Exfoliating skin can be a tricky process: too much can lead to irritation
and too little can leave skin dull and flaky. This article in
Marie Claire explains the extra issues facing people with sensitive skin. Here are
a few of our favorite tips and products for best results with at home
1) Use Regularly
The quickest way to improve your skincare effectiveness is to exfoliate.
Then products can penetrate the deeper layers of the skin rather than
sit on top. Once weekly should be sufficient however some people prefer
a little more or less.
2) Physical Exfoliants
Typically formulas with granules can be too scratchy for delicate skin.
Choose products with smooth granules like Skinceuticals Micro-Exfoliatant
or has a creamy consistency like PCA Gentle Exfoliant.
3) Chemical Exfoliatns
Chemical exfoliatnats are just as they sound - a combination of chemicals
used to exfoliate. These should not be used the same day
Clarifying masks are great options for gentle exfoliation plus they can
dry out any blemishes. We love Revision's Black Mask and incorporate
it into many of our services.
5) Be Gentle
Once you've found the perfect exfolatoir and worked it into your skincare
routine religiously, please be gentle! It's too easy to go overboard and scr