Exfoliation: 101

The cold days arrive and with them the dryness in our skin. Between the cold air outside and dry indoor heating, your skin cells dehydrate and die out faster in winter.

But not everything is bad, cold temperatures and less sun exposure allow us to exfoliate our skin more frequently.

Benefits of the exfoliation

Exfoliate is the process of removing dead skin cells from the surface of your skin using a chemical, granular substance or exfoliation tool. Our body makes this process on their own but some products can encourage this healthy behavior our skin does naturally.

Regular exfoliation comes with incredible benefits for our skin, it can add shine and make it easier for skincare products to absorb and be effective. The exfoliation in our routine can also reduce breakouts, eliminate dry and flaking skin and prevent clogged pores. 

Do's and Don'ts

Do exfoliate at night!
It’s safer to exfoliate at night to minimize sun exposure and to let it heal while you sleep.

Do wear sunscreen!
Your skin will remain sensitive to the sun’s harmful UV rays for a few days after exfoliating.

Do exfoliate your body!
Dead skin cells are everywhere.

Keep it simple!
simple routines work best.

Don’t over-exfoliate!
Don’t exfoliate more than twice a week. Start with once a week so you avoid irritation.

Don’t be too rough!
Don’t to scrub too hard or use harsh ingredients to prevent irritating wounds.

Don’t exfoliate irritated skin!
you can do more harm than good.

Don’t exfoliate skin if…
your skin has been treated recently with lasers and don’t go sunbathe post-exfoliation.

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