Skin purging is what happens when you start using a new facial care product with a previously unused ingredient. Although it can look like a breakout, it is actually quite different. Photo: Handout
Skin purging is what happens when you start using a new facial care product with a previously unused ingredient. Although it can look like a breakout, it is actually quite different. Photo: Handout
Beauty

What is skin purging and how is it different from a breakout? Experts explain how to understand what’s happening to your face

  • If you use skincare products you know that adding a new one with a previously unused ingredient to your routine can cause a reaction – so what is going on?
  • Skin purging is a natural response to the speeding up of skin cell turnover, and plenty of ingredients are prone to causing a purge, from retinol to vitamin C

Skin purging is what happens when you start using a new facial care product with a previously unused ingredient. Although it can look like a breakout, it is actually quite different. Photo: Handout
Skin purging is what happens when you start using a new facial care product with a previously unused ingredient. Although it can look like a breakout, it is actually quite different. Photo: Handout
READ FULL ARTICLE