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Skin cleaning myths often scare people into poor hygiene practices. Learn more about skin cleaning myths at HowStuffWorks.

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Does honey and lemon juice face wash really work?

Honey-lemon face washes are easy to make and affordable – but do they really help skin? See if honey-lemon face wash can benefit your complexion.


Are at-home microdermabrasion products good for your skin?

 Are at-home microdermabrasion products good for your skin?

There are plenty of at-home microdermabrasion products, but do they really work? We'll give you the pros and cons of at-home microdermabrasion products See more »

Oil Cleansing: Does Castor and Olive Oil Face Wash Really Work?

 Oil Cleansing: Does Castor and Olive Oil Face Wash Really Work?

Oil cleansing is become a beauty trend. But do castor and olive oil belong in your face wash? We'll help you see if oil cleansing is for you. See more »

Quick Tips: Should You Wash Your Face with Bleach?

 Quick Tips: Should You Wash Your Face with Bleach?

Washing your face with bleach may be a tempting alternative if you have severe acne. Learn the risks and rewards of washing your face with bleach See more »

Quick Tips: Can You Use Benzoyl Peroxide on Your Face?

 Quick Tips: Can You Use Benzoyl Peroxide on Your Face?

Benzoyl peroxide can be an effective way to treat acne, but is it safe to use on your skin? Find out if benzoyl peroxide is right for your skin type. See more »

Quick Tips: Is it safe to exfoliate your face every day?

 Quick Tips: Is it safe to exfoliate your face every day?

How often should you exfoliate your face? We explain how your skin type and texture affect the amount of times you should exfoliate your face each week See more »

Does honey and lemon juice face wash really work?

 Does honey and lemon juice face wash really work?

Honey-lemon face washes are easy to make and affordable – but do they really help skin? See if honey-lemon face wash can benefit your complexion. See more »

How Does Benzoyl Peroxide Work In Skin Cleansers?

 How Does Benzoyl Peroxide Work In Skin Cleansers?

Benzoyl peroxide is found in face washes, gels and other acne products. Should it be in your skin cleanser? See how benzoyl peroxide helps your skin. See more »

Quick Tips: Does Toothpaste Really Dry Out Your Acne?

 Quick Tips: Does Toothpaste Really Dry Out Your Acne?

When it comes to acne home remedies, toothpaste is a common treatment for pimples. But does toothpaste really cure acne? Find out! See more »

Are long, hot showers bad for your skin?

 Are long, hot showers bad for your skin?

Are long, hot showers bad for your skin, or is it just a myth? Find out whether long, hot showers are bad for your skin at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is exercise good or bad for skin?

 Is exercise good or bad for skin?

Is exercise good or bad for skin? Does exercise cause acne? Read about what happens to skin during exercise and whether it's good or bad. See more »