Are you supposed to “detox” your skin from time to time? I’ve heard that it’s good to take a break from using all your active and harsher ingredients and to just stick to the basics.
Skincare expert and founder of Skin & Body Renewal, Dr Maureen Allem, responds:
“This is actually a great question. I would not say it’s a good idea to “stop” using your actives. It is however a very good idea, from time to time, to have a good deep cleansing facial treatment, and it is a very good idea to change your products from time to time. Staying on one range, with the same actives or the very same products indefinitely is not a great idea. So don’t stop using products, just change it up from time to time, even if you just change one or two things every six months.”
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