Be careful of scrubs and exfoliants that use things like ground-up walnut shells. They are likely to have sharp edges and can irritate or even cut your face, especially if you have sensitive skin. Look for a cleanser that uses "microbeads"; since they are perfectly round, they'll do their job without irritating your skin.
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Even if it isn't bright or overly sunny out, wear at least SPF 15 when you go out -- either sunscreen or foundation with sunscreen in it. UVA and UVB rays can still hit you, even on cloudy days.
Before you shave your legs, use an exfoliating scrub to soften the skin -- and remember to rinse it off first. Your legs will feel smoother, and your shave will last longer.
If you have problems with breakouts, check the ingredients in your makeup! If it contains lanolin or mineral oil, it may be clogging up your pores and causing blemishes. Consider switching to a water-based foundation.