Leading skincare scientist reveals the biggest myths surrounding your complexion

Mail Online | 10/19/2019 | Sophie Haslett For Daily Mail Australia
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A leading skincare scientist has revealed the biggest myths surrounding skincare - and explained whether fancy items like sheet masks and jade rollers are really worth your time.

David Khoo, from Olay, said there are two major myths women often believe with their skincare, as well as several miracle cures that could give you your clearest complexion yet.

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Speaking to FEMAIL, David explained how you can tell whether your skin is dehydrated - and his tips for perfect skin whatever your age.

What are the biggest myths we believe?

Myth - Ingredients

Myth one: Your skin gets tired of certain ingredients so you have to switch

The first myth David said women often believe is that our skin gets tired of certain ingredients, and so we should always be switching or changing up our routine.

Evidence - Case - Daily - Mail - Australia

'There is no evidence that this is the case,' he told Daily Mail Australia.

'In fact, while ingredients can start to show benefits within 28 days, they continue to work and can take 3-6 months before they show their full benefits.'

David - FEMAIL - Advice - Something - Stick

David told FEMAIL that his best advice is to buy something and stick with it for several months.

That way, you can see if it's really working.

And if it is, it will never stop working so you can keep using it.

We've all always been told that the higher sun protection factor you go for, the better off your skin will be long term.

Wrong - David - Fact

Wrong, said David, who doesn't always agree with this fact.

'The higher the SPF rating a product is, the more greasy and difficult to spread it can become, which may subconsciously deter some from using it daily,' he said.

Survey - Women - Australia - Women - Day

'In a recent survey we conducted with 1,000 women across Australia, we found that only three in 10 women use a sunscreen every day.

'There are consequences to this damage - in a study, we...
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