Skin Purging VS Breakout – Here’s the difference
Have you heard of skin purging? Any idea what it means? Nope, us neither. But we have found out. In a nutshell, it means when you purchase a new skin product and your skin breaks out, it may just be that it’s adapting to the product (purging) or perhaps it might mean your skin does not like it (breaking out). But how can you tell the difference? And how can you know exactly how long to wait it out?
What is skin purging?
The skin of yours will frequently purge whether you are trying out a brand new product or even have changed the diet plan of yours. For example, a clay and charcoal mask is able to cause the skin of yours to purge as it draws out impurities.
What’s the difference between skin purging and breaking out?
They can look quite similar, so it may be very difficult to tell the difference. Breakouts could be larger compared to pimples and are typically connected to hormones, stress, genetics and lifestyle.
What does skin purging look like?
Skin purging is when your skin comes out in little spots, which resembles whiteheads, following the application of a new skincare product. It’s the response of your skin to the new skincare, while it’s not always a bad thing – skin purging can happen if the cream you are using is too rich for your skin type, or if your skin is actually going through a process to get rid of bad things before it rebalances and looks fabulous.
The skin of yours might also purge whether you are going through a detox. The skin is just one of your detox organs, and the body will be getting rid of all of the toxins in the skin of yours, which will come out in the form of spots. They are going to disappear eventually as the body rebalances.
How long does skin purging last?
When you are using a brand new product as well as your skin begins to react, how long should you wait before giving up to stop the skin purging and try a new one?
If it is a cleansing product, give it 7 10 days. By day ten the skin must have done its thing cleansing out the pollutants. If it is a rich hydrating product, it might simply be too rich for the skin of yours.
When you are cleaning up the diet plan of yours and doing a detox, using a cleansing mask will truly help your skin through the process, which may be more than 2 to 4 weeks.