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QUIZ: Are YOU looking after your skin right?

Last updated on: May 15, 2012 16:12 IST

QUIZ: Are YOU looking after your skin right?

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Answer these questions and find out just how healthy your skin really is!

Does greasy food cause oily skin?

Can exercise improve the appearance of your skin?

In the following pages, we bring you a series of questions related to skincare -- answer all of them and find out what you're doing right!

When do you really need to use sunblock?
1) Everyday, come rain or shine and even indoors
2) Only when outdoors
3) Not on rainy, cloudy and winter days


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How often should you wash your face in a day?
1) As many times as you can in the day
2) Only once a day
3) Twice a day, no more and no less

 



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Does eating too much greasy food lead to oily skin?
1) Yes it does -- greasy, oily food leads to pimples and acne
2) No it doesn't -- some people just have naturally oily skin
3) It doesn't lead to oily skin, but if you already have oily skin it can lead to a break-out



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You should use moisturiser if you have:
1) Oily, normal or dry skin -- all types require it
2) Dry skin -- normal and oily skin don't need moisturiser
3) Normal skin -- dry skin requires petroleum jelly and oily skin doesn't require any moisturising agent



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When bathing, steaming hot water is best to open up the pores of the skin and cleanse them. True or false?
1) True -- hot water does open up the pores
2) False -- that can actually damage your skin
3) You should use steaming hot water, then cold water so your pores are opened, cleaned and closed



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How often should you exfoliate your facial skin?
1) Once daily, to remove impurities and build-up
2) Once or twice a week if you have oily or normal skin; less if you have dry or sensitive skin
3) Once in three months -- any more than that damages the skin



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Which nutrients play the most important role when it comes to keeping your skin healthy?
1) Proteins, vitamins and minerals
2) Carbohydrates and water
3) Oils and fats



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Does how much sleep you get affect the condition of your skin?
1) Only under the eyes -- you'll get dark circles if you suffer sleep deprivation
2) No it doesn't -- 'beauty sleep' is a myth
3) Yes it does -- the less you sleep the duller, more lifeless your skin will be



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Can exercising improve the appearance of your skin?
1) No, of course not
2) Yes it can
3) Only for half an hour after a workout, when you're flushed



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How do tea and coffee consumption affect your skin?
1) They are both good for the skin
2) Both contain elements that harm the skin and moderation is advised
3) They have no effect on the skin



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