According to The Telegraph, women use an average of 16 cosmetic or skin care products per day. It is therefore not surprising that the beauty industry is flourishing. Even if these products are sold at a frantic pace, this does not necessarily guarantee their quality. Believe it or not, cosmetics – including skin care products – are “barely regulated” by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to Fortune. In addition, anyone can sell beauty products. Steve Xu, a resident physician in the Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, confirmed to Fortune that no documentation, pre-market approval or registration was even required. To avoid finding yourself with some skin problems, here are some products you should never put on your face.
How many times have you run out of face moisturizer and decided to simply use your body lotion? Michael Kaminer, a certified dermatologist and plastic surgeon explained to Skincare.com,”[doing this] too often can lead to clogged pores.” In short, once in a while, it is not a problem, but daily, it can clog your pores.