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The Ultimate Guide to Exfoliation

Exfoliation is another word for "cell turnover". 

 From water-based solutions to creamy cleansers - it is easy to get so overwhelmed with so many products to choose from.

Having healthy skin is similar to having a healthy diet - everyone can achieve dietary goals by adapting their diet to their unique lifestyle preferences and personal taste. Some people can tolerate harsher products and some can’t.  

Exfoliating the top layer of the epidermis, bringing newer skin to the surface.

There are two main types of exfoliation: physical exfoliation and chemical exfoliation. 

Physical exfoliation is when you use a physical tool (face cloth, konjac sponge or brushes) or a rinse-off products like a scrub. 

When exfoliating, especially with physical exfoliation, be sure to not scrub too hard as this can lead to damaged and vulnerable skin. 

Let's go through the different types of physical exfoliants.

  • Plastic Microbeads
  • Jojoba beads
  • Coffee grounds
  • Apricot Kernel

 

  • Face cloths: microfibre towels, muslim cloth,
  • Face brushes
  • Konjac Sponges