14 Common Skin-Care Mistakes Dermatologists Say We're Guilty of Making

Jessica Harrington

Dermatologists have seen it all: random bouts of acne, horrific sunburns, unidentifiable rashes, moles in all assortments of shapes and sizes, dry skin patches that just won't quit - and that's just the beginning. They've also seen (and heard) it all when it comes to skin-care mistakes and misconceptions.

Among the countless patients dermatologists see a week, there are some mistakes they encounter repeatedly. Aside from not wearing sunscreen enough and picking at your zits (two things we're all guilty of from time to time), there may be some mistakes you don't even know you're making, like serum cocktailing and forgetting about your neck.

Keep reading to learn about 14 of the most common skin-care mistakes dermatologists see and what they recommend doing instead.