The worst things we do to our skin are often unintentional—forgetting to remove our makeup before a nap, blithely hanging out in the sun or snacking on fried foods with abandon. But it's time to educate yourself on what might be causing those annoying irritations or acne flare-ups. We chatted with celebrity esthetician Jillian Wright, owner of Jillian Wright Clinical Skin Spa in Manhattan and founder of Jillian Wright Skincare, on the seven sins of skincare and made a handy list just for you. She's performed facials on the likes of Kim Kardashian West and Kristen Wiig, so you can trust her. Print it out, and stick it on your fridge so you can check each one off as you go about your day. Hey, it feels good to cross something off your to-do list.
Keep scrolling for everything you shouldn't be doing to your skin.
Pick or touch your face
Expose Your Skin to the sun without protection
forget to exfoliate
This effective, super-fine exfoliator removes dirt, makeup remnants and dead, dull skin. Shea butter leaves the complexion soft and nourished.
Eat Processed Foods
Consume excess sugar, dairy, salt, alcohol or caffeine
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