SkinCare: 6 products you should never use on your face no matter what

Skincare is on the lips of literally everyone on Michelle Obama’s internet constantly because skincare is really that important.

Anything that involves taking good care of your skin to maintain its health and appearance is a big deal.

But whiles there’s so much talk about skincare, there’s also a lot of quack advice on products you should use on your skin. For starters, it’s important to avoid harsh, drying products, as well as to not over-cleanse your skin, as this can strip it of its natural oils and lead to irritation.

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Additionally, use a suitable cleanser to clean your skin, use a moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated, and protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays by using sunscreen.

Most importantly, it’s a good idea to eat a healthy, balanced diet and drink plenty of water to support the health of your skin from the inside out.

Here are 6 products that should not go anywhere near your face


Glue tube on a white background

    Glue is not meant to be used on the skin, as it can be very drying and irritating, and can cause redness, flakiness, and peeling. Additionally, it can be difficult to remove and can cause damage to the skin if it is not removed properly.


    Toothpaste is designed to clean your teeth and freshen your breath, but it should not be used on your face. It can be very drying and irritating to the skin, and can cause redness, flakiness, and peeling.

    Bar soap

    Moisturizer soap bar

    Bar soap is designed for cleaning the body, but it should not be used on the face. It can be very drying and irritating to the skin and can strip it of its natural oils, leading to redness and flakiness.



    Lemon juice is often hailed as a natural astringent, but it is not suitable for use on the face. It can be very drying and irritating to the skin. Additionally, lemon juice can make your skin more sensitive to the sun, so it’s best to avoid using it on your face.

    Baking soda

    Baking Soda

    Baking soda is a common household product that is often used as a natural exfoliant, but it is not suitable for use on the face. Additionally, baking soda can be abrasive, which can damage the skin’s delicate surface.

    Hair removal creams

    Hair Removal Creams

    These creams are designed to dissolve hair, which means they can also dissolve the protective outer layer of your skin, leading to irritation and even chemical burns.





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