This is everything you need to know about exfoliating face scrubs.
All the skincare bloggers, stores, and magazines are always talking about exfoliators and how exfoliation is good for you. We have seen this tip for years and years but how many of us actually exfoliate?
What is Exfoliation?
Exfoliation is the removal of the oldest dead skin cells on the skin’s outermost surface. Lack of exfoliation leaves the skin clogged and when the skin is clogged, one can easily get blackheads, whiteheads, and pimples.
What type of exfoliators are there? Exfoliators are grouped into Physical exfoliators and chemical exfoliators.
Physical exfoliation happens with the use of small grains, a brush, or a derma roller. With the popular scrubs, make sure that none of the exfoliating agents are too large. Avoid using homemade salts or sugar-based scrubs because the particles are large and could damage the skin. Physical exfoliants are like brushes and sponges should also be used with care. Over exfoliation with physical exfoliant could damage your skin.
Chemical exfoliants remove dead skin cells with the use of chemicals to aid in cell turnover. Peels are chemical exfoliants, and are not only great for smoothing but also for leaving your skin glowing! Chemical exfoliants like Acne Org Glycolic Acid are popular with women who want to get rid of spots, scars and also who want to give their skin a glow!
Which exfoliant are you currently using? Here is a simple day and night regimen for women with oily skin.