Category: Exfoliation

Using an Alpha Hydroxy Acid Cream

Using an alpha hydroxy acid cream can give your better-looking skin.  It can improve a variety of skin complaints and can be used on the face or body.  Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) benefit oily skin, dry skin, and everything in…

Microdermabrasion Treatment Benefits

Exfoliating with a microdermabrasion treatment benefits the skin in many ways.  It’s a minimally invasive process with little chance of complications.  Microdermabrasion is used to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, discoloration like age spots and sun damage, and mild acne…

Glycolic Acid Side Effects

Glycolic acid is a powerful skin care ingredient, but it comes with risks.  Glycolic acid side effects can be quite serious.  People can end up with worse skin damage than they started off with if they don’t use glycolic acid…

Exfoliation Benefits

Every skin type can reap exfoliation benefits.  It goes way beyond just making your skin smoother.  Exfoliating regularly increases blood flow and lymphatic function.  It removes dead skin cells that keep your skin care products from being properly absorbed.  You…

Using a Retinol Lotion

A retinol lotion is lighter than a cream and better for oily and combination skin types.  Retinol is a very effective anti aging ingredient used in skin care.  It increases cellular turnover, aids in skin exfoliation, and increases collagen and…

Using a Glycolic Acid Serum

A glycolic acid serum is a great treatment for wrinkles, fine lines, hyperpigmentation like age spots, acne, and acne scars.  It can also be used on the body for stretch marks and scars.  Glycolic acid benefits every skin type; it…

Choosing a Lactic Acid Cream

A lactic acid cream is a great way to exfoliate.  It can be used on the face to reduce age spots, wrinkles, and acne scars.  Lactic acid is also used on the body for dry skin, rough patches, and chicken…

Choosing the Best Anti Aging Serum for Dry Skin

Finding the best anti aging serum for dry skin can be challenging.  Serums typically forgo moisturizers to make room for the highest concentrations of active ingredients, leaving dry skin types vulnerable to dehydration.  Dry skin is often also sensitive, so…

Microdermabrasion Treatment Side Effects

Microdermabrasion treatment side effects are usually mild.  Most people do not experience complications.  Redness, dryness, and itchy flaky skin are the most common.  Side effects are more likely to occur from professional microdermabrasion than with an at home treatment. A…

Choosing a Salicylic Acid Serum

A salicylic acid serum is a popular product to control acne.  Strong serums have anti aging properties and can help reduce hyperpigmentation, fine lines, and wrinkles.  Serums are a good choice for oily skin types because of their light consistency.…