There are different types of exfoliation and
depending on the formulation of the facial exfoliator as well as your skin type, they work in different ways.
Chemical exfoliation typically uses ingredients such as acids that dissolve the bonds holding dead skin cells
on the skin’s surface so they can shed more easily. Physical exfoliation uses small particles to manually detach
dead skin cells so they can be rinsed away. (Skin care brushes provide physical exfoliation as well.)
There are also other ingredients, such as
retinol, that provide exfoliating benefits as well.
Professional exfoliation treatments such as
chemical peels and the Hydrafacial® treatment can enhance the results achieved with at-home facial exfoliators.
can be customized for your skin type as well as
your skin concerns. Consult your
to learn more about professional exfoliation treatments.
Facial exfoliators come in various formulations,
cleansers, toners, serums, moisturizers, and other skin care treatments that
contain exfoliating ingredients. Regardless of your preferred method of exfoliation, these products help improve the
appearance of skin radiance, uneven skin tone, and the feeling of smoothness. Exfoliation results may be visible
immediately and long-term use can help support the skin’s production of collagen.