Skin exfoliation: What you need to know

The tricky thing about exfoliation is that it can either work wonders for your skin, or it can destroy your skin barrier. Let me guess: You’ve used an exfoliator before—probably some gritty, grainy formula that you scrubbed around your face until it felt slightly raw and tingly. 

If it hurts, it must work, right? Not quite. In reality, your favorite exfoliator might actually be damaging your skin or at the very least, not doing anything you want it to be doing. 

You see, when you use the right product, exfoliation can smooth rough patches and fade acne scars and dark spots, but that’s not all. It can also brighten your overall complexion. And if that sounds too good to be true, well then, you probably haven’t been using the right formula. So before anything else, let’s talk about exfoliation, in general. 

1. What do you do when you exfoliate? 

Exfoliation is a quite buzzy word in the beauty industry right now, and for good reason. If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed with all the latest breakthroughs in the exfoliation world, let us simplify it. Scientifically, your dead skin cells fall off in a programmed process every 28 to 40 days, depending on your age. The older you are, the more those cells hang on. What’s worse, those dead skin cells can actually block your skincare products from properly absorbing into your skin, rendering them useless and waste of time, money, and effort. The same goes for makeup: A smooth, even foundation application is never gonna happen if the surface of your skin is rough from dead skin cells.

This is where exfoliation comes in to save the day (and your skin). When you exfoliate, what you’re doing is removing those dead skin cells that your body isn’t shedding to make way for newer and healthier skin cells. The results? Glowing, even, smooth skin. 

2. What’s the best way to exfoliate? 

Essentially, there are many types of exfoliation: from the scrubs to exfoliating brushes, which sometimes can be too abrasive that it can destroy your skin barrier. Luckily, The Skin Bureau has created a safe and easy way to exfoliate without damaging and drying your skin. 

Our Social Stunner Revitalizing Set is all you need for luminous, bright, and blemish-free skin! Consisting of our highly-effective soap, toner, day gel, and night cream, this set helps revitalize skin, exfoliates dead skin cells, and removes acne and fine lines with consistent use. It also helps reveal dewy, white, and more radiant glow we all strive for. 

To conclude, exfoliation is essential in every skin care regimen. Do you want to focus on anti-aging? Exfoliate. Do you want a brighter complexion? Exfoliate. Do you want smaller-looking, cleaner pores? Exfoliate! If The Skin Bureau’s Social Stunner Revitalizing Set is not yet a part of your regular skin care regimen, add it in today! You won’t regret it when you begin to see healthier looking skin staring back at you from the mirror.