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Dermatologists debunk 10 myths about washing your face

It’s hard to determine which skin-care hacks are fact and which are fiction, so we asked experts to clarify some widely debated practices.

An individual washes their face.
How often you wash your face should depend on your skin type and other personal factors. Photo: TORWAISTUDIO/Shutterstock

By Julia Guerra

There are plenty of myths about washing your face that need debunking, so to set the record straight, Insider reached out to dermatologists to weigh in on some of the most commonly-debated…