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Exfoliation Side Effects

Exfoliation Side Effects Exfoliation side effects can be mild to severe.  Products like chemical peels are actually a form of heavy exfoliation that can be very damaging and irritating.  Exfoliating is a critical part of a good skin care routine,…

Using a Microdermabrasion Cloth

A microdermabrasion cloth is a convenient way to exfoliate.  It can be just as effective as more expensive microdermabrasion systems or professional treatments, but costs significantly less.  There is also a lot less mess because there are no crystals and…

Choosing an Exfoliating Serum

Exfoliating in an important part of a skin care regimen.  An exfoliating serum is a convenient way to get smoother skin, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and eliminate discoloration like sun damage and melasma.  These serums use a variety of…

Using a Lip Exfoliator

A lip exfoliator is often overlooked when you are designing your skin care regimen.  Skin on the lips if very delicate, and is prone to developing lines as we age because it can be easily damaged from over exposure.  Lips…

How to Exfoliate Sensitive Skin

Exfoliating regularly is an important part of a good skin care regimen.  It removes the dead skin and debris that adheres to live skin, which can clog pores and inhibit product penetration.  Sensitive skin types often avoid exfoliation because it…

Over Exfoliation

Over exfoliation can occur if you aren’t careful with your skin care routine.  The symptoms include redness, itchiness, and irritation.  In extreme cases, over exfoliating can result in burns and scarring.  Most people who run into problems have used too…

How to Exfoliate Dry Skin

Should you exfoliate dry skin?  Absolutely!  Exfoliating dry skin can be very beneficial to this skin type.  Dry skin often develops because dead skin cells do not slough off properly.  This causes a layer to adhere to the surface of…

How to Exfoliate Legs

Exfoliating will make your skin smoother.  It will also help you avoid ingrown hairs and improve chicken skin, or keratosis pelaris.  It’s a good idea to exfoliate your legs before using a self tanner on your legs to avoid a…

How to Exfoliate Face Skin

There are several things to keep in mind when you exfoliate face skin.  You can use this treatment to reduce wrinkles, improve acne, and get a smoother, brighter complexion.  It’s important to remember that this skin is much thinner than…

How to Exfoliate with a Loofah

Using a loofah is one of the best things you can do for your skin.  It’s a great way to exfoliate your entire body, and you can do it quickly and daily in the shower. Natural loofah sponges are very…