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7 Common Beauty Mistakes Which Make You Look Older!

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Do you often look into the mirror, while you are getting dressed and cringe at how much older you have been looking lately?

Well, ageing is a natural process that every living being has to go through and it is quite inevitable.

As years pass by, especially after you turn 25, you may notice that your complexion starts to show signs of ageing such as wrinkles, fine line around your eyes and mouth, sagging skin, age spots, dull complexion, etc.

Skin ageing can occur differently in different people, some may be lucky enough to age gracefully and not show signs of skin ageing until their 40s.

While the others may notice the signs of skin ageing even during their early 20s!

The rate at which skin ages depends on various factors such as heredity, lifestyle habits such as diet and exercise, skin care routine and so on.

Although ageing of the skin is inevitable, one can always take steps to slow it down as long as possible.

Did you know that there are a few beauty habits that we may be following on a daily basis, which may be making us look older?

Have a look at some of those common mistakes, here!


Beauty Mistake #1

Applying thick layers of make-up, especially foundation creams. This habit can make your skin look caked up, messy and wrinkly, giving you an appearance of a much older person!


Beauty Mistake #2

Applying too much concealer around your eyes. While it is understandable that you may want to cover up your dark circles with concealer, over-application of concealer can make the skin under your eyes appear saggy and older!


Beauty Mistake #3

Avoiding facials completely. Facials help boost the blood circulation and improve the elasticity of our complexion, thereby slowing down wrinkles and fine lines.


Beauty Mistake #4

Not exfoliating. Skin exfoliation is very crucial, if you want your complexion to appear youthful and radiant.

Exfoliating regularly can help eliminate the dead skin layer and promote the growth of healthy, new cells.


Beauty Mistake #5

Not keeping yourself hydrated. Drinking enough water can keep your skin well-hydrated and healthy. Dehydration can cause the skin cells to age at a quicker rate.


Beauty Mistake #6

Not using sunscreen. If you avoid using sunscreen lotions on a regular basis, the UV rays from the sun can affect your skin cells and cause them age prematurely.


Beauty Mistake #7

Not using a hair conditioner regularly. Our hair tends to get dryer and rougher as we age. Not using a suitable conditioner can only worsen this problem!

Read more about: beauty, skin care, make up
Story first published: Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 17:15 [IST]
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