticals Blemish + Age Defense:
Tata Harper:

Neutrogena Ultra Gentle Daily Foaming Facial Cleanser:
CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser:
Differin Daily Deep Cleanser:

Skinceuticals CEF:
Drunk Elephant C-Firma Vitamin C Day Serum:
The Ordinary Niacinamide:
No.7 Protect & Perfect Intense Advanced Serum:
Biossance Squalane + 10% Lactic Acid Resurfacing Night Serum:
La Roche-Posay Hyalu B5 Hyaluronic Acid Face Serum and Anti-Aging Concentrate:

Eye cream:
Neocutis Lumiere Eye Cream:
Origins GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream:
Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Eye Cream:
It Cosmetics Confidence in an Eye Cream:
Tula Revive & Rewind Revitalizing Eye Cream:

Glytone line of products:
Peter Thomas Roth Max Complexion Correction Pads:
Drunk Elephant TLC Framboos Glycolic Resurfacing Night Serum:
Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peel:
The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution:
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel:


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Beauty Experts Debunk 19 Skin-Care Myths