6 Skincare Myths You Should Stop Believing - Femica-Blog
May 30, 2023

6 Skincare Myths You Should Stop Believing

“Filters are great, but great skin is better!” In the era of Snapchat and Instagram, we somehow have managed our ways with filters and beauty apps. Further, there has been hype about a lot of skincare processes and regimens that it is confusing what to believe and what not to. It is easy to fall prey to many skincare myths and damage our skin.

The beauty world is a blend of facts and fiction. While a few beauty tips are wonders for women, rests are worse than wolf bane. You can use Femica Skincare Products to protect and nourish your skin.

However, it’s vital to know how to use these products and bust some of the common skincare myths.


  • Caffeinated Face Wash Cleanser With Coffee Bean Extract & Coconut Cake Powder (Sulfate & Paraben Free) (100 ml) Caffeinated Face Wash Cleanser With Coffee Bean Extract & Coconut Cake Powder (Sulfate & Paraben Free) (100 ml) ₹350.00
    Product Description: To start your day off right, use beardhood's caffeine face wash cleanser. It keeps your face fresh while providing your skin with an essential deep cleanse by digging deep into pores. It gives you a satisfying, fresh feel and clears your face of any buildup and oily residue. Rich in tea tree extracts, this facial wash not only cleanses away surface dirt but penetrates your pores and absorbs toxins and impurities. How to use: Squeeze out a small amount of facewash on your palm. Massage gently on the face and rinse off. Benefits of using this product : Dirt Removal, Cleansing Product Ingredients: Aqua, Coffee Extract, Lauryl Glucoside, Cocoyl Glucoside, Sodium Lauryl Sarcosinate, Coco Amido Propyl Betaine, Aloe Vera Extract, Glycerin, Coffee Bean Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxy Ethanol and Capryl Glycol, Coffee Flavour, Coffee Bean Scrub, Beeswax, Vitamin E, Jojoba Oil, Tea Tree Oil, Micronized Titanium Dioxide, Coconut Cake Powder, EDTA Country of Origin: India. Shelf Life : 24 Months Country of Origin : India Brand Name : BeardHood
  • Oil Free Gel Moisturiser with Niacinamide, Blue Light Protect Oil Free Gel Moisturiser with Niacinamide, Blue Light Protect ₹645.00
    Product Description : An oil free gel moisturizer that prevents premature aging from damage due to free radical. Staring at your screen all day? You have no idea what that's doing to your skin! Daily aggressors including blue light can lead to premature ageing and that's where you need this moisturizer. A potent blend of antioxidants, this oil free gel moisturizer with norwegian kelp, oarweed, bladderwrack and peony root protects skin from oxidative stress and damage due to free radicals.The lightweight face cream is perfect for protecting and hydrating skin without a heavy or sticky afterfeel. Monday blues or digital blues, this unseen screen got you covered! How to use : Dot the moisturizer all over your face and neck. Massage gently in upward and outward strokes, using circular motions. Can be used morning and night. Pro Tip: Mix a tad bit of foundation with your moisturizer for a subtle tint. Benefits of using this product : ?Aqua, 1,3 Butylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Niacinamide, Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitol And Xylitol, Sodium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate, Glycerine, Fucus Vesiculosus Extract, L?minaria Digitata Extract, Spirulina Maxima Extract, Porphyra Umbilicalis Extract, Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract, Paeonia Lactiflora (Peony) Root Extract, Trehalose, Nymphaea Lotus Extract, Phenoxyethanol, , Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer And Lecithin, Potassium sorbate, Gluconolactone, Calcium Gluconate, Disodium EDTA, CI 77891, Fragrance Product Ingredient : Shelf Life : 2 years Country of Origin : India Brand Name : Lacuna Light
  • Chocolate Coffee Face Wash (200ml) Chocolate Coffee Face Wash (200ml) ₹649.00
    Product Description: Would you expect your face wash to smell good, cleanse deeply, restore the skin, exfoliate? Frescia Chocolate Coffee Face Wash is a one-stop solution for all those problems. Infused with coffee and other beneficial ingredients, it can work to make your skin soft & supple than ever before. The coffee has strong antioxidant properties that remove radicals, make your skin younger and smoother by exfoliating. The caffeine deals with skin tone effectively. chocolate-coffee-facewash-frescia-combo Let your confidence shine without any dirt and oil on your face! With this deep cleansing formula, draw out every dirt and oil to get a squeaky clean face. Frescia’s chocolate coffee face wash locks your moisture of skin with goodness of chocolate and let the aroma refresh your mood. Coffee reduces cellulites to provide you with more youthful skin. How to Use: Dampen your skin with fresh water Pour out 2 drops of the chocolate coffee face wash on your palms and lather them up Move your hands on your face in a circular and upward motion. Massage for 2-3 minutes for best results. Do not forget your neck! After cleansing your face with face wash, use Chocolate Coffee Face Scrub to exfoliate dead cells. Wash off thoroughly and dab your wet face with a clean towel. Apply a face cream to lock the moisture. Product Ingredients: Cocoa: Provides deep nourishment for skin. Locks the moisture for a long time. Coffee: Reduces cellulites, rejuventes skin. Have a delightful lingering aroma. Protects from the harmful UV rays. Benefits / Features of using the product: Deep pore cleaning & exfoliates dead cells & whiteheads. Controls excess oil on skin Removes tan & gives instant glow on face Fights Pollution, removes dirt from face Lightens dark spots Shelf Life: 24 Months Country of Origin: India Brand Name: Frescia
  • Ayurvedic Pigmentation Papaya Anti Blemish Cream for Pigmentation and Blemishes removal- 100 Gram Ayurvedic Pigmentation Papaya Anti Blemish Cream for Pigmentation and Blemishes removal- 100 Gram ₹399.00
    Your skin isn’t as flawless as you’d like it to be and you’re tired of ever growing patches on your skin which are ruining your otherwise even skin tone . Correct ? We’ve got you . Let’s get that pigmentation under control , with Ayurvedic benefits of Papaya and retinol boosting goodness .Use generously morning and night for visible results in weeks. Our Ayurvedic Pigmentation Papaya anti Blemish Cream is a Premium Formula to Get Rid of Un natural Skin Spots That are Caused by the Effect of Acne ,Pimple , Pigmentation , Under Aram Spots ,Blemishes , Under Eye Dark Circle Etc. HOW TO USE: 1- After cleansing and toning apply dots all over the face and neck focusing on pigmented areas. 2- Smoothen till the skin absorbs it. INGREDIENTS: Papaya Extract,palmaria palmata,neem Oil,olive Oil, sesame Oil, licorice root Shelf Life: 36 Months Country of Origin: India Brand: Nuskhe by Paras

1. Hard exfoliation is good for the skin

Daily face washing will maintain the skin clean. For a cleaner face, many people scrub their face hard and fast. You must stop right away! Scrubs are quite abrasive and may result in acne and sporadic outbreaks.

Always go gentle with scrubbing to protect you skin from redness and inflammation. Femica Beauty Products provide an array of skincare products. Try out their beauty skincare Pulpy Papaya and Rose face scrub for a healthy and naturally glowing skin.

Product Description : Enriched with the anti tanning properties of papaya and glow enhancing components of Rose this face scrub is a must have for tropical weather. Face scrubs are always a go to idea when you feel like prepping up your skin at home. This face scrub serves exactly what you have been craving for your skin. How to use :

Wet your face. Take coin sized scrub on your palm and spread it evenly on your face. Gently scrub all over your face. Emphasize on nose and sides, chin and forehead. This will help remove any possible blackheads in these places. Keep scrubbing for 7 10 minutes. Wash off your face with water and pat dry.

Product Ingredient : Papaya, Rose, Essential Oils. Shelf Life : 2 Years Country of Origin : India Brand Name : Tjori

Further, you can use the brown beauty face wash regularly for soft and supple skin.

2. You can skip toners

In a skin care routine for acne, toner is a fundamental and crucial component. Toners are considered a means to remove extra oil from the skin after and maintain pH balance after washing, according to natural skincare tips.

Toners can visibly minimise pores and avoid breakouts. Hence, there is no way that you must skip this skincare step.

You can try out the Rose Skin Toner for shinier skin from Femica India. The perfect glow is guaranteed by the perfect toner.

Product Description : The Billbergia Rose Skin Toner for Natural Glow Enhancement, Clear & Toned Skin with Rose Extract & Water, Basil Extracts. Natural, Vegan, Non Toxic Ingredient Composition. No Parabens/ Sulphates/ Silicones/ Harmful Chemicals 100 ML

How to use : Wash your face with BillBergia Face Wash, Delicately spray Aloe Water on to your face and body for a fresh flowery feel. Allow it to Dry. Follow it up with our Skin Serum OR Kumkumadi Saffron Face Cream for best results. Package Content : Pack of 1 Face toner.

Benefits of using this product :
ENHANCES NATURAL GLOW: Rich rose extracts in the toner have a calming effect on the skin. The toner rejuvenates your dull skin and imparts you with naturally glowing skin. Direct application of the toner on the skin removes the dirt and opens the clogged pores. Along with giving a natural radiance to the skin, its long lasting fragrance uplifts your mood and makes you feel overall rejuvenated and refreshed. Make your skin look more radiant and fresh again.

EVENS SKIN TONE: This magic skin toner is infused with the goodness of rose extracts needed for fixing the uneven skin tone. Rosewater is excellent for dealing with skin pigmentation to give you flawless skin from head to toe. Rose toner works excellent on your dull and uneven skin by removing excess oil, dirt and deeply cleansing clogged pores. All the organic ingredients in the toner even out the skin tone without exposing skin to harmful chemicals.

TIGHTENS OPEN PORES: Large, open, and clogged open pores are a nightmare for many individuals. Open pores invite more dirt, oil, and impurities into the skin, leading to skin issues like acne breakout, blackheads, etc. The rose water in the toner heals the skin, makes it look firm, and tightens the open pores by shrinking them. Start every day with aromatic Billbergia rose water skin toner and uplift the overall look of your skin.

DETOXIFIES YOUR SKIN: The ingredients in the Billbergia Rose Toner have high moisture content, which keeps your skin hydrated. The antioxidant and antibacterial properties of rose water enhance the skin surface and lower the loss of water. The astringent property of Rose Water makes it an excellent skin cleanser and detoxifier. Rosewater nourishes your skin cells and is not at all harsh in nature like other strong toners.

Product Ingredient : Aqua, Rose Extract, Rose Water, Basil Extract, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin Sodium Gluconate

Shelf Life : 24 months

Country of Origin : India

Brand Name : The Billbergia

3. No moisturisers for oily skin

One of the most common myths that is doing the rounds is oily skin doesn’t require moisturising. It stems from the logic that the skin will get too oily and aggravate the acne, if any. However, when you stop applying moisturiser, the skin releases excessive oil due to dehydration.

Oily skin will produce more oil if you don’t moisturise.  Regular skin care creams will help keep the oil production in check and might eventually result in less oily skin.

Try out the Watermelon Superglow Moisturiser from Femica Skincare Products. They not only induce shine to your smooth skin but also keep them protected.

4. No Sunscreen for winters

We often skip our sunscreens when we have a stay at home job or when it’s a cloudy. It may seem that the sun rays cannot reach us. However, the damaging UV rays can hurt skin with or without clouds since they can penetrate clouds. Also, sunscreens can help prevent skin cancer.

Your face skin care needs a powerful sunscreen on your dressing table. Check out the fantastic GTG moisturiser cum sunscreen lotion for healthy and perfect skin.

5. Serums are for all

Serums with a blend of moisturiser is like sparkle to skin, especially if you have a dry skin texture. Applying a layer of moisturiser on top of the serum locks the nutrients within the pores. However, not all types of serums are meant for all skin types.

Some people may be hypersensitive to retinol or vitamin A as they can degrade or oxidize before absorption. In such cases, you must consult with your dermatologist. Further, everyone must do a patch test before applying serums as they contain active ingredients.

Moreover, always apply a moisturiser at the end of your skincare routine. These skin care steps are brilliant ideas if it’s chilly outside or if you have naturally dry skin. Femica Beauty Products boasts the Serum Better Brightening for its delicate composition, which suits all skin types and provides a lustrous glow.

You can use lip masks like the Lip masque daily for maximum hydration.

Product Description : 

1. Ultra pigmented formula

2. Cushion soft feel that’s comfortable all day

3. Non drying, flawless matte finish

4. Builds up to full coverage and blends out for a soft tint

5. Enriched with hyaluronic acid and Vit E & C to nourish and
plump lips.

6. Formulated without carmine or lead

How to use : Going for a bold lip? Outline with the applicator then paint in with a single stroke of colour. For a subtle tint, apply a light stroke and blend it out with your fingertips.

Benefits of using this product : Hyaluronic Acid Packed with Hyaluronic Acid that plumps and hydrates your lips Mango Butter Heals, soothed and nourishes lips Vit C & E An ultra nourishing blend of antioxidants that protect and condition lips

Product Ingredient : Water, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Butylene Glycol,
Cyclopentasiloxane, Octyldodecanol, Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl
Trimethicone, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Mica (CI 77019), Cyclohexasiloxane,
Glycerin, Niacinamide, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Pentylene Glycol, Titanium
Dioxide (CI 77891), Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate,
Triceteareth 4 Phosphate, Glycol Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Chondrus
Crispus Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, PEG 2
Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane)
Extract, Cetearyl Alcohol, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate
Crosspolymer, PEG 10 Dimethicone, Tromethamine, Sodium
Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Isohexadecane,
Ethylhexylglycerin, Adenosine, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate,
Polysorbate 80, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Tin
Oxide (CI 77861), Sorbitan Oleate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Amethyst
Powder, Lycium Chinense Fruit Extract, 1,2 Hexanediol, Vaccinium
Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit
Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Euterpe oleracea Fruit Extract,
Saccharomyces Ferment, Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hyaluronate,
Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid,
Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Hydrolyzed
Sodium Hyaluronate, Potassium Hyaluronate

Shelf Life : 18 Months

Brand Name : Gush Beauty

6. If it burns, it’s working

Skincare experts say that a little tingling sensation is normal when you are introducing a new skincare product. But, stinging or burning is clearly a sign of inflammation. If you feel a burning sensation after applying a product, you could have sensitive skin or be allergy-prone to one or multiple ingredients in the product.

If the sensation does not go away, consult a dermatologist immediately.

Wrapping up

One of the most popular subjects in the realm of beauty is skincare. Sadly, many skincare myths are frequently repeated, and people learn to believe them even though they are untrue. These facts and products from Femica India are a must-have in your skincare regimen since they will make your skin shine and sparkle as you’ve always wanted it to!

It’s time to put your knowledge about how to take care of skin to work. Pace up and create a skin care regimen to help you maintain a flawless complexion.

Also Read: Ultimate Skin Care Routine To Look Your Best This Summer


1. Should I change my skincare routine regularly?

There is o need to alter your skin care regimen if it works for your skin texture. You might need to adjust to new items with active components, though.

2. My skin feels tight after cleansing. Is that a warning sign?

When the skin constricts, it is surface dry and is in need of moisture to re-establish equilibrium. Prefer using a toner or a moisturiser to soften your skin.

3. Do chocolates cause acne?

There is no evidence that eating fast food or chocolate causes acne. However, excessive sugar (found in fast food and chocolate) can cause bodily inflammation that can exacerbate acne.

Explore Femica India to find clean & organic products that suit your needs.

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