Tag Archives: Exfoliating

Spend Versus Save: Skincare

Woman exfoliating face with cleansing product

Choosing good quality skincare can be an expensive proposition, but it doesn’t have to be.  You can economize on certain parts of your regimen and splurge on others. Spend – Yes, there are certainly expensive options for anything.  But here are a few of the highlights where it usually pays to spend. Especially if I […]

Pucker Up: Scrubs and Exfoliators

Woman exfoliating lips

We have discussed the importance of exfoliating everywhere else, so why not take care of our lips the same way? Our lips can build up the same dry flaky bits that our complexion does, so let’s help move those along? There are several options, same with facial exfoliators. I personally like using the physical methods […]

Exfoliation, How to Protect that Healthy Radiant Glow

Woman with glowing skin

Whether you have scrubbed, chemical-ed, or enzyme-ed, you want to do everything you can to maintain that radiant glow. There is one sure-fire way to help keep your skin as fresh as possible and that is the application of daily sunscreen of at least SPF 15. After removing those sun-induced signs of aging, you want […]

Exfoliation: The Fruit Salad for Your Face

Woman holding orange slices

Now stop picturing fruit salad sticking to your cheeks! But that’s not too far-fetched. The enzyme exfoliators are usually derived from fruits and are typically gentle and effective for most skin types. I am a huge fan of these, because as long as you follow the instructions, you can get a nice, gentle, even exfoliation. […]

Exfoliation: From Inside the Chemistry Lab

Portrait of beautiful woman

Please do not be afraid of the idea of chemical exfoliators! Many of these are available for use at home in gentle formulations. For the most powerful options, you will need a skincare professional. One of the most popular is the alpha hydroxy acid or AHA. Commonly used ingredients for these exfoliating products are glycolic acid […]

Exfoliation: Scrub Your Way to a Glowing Complexion

Woman cleansing skin

Let’s take a look at the different types of exfoliators. The most basic are the physical options. This can include a basic washcloth, a granular scrub, or one of the facial brushes that seem so popular. These are sometimes preferred if you have “moody” skin since you can more easily control the level of exfoliation through […]

Exfoliation: Why Is It Important?

Woman getting exfoliation

We apply all of our serums and oils and creams and lotions to our skin on a daily basis. But how can we make sure that we are getting the best results that those products can offer? Surprisingly enough, it has nothing to do with these treatments, and everything to do with exfoliating! Exfoliation is […]