Expert Advice

Skin Care Myths about Scrubbing- Debunked
Posted on September 18, 2018

Myth: Scrubbing your face with soap will keep your skin healthy and acne free.

“When you scrub your face, you’re taking off some of the protective oils and barriers, which tends to lead to rashes and even burns,” says Sandy Johnson, MD, a board-certified dermatologist with Johnson Dermatology Group. Instead, she says, use a gentle cleanser followed by a moisturiser or sunscreen.