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10 common skin-care mistakes that you're making without realizing it

INSIDER Logo By Jessica Booth of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 11: The beauty world is currently obsessed with skin care, which can be both a good and bad thing. It's a positive because skin care is, obviously, very important.Your skin is the largest organin your body, and protecting and taking care of it is about more than just looking ageless or pore-less - it's about staying healthy.The popularity of skin care can be a negative thing because the influx of advice and tips from just about anyone can easily lead many of us to make some pretty big skin-care mistakes without even realizing it.Although some of these mishaps can be totally harmless, and will probably just be ineffective, others can lead to irritation, breakouts, and maybe even a trip to the dermatologist.Here are a few skin-care mistakes most people make without realizing it.

The beauty world is currently obsessed with skin care, which can be both a good and bad thing. It's a positive because skin care is, obviously, very important. Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and protecting and taking care of it is about more than just looking ageless or pore-less - it's about staying healthy.

The popularity of skin care can be a negative thing because the influx of advice and tips from just about anyone can easily lead many of us to make some pretty big skin-care mistakes without even realizing it.

Although some of these mishaps can be totally harmless, and will probably just be ineffective, others can lead to irritation, breakouts, and maybe even a trip to the dermatologist.

Here are a few skin-care mistakes most people make without realizing it.

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