Why exfoliation is so important and effective

It helps cell renewal and improves the texture of your skin. All the techniques to put in place and the must have products.

Exfoliation consists of removing the surface layer of the epidermis mostly composed of dead cells and skin thickening, both of the face and body, stimulating the production of elastin and collagen.

Freeing your skin from dead cells helps to oxygenate it by promoting cell renewal, also promotes better absorption of the products that you are going to use later.

The skin after exfoliation appears brighter, purified and regenerated.

The right techniques you need to adopt

This cell removal process can be done with scrubs, gommage or peeling and are enough once or twice a week.

The best time to perform it is in the evening, as at night the skin is even more receptive to the stimulation of cell renewal. Also, at night, the skin is less exposed to stress and sunlight.

  • Scrub: composed of hard microparticles (e.g. salts, sugar, apricot kernel fragments) and enriched with emollient and nourishing ingredients. It is applied to wet skin with circular movements by exerting a slight pressure. Excellent both on the face and on the body, it should then be rinsed with plenty of warm water to eliminate any residual product. The right intensity of exfoliation must vary according to the type of skin and the season. Always avoid the eye contour and lip contour, as in these areas the skin is very sensitive and thin, subject to risks of irritation and redness.
  • Gommage: very similar to the scrub, it differs in its delicacy. It is suitable for delicate skin and is composed, in addition to granules, also of moisturizing agents, such as oils or creams. It can be creamy or gel based and is applied by massaging on dry or slightly moistened skin. Furthermore, it is also suitable for more delicate areas of the body, such as the face and lips.
  • Peeling: it is an exfoliating but chemical treatment, which is therefore based on the use of products based on fruit acids or enzymes, which penetrate deeply into the skin to eliminate the surface layer. The most used are fruit acids such as glycolic acid or salicylic acid. It is applied to the skin and a light massage is carried out. Some chemical exfoliants, such as salicylic acid, also help to slow down the skin aging mechanisms. In addition, being delicate they can be used more frequently and not being photosensitive, we can use them without worrying about the appearance of any spots.

Immediate hydration

The skin needs hydration all the time, but this beauty tip is more fundamental than ever after exfoliation, as the skin is very sensitive at the next moment.

After exfoliation, in fact, your skin is ready to welcome the moisturizing treatment, essential to keep it elastic, young and bright.

It's time then to apply a rich lotion or cream to maintain hydration. Using a moisturizer after exfoliation helps replenish moisture loss due to exfoliation. Removing dead cells also involves removing moisture, so exfoliation without applying a good moisturizer will leave your skin even drier than it was before exfoliation.

Remember to always apply sunscreen: in addition to being hydrated, your skin must be protected.

All the benefits for your skin

Exfoliation then cleans your skin more deeply by eliminating dead cells on the surface, favoring its renewal and preparing it to receive subsequent treatments.

Regular exfoliation allows the skin to absorb and assimilate more effectively the moisturizing and nourishing principles present in serums and moisturizers that act more effectively.

It also facilitates a uniform, long-lasting and homogeneous tan; in fact, the myth that removes the tan is to be debunked as the tan is not found on the most superficial layer of the skin.

Taking care of your skin is very important to keep it always healthy, radiant and stimulate its elasticity.


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