These Everyday Habits Are Destroying Your Skin

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From the effects of pollution to heavy makeup, your skin really takes a beating when it comes to everyday life. Even if you think your skin isn’t sensitive, you’ll still want to develop a sustainable skincare routine to combat damage from the sun, toxins in the air and other harmful factors.

As the largest organ in the human body, your skin deserves to be treated kindly. Protect your skin by avoiding these 15 everyday habits:

 

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Swimming

While that hour spent swimming laps in your local pool is likely excellent for your overall health, chances are, the chlorine is taking a toll on your skin. Be sure to rinse off thoroughly with warm water and soap after your dip to remove any lingering traces of the chemical.

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