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3 Easy Ways To Exfoliate

Not sure how to introduce exfoliation into your routine? Even more unsure what the fuss is all about? Here are 3 easy, peasy options for incorporating gentle exfoliation seamlessly into your skincare routine and some very convincing reasons to give it a go.


ONE: Glycolic + Salicylic Acid Moisturiser 

Hydrate while you gently exfoliate!


Frequent, low strength exfoliation is important for maintaining healthy skin, it can help keep acne at bay, improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, brighten skin, diminish the appearance of existing pigmentation all while increasing the skin’s hydration and keeping it supple, strong and bouncy. The cream format means the Resurfacing Moisture Cream is easily tolerated, meaning you can use it regularly without irritation. 

 


The Resurfacing Stage 2 Active Moisture Cream 10% is packed with endless benefits, formulated with Glycolic, Salicylic and Lactobionic acids, plus Vitamin C to give you your brightest, best skin yet.

 

How to Exfoliate with a Glycolic + Salicylic Acid Moisturiser

When using an exfoliating moisturiser, apply it as you would with a regular moisturiser, usually after cleansing.


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TWO: Glycolic Acid Toner 

Spray and go exfoliation - perfect for the body as well as the face.

 

The Resurfacing Toning Mist is a daily skin maintenance toner with a combination of hydroxy acids, and hydrating and soothing plant extracts to gently exfoliate and restore a vibrant complexion. Formulated with both Glycolic Acid and Vitamin C, this toner helps adjust skin’s pH after cleansing, tackle blemishes, pigmentation, enlarged pores, and even wrinkles. Perfect for daily use with a gentle level of AHA, skin appears resurfaced, with a smoother texture and tone.

 

 

With Glycolic Acid, Gluconolactone, Lactobionic Acid, Tartaric Acid, Vitamin C, Licorice and Camomile Extract.

 

How to Exfoliate with a Glycolic Acid Toner

To use an exfoliating toner, cleanse your face first, then saturate a cotton pad with the toner and gently swipe it over your face. Start with using it a few times a week and gradually increase frequency based on your skin's tolerance.


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THREE: Glycolic Scrub

This dual exfoliator makes skin feel instantly soft and smooth.


The Resurfacing Micro Dermabrasion Facial Exfoliating Scrub combines the powers of both chemical and physical exfoliants in a gel format to deliver the best of both worlds. The two approaches actually complement each other if used correctly, leaving silky-soft, radiant skin.

 

Containing the chemical exfoliant of Glycolic acid which not only dramatically improves smoothness and radiance, helps reduce sun damaged skin, but also addresses rough and flaky patches, improves hydration, and diminishes the appearance of pigmentation. The addition of Vitamin C further helps brighten and glow.

 

How to Exfoliate with a Glycolic Acid Scrub

When using a glycolic scrub, apply a small amount to damp skin and gently massage it in using circular motions. Be cautious not to scrub too vigorously, as this can irritate the skin. Rinse thoroughly with water.


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And 3 Reasons Why You Should Be Doing It


ONE: Clearer Skin

Exfoliating helps prevent spots and blackheads


Exfoliating is a crucial step in achieving clearer skin. By regularly removing dead skin cells and unclogging pores, it significantly reduces the likelihood of developing spots and blackheads. This process keeps your skin's surface clean and helps prevent the buildup of impurities that can lead to breakouts.


TWO: Brighter Skin

Exfoliating helps your complexion go from dull and lacklustre to bright and healthy.


Exfoliation is like a magic wand for your complexion. It sloughs off the dull, dead skin cells that accumulate over time, revealing the fresh, radiant skin beneath. This process can transform your skin from looking lacklustre and tired to appearing bright and healthy. You'll notice a natural glow that comes from having a more even and polished skin texture.


THREE: Your other skincare works better!

Exfoliation can help increase the efficacy of your skincare products by removing the obstacles that stand in their way.


Exfoliation plays a pivotal role in maximising the effectiveness of your skincare products. When you remove the layer of dead skin cells on the surface, it allows your serums, moisturisers, and treatments to penetrate deeper into your skin. This means that the active ingredients in these products can reach their intended targets more effectively, ultimately providing better results.


Bonus Reason

Exfoliating helps your makeup sit on the skin (and last) better. The smoother your skin is, the better your makeup looks. 


Not only does exfoliation benefit your skincare routine, but it also enhances your makeup application. Smooth, exfoliated skin provides an ideal canvas for makeup to adhere to. Your foundation and other makeup products will glide on more evenly and last longer, giving you a flawless finish that stays put throughout the day.

 

The Final Word on Benefits of Exfoliation

Incorporating exfoliation into your skincare routine is like giving your skin a fresh start. It not only promotes clearer and brighter skin but also amplifies the benefits of your entire skincare and makeup regimen. Just remember to exfoliate in moderation and choose products that suit your skin type and concerns for the best results.

 

Keep Reading: The Clarifying Benefits of Salicylic Acid
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