If a lotion or mask burns or stings does that mean it’s working?

No. Absolutely not.

Your skin is not your muscles – you don’t want to feel the burn. If your skin burns, stings or tingles when you use a product it means your skin is being irritated. Stinging and burning are also indicators that the pH of your skin is being altered and your natural oils are being stripped off of the surface of the epidermis. These can all lead to more acne, blemishes, dryness or wrinkles. Be kind to your skin and use products that make it feel good.

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Jennifer Vander Zalm

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