What's Missing From Your Skin Care Routine Quiz?
by Staff
You wash your face and slather on moisturizer, but is that enough to maintain healthy, problem-free skin? Test your skin-care know-how and get creative ideas for keeping your complexion clean and clear.

What should you use to wash your face?

  • A washcloth
  • A loofah
  • Your hands

What ingredients have been shown to reduce the signs of aging?

  • Cocoa butter
  • Oat extract
  • Alpha hydroxy acids

When should you apply face lotion with built-in SPF?

  • Whenever you wash your face, morning and night
  • Never; built-in sunscreen doesn't work
  • Every morning

When should you use toner?

  • Before putting on moisturizer
  • After putting on moisturizer
  • In place of moisturizer

How often should you change your razor blade or replace a disposable razor?

  • After every shave
  • After eight to ten shaves
  • After five to seven shaves

Which of the following can help reduce facial acne?

  • Shampooing hair regularly
  • Getting a daily dose of sunshine
  • Washing your face every few hours

How do you know if a new product is safe for you to use on your skin?

  • Ask your dermatologist
  • Look for the word "hypoallergenic"
  • Perform a patch test and wait four to five days

If a skin-care product stings, burns or turns your face red, what should you do?

  • Counteract it by applying a cooling product
  • Stop using it immediately
  • Ask your dermatologist if the reaction is normal

What's the most important thing to look for when buying sunscreen?

  • SPF 50+
  • Waterproof and sweatproof
  • Broad-spectrum

When should you apply body moisturizer?

  • When your skin is clean and dry
  • Before bed
  • Right out of the shower when your skin is still damp