Four Golden Rules for Beautiful Skin

Rule Number 4 |

  1. Less is more
  2. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it
  3. Ingredients are the only thing that matter
  4. Always look for product reviews

Rule No. 4: Always look for product reviews

Ever go into a store and wonder if a certain product will actually do what it claims to do? Like those old Clearasil commercials that claimed their cleanser or spot treatment would clear your skin in 3 days guaranteed? Well, chances are when something sounds too good to be true, it usually is.

The best way to figure out if a product can live up to its claims is to check for reviews. The internet makes this so convenient!, Makeupalley, and various other sites offer many product reviews for free.

In the past, I wasted so much money on useless products that from now on, I am determined to only buy things that are worth it. Therefore, I always do my homework by looking up ingredient lists online and reading product reviews before going to the store to buy any new items. This has really helped me keep my skin care resolution. Besides letting me know how other people are liking (or disliking) a certain product, reviews can even teach me different ways of using a product to make it even better.

However, reviews can be inaccurate so read them with an open eye. Everyone’s skin is different and what works for some people may or may not work for you and vice versa. Some reviews are even puffed up by sneaky skin care company employees. Generally speaking though, I find most reviews to be pretty accurate. At the very least, when a product gets a negative rating from everyone, I’ll be sure to stay away.

Hopefully after reading this rather long article, you will have learned how the Four Golden Rules will help you do a better job choosing good products for your skin to keep your skin young, healthy, and beautiful!

Last updated: October 9, 2012

Next »

Top 7 Anti-Aging Tips

Related articles: