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10 Common Skincare Mistakes You Might be Making!

     Everyone is guilty of a mistake or two when it comes to caring for your skin, like skipping SPF or sleeping with your makeup on. However, there are other common mistakes you may not be aware of, that you're making on a daily basis! Keep reading to find out if you're caring for your skin properly, or if you need to rethink your current routine. Follow askderm on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter so you never miss a post!     Over Exfoliating  It's a common misconception to think you're pampering your skin by exfoliating daily. Exfoliation removes dead skin cells that can build up over...

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Lotion vs. Cream - What Is the Difference?

      There are many different skincare products available, and it's important to know which ones are right for you! Today we will be discussing lotions and creams, and sharing the differences between the two! Do you know which is best for your skin type? Keep reading to find out which product will benefit you the most, followed by several product recommendations that are all available right here at askderm.com!      The largest difference between lotions and creams is the oil content. Creams have significantly more oil. Because creams are heavier, they also have a higher viscosity, which provide a barrier...

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