How To Wash Your Face: 7 Ways To Keep Your Skin Healthy

11/16/2012 07:50 am ET | Updated Dec 26, 2012

Washing your face seems like a pretty straightforward practice, right?

While a quick splash of water and some soap might be all you need, there are some subtle things you may be doing that could be the cause of excessive drying, oily skin or even those dreaded breakouts.

Fear not -- a few simple tweaks can make your skin healthier. Because November is National Healthy Skin Month, we felt it was time to get this simple cleansing practice down right -- once and for all.

We spoke to board-certified dermatologist Jessica Krant, M.D., M.P.H. for her take on a healthy facial cleansing routine. Check out her seven simple tips in the slideshow below.

Face Washing Tips

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