10 Things You Need to Give Up for Better Skin, According to Dermatologists



After vowing to take the best possible care of my skin—even when certain vices rear their addictive heads—I needed to know more about what common behaviors yielded negative results. Of course, we know you shouldn't smoke, and you should drink water, wear sunscreen, the works. But what habits, if any, was I blindly partaking in to exacerbate my problems? 

I figured if I had these questions, you must too. I reached out to top dermatologists in the field, as well as Olay's principle scientist, Dr. Frauke Neuser, to find out the most ubiquitous mistakes we're making with our skin. That, and the products that help us quit them. Keep reading for a list of detrimental skin habits and how best to break them.