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Exfoliating 101

Exfoliating 101:

Exfoliating Benefits and Physical vs. Chemical Exfoliates

Let’s jump in with the basics, shall we? What exactly is exfoliating and what does it do for your skin? Exfoliating plays a large role in your skin care routine and has many benefits. It wears many hats from removing the dead skins cells from the top layer of your skin to allow for smoother complexion to unclogging your pores.

Your skin’s cells renew, die, and shed every 30 days. Exfoliating your skin can help remove those lingering dead skin cells and reveal smoother, fresher skin. It helps speed up the renewal process and keeps your skin looking younger. The process of exfoliation can be done in multiple ways: chemically, physically with a gradient substance, or with exfoliation tools.

Physical Exfoliates: These are your face scrubs that you can find in many price ranges in just about any beauty or drug store. Be cautious of how you use these as some scrubs contain ingredie