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Everyone wants a glowing skin, but to get that glowing skin you will need to put in work. Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest dead skin cells on the skin’s outermost surface
Why is exfoliation so important? Aside from clearing away dry and dead skin, a regular exfoliation habit increases the skin’s radiance, clarity, and youthfulness, by removing dry skin cells, you reveal healthy and vibrant skin.
There are two types of exfoliation
The Chemical Exfoliation: Chemical exfoliants are very easy to use because the chemical or acid does all the work. All you have to do is apply it on your skin, and it dissolves the dry or dead skin cell. Some of these chemical exfoliants include Glycolic Acid, AHA’s and BHA’s
Doing chemical exfoliation once in a while isn’t a bad idea especially if you do not have a troubled skin.
Physical exfoliation is basically exfoliating your skin manually by using facial or body scrubs, or sponges to remove dead skin cells. You should try using the Arami Glow scrub, pixi glow toner. These products are amazing for the skin.
Of course you may want to know Some Benefits of Exfoliating
- It Unclogs Pores: when you’re exfoliating your skin, you’re effectively unclogging your pores, clogged pores are a result of dead skin cells getting trapped into your skin, instead of being shed into the environment. So what exfoliation does is to remove those dead skin cells in your pores.
- It prevents Acne: The common cause of acne is usually congested skin. Exfoliation therefore helps to decongest your skin and it reduces acne.
- It helps skin care products sink in: Exfoliation helps other skin care products penetrate into the skin and you see results faster.
- Hyperpigmentation: which can be caused by sun damage, inflammation or other skin injuries and they appear darker than the original skin tone around the face or body, exfoliation is beneficial for breaking up the pigmented cells to allow them fade. You may want to also add a lightening agent; I will recommend the You skin face lightener to totally clear it.
How often should I exfoliate, you just might be thinking aloud…
Exfoliation in as much as it helps your skin look radiant and smooth, “over doing “ it may cause Redness of the skin, you will notice that your skin turns red, especially when you are using a scrub. It is advisable to scrub at least 3-4 times a week and then give your skin a break sometimes.
See Below some of my go-to exfoliating products.