Are You "Overcleansing " Your Skin?
The key here is balance. You want your skin to
feel 'dewy'. Taut & tight is bad, dewy & moisturized is good.
Some beauty experts believe overcleansing can lead to rashes &
Your skin naturally acts as a barrier, meaning it keeps out what
it's supposed to (dirt) while keeping in the good stuff
(moisture & yes, some oils). This is why you don't want to
over-cleanse your skin, stripping away your skin's essential
oils that naturally keep your skin balanced & healthy.
People with oily skin have a tendency for zealous cleansing. The
result is skin that feels taut & tight. This is actually NOT
good. Using cleansers with alcohol strips skin of its essential
oils. Skin that feels taut, tight & a little stiff after
cleansing is a clear sign that you may be overcleansing or using
too harsh a cleanser for your skin type. Some effects of