This is a new series of videos where I answer your beauty related questions submitted on my website, Twitter, and YouTube. If you have a question you would like answered, leave a comment below!
Question: What is the right amount of exfoliation per week?
Answer: At least once a week, if you have a thicker skin you can exfoliate twice per week.
Question: What type of mask would you recommend for a normal skin type?
Answer: I would recommend a gel hydration mask, or a cream mask if you want more hydration.
Question: Is it bad to wash your face with bar soap?
Answer: Bar soap strips your skin of its natural oils, an may cause breakouts and premature aging. Try to use an organic cleanser – which is balanced to cleanse your skin with out damaging it.
Question: What is your skin care routine?
Answer: Cleanse and moisturize your skin day/night, scrub and apply a mask at least once per week at night.
Question: Will tanning cure acne?
Answer: No, sun exposure and tanning is only a temporary fix as it hides the redness. In the long term, it will dry out your skin which will lead to premature aging and skin cancer.
Question: Will shaving/waxing cause hair to be darker/thicker?
Answer: No, however, hair will become darker and thicker with age.
Question: Is a higher SPF rating better?
Answer: Not necessarily, the most important factor is which regards to how much it protects you against UVB and UVA rays. A higher SPF may only give you an extra 20 minutes in the sun. Remember to re-apply sunscreen every hour.
Question: Is acne caused by poor hygiene?
Answer: No, acne is caused by genetics, environmental stress, and hormones. However, maintaining a skin care routine can help reduce the severity of acne.