The three-minute rule: The biggest mistake we make after showering

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Taking proper care of your skin is extremely important. Regular cleansing and moisturizing of the skin is just one of the ways you should take care of it. However, if you have other skin problems, some of your daily rituals may be wreaking havoc on your skin without you even realizing it.

Showering has a big impact on your skin, from the time you spend in the shower to the way you wash your body. That's why it's important to create the right routine that suits your skin.

One mistake most people make after showering is waiting too long to apply moisturizer. Some people don't even apply body cream or milk at all, which is really bad for the skin.

Namely, after showering, pores expand due to steam and heat in the bathroom. The key is to retain water in the body by applying moisturizer within three minutes, says a dermatologist Cynthia Bailey.

Waiting longer than three minutes to apply moisturizer after showering will cause your skin to lose moisture. So always keep a moisturizer in the bathroom and apply it a minute after showering. In this way, the skin will immediately receive the necessary care and will be healthy, elastic and shiny.


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