Research shows that two in three Americans have shared that their damaged skin does not allow them to remain confident in themselves, but luckily, the coronavirus pandemic has given them a glimmer of light at the end of a skincare tunnel.
According to the New York Post, a survey shows that 46% of people say they have used the extra time at home during the coronavirus pandemic to care for their skin. Ninety-one percent of people think that their skin is healthier now.
A study conducted by One Poll in partnership with CeraVe researched 2,000 Americans to discover how much they know about their skin. The research included how certain habits may be keeping people from having healthy skin.
In the study, 58% were worried that they had already damaged their skin to the point of no return. However, 64% admit to feeling bad about not paying attention to skincare, and hope to do better in the future.
Meanwhile, nearly 80% of people who took part in the research believe in using trial and error when using new skincare products, proving that there's no one quick fix to finding the perfect skincare products.
When it comes to products, 22% of respondents say they felt guilty about using harsh products, and 21% percent regret using a washcloth when washing their faces. Another 58% of people admitted that if they could go back in time, they would take their skincare routines more seriously when they were younger.
All of that said, nearly 23% of those surveyed had no clue what type of cleanser was right for their face, while 27% admitted they don't even know what their skin type is, making skincare a lot harder than it looks.