As per dermatologist Dr. Nirupama, even no-makeup look is slightly dangerous for your skin health. However, using herbal products reduce the risks.
While scrolling through your Instagram feed you must have come across the new trend of no-makeup-makeup look. More often than not one common question of makeup junkies to dermatologists is whether this look can cause an equal amount of damage to their skin as compared to the regular makeup. As per Dr. Nirupama Parwanda, Dermatologist & Founder of Zolie Skin Clinic, Greater Kailash, New Delhi, the answer to this question is twofold.
The first part is a much rather expected answer which is yes. There are several reasons why people love makeup and want to do it every day. From giving your confidence a little boost to helping you enhance your best features makeup has always been your best buddy. However, there can be many reasons why this best buddy shouldn't be slathered on your face regularly.
No Makeup Look Vs. Makeup Look
We all are aware of the side effects of applying heavy makeup regularly but it is important to know that your no-makeup-makeup look is also damaging your skin. The reason for this is very basic, just because people around you cannot see the multiple layers of makeup doesn't mean there isn't any.
If you pay attention to these beauty tutorials, you'll find beauty gurus explain the reason why this no-makeup-makeup look was created. The main purpose behind this look was to look effortlessly flawless every day for the rest of your lives. Interestingly, the reason this look was appreciated by so many people around the world was that the main aim was to enhance and not a cover-up. And the makeup tips were suitable for people with different skin types and shades. Nevertheless, there was a catch, the people didn’t see how most of the experts were using the same number of beauty products to achieve flawless results.
Even though the final look seemed natural no one could deny the number of layers that were caked to achieve that look. This exposed your skin to threats like:
- Acne breakout
- Dry skin
- Dark spots
Nothing indifferent from regular makeup
In the second part, Dr. Nirupama explains why no-makeup-makeup look can be your best bet if you cannot let go of your daily habit of doing makeup. If you are wise enough to choose good quality products with fewer chemicals, then no-makeup-makeup isn't half as disastrous as regular makeup for your skin. Various new products in the market have been crafted for regular use and while these products might not contain everything your skin would love it is certainly a good option. Look for products with beneficial ingredients like tea tree, vitamin C, retinol, etc. so that your skin can attain certain benefits from your makeup.
Pro tip: always have a good skin routine where you remove makeup as soon as you enter your home. Always cleanse, tone and moisturize your skin every night before you call it a day.
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